FORM 6A Application for Inclusion of Name in Electoral Roll by Elector

Application for Inclusion of Name in Electoral Roll by an Overseas Elector


Who can file Form 6A
  1. Every Indian citizen staying in a foreign country, who has not acquired citizenship of a foreign country, and has completed 18 years as on lst January of the year, can make an application in Form 6,{ for being registered in the roll for the constituency pertaining to the locality in which
    his place of residence in India as mentioned in the passport is located. The application in Form 6,4. can be presented to the registration officer concerned.
  2. The applicant should have completed eighteen years of age as on lst January of the year. For example, if the application is for inclusion of name in the electoral roll with reference to 01-01-2017 as the qualifying date, the applicant should have completed 18 years as on 01-01-2017.
Availability of Form 6A
  1. Form will be available at EROs/AEROs Office/Designated Locations/Authorized Centers, It can also be downloaded from NVSP portal i.e, or from the ECI website, i.e,
  2. Where to submit the application in Form-6A
    The application should be submitted directly to the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) of the constituency within which the place of ordinary residence of the applicant as given in the valid passport falls. The Application in Form 64 can be presented in person to the ERO or sent by post addressed to the ERO concerned. The application can also be filed online on the National Voter Service Portal (NVSP) of the Election Commission, i.e, on the website of Chief Electoral Officer of the State concerned(Link of CEOs’ website has been provided on the Commission’s website, i. e, [The particulars and postal address of the EROs of all the constituencies in India are available on the websites of CEOs of concerned States which can be accessed through website of Election Commission of India (
Documents to be attached
  1. Paste one recent passport size colored photograph with a light background (preferably white) showing the full face of the applicant.
  2. Fill in all the columns in Form-6A. The name and other particulars, as given in the valid Indian Passport, should be written.
  3. If application is sent by post, it should be accompanied by photo-copy of the relevant pages of the passport containing the photograph and all other particulars of the applicant and the page containing the valid visa endorsement. These photo-copies should be duly self-attested.
    Applications without the attested photo-copies of these documents will be liable to be summarily rejected.
  4. If the application is submitted in person before the ERo, the application should be accompanied by a photo-copy of the relevant pages of the passport as mentioned above. The original passport should also be produced along with the application for verification by the registration officer. The passport will be returned immediately after verification.
  1. It may be noted that after enrollment of the name of the Applicant, he will be able to cast vote in election in the constituency, if he is physically present in the polling station along with his original passport on the day of poll.