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    A Voter ID Card is a most important document of the Indian citizens as it shows the Identification of holder and it is also a residence proof of people. It is necessary to obtain such other government documents like receiving an Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Driving License, Passport, Domicile Certificate, Caste Certificate, etc.

    So it is compulsory that the details contain in the Election Card are correct and accurate. If there is any mistake in EPIC so your all document which is issued by it goes to wrong by default. So your voter card details should be correct. But if there is any mistake in Name, Father's/Husband's Name, Age, Address, etc. , so mark the correction in it as soon as possible.

    In Himachal Pradesh, The Chief Electoral Officer provides the facility to those citizens who want to update their Photo Identity Card. The residents can update their voter card either online or offline both ways, but here we are providing you a manual procedure.

    Application for Correction to Particulars Entered in Voter List (HP)

    For any correction in Elector’s Photo Identity Card, the applicant must be filed an application in Form-8. Please see the rule 13 (1) and (26) of Registration of Electoral Rule, 1960. The “Application Form 8” is available in the office of ERO or any Both level Office. If the applicant wants, they can also download the form-8 through the official web portal of CEO, Himachal Pradesh. The application Form-8 is available in two languages first in English or second in Hindi. The applicant can choose and download as per their convenience; the application forms links given below.

    Required Documents for Modification in Election Card-
    1. Application in prescribed format (Form-8)
    2. Recent passport size colored photograph of applicant
    3. Voter’s Photo Identity Card which is to be corrected
    4. Applicant’s age proof is required (If make correction in age)
    5. Applicant’s residence proof is also required (If make modification in address)
    6. All documents photocopies should be duly attested by gazetted officers.

    The Procedure to Fill Form-8 for Update a Voter ID Card in Himachal Pradesh

    First of all, the applicant needs to fill their Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency in prescribed place and then affix their recent colored photograph in given box. Your photo should be 3.5 CM X 3.5 CM and show front side of the face with white background. The application form-8 can file by the person whose name already included in the particulars constituency. Here we are providing all the following procedure for fill Form-8.

    • Firstly write the applicant’s Name and Surname.
    • Fill the details of registration with the electoral rolls like Constituency Name, Part Number, and Serial Number.
    • Then fill the Elector’s Photo Identity Card Number (If issued).
    • Please tick the entry which is to corrected in your defaulted Election Card like Name, Age, Photograph, Name of Relative, EPIC, Type of Relation Address, Gender, Date of Birth, etc.
    • In the next section, write the correct particulars in the entry to be corrected.
    • Give your Email Id and Mobile Number, it is totally optional.
    • In the last section, give statement or declaration that the facts and particulars you filled above are correct and true to the best of your knowledge and beliefs. Giving incorrect and false declaration is punishable under section 31 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950. Please enter the Place and Date and do your Signature in required space.

    The last part (Details of action taken) to filled by Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency. After completed process enclosed the above (Supporting documents) with the application form and submitted it to the Office of ERO/AERO/BLO or any other polling office in the area of your resident. You will get an acknowledgment receipt, in the end. Keep the receipt safe until you get an updated Voter ID Card.

    Helpline Number: - 1950
    (Please call the above number for any query and suggestions on the working days between 10 AM to 6 PM.)

    The citizen can search National Electoral through the official web portal of National Voters’ Service Portal. The link is given below.
    Kindly click the given below link to get address and phone numbers of CEO, DEO, ERO and BLO of your Area/Constituency.

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