Voter ID Card Change Name/Spelling/Surname Process & Correction to Particulars Entered in Electoral Roll Online Form 8 Process Modification in EPIC CEO Punjab State

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    For any correction/modification in Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC), the applicant needs to fill Form-8 for application for correction to particulars entered in Electoral Roll. The application form-8 is available on the official website of Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab. Many of citizen make mistake while filling the application form for obtaining a new Voter Card/EPIC as spelling mistake in Applicant name or Father’s/Husband’s name, written wrong age or address or affixed wrong photo. As we know the Voter ID Card is an Identification of holders so it contains information must be correct. So those type of citizen needs to update their Election Card.

    The Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab provides the facility to those citizens who want to be updated their Voter/Election Card. This portal also provides all details related to Photo Identity Card such as apply for new Voter Card, Name deletion from voter list, Correction in Election Card, Transposition of entry in electoral roll etc. This website designed and developed by CEO, Punjab, Chandigarh and content provided by Election Commission of India.

    Application for Correction to Particulars entered in Electoral Roll

    The application for updating in Election Card can be filed only by a person whose name is already included in the electoral roll. One person cannot file application for modification in the particulars of any other person. For correction in Voter Card, the applicant needs Form-8, the form is available in Electoral Registration Officer of your constituency or you can download the application form-8 from the official portal of CEO, Punjab.
    Click given below link for “Application Form-8” for
    updation in Election Card.

    Required Documents for Correction in Voter Card-
    1. Application Form-8 (For modification)
    2. Recent Passport size colored photograph required
    3. Old Voter Card (Which need to be corrected)
    4. Required an Age proof (Birth Certificate, School Certificate, Aadhar Card etc)
    5. Also required a Residence proof (Ration Card, Indian Passport, Driving License, Water/Electricity Bill etc)

    Procedure to fill up Form-8 for Modification in Election Card

    First of all the applicant need to write their Assembly Constituency and affix your passport size photograph in prescribed place. Then write to the Electoral Registration Officer that entry relating to yourself appearing in the Electoral Roll the above constituency is not correct and it should be corrected. Rest of procedure to fill form is the following.

    First section (Applicant’s Details)-
    • Write your Name and Surname (Which mentioned in Electoral Roll)
    • Enter the Part number of electoral roll
    • Then enter Serial number in that part
    • Fill your Age as on 1st January and Date of birth (If known)
    • Your gender (Male/Female/Others)
    • Write your Father’s/Mother’s/Husband’s Name and Surname

    In the second section, Particulars of place of present ordinary Residence-
    • Write your House or Door number
    • Also write Street/Locality/Road/Area Name
    • Enter Town or Village name
    • Then Enter Post office with Pincode
    • Now write the Tehsil or Taluka name
    • Fill the District name in last

    In the third section, Details of Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC)-
    Here you need to fill Elector’s Photo Identity Card number and also fill name of the Constituency.

    Details of entries to be corrected in the next section-
    Please tick the options which entries to be corrected among of My name, Age, Father’s/Husband’s name, Gender, Resident address or EPIC number.

    Then after write Place and Date in order where and when you fill the form. In the last applicant’s signature or thumb impression required. Please also write your mobile number and email id for further communication from the department. The last two section will be filled by ERO of your constituency. Once you filled up the form, submit it along with above (Supporting) document to Electoral Registration Officer or Assistant Electoral Registration Officer of your constituency. Kindly also collect the application receipt from the ERO for further reference.

    Note: - Any person who makes a statement or declaration which is false and which he/she either knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, is punishable under section 31 of the Representation of People Act, 1950.

    Contact Details of CEO, Punjab State-
    The Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab
    Office Address: - SCO 29-30, Sector 17-E, Chandigarh
    Pin Code: - 1600 017
    Helpline Number: - 0172 2724037
    Official Email ID: -
    Official Website: -

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