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Voter ID Card in Guwahati

How to get a voter card in GuwahatiIndia is a democratic country where all the citizens have the right to vote. In order to vote for the representatives who we want to govern the state we need certain criteria i.e we must be above 18 years and our names should be enlisted in the voter’s list. A valid voter's list and a voter ID Card are a must to ensure that elections are free and fair and legally viable. A voter ID card is a unique identity card which has the individual’s name and personal data, including a photograph on it. A voter ID Card is given to a voter whose name is listed in the electoral roll. Voter ID card is a must to cast one's vote. One is eligible to vote in any election when he has the electoral card and his name is enlisted in the voters list.

In Assam the Voter ID Card is still not given to the voters. Voters who are eligible to vote cast their vote as per their names enlisted in the voter’s list. The Government of Assam is planning to provide the Voter’s ID Card soon. In the meanwhile voters seeking the Voter ID Card have to apply for it. Voter ID is given to voters whose application reaches the office of the Chief Electoral Officer. In Assam the work of providing the Voter ID Card rests with the Chief Electoral Officer. Applying for Voter ID Card is an easy process with just the click of buttons.

Voter ID Card Online Forms

Voters can apply for the voter identity card online. Various forms are available online which the voters can download for applying for Voters ID Card. For application of Voter ID Card one has to visit the website of the Chief Electoral Officer (Website: There one will find different forms relating to the application of Voter ID. Form 6, 6 A, 8, 8A are the ones which have to be downloaded for Voter ID Card.  

  • Form 6: To include the name in the voter list or electoral list
  • Form 6A: To include the name of an NRI
  • Form 8: To rectify information in the voter list
  • Form 8A: To transpose the entry of the voter

How to apply for voter ID Card Online

Online application of Voter ID Card is a very easy process. You can apply for Voter ID Card the following ways:

  • Log on to the official site of state’s Chief Electoral Officer (Website:
  • Click on Download
  • Click on Inclusion of name (FORM-6)  
  • Fill the form completely and accurately
  • Attach a passport-size color photograph
  • Submit the form online

This way your online application for electoral card will be done. The later process is document approval. The documents include copies of address and identity proof. The documents needed for approval are hard copies that should be submitted at your voters’ facilitation center. After verification is done, your task for applying voter card is over.

It generally takes a month to get an election card when voters register online. You can also check the status of online Voter ID Card application. Once all the procedure is done from the election office then you would get your electoral card.

How to Correct Particulars

Suppose that you have included some wrong particulars in the form and you want to modify it then you can also do that online. All you have to do is:
  • Log on to the official site of state’s Chief Electoral Officer (Website:
  • Click on Download
  • Click on Correction of particulars (FORM-8)  
  • Fill the form completely and accurately
  • Submit the form

Important contact number and address

In case you have any queries relating to voter ID Card or you want to have further information on it you can contact on the following:

Chief Electoral Officer
Assam ’C’ Block, 4th Floor, New Secretariat Building, Dispur Assam
Phone: +91 0361 2262703
Email: ceo_assam[at]eci[dot]
Website :

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