Ration Card Document Required

Ration Card Document Required / List of Documents Required for Ration Card / Documents for Ration Card Application

As we know that ration Card is a important document and it can be used to buy different food grains and fuel form various rationing shops at lower prices. Ration cards now are issued with the photo affixed on them so it can be used as a photo identity proof by people like for opening a new bank account, LPG gas connection etc.A citizen who does not hold ration card can apply for a new ration card for his or her family.In this article we are providing list of documents required to get a new Ration Card.

Types of Ration Card

List of Documents Required for Ration Card Application

  • Passport size photographs of the head of the family.
    Age certificate / Matric passed school certificate of family head.
  • Complete family information.
  • Proof of the Income
  • Applicants address proof (Voter Id card /water bill / electricity bill / telephone bill / passport)

If an applicant hold old ration card and want to apply for a new one than surrender certificate or deletion certificate for the last one is needed.Surrender certificate is issued only when any of the following situations occurs:

  • Change in Place of Residence
  • Marriage of a Girl

How to get Surrender Certificate ?

There are certain rules that you need to follow to add another family member name or delete member from ration card. Below we have mentioned direct link, you can get complete information and procedure to add or delete name from ration card.Name Addition or Deletion is required only when any of the following situations occurs:

  • Death of a member in the family
  • If the family is divided

For Member Deletion : Death Certificate / Transfer certificate / Marriage certificate

Delete Name From Ration Card

For member Addition : Birth Certificate

Add Name in Ration Card

Note:  If you have lost or misplaced your ration card, you can get new one by a simple process. Submit your application form with a affidavit of lost ration card and submit it in Ration card office with requisite fees.

Once you have been collected all the necessary documents required for ration card, then you may have to apply for ration card.You can apply either online or offline for Ration Card.All the state Govt has provided various online facilities regarding ration cards. You can get ration card in less then 1 week under tatkal service. To know more about tatkal service click on the below mentioned link.

Tatkal Service Ration Card