Election commission of India have launched a new portal for the registration of NRI voters.
So who is eligible ?
An overseas elector is a person who is a citizen of India and who has not acquired citizenship of any other country and is otherwise eligible to be registered as a voter and who is absenting from his place of ordinary residence in India owing to his employment, education or otherwise is eligible to be registered as a voter in the constituency in which his place of residence in India as mentioned in his passport is located. According to the provisions of Section 20A of the Representation of People Act, 1950, an NRI settled in foreign land can become an elector in electoral roll in India.
You need to be 18 year old to register
if you have completed or are completing 18 years of age on any date from and after 2nd January 2013 but upto to 1st January 2014, you will be eligible for registration as a voter in the elector roll going to be finally published in January, 2014.
To register visit http://www.nvsp.in/Forms/Forms/form6a?lang=en-GB, you and fill the form 6A, you can change the language from the top dropdown if needed
State, Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency, Personal details
Place of birth Details
Passport Details and current residence details
Description of Absence from Place Ordinary Residence in India
Are you an NRI, register now.