Thursday, 4 August 2016

Voter ID Card : How to Change Address of Voter ID Card in Bihar Online /offline


Voter ID Card: People facing lots of difficulty due to the incorrect address in Voter ID Card. If you have a Voter ID Card of Bihar State and want to change the previous address details, then you can do so. The Voter of Bihar has provision to change the address of Voter ID Card online of Offline. The Indian Government has a National Voters' Service Portal ( where all process for changing Address of Voter ID card is being performed. If you have Voter Id Card to change the address of the card then follow the steps to change Change Address of Voter ID Card in Bihar.

Why is Voter ID Card important ?

Voter Id Card is the very important to document in India. It is the identity of an Indian person. People who are 18 years old have permission to vote to elect the representative. The Voter ID card is issued by the Election Commission of India. Apart from Identity it also serves as address proof and age proof for casting votes as well as for other purposes such as buying a mobile phone SIM and submitting the passport application, pan card application, aadhar card application even to open a bank account. If you have not submitted the application for voter id card, then fill the application online or offline and submit to the district office of election commission of India.

voter id card address change form 8 a

Which form is for changing Voter ID Card Address:

According to Election Commission of India, Form 08 is for changing particulars of a Voter Id card. Form 08 A is can be filled by a person whose name is already included in the current electoral roll and want to the transposition of an entry in a different place of the same constituency. Form 08 & Form 08 A is available on official website of the ECI. 

Who can fill Form 08 A to Change Address of Voter ID Card ?

A person whose name is already included in the current electoral roll can file the Application for transposition of an entry in a different place of the same constituency.
 One person cannot file the application in form 08 to change the particular of another person.

Documents required to Change Address of Voter ID Card:

Some of the documents are required for changing the address. In part 2 of the Application form, applicants need to fill up the full and complete postal address including PIN code where you are ordinarily residing and want to register. Proof of address to be attached as given here under. 
  • Bank / Kisan / Post Office Current Pass Book or 
  • Applicant's Ration Card / Passport / Driving License / Income Tax Return filed or Assesment order or 
  • Postal Department's posts received / delivered in the applicant's name at the given address.

Online process of Changing Address of Voter ID Card:

Voters can change their address through online mode from You need to fill the Form 8 A for transposition within Assembly. Form 8 A with also be available for Correction of entries in the Electoral Rolls. Only one copy of the application is to be filed.
  • Open 
  • Click "Correction of entries in the electoral roll". 
  • Now choose "प्रारुप 8क / Form 8 A) 
  • Select Language (English/Hindi)
  • In the first column Select " State" (Bihar).
  • Select your Assembly / Parliamentary Constituency.
  • Fill correct details of a person whose entry is to be transposed. 
  • Fill Particulars of the place of present ordinary Residence in details. 
  • Enter the period of continuous residence address. 
  • Enter Part Number to which the entry has to be transposed. 
  • Again provide details of the applicant. 
  • In the end of Form 8A, you need to enter place and date for declaration.
After verifying the entered details, click "Save" then click "Submit" button then take a print copy of same and affix a passport size photograph on given space. The application should be addressed to the Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency in which transpositions of the relevant entry is required. The name of the constituency should be mentioned in the blank space.

Process to change Voter ID Card address offline : 

Applicants can also download Form 8a from Election Commission of India website ( Dully filled application to be Electoral Registration Officer of the Constituency in which the name of the applicant is already included.