How to Change Address in Voter List (Electoral Roll) In India

Change Address in Voter List (Electoral Roll) In India By Yourself

  • When an ID card that is valid for voting is used to move residence, the address on the card needs be changed.
  • The application for transposition of an entry from one electorate roll onto another section of an electoral roll area can be filed in the Electoral Registration Office of applicant’s current residence address.
  • Visit the office.
  • You should collect a copy of Form 8A to be used for the transfer of name in the voter list or the form can be downloaded on the internet.
  • Click here to download the form. Online link for Form8A (Hindi or English) Link Please click “Download the file” button to receive prompt. Click”Download” or click the “Download” button next to the language you prefer to download the form.
  • The application form includes all the guidelines needed to fill it out. Complete the application with accurate information. Include the required documents according to the section of documents required. Send them to the accepting officer.
  • After receiving the application the acknowledgement is issued as a reference number for the application which is used to monitor the progress of the application.
  • The form will go through, and details will be verified by the authorities responsible for elections.
  • After successful verification, the applicant will be issued an ID card for the voter that has an updated addresses printed on it.

The applicant will also receive an email regarding the inclusion of their name on the electoral roll of the district in which they reside.

Required Documents For Change Address in Voter List (Electoral Roll)

  • Formulation for applications “Form 8A”.
  • Voter ID
  • Age Proves Age
  • The document must be a valid proof of the new address
  • Document to support the claim as proof of the age.
  • Photograph of passport size
  • Aadhaar card

Office Locations and Contacts

Chief Electoral Officer Delhi,Old St. Stephen College Building Kashmere Gate,
Delhi 110006, india.
Ph: 23977130
contact details Link


  • India is the biggest democracies in the globe. Voting is your voice. If you do not exercise your power of voting, then you’ll appear to be an untruthful person when you complain about the political system. The vote is our opportunity to change the course of our lives as well as in the world.

The Information You Need

  • Name (With Documentary Evidence)
  • Address
  • Age (With Documentary Proving)
  • Sex
  • The date of birth (With Documentary Provedance)
  • Name, Place of Birth, Relationships Name
  • The place of residence for the ordinary
  • Information on Family members already included in the Electoral Roll
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID
  • Voter ID number
  • The EPIC number of your neighbor

The Document is required

  • Voter ID cards are regarded to be one of most important documents needed to verify one’s address document to apply for government benefits (Passport, Pan etc)
  • If there’s an alteration of address within district or outside the constituency Then apply for the transfer of address on voter ID.

Information that could be helpful

  • A person is not able to be registered as a voter more than one location within the same district or more than one electoral district due to the rules in Sec. 17 and 18 of the R. P. Act 1950.



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