Information & Events Information for Overseas Indian Electors

Information for Overseas Indian Electors

In response to common queries regarding voting rights of overseas Indians, it is clarified that every Indian citizen staying in a foreign country owing to employment, education, etc, who has not acquired citizenship of a foreign country and is otherwise eligible to be registered as a voter in the address mentioned in the passport and has completed 18 years as on 1st January of the year of revision of electoral roll and is not disqualified to be enrolled as an elector, is an eligible Overseas Elector.

The application in Form 6A can be submitted online (with requisite documentary proofs) or to the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) concerned by post (02 copies of filled Form 6A required) or in person (with the original passport produced for verification). The name of your constituency and part in the district/state of residence and Form 6A can be obtained from the official website of the Election Commission of India Form 6A can be filled online at

More details about documents required, the verification process, how to cast your vote, etc (information brochures and posters on Overseas Voters) can be found at