1. Internet users can access the information by following "National Electoral Search" link provided on the website of the Election Commission of India (

2. Mobile Internet users can access the services through a specially designed website

3. Android phone based users can install an application from the Mobile Seva AppStore of the Government ( under electoral category).

4. Mobile users can use SMS service by sending a pre-formatted SMS to the predefined numbers.

    4.1 The services are available on a special three digit code 166 provided for BSNL, Idea, MTNL, Tata Docomo, Tata Indicom and Vodafone users.

    4.2 A special five digit code 51969 is provided for accessing the service by operators such as Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, Idea, MTS, Reliance, Tata Docomo, Tata Indicom, Uninor, Videocon and Vodafone.

    4.3 A user can access the service by sending the SMS to a 10-digit number 09223166166.

    In order to access the services through SMS, Voters must send a pre-formatted SMS with a word “ECI” followed by details such as name, name of father/husband, locality, age or date of birth and gender separated by commas. As an example, an SMS “ECI Prabhat Singla” would fetch the details of a voter by name “Prabhat Singla” on a nation-wide search of voters.

The service is brought to the voters by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) using the state-of-the-art technologies and includes advance features like phonetic search on names across multiple languages through the grant-in-aid provided by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.