Saturday 13 February 2016

Seven simple steps to get online EPIC in Punjab

How to Apply Online for Voter ID Card in Punjab?

The Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab has launched the website at The citizens have been provided the facility of SMS service in which they ask about their name in voter list with full information. You just need to send SMS to +919211728082 by typing CEOPJB<then single space>Voter ID Card Number. After sending it you’ll be get a revert reply on which all things will mention.

Here we are going to let you know the step by step procedure to make your online voter id card and how you gonna add your name in enrollment in Punjab state. Just see below and follow as the mention steps:

Step 1

First go to the official webpage of where in the front page option has given with the option of Enroll Your Name for Voter ID Card.

Step 2

This page will redirect you on section where you have to make your login first. If you are not having the login id then click on the register option.

Step 3
The registration page will redirect you on the new section where you will have to fill your phone number, e-mail id and after that the code as the given on the webpage. Number and code is mandatory to fill without these you can go for the next step. Fill this information as asked for.

Step 4
After this you will receive a SMS by the department of ECI to get the main page where you have to fill the login information as username and password with your personal information i.e. name, father’s name, complete postal address along with contact details.

Step 5

Then come back to the login page and enter to the website now select the option of form 6 to fill the application to request a new voter id card. After that attach required documents on the online application in which your documents and take the printout in last.

Step 6

Visit to your nearest polling booth, BLO or any other center to submit your application with the hard copy of documents and take the acknowledgment slip for it through which you can come and collect your card on time.

How to do correction online in Card

The same official website also provide you the form 8 to make changes on your card through which you can submit your request to get new id with change details. Their voter ID card in the account given in the case of any error, please follow this procedure.

  1. Download form 8 and fill it carefully
  2. Attach the following documents with the application form:

  • Address proof as ration card, passport, bank passbook
  • Phone / land line / mobile bill copy
  • Water or electricity bill copy
  • Property tax payment slip
  • Gas payment slip
After attaching documents visit to nearest BLO office and submit your application to get the acknowledgement slip.

How much duration will take to make the card

However the process is short but in case of any document missing or verification problem it can be made late. Normally it take from 7 working days to 30 working days. In case of any issue the department will send you notification you also can use the following options in website:
Search your voter id card –

Search your polling station –
Submit complaint in CEO –
Check status of request form –

You also can contact in department through visiting in office address of The Chief Electoral Officer Punjab, SCO 29-30, Sector 17-E, Chandigarh Pin – 160014 you also can call in department by using number 0172-2724037 or send mail in department


Q. Enumerator has visited my house and taken down the details. How do I ensure that my name is finally included in the electoral rolls ?

Ans. He must have handed over you record of Enumeration, which is your acknowledgement. You can check your name in the draft roll, which will be published and available at the office of the ERO concerned to confirm that your name exists in the roll.

Q. Please give me details of my Polling Station and Assembly Constituency. Who do I contact to get these details?

Ans. This would be possible only when you tell your complete address at the reception/inquiry. You can check it from ERO office also.

Q. I have lost my old I Card. How can I get a new I Card?

Ans. You can deposit a copy of FIR lodged at the Police Station. You will get a new I Card after deposit Rs. 25. The dates for issuing I Cards are published in leading Newspapers, in DC office then cards are made through out the year.

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