Voter ID status: How to check the status of Voter ID card via SMS, website, and app


Once you apply for Voter ID Card, you don’t need to visit any center to check its status. Applicants can check their Voter ID status from their homes. Status can be checked online through ECI portal or Voter Helpline app and offline through SMS and helpline number. Wondering how? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Below is an easy step-by-step guide on how to check voter ID card status Through official website, app, SMS and more.

How to Check Voter ID Card Status Online

Here’s how you can check your voter ID card status online through the official website and app.

through the website

If you have the reference ID number provided at the time of voter ID registration, you can check the voter ID status through the NSVP (National Voters Service Portal) website. The process is as follows.

  • Open a browser on your phone or PC/desktop
  • Then, go
    Check Voter ID status online through the website
  • From here, select the ‘Track Application Status’ section
    Check Voter ID status online through the website
  • In the next screen enter the reference ID number and also select your state
  • Once done, select ‘Track Status’
  • From here you will be able to know the current status of your Voter ID

through the app

Election Commission of India has created an app called ‘Voter Helpline’ to avail services related to Election Card. Let’s see how to check voter id status through mobile app.

How to Check Voter ID Card Status Offline

Apart from online methods, applicants can also check their voter ID card status by sending an SMS or calling the helpline number. Here’s how.


To know the status of voter ID card through SMS, applicants should carry their reference ID number obtained after registration with them. Based on the state you live in, SMS should be sent to the given numbers along with the format specified for each state.

State SMS NUMBER SMS format
Andhra Pradesh 9246280027 VOTE< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Bihar 56677 ELE< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Chandigarh 9216164606 BTH< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Karnataka 9243355223 KAEPIC< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Kerala 54242/537252 ELE< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Odisha 9238300131 CEODI< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number
Tamil Nadu 9211728082 EPIC< space >Voter ID Number
Uttar Pradesh 9212357123 UPEPIC< space >Voter ID Number
West Bengal 51969 WBEC< స్పేస్ >Voter ID Number

through helpline no

Election Commission of India has a toll-free number for applicants to know the status of their voter ID card. Here’s how.

  • Open the ‘Phone’ app and dial 1950
  • According to the IVR, select your preferred language and follow the next step accordingly
  • Select the option that says ‘Voter ID Status’

It will ask you to enter reference number or registered mobile number. So, keep them handy while checking voter ID status through helpline number.

How to Check Voter ID Card Correction Status

Just like checking Voter ID card status, users can check their correction status in Voter ID application through official website and app. But remember you need reference ID to check status.

through the website

  • Open a browser on your phone or PC/desktop and go to
    Check Voter ID status online through the website
  • Now select ‘Track Application Status’ option below
  • From here select your state and enter reference ID
  • Once done, select ‘Track Status’
    Check Voter ID status online through the website
  • In the next screen you will get the latest update regarding the corrections in the voter ID card

through the app

  • First download the Otterline app on your phone. The app can be downloaded in both Play Store And App Store
  • Now, tap on the ‘Menu’ icon at the bottom and select ‘Application Status’
  • Login to the app using the registered mobile number and you will receive an OTP
  • Enter the OTP
  • Now type the reference ID and press ‘Track Status’
  • From here you will get latest update regarding corrections in voter ID card

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Check Voter ID Registration Status Online?

Applicants can check their Voter ID registration status through the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) website of their state. To find a specific website, go to Here And select your state. You will automatically be redirected to the respective site to know the registration status.

What is EPIC Number?

EPIC stands for Elector’s Photo Identification Card, which is a unique 10-digit number found on a voter’s ID card. During elections, this number is used at various points to verify a person’s identity. Apart from that, it also serves as proof of age document.

How to Track Election Card Status?

If you are waiting for your physical election card to be delivered to your home and want to check its status, use the tracking ID sent to you on the registered mobile number. Voter ID is usually sent by Speedpost, but you can check which delivery partner has it for you. After that, go to the delivery partner website, select track package and enter the tracking ID to know the status of your election card.


Source by 91 Mobiles

Written By Sabhitech

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