Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
Ans. Any person who is: 1) a citizen of India 2) 18 years of age or above on the qualifying date which is presently 1.1.2014 Or born on 1.1.1992 or earlier. 3) ordinarily resident in Arunachal Pradesh.This includes a student in a University, Institute etc. 4) not disqualified to be voter e.g. not of unsound mind etc.
Q2. How do I Enrol as a voter and get my voter ID card?
Ans. To become a voter you need to fill in the application Form – 6. Once this Form is accepted, your name will be included in the Electoral Roll as a voter.
There are four options you can follow to fill in Form 6 and these are given below :
Q3. Where can I find details of my BLO ?
Ans. To know your BLO, please go to Know Your Booth Level Officer (BLO). on the home page, click on the Select Button for the address closest to you and you will get the details of your BLO.
Q4. I have submitted my Form 6 online. What happens after that?
Ans. The Booth Level Officer for your area shall visit you at the residence that you have given and will do the following : i) Confirm that you actually reside at the address mentioned by you in Form-6. ii) Verify your photograph with you in person. iii) Obtain your signature to the down loaded application of your application Form 6, (which the BLO will bring with him.) iv) Take the proof of residence from you ( in case you have not uploaded it) v) Take the proof of age from you ( in case you are between 18 and 21 years of age and have not uploaded it).
Q5. I have submitted my Form 6 by post / in person. What happens after that ?
Ans.The Booth Level Officer for your area shall visit you at the residence that you have given and will do the following : i) Confirm that you actually reside at the address mentioned by you in Form-6. ii) Verify your photograph with you in person.
Q6.I am already enrolled as a voter but I have shifted my residence and I have a new address. What do I need to do now?
Ans.In case you are already enrolled as a voter and have shifted your address, then the procedure to be followed to enroll you at your new address will depend on whether you are residing in the same Assembly Constituency or your new residence is in a new Assembly Constituency. a) In case your new residence is in a different Assembly Constituency then you have to fill in Form 6. For this you can either fill it Online or give it personally or by post. For the procedure involved, please look at Answers to Questions No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 above. The only document that you are required to submit is the proof of your new residence such as electricity bill etc. No other document is required to be submitted by you. b) In case your new residence is in the same Assembly Constituency then you have to fill Form 8A. For this you can either fill it Online or give it personally or by post. For the procedure involved, please look at Answers to Questions No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 above. The only document that you are required to attach is proof of your new residence such as electricity bill etc. You are not required to submit any other document.
Q7. My father has expired, what do I need to do ?
Ans.His name and the names of all people who have expired have to be deleted from the Electoral Roll. For this you will have to fill Form 7. You can give it personally or by post. For the procedure involved, please look at Answers to Questions No. 2, 3, 4 and 5 above. The only document that you are required need to attach is a Death Certificate. No other document is required.
Q8. I suspect that my neighbour has got additional Voter Identity Cards (EPIC) by giving fake identities, is there anything I can do ?
Ans. Yes you can object to this. For this you will have to fill Form 7. You can give it personally or by post.
Q9.When will my name be included in the Electoral Roll?
Ans. After your application has been accepted, your name and other details will be included in the Electoral Roll. The name of all the accepted applications shall be published on the date of Final Publication of Electoral Roll on 6th January 2014. This Electoral Roll shall be available on this website and also at all the DEO's Offices..
Q10. How will I get my Electors Photo Identity Card(EPIC)?
Ans. The EPIC or Voter Identity Card for all the first time applicants whose applications have been accepted shall be handed over on National Voter’s Day to be celebrated on 25th January 2014. All such applicants shall be invited for this occasion. All other applicants shall get their Voter Identity Card by BLO after 15th January 2014.
Q11.I am already a voter and want to inspect the details about myself in the Electoral Roll. Can I do this and how?
Ans. Yes. Go to the Home page of this website and click on "Online Elector Search".
Q12.How can I know my Assembly Constituency?
Ans. You can get the name of your Assembly Constituency by going to the Home page of this website and clicking "Electoral Roll (in PDF format)".
