Elections 2019: Don't have a Voter’s ID card! You can still vote if you have these documents

Don't have your Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID? Here's a list of documents that a voter can used a photo identity proof to cast their vote in Elections 2019, which commenced on 11 April.

FP Research April 28, 2019 19:39:40 IST
Elections 2019: Don't have a Voter’s ID card! You can still vote if you have these documents
  • To cast your vote in the 2019 general elections, carrying your voter identification card is mandatory

  • The best document that can be carried is Electors Photo Identity Card

  • The first phase of the seven-stage 2019 general elections kicks off on 11 April

The second phase of the seven-stage 2019 General Election to Lok Sabha kicks off on 18 April with voters from 95 Lok Sabha constituencies of 12 states and one Union Territory (UT) exercising their franchise to select their representatives.

And to cast their vote, every voter is required to carry voter slip (it can be downloaded online from nvsp.in) along with their voter identification card (also known as Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID) that is issued by the Election Commission of India (EC).

Find out which candidate is contesting from your constituency here

But what if you don't have your Voter's ID card? Are there any documents that can act as a substitute?

Here's a list of documents that voters can use instead of a Voter ID card as a photo identity proof to cast vote:

1. Passport
2. Driving licence
3. Service identity card of the state government or the central government
4. PAN card
5. Aadhar card
6. Passbook issued by bank or post office
7. MGNREGA job card
8. Health insurance card issued by the Ministry of Labour
9. Pension document with a photograph
10. Authenticated photo voter slip issued by the election commission
11. public limited companies
12. passbooks issued by banks or post office
13. pension document with photograph and official identity cards issued to MPs, MLAs and MLCs.

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