How to Check PVC Status Online on INEC’s Portal


INEC in recent times is fully digitized in preparation for the 2023 general elections.

Like you know the general elections is edging closer by the day, and as required by the Electoral Act you MUST have your PVC details ready and handy to be able to exercise your franchise in the election.

Interestingly, with the launch of the Commission’s online platform, “INEC has been looking at ways to make voter registration easier, more accessible, and user-friendly,” this was hinted by the INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu.

You should know that the country’s general elections begin on February 25, 2023. The Presidential and national assembly election has been slated to hold on 25th February, 2023, while Governorship and state assembly elections shall hold on Saturday 11th March 2023.

By virtue of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), tenure of the President, Vice President, Governors and Deputy Governors of States of the Federation (except Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Imo, Kogi, Ondo and Osun States) will expire on the 28th day of May 2023 while the National and State Assemblies will stand dissolved on the 8th day of June 2023.

Available insights affirm that since the 2019 elections, about 20 million Nigerians have turned 18 and are now eligible to vote. While every Nigerian citizen has the right to vote, logistical obstacles can prevent them from exercising it. One of the most important steps in the voting process can be taken right now, though, and that’s confirming your Permanent Voters Card (PVC) on INEC’s portal to be sure you are well girded to vote.

It’s no news that as it is required by law Voters must present a PVC issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Election Day in order to participate in the voting process.

How To Check And Confirm Your PVC Status Online

Note that to check your pvc status online you must be sure that you actually registered for it. You can now check and confirm your PVC in the web without leaving the comfort of your home or office. To check your pvc online kindly visit the portal enter you details in the provided field and hit the “check status” button or watch the video attached herewith.

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