The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) publishes steps for a registered voter to transfer to new voting centre.

The Agency encourages transfers for those who moved location and want to vote at nearby centres.

INEC advised those wishing to transfer their Voter’s Card to be guided by the following steps:

1. Go to INEC online portal (
2. Select Services
3. Select Voter Transfer
4. Create account with your email address
5. Login with your email
6. Open the link sent to you in your email
7. Fill out form provided and new address
8. Check form for mistakes & correct
9. Save as instructed.
10. Use your phone to snap and upload 2 of your photos (First photo with serious face and the second with smiling face)
11. Submit form
12. Wait for when it is ready
INEC will send message (phone, email or both) on where to pick card around new place of abode

How to locate your voting centres in Nigeria

Register to Vote

Exercise your right as an Nigerian citizen today. Use the link provided here to register to vote. You can also use the link to change your voting centre or update your PVC.

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Nowadays, Nigerian voters are able to locate their voting centres, also known as polling units, through a simple online search.

Using the INEC Polling Unit Locator tool, voters should locate the centres to vote during elections in no time.

INEC however advises voters to select a polling units closest to their areas of residence.

This is “due to the restricted movement on election days.”

To view your polling unit:
1. Go to Locator: (
2. Select State (This is the state you would be voting in)
3. Select LGA (This is the LGA in which you live)
4. Select Ward
5. Click “Search”
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