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How To Transfer Voter Card (Change Address) After Marriage 2024

The voter card is an important document and serves as an ID proof or address proof. So having a correct address present on it is beneficial. However, many people face the issue of changing their address on their voter ID cards after marriage.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has made it easier to change your address online after marriage through their official website


In this article, you will get to know the following points on how to transfer voter ID card online after marriage,

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Details required to transfer Voter ID (EPIC) card online after marriage

The document that you will need to transfer (change address) your voter ID card is a scanned copy of the address proof of the new address.


You must have an account in the Voters’ Services Portal in order to transfer your voter ID (EPIC) card.

Click to know how to register on the Voters’ Service Portal.

Steps to apply for Voter ID card transfer after marriage online

To apply for transfer of your Voter ID (EPIC) Card after marriage,

Step 1: Go to the Voters’ Service Portal

Voter Service Portal Log In option
The “Login” option on Voters’ Service Portal
  1. First, go to the official website of Voters’ Service Portal at
  2. Next, click on the “Login” option.
  3. Next, enter your Username and Password.
  4. Next, enter “Captcha” and click on the “Request OTP” button.
  5. Next, enter the OTP received in the specified field and click on the ‘Verify & Login’ button.

(Direct link to the login page)

In case you don’t remember your password, you can reset it online.

Click to know the steps to reset Voters’ Service Portal password.

Step 2: Open Voter ID Form 8

Voter Portal Form 8
The ‘Fill Form 8′ option in Voters’ Service Portal
  1. The homepage of the Voters’ Service Portal will open up.
  2. Next, click on the “Fill Form 8” button.
  3. Next, choose for whom you are changing the address the details and enter the voter ID number.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  5. Next, select the ‘Shifting of Residence’ option.
  6. Next, click on the appropriate option from the two options provided (Within Assembly Constituency/Outside Assembly Constituency).
  7. Next, click on the ‘OK’ button. A new page will open up.


Step 3: Enter new address and other details

Address change form Voter ID card
Voter ID address change form
  1. Now, select the state, district, and AC no. from the lists.
  2. Next, add other details if required.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.
  4. Next, enter the full address of your new residence in the specified fields.
  5. Next, select the address proof you have and select the document.
  6. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.

Step 4: Submit Form 8

Submit Voters Portal FORM 8
Submit Voters’ Service Portal FORM 8
  1. Next, enter the place from where you are applying from.
  2. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.
  3. Next, enter the captcha code.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Preview and Submit’ button.
  5. Filled-up form 8 will appear in front of you.
  6. Verify the details. If you want to make any changes, click on the “Keep Editing” option.
  7. If everything is ok, click on the “Submit” button.
  8. Next, click on the ‘Yes’ button.

Your application for transfer of your voter ID card to the new address will be submitted and a Reference ID will be generated. Click on the ‘Download Acknowledgement’ button to save it for future use.


By following these steps you can easily transfer your voter ID EPIC card online.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) gives you the option to track your application status online through its portal.

Click to know how to track your voter card correction application status online.

Once your address change is approved, you can then change your surname (if needed) by submitting the correction form (FORM 8).

Click to know how to correct details in your voter card.

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Disclaimer: The Information provided above is for educational purposes only. The images used are for representative purposes only.