Last Updated: 27 July 2015

Documents Required for Voter ID Card Registration / Correction

Chief Electoral Officers (CEO) of respective states have mentioned the list of documents required for Voter ID card registration or correction online. Proof of Identity, Address and Age will be required with enrollment application form of Voter ID (Election) card. We have mentioned an official list of accepted documents for registration and correction process. For all communications regarding address change, name change and photo, the same shall be applicable in all cases.

The following documents are valid for the following states and cities: Maharashtra (Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur), New Delhi, Karnataka (Bangalore), Gujarat (Ahmedabad), Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh (UP - Ghaziabad, Noida), Telangana (Hyderabad), Tamil Nadu (Chennai), Kerala, Andhra Pradesh (AP), Assam, West Bengal (Kolkata), Bihar (Patna), Jharkhand (Ranchi), Madhya Pradesh (MP), Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Haryana (Gurgaon, Faridabad), Punjab (Ludhiana), Uttarakhand,

Proof of Identity Documents Required for Voter ID Card

The following documents are eligible for Voter ID card process for registration and correction:

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Ration card / PDS Photo card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving Licence
  • Government / PSU Photo ID Card
  • NREGS Job card
  • Photo ID Card issued by recognized Educational Institutional
  • Arms Licence
  • Bank ATM card with Photo
  • Credit card with photo
  • Pensioner Photo ID card
  • Freedom Fighter card with photo
  • Kissan Passbook with Photo ID
  • Department of Post issued name and address card
  • Certificate of Identity having photo issued by Tehsildar or Gazetted Officer
  • Disability Photo ID card
  • Handicapped Photo ID with certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Legal name change certificate  

Proof of Address Documents Required for Voter ID Card

Kindly take note of the following documents accepted as address proof during Voter ID process:
  • Passport
  • Bank statement / Passbook
  • Post office passbook / statement
  • Ration card
  • Driving Licence
  • Government Photo ID Card / PSU Service card
  • Electricity Bill (Latest)
  • Water Bill (Latest)
  • Telephone Land Bill (Latest)
  • Municipal Property Tax Bill (Latest)
  • Credit Card statement (Latest)
  • Insurance Policy Receipt
  • Signed letter from Educational institution having address and photo
  • Pensioner card
  • NREGS Job card
  • Certificate of Address authorized by Gazetted officer / MP / MLA officer with photo
  • Vehicle registration certificate
  • Registered sale / leased / rent agreement
  • Caste certificate / Domicile certificate issued by Government
  • Gas connection bill (Latest)
  • Passport of Spouse (after marriage) 

Documents Accepted as Age Proof for Voter ID card registration / correction

The following three documents are accepted for validating your Voter ID card process:
  • Birth Certificate
  • SSLC Pass certificate
  • Passport
  • Leaving certificate from school


  1. Is aadhar card and electricity bill are sufficient for voter ID correction

  2. Government has introduced Aadhaar enrollment centers across the nation for enrolling of public details. adhar card download online If match your thumb impression, he will enter OTP and will validate with his thumb impression.


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