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INEC Online Registration Portal – How to Apply [2021]

INEC Online Registration Portal – Here is how to register and update your polling units for the next Nigerian general election exercise.

INEC Online Registration Website & Portal

INEC website

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has re-opened it’s Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) online, in preparation for the 2023 general elections.

This is coming after series of innovation and attempts to digitalize the election process in Nigeria to maximize participation.

The CVR online registration, which has commenced nationwide will be channeled  through INEC registration portal https://cvr.inecnigeria.org.

The appointments for online registrants and physical CVR will commence in July (19) and extend to 2022/2023 as expected prior to the next General Elections.

What is INEC Online Registration? 

INEC online registration for election and documentations can all be done on INEC official website.

The essence of the INEC online registration by candidates (every Nigerian) is to avail every single Nigerian to get documented. 

This applies to every Nigerian in the Diaspora. As long as you want to be a part of the election and election process in Nigeria.

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INEC portal allows a two-step registration process as disclosed by Professor Mahmood Yakubu (Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission).

The first will be to pre-register and login to the portal (providing basic biodata), the second phase will be a physical presentation at a designated registration center of your choice.

Things to Note about INEC Online Registration

There are some basic things to Note about the new INEC registration portal and what you can do on the revamped Independent National Electoral Commission website.

This has reveled a level of transparency from the commission to the general public.

Below are some things that can now be done on INEC Online portal.

  1. Get Election updates – Ranging from Timetable and Schedule of Activities, Information Booklet, Names of substituted candidates, etc.
  2.  See INEC Press Releases – You get up-to-date press releases about everything INEC.
  3.  INEC Bulletins – Downloadable bulletin from INEC
  4.  What happens on election day
  5.  Election Observers
  6.  A direct complaint and suggestion channel through the INEC Citizens Contact Centre (ICCC).
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How to Register on INEC Portal?

Below are the steps for INEC online registration by citizens of Nigeria in preparation for election.

  • Visit INEC CVR portal (Continuous Voter Registration) on https://cvr.inecnigeria.org
  • Select New Registration, Pre Registration or Transfer to other polling units.
  • Review your Voter registration or Locate Registration centres. 
  • Submit and Update your Voter registration.

Functions of INEC Online Registration Website

Below are some of the primary functions of the INEC CVR website for all Nigerians. 

  • New Voter Pre-registration – New Voters can register by clicking here
  • Voter Information Review – As a Voter, you can review your Information by clicking here
  • Locate Registration Centres across the Federation by clicking here
  • Transfer Voting Location anytime by clicking here
  • Card Information Updates can be completed by clicking here
  • Candidates with Uncollected PVC but previously registered can get the desired information by clicking here
  • Lost or damaged PVC holders can reclaim their PVC by clicking here
  • Want to keep getting INEC online registration updates, click here


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