CEO notifies on registration of e-roll for foreign residents
Dimapur, August 17 (EMN): The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Nagaland in a notification stated that as per the section 20A of the Representation of People Act of 1950, any citizen of India staying in a foreign country, who has not acquired citizenship of a foreign country and has completed 18 years of age as on 1st January of the year, can make an application in Form-6A for registration of name in the electoral roll for the constituency pertaining to the locality in which his/her place of residence in India as mentioned in the passport.
The application can be submitted directly to Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency or also can be presented in person to ERO or by post addressed to Electoral Registration Officer of the constituency or by applying online through National Voters Services Portal (NVSP) at www.nvsp.in/www.eci.nic.in
Documents to be attached
1. Paste one recent passport size coloured in the prescribed form i.e form-6A.
2. Fill in all the columns in form-6A. All your particulars should be as mentioned in your passport.
3. If application is sent by post, it should be accompanied by photo copy of the relevant pages of the passport containing the photograph and all other particulars of the applicant and the page containing the valid visa endorsement duly self attested.
Application without the attested photo-copies of these documents will be liable to be summarily rejected. Application submitted in person before ERO should be accompanied by photo-copies of relevant pages of the passport as mentioned above. The original passport should also be produced along with the application for verification. The passport will be returned immediately after verification by ERO.
It may be noted that after enrolment, the concerned individual will be able to cast vote in election in the constituency, if he/she is physically present in the polling station alongwith passport on the poll day.