Q13.Where can I get information on the Member of Parliament and Member of Legislative Assembly from my Constituency?
Ans. After knowing your Assembly Constituency, you may go to the Home page and click “Affidavits” for getting information on the Member of Assembly Constituency and for getting information on the Member of Parliament for your Parliamentary Constituency.
Q14.How can I get any assistance or help in respect of election related services in Arunachal Pradesh?
Ans. Any assistance or help in respect of election related services is available on Telephone No.1950. Any complaint on these services can also be lodged on these numbers. You can also contact us by going to the top of the Home page.
Q15.I have recently got married.How can I get my wife enrolled at my address?
Ans. This will depend on the following:- (a) If your wife is a voter for the first time then she will have to fill in Form-6 for enrollment as a new voter. (b) In case your wife is already a voter but not in the same Assembly Constituency (such as enrolled in some other Assembly Constituency in India), then she will need to fill in Form-6 for change of residence. (c) If she is a voter in the same Assembly Constituency as you but needs only to change her address then, in such case she needs to fill in Form-8A for change of residence within the same Assembly Constituency. (d) As proof of residence she can submit a copy of her marriage certificate or copy of the marriage invitation card.
Q16.I have received my Voter Identity Card (EPIC).However,this card contains a mistake.How do I get it corrected?
Ans. Such mistakes are usually in respect of age, spelling of name and address etc. (a) Please fill in Form-8 alongwith proof of the correct information. For example, for getting age corrected, please attach proof of age such as School Board Examination Result Certificate. For proving correct residence, please give proof of residence etc. (b) In case the mistake has been due to an error on the part of the Election Officials then the correction will be made free of cost. In case you are responsible for the mistake in the first place such as by entering incorrect information, then you need to pay Rs.25/- in cash at your VREC for receiving the corrected Voter Identity Card (EPIC). Please remember to take the receipt for the amount paid by you.
Q17.I have recently joined Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh as a student.I passed school from another State / UT and I am living in Itanagar in Hostel / as a paying guest / with relative / elsewhere but within the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Am I eligible to be enrolled in Delhi? If yes, what do I need to do?
Ans. Yes, you are most definitely eligible, provided that you are not enrolled anywhere else in the country and you are residing within the Arunachal Pradesh. (a) You need to fill in Form-6 for enrollment as a new voter. Please attach your age proof if your are between the age of 18 to 21. (b) As proof of residence, you have to fill in the requisite Declaration and have it duly signed by Hostel Incharge / Principal / Registrar / Director / Dean.
Q18.I am studying in Standard 12 in school.Am I eligible to be enrolled as a voter?What do I need to do?
Ans. Yes, you are eligible provided you will be 18 years of age or more as on 01.01.2014 and you live within the Arunachal Pradesh.. You need to fill in Form-6 as a new voter and attach proof of your age and proof of residence.
Q19.What documents do I need to submit to show proof of age?
Ans. There are many suggested documents suggested for submission of proof of age. You can choose any one of the following:- a) Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authority or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths or Baptism certificate; or b) Birth certificate from the school (Govt./Recognized) last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution; or c) If a person is class 10 or more pass, he should give a copy of the mark sheet of class 10 or 12, if it contains date of birth as a proof of date of birth. d) Mark sheet of class 8 if it contains date of birth; or e) Mark sheet of class 5 if it contains date of birth; or f) A declaration in prescribed format given in Annexure-1 made by either of his parents if the person is not educated till class 10 (in those cases where parent himself for verification before BLO/ERO/AERO); or g) A certificate of his age given by a sarpanch of the concerned Gram Panchayat or by a member of the concerned Municipal Corporation / Municipal Committee, the person is not educated till class 10 and both the parents are not alive. h) Any other Government document showing age e.g. Passport.
Q20.What documents do I need to submit as proof of residence?
Ans. There are many documents suggested to prove your place of residence and you can choose any one of the following:- a) Bank / Kisan / Post Office current Pass Book, or b) Applicant’s Ration Card / Passport / Driving license / Income Tax Return filed or Assessment Order, or c) 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 d) Postal department’s post received / delivered in the applicant’s name at the given address.