Voter ID Card in Mizoram

Mizoram is one of the most popular states in Northeast India. Over the years, the states have witnessed immense improvement in politics, education, and business. The citizens of Mizoram take voting very seriously and have a say in the formation of the government. Anyone who has attained the age of 18 can cast a vote in this state. However, they will have to have a valid Voter ID Card.

Voter Card, also known as “Electoral Photo ID Card” or “Voter Identity Card” is a very important document for people in Mizoram. It is a government-issued document that allows one to cast a vote in elections conducted in the state. Apart from that, it also proves one's citizenship and is accepted as an identity and address proof almost everywhere in India.

The State Election Commission of Mizoram issues a Voter ID Card to anyone above 18 years of age if they have the required supporting documents like age proof, proof of residence, and identity proof.

Mizoram Elections 2019
Mizoram Elections 2018

How to apply for Voter ID Online in Mizoram?

  • Visit the Mizoram Election Commission official website.
  • You will see a drop-down to select the state you are from, please select “Mizoram”. Once you enter the state name, you will be redirected to the state-specific Chief Electoral Officer page.
  • On this page, you will be asked to login to your account. Use your existing login credentials if you have already registered or click on the “Register” option to create a new account.
  • If you choose to create a new account, you will be asked to enter basic details like your first name, last name, email ID, mobile number, and your gender.
  • Enter all the details and proceed. Once you have successfully filled all the information, your login credentials will be sent to your registered email ID.
  • Please find “Form 6” on the website and download the same. It can also be called “Application for including the name in assembly constituency voters list”.
  • You will be asked to enter basic details like your full name, your marital status, gender, permanent address, and date of birth. Enter all the mandatory details, sign where required, and affix a passport size photograph in the space provided on the top of the page.
  • Upload your duly-filled form and all supporting documents and click on the “submit” option.
  • Once you have submitted, a reference number will be generated which you can use to track the status of your application.

How to Apply for Voter ID Offline in Mizoram.

  • Visit the nearest Electoral Office.
  • Ask for “Form 6” or “Application for including the name in assembly constituency voters list.
  • Enter all the details required like your name, date of birth, and address.
  • Affix a passport size photograph on the form in the space provided.
  • You can now post the duly-filled form with the supporting documents like the age proof and address proof to the Electoral Registration Officer in your area.
  • Alternatively, you can submit the same in person to the Electoral Registration Officer.

How to track status of Voter ID application in Mizoram

  • Once you have applied for a Voter ID Card in Mizoram either online or offline, you will be given a reference number to track the status of your application.
  • All you have to do is visit the Chief Electoral Officer website and choose “Track Status” option.
  • In the space provided, enter your reference number.
  • You will now be able to see the status of your application on the screen in just a few seconds.
  • If you are unable to go online, visit the Electoral Office in person and provide the reference number to know the status.

How to make corrections to Voter ID Card Online in Mizoram

  • Visit the Chief Electoral Officer's website.
  • Login to your account if you have already registered or create a new account.
  • Download “Form 8” once you have successfully logged in.
  • If you cannot find Form 8, check for “Application for Correction to Particulars Entered in Electoral Roll”.
  • You will need details like your full name, the name of the Assembly/Constituency, Part Number of Electoral Roll, Serial Number, and EPIC Number, if applicable while filing the form.
  • You will find various boxes like Name, Photograph, EPIC, Address, Date of Birth, Gender, Type of Relation, Name of Relative, and Age. Tick the box you want the corrections to be made.
  • You will also find a space to enter the correct information.
  • Affix a passport-sized photograph in the space provided.
  • Once you have entered all the details, upload the duly-filled form with supporting documents like address proof, government document with correct name, or age proof.
  • Once you have submitted the form, make a note of the reference number. You will need this number to track the status of your application in the future.
  • Upon successful verification, you will be notified if the changes are made.
  • You can download your updated Voter ID Card online or collect it from the Electoral Office in person.

How to Make Corrections to Voter ID card Offline in Mizoram

  • Collect Form 8 from the nearest Electoral Office.
  • Enter all the required information and tick the boxes you want the corrections to be made.
  • Enter the correct information in the space provided.
  • Affix a passport-sized photograph in the space provided.
  • Visit the nearest Electoral Office and submit the duly-filled form with supporting documents.
  • Make a note of the reference number which will help you track the status of your application.
  • Upon successful verification, corrections will be made to your Voter ID Card and you will be notified to visit the electoral office to collect your new Voter Card.

