Ration Card- Documents List

List of Documents Required for Ration Card Application

Ration Card Documents Required – Ration Card is also known as Permanent Ration Card (PRC) and Household Consumer Card (HCC). If you want to obtain Ration Card from your state government, you will have to supply any of the following documents with Application Form-

  1. Voter ID Card
  2. Electricity Bill in the name of Head of Family.
  3. Water Bill issued by Public Health Department/ Issuing Authority.
  4. Copy of Name mentioned in the Family Register
  5. Copy of Aadhar Card
  6. Copy of Telephone Bill
  7. Any other relevant document issued by any Government/ Semi-Government Agency.

The applicant will have to produce Family Photo (including all members whose names are mentioned for Ration Card ) to the department. The photo may be attested by any gazetted officer/ MC/ MLA/ MP/ Municipal Councillor/ SDM/ Tehsildar etc. The rule may be vary state to state.

If you are unable to provide a valid identity proof, need not worry. You can make written request to District Food Supply Officer. Upon your request, the food supply department will conduct inquiry and take statements of your neighbours as a witness.

This way you can apply for your Ration Card. In whole process, if you feel any difficulty, you can contact the same office for help. In case your problem is not resolved by DFSO, you can make a written complaint to Higher Authorities.

Complaint can be sent to below rank Officers –

  • SDM (Sub Divisional Magistrate)
  • Deputy Commissioner/ District Collector (DC)
  • Commissioner
  • or any other higher authority of District/ State or Centre Level.

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Updated: December 20, 2015 — 3:29 pm


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    No any facility food etc required by Ration card. Only wants Ration card APL
    We are aged personels specially my wife is physically handicapped I have tried several time but no use I can supply all required documents online you can verify at any time
    Please guide
    Sudhir shridhar Katti Yalgur


    I am SUDHIR SHRIDHAR KATTI residing at Yalaguru Tq Muddebihal Dt Vijaypur Karnataka
    I want Ration card. I am retired BSNL Pensioner since Mar14. I am not having Ration card in my family my Self 63yrs and wife 62yrs want APL Ration card only LPG gas collection available
    Self documents =voter ID, PAN, Electricity Bill in my name, Pass port, Pension Payment ORDER with joint photo attested with Address proof And AADHAAR
    My wife,s documents =AADHAAR and PAN

  3. I applied for APL ration card on 28/02/2017.my name is C.K.Kushakumar.kindly send the status of the ration card.

  4. PAPPU Lal SAINI Haripura %ramhari SAINI hash ko kad surakash ma nahi joda ha food

  5. Hello sir,

    hello sir, basically i am from rajasthan but from last 2 years my family leave in gujarat. so how can i apply for ration card in gujarat state.

  6. My wife apply the ration card through ration shop in my street & provide the all Aadhaar documents with four members in my family but the plastic ration card received on ration card only three member detail exists I am head of the family detail is missing Now how to add my name in Ration card please advised.

  7. jaiswal chandrika Prasad suryabali

    My old ration card no.26/105/00005/06120/11375 maninagar Ahmedabad.
    New rationcard

  8. Dear all
    I need a ration card I have voter I’d, and aadhar card only. I’m now married my husband not had the aadhar card,but have voter id other district to apply him.

  9. Mera name kanhaiya Bhardwaj
    Mera rasan card nahi mene kitni bar on lain kiya hair for vi card nahi bana place help mi

    Pradhan-samim ansari

  10. Shiv shankar thakur

    Sir please my father three times ration card from submit in whole family. But not result. Manoj Kumar thakur s/o shiv shankar thakur

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