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  • a citizen of India, absent from the country owing to employment, education etc, has not acquired citizenship of any other country and are otherwise eligible to be registered as a voter in the address mentioned in your passport.

Getting Started

Fill Enrollment Form

Documents Required

  • One recent passport size coloured photograph affixed in Form 6A.
  • Self attested photocopies of the relevant pages of the passport containing photograph, address in India and all other
  • The page of passport containing the valid visa endorsement

Form can be submited in Person or by post

  • If the application is sent by post, the photo copy of each of the documents referred to above, should be duly self attested.
  • Alternatively you can fill the form in person at the Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant ERO of the constituency. If application submitted in person before the ERO, the original passport should be produced for verification

What Happens after the form Submission: the Verification process

  • Booth Level Officer will visit the home address mentioned in your passport and enquire to verify the copies of documents
  • In cases where no relative is available or willing to give declaration for verification of documents, the documents will be sent for verification to the concerned Indian Mission
  • Decision of the ERO will be communicated to you by post on the address and SMS on the mobile number given in Form 6A. Electoral rolls are also on the website of the Chief Electoral Officer
  • Name of overseas elector is included in a separate section for "Overseas Electors" which is the last section of the roll of each polling station area
  • You can use Form-8 for making any correction in electoral roll Download
  • No person can be enrolled on more than one electoral roll i.e. when you enrol as a overseas voter you have to submit a declaration - that you did not get enrolled as a general elector
  • If you are registered as a general voter, you should surrender your EPIC alongwith submission of Form 6A
  • When you return to India you can register as general elector at your place of ordinary residence
  • Please remember that you have only one vote. Accordingly you should not vote for more than one candidate
  • An overseas elector is not issued an EPIC & you will be allowed to vote in person at the polling station on production of your original passport.
  • However, e- postal ballots shall soon be provided to NRI Voters.

ECI Main Website

ECI Main websiteThe Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act. 

Voter Helpline App

Voter HelplineDownload our Mobile App 'Voter Helpline' from Play Store and App Store. The  App 'Voter Helpline' provides you easy searching of your name in Electoral Roll, filling up online forms, knowing about Elections, and most importantly, lodging grievance. You will have access to everything about Election Commission of India. You can view the latest Press release, Current News, Events, Gallery and much more. You can also track your form application and status of your grievance. Click here to download. Don't forget to give your feedback from the link provided within the Application.

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