The voter registration card is one of the most important documents for Brazilian citizens. It is currently mandatory to vote in Brazil, whether for president, governor, mayor or councilor and every two years there are electoral campaigns.
If you lost your voter registration card for some reason, you may now be able to vote. Thanks to the application of the Superior Electoral Court, the e-Título, which makes the duplicate available. This is an App that has the digital version of the Title. The e-Title is found in app stores and is available for Android and iOS.
In this article we have gathered some information about the Voter Title in case you lost it, how to get another one and much more. Keep reading!
What this article covers:
What should I do if I lose my voter registration card?
It’s okay if you lost your title and you don’t know your polling location and zone. The e-Título application or TRE website provides all the information necessary to vote.
To vote, just bring your photo ID. To get a duplicate of the document, there is a period of 10 days before the start of the first shift.
How can I get a new voter registration card?
Since 2020 or e-Title application became more accessible, as it is possible to access using the CPF number. You don’t need your voter registration number. Thus, on election day it is possible to present the e-Title for identification if you have made the biometric registration.
For those who have not yet made the biometric registration, it is necessary to present an official document with a photo.
What documents are needed?
Check the required documents below:
- Identification document;
- Birth or marriage certificate;
- Document stating that the applicant is at least 15 years old;
- Document similar to the civil registry issued by the National Indian Foundation;
- Nationality identification document;
- Military discharge document;
- Proof of electoral domicile.
It is important to inform yourself correctly about the necessary documentation, so be aware.
What will happen if I lose my voter registration card?
If you have lost your voter registration card, you will be able to vote normally, at the time of voting, just present the e-Title, together with an identification document. Check the documents below:
- Professional card recognized by law;
- Work Card (CTPS);
- National driving license (CNH).
Even if the above documents are accepted, it is necessary to make a duplicate of the document.
How long does it take to receive the new voter registration card?
The voter registration does not take long to get ready. Depending on the location you can receive in less or more time. After the elections it is possible to issue the document, but in case you have lost it, the ideal is to withdraw it before the elections.
That’s why it’s important to check where your voter registration is or to have the necessary document to be able to vote on the day.
Is there a fee to apply for a duplicate voter registration card?
The Voter Title is a free document, that is, it is not necessary to pay a fee for the second or first copy. So you can request the second route quietly.
A fee is only charged in case of absence during election periods. The value of the fee is R$ 3.51 for each shift that the voter missed. It is very important not to vote or fail to make the first or second copy of the document.
Voting can guarantee us some benefits as a citizen, one of which is enrolling in public universities, for example.