How to Apply for Duplicate Voter ID in Mizoram

Please note that in Mizoram, a duplicate Voter ID Card will be issued only if you have lost your old card, misplaced it, or the Voter Card is in no condition to use due to wear and tear. You can apply for a duplicate Election Card either online or offline.

Online process to Apply for Duplicate Voter ID in Mizoram

  • Visit your state-specific Chief Electoral Officer's website.
  • Use your credentials to login or create a new account.
  • Download “Form EPIC-002”.
  • While filing the form apart from basic information about yourself like your name, date of birth, and address, you will be asked to mention the reason for applying for a duplicate card.
  • You will be asked to attach supporting documents like a copy of FIR, in case your card was stolen.
  • Upload the duly-filled form with all the supporting documents and submit.
  • You will receive a reference number which you can use to track the status of your application in the future.
  • Upon receiving your request, the electoral office will verify the information. After successful verification, you will be notified to come to the electoral office to collect your duplicate card.

Offline process to Apply for Duplicate Voter ID in Mizoram

  • Please visit the nearest electoral office and request for a duplicate Voter ID Card.
  • You will be asked to fill Form EPIC-002.
  • Form EPIC-002 will ask you for details like your name, address, and the reason for applying for a duplicate card.
  • Fill all the necessary details and submit the duly-filled form with supporting documents like your address proof, proof of identity, and a copy of the FIR in person or by post to the electoral office/Chief Electoral Officer.

Process to Change Address in Voter ID online in Mizoram

  • Visit the Chief Electoral Officer's website.
  • Login to your account with your existing credentials to create a new account.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, download “Form 8A”.
  • Form 8A can also be named as “Application for Transposition of Entry in Electoral Roll”.
  • While filling Form 8, you will be asked to enter details like your full name, EPIC Number, and your new address.
  • Affix a passport-sized photograph in the space provided.
  • Upload the duly-filed form with supporting documents like address proof.
  • Once you submit the form, a reference number will be generated which you can use to track the status of your application online.
  • Upon successful verification, corrections will be made to your Voter ID Card and you will be notified to visit the electoral office to collect your updated Voter Card.

Process to Change Address in Voter ID offline in Mizoram

  • Please visit the nearest electoral office and collect Form 8A.
  • While filing Form 8, you will be asked to enter details like your full name, EPIC Number, and your new address.
  • Affix a passport-sized photograph in the space provided.
  • Submit the duly-filed form with supporting documents like address proof, government document with correct name, or age proof at the nearest electoral office.
  • You will be given a reference number when you submit your application which you can use to track the status of your application.
  • Upon successful verification, corrections will be made to your Voter ID Card and you will be notified to visit the electoral office to collect your new Voter Card.

Apply Voter ID Cards for Assembly Elections

Mizoram Election 2018

The legislative assembly election for electing members of the 40 constituencies of Mizoram will be held on 28th November. The only Northeast state having a Congress government, Mizoram is witnessing massive efforts by the BJP to form its government. The BJP has announced that it would contest all the 40 seats alone and if required, an alliance would be considered post polls. It’s worth mentioning that at present, the BJP has no MLA in the state assembly. Congress Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has been accused of being inefficient and corrupt. The results of the polls are expected to be declared on 11th December.

Facts about Mizoram politics

Assembly constituencies 40
Ruling party Indian National Congress
Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan
Opposition party Mizo National Front (MNF)
Parliamentary constituencies 1
Chief Electoral Officer

S B Shashank

Chief Minister of Mizoram – 2018

Lal Thanhawla has been the Chief Minister of the state since 11th December 2008. In the upcoming election, he will be contesting from two seats - Serchhip and Champai South. Seeking a consecutive 3rd term, he will face a tough fight from the BJP who is campaigning aggressively to win the election this time.

Election Commission of Mizoram

Mizoram is one of the 7 beautiful Northeastern States of India. It 9s good to know that this state became the 23rd state in the India. In 1992, The State Election Commission of Mizoram was formed.

