Steps to apply new ration cards

Steps to apply new ration cards

The details of how to apply for a family card or to make additional changes in the card can check the below mentioned steps:

  • If a newly married couple wants to apply for a new ration card then they should provide proof for name removal of their name from their parents ration card along with completed application form.
  • Completed application form for new ration card is said to be submitted to the circle officer of your area. Address proof,aadhar card, voter id, electricity bill, bank passbook, passport must be use as one proof and send in your application.
  • If couples has got married opposing their family then they many not able to get their parents ration card. Hence they need to provide the ration card number to the circle offer and show the marriage registration certificate too to get a new ration card.
  • If your ration card is damaged then you have to provide up the necessary documents to the circle office then within two months, a new ration card will be given to you.
  • If the name of your new born to be added in your family card then by showing your birth certificate of the baby after one year of age.
  • For removal of ration card members who has expired, death certificate are mandatory to be provided and hence within three days which has to be shown to the circle officer for removing his or her name.
  • Tamil Nadu government is bound to meet up the request of new ration card within 60 days of time. The price of getting a new ration card is just Rs 5. If there is any complaint then you many register here at www.consumer.tn.gov.in/contact.html
  • Ration card will be provided in two colors like green and white. Green ration card holders are eligible for all sorts of products while white color cards can purchase kerosene, pulses and sugar can be purchased and not rice.
  • If you don’t buy any products with the help of ration card but still want it for address proof then he can visit up the nearest state bank of India and take a DD for Rs 100. This has to be submitted to the circle office. In just one month, N card (in white color) will be given.
  • When an application for new card is submitted, inspection will be done in your kitchen to ensure that whether you gas cylinders or not. Make sure of their authenticity before letting such officials inside your home.
  • For change of address, show the bill to the circle officer.
  • It is best to contact the officials directly rather than approach it through brokers, for all ration card related moves.
  • For those who do not have any ration card or those who are brought up in orphanage can request for new card in writing to the circle officer.