How to Check your Vote Status / Vote Registration info via SMS in Pakistan for Election 2018?
How to Check your Vote Status?
- Simply send your CNIC (without dashes) to 8300
- Example: Send “3740541882200” to 8300
- Your CNIC Number
- Electoral Area, i.e. District, Tehsil and city/town/village
- Block Code
- Serial Number
- SMS sent to 8300 will be charged @ Rs. 2 plus tax
What if you are not registered or registered with incorrect details?
Addresses of the REC’s / DEC’s Offices
- TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF RECs / DECs IN KP PROVINCE
- TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF RECs / DECs IN PUNJAB PROVINCE
- TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF RECs / DECs IN SINDH PROVINCE
- TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF RECs / DECs IN BALOCHISTAN PROVINCE
ELIGIBILITY TO BE A VOTER
A person, who is a citizen of Pakistan, is not less than 18 years of age on the first day of January of the year in which the rolls are prepared or revised, is not declared by a competent court to be of unsound mind and is or is deemed to be a resident of an electoral area, can get himself enrolled as a voter in that electoral area.
Only citizens registered on the Electoral Rolls are eligible to cast their votes.
- You must be over the age of 18
- You must have a National Identity Card (CNIC) issued by NADRA
Go to your nearest Office of Assistant Election Commissioner / Registration Officer located in your area. If you do NOT know where your closest office is located, you can find out by contacting the Election Commission of Pakistan at (051) 920 1975 or (051) 920 6062 and asking them the address and phone number of the closest office to you. You can also contact 1217 to get the same information or log onto http://www.ecp.gov.pk/Contactus.aspx.
Once at the office, collect a “Voter Registration Form” and fill it out in full. Basic information will be required as well as a Photocopy of National Identity Card as well as Proof of Residence – this includes any kind of utility bill (electricity, gas, water or telephone). Once complete, submit the form and you’re DONE!
More than one person can get registered on one form so remember to bring your family and friends. Get everyone registered and make your voices heard!
PLEASE NOTE: Your vote will be registered to the address written on the National Identity Card. For example if you are registering in Karachi and your home address is in Lahore, you will have to vote in Lahore.
For Overseas Pakistani’s
Overseas Pakistanis are allowed to be registered by their family, friends or relatives who live in the area of your residence in Pakistan. The process is simple roughly the same however please note! Any Citizen of Pakistan can get registered as voter anywhere in Pakistan and can cast their vote if he or she is in Pakistan during the time of elections. You must be IN PAKISTAN to cast your vote!
After you have submitted your registration form, in a few days confirm to make sure YOU ARE ON THE VOTER LIST! This can be done by many ways.
You can obtain the “Voter List” from the Assistant Election Commissioner/Registration Officer. Check to see whether your name is on the list.
You will also be able to see the “Voter List” on the Election Commission’s website, but it’s currently unavailable (what a surprise)
Once you have confirmed you are registered, you will be able to vote in the Federal and Provincial elections anytime
Get your vote registered as soon as possible and play a vital part in shaping a better future for Pakistan.
Register Your Vote!
Contact Details of All Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Representatives:
Election Commission did not visit my house, my vote is still not registered!
In case no representative from ECP visits your house till 30th sept, you must contact ECP or your local PTI organizer.
1. Election Commission Contact:
Address Secretary Office Telephone
Election Commission Of Pakistan Secretariat, Election House (+92)(51)(9201975) (+92)(51) (9206062)
Constitution Avenue G-5/2 Fax
Islamabad (+92)(51) (9205402) (+92)(51) (9205300)
For ECP Provincial Offices: CLICK HERE: