How to get Voter ID in West Bengal

 West Bengal


Online Procedure of Registering a new ID

  1. Visit the website:
  2. Fill Form No. 6.
  3. You can either “Save” the form for future editing or “Submit” it.
  4. After submission of form you will get a unique ID to track status.
  5. The BLO officer will visit your Address for verification.
  6. After verification, you will get your voter ID Card.

  • Required Documents
    • Scanned copy of your Photograph
    • Scanned copy of your Address Proof.A copy of any of the following documents should be attached as a proof of ordinary residence: -
      (i) Bank / Kisan / Post Office current Pass Book ; or
      (ii) Ration Card ; or
      (iii) Passport ; or
      (iv) Driving License ; or
      (v) Income Tax Assessment Order ; or
      (vi) Latest rent agreement ; or
      (vii) Latest Water / Telephone / Electricity / Gas Connection Bill for that address, either in the name of the applicant or that of his / her immediate relation like parents etc. ; or
      (viii) Any post / letter / mail delivered through Indian Postal Department in the applicant’s name at the address of ordinary residence.
    • Scanned copy of your Identity Proof. If the age of the applicant is between 18 and 21 years, a documentary proof of Date of Birth should be attached. A copy of any one of the following documents can be attached as a proof of Date of Birth:-
      (i) Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authorities or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate ; or
      (ii) Birth certificate from the school (Govt. / Recognized) last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution ; or
      (iii) If a person in class 10 or more pass, he should give a copy of the marksheet of class 10, if it contains date of birth as a proof of date of birth ; or
      (iv) Marksheet of class 8 if it contains date of birth ; or
      (v) Marksheet of class 5 if it contains date of birth ; or
      (vi) Indian Passport ; or
      (vii) PAN card ; or
      (viii) Driving License ; or
      (ix) Aadhar letter issued by UIDAI.

In cases where the applicant is more than 21 years and physically appears to be so to Booth Level Officer /Assistant Electoral Registration Officer / Electoral Registration Officer, declaration of age by him / her will be taken as proof of age and no documentary proof will be insisted on. The age should be indicated in years and completed months as on the qualifying date i.e. 1st January, of the year with the reference to which electoral roll is being revised.

Procedure of Changing Details for Existing IDs

  • Fill Form No. 8 on:
  • Attach your fresh documents in the respective sections.
  • You can either ‘Save’ the Form for future editing or ‘Submit’ it.

Offline Procedure

Chief Electoral Officer,West Bengal
21, N.S Road,
Phone No. (033) 2254 4964, (033) 2231 0850
Fax No. (033) 2231 0840




Resource Section/General Information

  • Eligibility Criteria
    • Anyone above 18 years must enroll his or her name in the list.
    • The applicant should possess a permanent address in the state of West Bengal.
    • Anyone who changes the address within the same country must also update the information.
    • A person can enroll only once.
    • Foreign nationals working in India can also apply for Voter Registration.
  • Form Details:
    • Form 6: Inclusion of Name
    • Form 6a: Inclusion of names for Overseas Electors
    • Form 7: Objection/Deletion
    • Form 8: Correction of Particulars
    • Form 8a: Transposition of Entry
  • For any queries or doubts you can call Helpline number 1950 (Toll Free)
  • You can also search your Name/Assembly Constituency/Parliament Constituency/booth/BLO
  • Search your status through the SMS: (Your Voter Identity Card No.) to send 9433633333


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