How to apply for a Duplicate Ration Card

How to apply for a Duplicate Ration CardIf you have lost you ration card or want to apply for new one than read this page, here we have given How to apply for a Duplicate Ration Card procedure. Ration Card is the important document that provides subsidies on essential commodities and is also a strong identity proof for Indians citizen. To know full offline and online procedure of applying ration card, documents required for ration card, fees, etc. Here, we are going to help you in telling how to apply for New Ration Card if lost ration card, which will surely find you the easier way to collect documents.

A Ration Card is issued under the state government authorities. Ration card help in getting essential commodities at fair price from shops. There are three types of ration card that are given depending on the family income APL Cards for persons Above Poverty Line, BPL Cards for persons Below Poverty Line, Antyodaya Ration Cards which are issued for the poorest only Commonly referred to as Permanent Ration Card (PRC).

How to apply for a Duplicate Ration Card

Documents Required

  • Two copies of group photographs of family.
  • Report of depot holder and two copies of chalan with Rs.5/- penalty fee.

Do You Know! How to get a Digital Ration Card In India

Step By Step on How to Get New Ration Card If Lost Old One

Offline Mode

Applying for a new ration card if lost and also if your ration card is lost than you have to apply for duplicate ration card i.e. the procedure is just the same as application for a new ration card. Follow the given steps carefully:

  • Locate the office of District Food and Supplies Controller (DFSC) or Inspector of Food and supplies (IFS) or Assistant Food and Supplies Officer (AFSO) under whose authority the person is currently residing
  • Collect form D-I
  • Dully fill up it
  • Get verification done by the current Fair Price Shop (FPS)
  • It is very important that the FPS indicates the last ration withdrawal and the number of units of ration with drawn on the top of the application form. This is mandatory
  • After this step is completed, submit form to the office from where you have collected
  • Remember it is necessary to submit passport size photo that too your recent one along with the application form. Photograph of all the family members is also required
  • Once you have completed the above steps, you will get a slip
  • The slip provides you the date on which you can collect the duplicate ration card or new ration card.The card will be issued from the same office from where the application form was collected
  • This process of issuing will normally takes 2 weeks
  • There is a minimum fee that needs to be given while collecting the duplicate ration card. We have given below

Check Out: How to Find Ration Card Details Online

Fee details

Total Fee: Rs.10/-

Expected Delivery Period: 7 days

Note: fee will be collected by concerned officials at the time of receiving application.

Online Mode

  • Visit the official website of your State’s Food and Supply Department
  • Hit on the option Apply Online for Duplicate Ration Card
  • Now fill the application form carefully
  • Browse the required documents and photo to upload
  • Then again check your form and see all the information should be correct.
  • Now submit your application form.

State Wise List of Website for Ration Card  

Andhra Pradesh(AP) –
Arunachal pradesh(ar) –
Chhattisgarh(ct) –
Goa(ga) –
Bihar(br) –
Haryana(hr) –
Jammu Kashmir(jk) –
Karnataka(ka) –
Kerala(kl) –
Madhya Pradesh(mp) –
Maharashtra(mh) –
Manipur(mr) –
Mizoram(mz) –
Odisha(or) –
Punjab(pb) –
Tamil Nadu(tn) –
Telangana(tg) –
Uttarkhand(ut) –
West Bengal(wb) –
Delhi(dl) –

Press Here To See: UP Ration Card Online Application Form

All the important information regarding issuing of duplicate or new ration card with its procedure has been provided to you above. Following above will help in getting ration card. Foe any complaints comment in the comment box given below.


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