News24LAST UPDATED: Nov. 21, 2020, 5:40 p.m.
New Delhi (Anish Yande): The Election Commission of India has rolled out a new feature for obtaining a color Voter ID. Indian voters can now avail their Voter ID cards in color from the online National Voter Service Portal. Indian voters have experienced issues in the past due to Voter ID errors.
One of the important concerns for Indian voters has proved to be errors in photo ID on their Voter ID. Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) usually is printed on Voter ID in black and white print. There were difficulties in recognizing the photos.
The Election Commission has worked to resolve this issue through this initiative.
Steps to Get Your Coloured Voter ID:
Before starting the process, ensure that you have a scanned photo and relevant documents such as your Aadhar, Pan Card if required.
Step 1: Go to nvsp. in which is the National Voter’s Service Portal
Step 2: Click the Voter Portal option on the screen. Clicking this would open up a new page.
Step 3: You have to register your details on the tab which has opened. The new tab would be voterportal.eci.gov.in
Step 4: Please fill in your ID details, which include your Email-id. Click on the “Continue” option.
Step 5: Please check your mail. You would have received a mail from NVSP. Please verify that the email is authentic by crosschecking the official email-id of election authorities.
Step 6: Click on the email link and please follow the instructions listed on the Portal.
Step 7: Fill in the details in Form 6 and complete your registration.
Step 8: You have to upload your relevant documents and your photo in the specified size on the portal.
Step 9: Submit your Form and Complete the Process
Now, you can track the details of the process to obtain your Voter ID on the website, nsvp. in. If required, you can also pay a visit to the nearest e-Seva office. Here you can apply for a Colour Voter ID card in person or check the details of your online process.
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