Position Name
Chief Electoral Officer

S B Shashank

Joint Chief Electoral Officer

Zorammuana

Assistant Chief Electoral Officer

Malsawmzuala

*Disclaimer

News About Voter ID Card in Mizoram

  • Bru refugees to be allowed to vote in elections in Mizoram

    The Election Commission of India has given permission for Bru refugees to vote in the upcoming legislative assembly elections in Mizoram. These refugees reside at the interstate border of Tripura and Mizoram in the Kahnmun village of Mamit district. Their population currently stands at 11,232 as per data provided by the government. The issue of allowing Bru refugees to vote in the legislative assembly elections has become a controversial issue. It has even led to the removal of Chief State Electoral Officer SB Shashank being removed from his position. SB Shashank was reportedly in favour of allowing the Bru refugees to vote in the elections.

    However, the election commission is not budging down and is planning to allow the Bru voters to vote in the upcoming legislative assembly elections in Mizoram. The Bru refugees spread across 9 different districts on the border. The most Bru refugees are situated in Mamit district which has Hachhek, Dampa and Mamit constituencies. In these districts, of the total population, 14 per cent are Bru refugees. The Bru refugees had fled Mizoram after violence and riots in 1997 and if included, it will be the first time in 21 years that their names will be included in the electoral roll.     

    23 November 2018

  • Mizoram poll officer says candidature of 204 candidates accepted

    Mizoram poll officer has said that the nominations of 204 candidates has been accepted by the state election commission. The 40 member legislative assembly is set to go for elections on November 28. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma, People's Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) president Vanlalruata are contesting elections from two seats each. The 212 nominations were verified by the election commission officials and all of them have been given the green signal to contest the elections.

    Out of the total nominations filed, 6 candidates belong to the constituency that shares the border with Myanmar. The last date for the withdrawal of nominations is November 28. The votes will be counted on December 11. Currently there are 40 seats in the legislative assembly. As per the data provided by the election commission, there are currently 7.6 lakh registered voters in the state. The state government has been formed by Congress since 2008.     

    16 November 2018

  • A total of 201 valid nominations filed for the upcoming elections in Mizoram

    With the last day for filing nominations passing by, 212 nominations were filed for the upcoming legislative assembly elections in Mizoram. Out of these, 201 were considered to be valid and in line with the election commission norms with three candidates withdrawing their candidature. Out of the total nominees, 8 including the chief minister Lal Thanhawla will be contesting the legislative assembly elections from two seats. Lalenkima Khiangte of People's Representation to Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) and Lallawmzuala Sailo of 'Zoramthar' who filed their papers from Aizawl East - II and N respectively withdrew their candidature.

     

    The elections are scheduled to be held in the north eastern state on November 28. The legislative assembly currently consists of 40 members. In addition to Thanhawla, other candidates that will be contesting from two seats include Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma who is contesting from Serchhip and Aizawl West I. President of PRISM Vanlalruata will be contesting from Serchhip and Aizawl North I. The National People's Party (NPP) state unit convener Lianzuala will be fighting for a win  from Dampa and Mamit seats while Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Mizoram unit chief Lalawmpuia Chaungtha has thrown his hat and will be contesting from Dampa and Mamit seats.

    16 November 2018

  • A total of 201 valid nominations filed for the upcoming elections in Mizoram

    With the last day for filing nominations passing by, 212 nominations were filed for the upcoming legislative assembly elections in Mizoram. Out of these, 201 were considered to be valid and in line with the election commission norms with three candidates withdrawing their candidature. Out of the total nominees, 8 including the chief minister Lal Thanhawla will be contesting the legislative assembly elections from two seats. Lalenkima Khiangte of People's Representation to Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) and Lallawmzuala Sailo of 'Zoramthar' who filed their papers from Aizawl East - II and N respectively withdrew their candidature.

     

    The elections are scheduled to be held in the north eastern state on November 28. The legislative assembly currently consists of 40 members. In addition to Thanhawla, other candidates that will be contesting from two seats include Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma who is contesting from Serchhip and Aizawl West I. President of PRISM Vanlalruata will be contesting from Serchhip and Aizawl North I. The National People's Party (NPP) state unit convener Lianzuala will be fighting for a win  from Dampa and Mamit seats while Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) Mizoram unit chief Lalawmpuia Chaungtha has thrown his hat and will be contesting from Dampa and Mamit seats.

    16 November 2018

  • EC calls Mizoram CEO as protests against him gain momentum in the state

    SB Shashank who is the Chief Electoral Officer of the state election commission of Mizoram has been summoned by the Election Commission after protests for his removal threatened to cause violence in the state which is supposed to conduct legislative assembly elections in two weeks time. Mizoram chief minister, Lal Thanhawla asked for the CEO to be removed from his post. The protests were primarily carried out by Young Mizo Association (YMA) in front of Sb Shashank’s office. The CM had also written a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi regarding the same matter and said that the removal of the CEO is the only way in which the elections can be conducted peacefully and fairly in the state.    

