During elections, people spend a lot of time checking whether their names are in the voters' list or not. Many civilians apply for voter ID during the election time. The elections become chaotic due to this. However, it is not mandatory to visit the electoral office to check if your name is in the voters' list. You can check whether your name is in the electoral roll through the official website of Election Commission of India as well.
You may apply for a voter card online, check your name on the electoral roll and also check the status of your voter ID application by visiting the official website of ECI.
How to Check Name In Voter List By SMS in Telangana?
In Telangana, the State EC provides the voters with SMS Service to check their names on the electoral roll. It is one of the easiest ways to confirm whether your name is in the electoral roll since every phone has this feature.
If you have already applied for voter ID card, then you will be provided an application number
You can send an SMS in the following format to the respective electoral officer's phone number:
<EPIC_Voter ID Application Number>
People residing in Telangana can send the SMS in the numbers 9223166166 or 51969. For people residing in other parts of Andhra Pradesh, the helpline number is 9246280027
After sending the SMS, you'll be receiving the status of your application
How to Check Name in Voter List Using the Helpline Number?
ECI has introduced a toll-free number for assisting people with problems linked with voter ID. The helpline number is 1950. People from all over the world can call this number to find information regarding elections. The voters are connected to the representative of their state. This helpline can also be used to lodge complaints. The expenses of these calls are borne by the Chief Electoral Office of the state.
Differently-abled people can also contact the Election Commission helpline with the SMS service. They can send the symbol (*) after the voter ID number to get assistance linked with voter ID card. If a person sends the SMS without the symbol, then the details of the nearest polling booth will be sent.
Voter ID FAQs
How to find my name on the voter list?
Visit the National Voter Services Portal's (NVSP) website. On the NVSP's webpage, you can search your name on the voter list in either of two ways —
Enter all of your details such as name, address manually.
Enter your Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) number. The EPIC number is specified in bold letters on your voter identity card.
How can I check my name in the voter list through helpline number?
ECI has introduced a helpline number - 1950 - for assisting people with problems linked with voter ID. You can call on this number and speak with the representative of your state to check your name on the voter list and find any other information regarding elections. The voters can also use this number to lodge complaints.