Colour Voter ID Card: How to apply for colour Voter ID card online, a step-by-step guide

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A voter ID card is issued by the Election Commission of India that serves as an identity proof and gives the right to an individual to cast their vote.

Click on Voter Portal box from the homepage, it will then redirect you to portal

On the redirected page, register yourself by clicking on Create a new account and following on-screen steps

Alternatively, you can also use Google account, Facebook account, Twitter and Linkedin account to sign up on the portal.

Voter ID Can be Availed in a Coloured Format Now | Here’s How

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New Delhi: The voter ID, one of the important documents for every Indian citizen, is printed in black and white traditionally. However, the Election Commission of India is now giving an option to people to get their IDs printed in a coloured format. Also Read - Just Like Aadhaar, Voter ID Cards to go Digital Before Assembly Elections in 5 States Next Year: Report

A voter id card comprises a photo, name, address, date of birth, a hologram sticker, a unique serial number and a stamped signature of the issuing authority. It is not only beneficial during casting of votes, but also serves as an identity proof or proof of age and address. Also Read - Bihar Assembly Election: Results in 223 Seats Declared, 20 Constituencies Left, Says EC

Both first-time and existing voters can avail a coloured voter ID card. Even those who need to make correction in their existing voter ID card, can opt for a coloured one while registering for a revamped ID. All you need to do is pay Rs 30 for a coloured one. Also Read - Gujarat By-Poll Results 2020: ‘Congress is a Sinking Ship’, Says Vijay Rupani After BJP Leads on All 8 Assembly Seats

Here’s how you can get a coloured voter ID online:

Step 1: Go on the National Voter’s Service Portal (NVSP) at

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the Voter Portal icon. You will be redirected to a new page.

Step 3: You will need to register on the Voter Portal at

Step 4: Enter you email and hit ‘continue’ button. You will receive a mail

Step 5: Complete the registration process

Step 6: Fill out the Form 6

Step 7: Upload your photo and all the documents asked.

The coloured voter ID will be issued after verification is complete. Meanwhile, applicants can track their application at

How to check the status of the application for voter enrolment:

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Voter ID EPIC card application status | Photo Credit: PTI

As a benefit of the digital era that we live in, not only has the process of applying for several government facilities become easier, but even the tracking of the application is at our fingertips. The facility to check the status of your voter ID application too is available on the official service portal of ECI.

Earlier, applicants had to visit the office of the Regional Electoral Officer or any other concerned officials to know the status and updates related to the application submitted. But now, applicants can track the Voter id status via:

the internet, toll-free no. and also through SMS service

Prospective voters can use toll-free No. i.e. 1950 provided by ECI to track voter ID application. They just have to dial the number and follow instructions to know how application processing has gone.

Voter ID status online: Applicants track voter ID application no. at the official NVSP portal. Are you wondering how to check the status of your application for enrollment? You went through the entire process of applying for a Voter ID. Now you want to know what is the status of your application. We take you through the steps you need to follow.

The first step in Voter ID generation and verification procedure is the successful submission of your application. Since all eligible voters must have valid voter IDs, you have completed all formalities for the same. You have applied for a Voter ID card but haven’t received it yet. No sweat. You can easily track your application status online.

After your application is received, a Booth Level Officer (BLO) is appointed for field verification. Once that is done, your application is accepted/rejected as per the merits of each case.

To check the status of your application, keep the reference number that you were issued, handy.