    The protests were organised on such a scale that the CM Thanhawla was not able to file his nomination. The Federation of Mizoram Government employees and Workers had protested that until the CEO was ousted from his position, they would not allow for polls to be conducted in the state. SB Shashank has however denied any wrongdoing on his part. With all government and private organisations protesting against Shashank SB, the election commission had to give in to the demands and summoned him to the election commission office in New Delhi.     

    12 November 2018

  • BJP’s request to extend the dates for filing of nominations in Mizoram denied

    BJP’s request to extend the dates for filing of nominations in Mizoram have been denied by the Election Commission (EC). JV Hluna, the state president of Mizoram BJP had sent a letter to the election commission asking for an extension in the filing of nominations for the upcoming legislative assembly elections in the state. The extension had been asked on the basis of unrest that has been prevalent in the state in the last few days. The unrest has been due to the protests of the public for the removal of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the state, SB Shashank. After the CEO of Mizoram was called to Delhi by the Election Commission of India (ECI), the protests have been called off for the moment.

    The request made in the letter written by Hluna however has been declined by ECI on the account of the current situation of peace and normalcy in the state. Legislative assembly elections will be conducted in Mizoram along with Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh. The date of polling for the elections in Mizoram have been decided as 28 November with the results being announced on December 11.     

    12 November 2018

  • Mizoram Assembly Elections details

    The 2018 Mizoram Assembly election that would be conducted in a single phase, would be held on 28 November 2018. The incumbent Indian National Congress won 34 out of the total 40 seats in the state in the last election in 2013. Mizoram is the only north-eastern state in the country to be currently under the rule of C0ngress.

    The tenure of the state assembly ends on 15 December 2018 and the results of the elections would be declared on 11 December 2018. The other states that are going to polls this year are Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh. 9th November is the last date for filling the nominations and the scrutiny of the nominations will be done on 12th November.

    For withdrawal of candidature, the last date is 14th November and the vote counting is scheduled for 11th December. The current Chief Minister of the state, Lal Thanhawla, will be contesting from two constituencies - Champhai South (ST) and Serchhip (ST).

    23 October 2018

  • How Mizoram voted in the last legislative assembly elections

    The legislative assembly elections in Mizoram are set to be held on 28 November, 2018. Currently, the Indian National Congress is in power in the state. There are currently 40 members in the Mizoram legislative assembly.  In 2013 when the last legislative assembly elections were held, Congress won 34 out of the 40 seats with Mizo National Front winning 5 seats and the remaining seat was won by others. Congress won 45% of the total votes polled in the election with Mizo National Front winning 29% of the total votes. Others won 26% of the votes in the election.

    In the 2008 legislative assembly elections in Mizoram, Congress was the big victor by winning 32 out of the 40 seats. Mizo National Front was only able to win 3 seats with 5 seats going to others. As far as vote share in 2008 legislative assembly elections is concerned, Congress won 39% of the total votes with Mizo National Front winning 31% of the votes. The others won 30% of the votes.

    11 October 2018

  • The lowdown of Mizoram elections

    The legislative assembly elections in Mizoram are set to be held on 28th of November, 2018. The date for filing of nominations by the candidates will begin from the 2nd of November, 2018. The last date for the filing of nominations is 9 November, 2018 which is a Friday. The nominations filed by the candidates will be verified by the state election commission on 12 November, 2018. The last date set by the state EC for any candidate to withdraw his or her nomination is 14 November, 2018. The votes polled in the election will be counted on 11 December, 2018. The last date before all the formalities of the election have to be completed is 13 December, 2018.  

    Currently, the Indian National Congress is in power in the north-eastern state. Out of the 40 seats that are there in the Mizoram legislative assembly, the Congress has 34 members with Mizoram National Front (MNF) having 5 seats and Mizoram People’s Conference (MPC) occupying the lone seat left. The tenure of the current Mizoram government ends on 15 December 2018. Congress has made some organisational changes in its team for the upcoming elections. The BJP has had absolutely no success in the state so far and is looking to change that by forming a coalition with the National People’s Party (NPP) led by Conrad Sangma. The NPP is a stronghouse in Meghalaya and is looking to establish itself in Mizoram.   

    10 October 2018

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