Frequently Asked Questions


You can submit the proof of Date of Birth from the authorized agency (Passport, Matriculation certificate, Date of Birth certificate etc.

A person cannot be enrolled as a voter in more than one place in the same constituency or in more than one constituency in view of the provisions contained under Sec. 17 and 18 of R.P.Act, 1950.

You may report to the Police Station and with a copy of that report apply to ERO for a replacement EPIC with a fee of Rs twenty five only.

In case new residence is in the same constituency please fill up form 8A otherwise form 6 and submit to ERO or AERO of the area of your new residence.

First of all please ensure that you have enrolled your self in the Electoral Roll of the concerned AC, where you are now residing Procedure is given as in ans no.4. Subsequently, changes will be made in existing EPIC Card and provided to you by ERO.

You can get your EPIC Card rectified by depositing it in the Office of the ERO concerned.

You may ring up toll free number 1950 and give your complete address for finding out your polling station.You can also check it from CEO office website www.ceonagaland.nic.in

No. A person who is not a citizen of India cannot be registered as a voter. Article 326 of the Constitution read with Sec. 16 of RP Act, 1950 clarify the point.

Yes as per section 20A of RP Act 1950 by applying in Form6A.

To get enrolled in the voter list is your fundamental right. Please check the Electoral role of your area at ERO /AERO office.You may also visit www.ceonagaland.nic.in and check your name in the uploaded Electoral Rolls. If your name is not included please fill up Form 6 and deposit it with the ERO.

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

Ration Card is not necessary, however you can show any other proof of residence like Passport, Bank Pass Book, Driving license etc. or any Govt. document to facilitate the work of registration. Proof of residence is not necessary

It is not necessary but if you attach a proof of residence, this will help early verification of the particulars given by you

No Earlier the age for registration of a voter was 21 years Through the 61st amendment Act 1988 of the Constitution read with Act 21 of 1989 amending the RP Act 1950 the minimum age of registration of a voter has been brought down to 18 years This has been made effective from 28 03 1989

1989 The voting age was reduced from 21 years to 18 years during 1989

According to Section 14 b of the RP Act, 1950, the qualifying date means the first day of January of the year in which the electoral roll is prepared or revised.

The Election Commission of India ECI The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an Officer of the Government of the State or Union Territory as the Chief Electoral Officer in consultation with that State Government or Union Territory Administration

Election Commission of India ECI The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an Officer of the State Government as the District Election Officer in consultation with the State Government

Election Commission of India ECI The Election Commission of India nominates or designates an officer of the Government or a local authority as the Returning Officer for each of the assembly and parliamentary constituencies in consultation with the State Government or Union Territory Administration. In addition, the Election Commission of India also appoints one or more Assistant Returning Officers for each of the assembly and parliamentary constituencies to assist the Returning Officer in the performance of his functions in connection with the conduct of elections.

Under section 13B of the Representation of the People Act, 1950, the Election Commission of India, in consultation with the State/UT Government, appoints an Officer of the Government or the Local Authorities as the Electoral Registration Officer. In addition, the Election Commission of India also appoints one or more Assistant Electoral Registration Officers to assist the Electoral Registration Officer in the performance of his functions in the matter of preparation/revision of electoral rolls.

The Chief Electoral Officer CEO supervise the election work related to Parliament elections. As per section 13A of the Representation of the People Act 1950 read with section 20 of the Representation of the People Act 1951 the Chief Electoral Officer of a State or Union Territory is authorized to supervise the election work in the State or Union Territory subject to the overall superintendence direction and control of the Election Commission

The concerned District Collectors of the UT of Daman and Diu have been nominated as ERO. The ERO concerned supervises the Election work in a District subject to the superintendence direction and control of the CEO and ECI

Returning Officer RO The Returning Officer of a parliamentary constituency is responsible for the conduct of elections in the parliamentary or assembly constituency concerned as per section 21 of the Representation of the People Act 1951.

Electoral Registration Officer ERO The Electoral Registration officer is responsible for the preparation of electoral rolls for a parliamentary constituency.

Eighteen Years. For every constituency, there is a voters list Article 326 of the Constitution, and Sec. 19 of R.P.Act, 1950 stipulate that the minimum age for registration of a voter is 18 years

Presiding Officer The Presiding Officer with the assistance of polling officers conducts the poll at a polling station.

No. If you are working in the UT of Daman and Diu and residing there, you are an ordinary resident of the UT of Daman and Diu in terms of Sec 19/b. Therefore you can be enrolled at UT of Daman and Diu only and not in your native village.