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Bihar Voter ID Card Apply Online / Offline, Documents & Eigibility Criteria

Election Voter ID Card in Bihar – Today I am going to share the detail information on how you can apply for new voter id card in Bihar via online or offline mode and what are the important documents required for voter id card registration.

Importance of Voter ID Card

The Indian voter ID card is an identity document issued by the Election Commission of India to adult domiciles of India who have reached the age of 18, which primarily serves as an identity proof for Indian citizens while casting their ballot in the country’s municipal, state, and national elections. It also serves as general identity, address, and age proof for other purposes such as buying a mobile phone SIM card or applying for a passport. It is also known as Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC). So, it becomes mandatory for all us to have Voter ID Card so without any more delay let’s move to how you can apply voter id card in Bihar however before that just prepare your documents for voter id card.

Eligibility Criteria for Voter ID Card in Bihar

Every Indian citizen who has attained the age of 18 years on the qualifying date i.e. first day of January of the year of revision of electoral roll, unless otherwise disqualified, is eligible to be registered as a voter in the roll of the part/polling area of the constituency where he is ordinarily resident.

List of Documents Required for Voter ID Card at Bihar

Recent passport size photographs

Address proof (any one of the following)

  • Copy of your Passport
  • Gas bill
  • Water bill
  • Ration Card
  • Bank Passbook
  • Aadhaar Card

Copy of proof of age

  • 10th Standard Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Pan Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Copy of Passport
  • Kisan Card

Identity proof (any one of the following)

  • Pan Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Ration Card
  • Passport Copy
  • Bank Passbook with Photograph
  • SSLC Certificate
  • Student ID Card
  • Aadhaar Card

If you are ready with these documents and eligible for the voter id card then you may proceed to apply new voter id card online & offline.

Here is How to Apply New Voter ID Card in Bihar Online

The first step of the process is to find the website for the Chief Electoral Officer in Bihar. After finding the website, visit the website and if in case you are not able to find the website then click on this link – On this website, click on the Citizen Services/Online Registration in the top menu bar and this will now redirect you to the National Voter’s Services Portal.

You can also access the portal directly from the link –
On this portal, click on the link for new registration which will basically take you to the online version of Form 6. This form is required to be filled by you for applying for the Voter Card.

Fill in the form and upload the documents mentioned above. It should be noted that you would not be able to correct the details in the form after submitting it and hence be very careful about what you will. Verify the details if required and check the information in English as well as in Regional Language.

Submit the form after completing all the steps and you will then be given an application reference number which can be used for tracking the application as well.

In the later stages of the process, an officer might visit you at the residential address provided by you in the form to confirm your identity and the voter card will be issued post verification. The maximum time taken in completion of the process is 60 days.


Here is How to Apply New Voter ID Card in Bihar Offline

Step 1: Get an application form from the Electoral Registration Officer or the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of your own constituency, or the Booth Level Officers of your polling station. This form is free of cost.

Step 2: Alternatively you can download the form from the website of the Election Commission here: Form 6

Step 3: Fill and submit the Form 6 along with the needed documents to the Electoral Registration Officer or the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of your constituency or the Booth Level Officers of your polling station.

Step 4: After the successful form submission BLO will visit your residence address for verification purpose and then resubmit your details to CEO Bihar.

You can also send the form by post, at the address of the Electoral Registration Officer or Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of your constituency. The correct postal address is available on the Election Commission website and pasted below as well for you.

I am sure via using this method you can easily apply for voter id card via online or offline mode if you have any further query please get back to us via below comment box or can dial toll free number of Election Commission 1950 for free.

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