If you are an NRI you still have a right to vote in India. You are eligible to vote in the constituency area of the address given in your passport. 1
You can fill out the application Form 6A online. You can even fill this form in person by either obtaining a copy from the Electoral Registration Office or downloading it from the Election Commission Website. This Form will be free of cost.
You will have to fill the form with the following documents:
- One recent passport size coloured photograph.
- Self Attested copies of the relevant pages of the passport containing photograph and address in India.
- Copy of the page of the passport containing the valid visa endorsement.
Submitting the Form
When you submit the form in person, you will have to take your passport and original documents with you to the Electoral Registration Officer so that he can verify details. If you are sending the Form by post, then make sure that all the documents are self-attested and attached with the Form.
A Booth Level Officer will visit the home address mentioned in your passport to verify all the details given and if there is no relative available to verify your place of residence and other details, then the officer will send the documents to the Indian Mission.1
- Overseas Electors, Election Commission of India, available at https://eci.gov.in/faqs/voter-electors/overseas-electors/faqs-overseas-electors-r12/.