Apply for Ration Card in Assam

Apply for Ration Card in Assam

Ration card is issued by the food, civil supplies, and consumer affairs department. In Assam, the Ration card also called FIC (Family identifies cards). Ration card is the legal document provided by the Government to get the various benefits provided to poor people under the Public distribution system. The items issued under the ration card are Rice, LPG, Grains, Sugar, Petroleum, Kerosene etc.

In Assam State, There are the 3 kinds Of Ration Cards are Available:

  • Above poverty line cards (APL): These are issued to citizens who live above the poverty line
  • Below Poverty Line cards (BPL): These BPL cards are issued for citizens who live below the poverty line
  • Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY): These cards are issued to economically weakest sections people who find hard to get even two square meal a day

Eligibility for Assam Ration Card

  • A person does not possess the ration card
  • In case a person can lose their ration card
  • In case the applicant gets transferred from a certain place
  • There is a new entry in ration card

Note: Applicants needs to submit the ration card forms to FCS&CA authority of district or subdivision office along with all required documents

Required Documents for New Assam Ration Card:

  • Address proof
  • Detailed particulars of family members
  • Certified copy of the relevant page of the voter list
  • Birth certificates of minor members
  • Surrender certificate of ration card or non-availability certificate from the FCS&CA or family identity holding

For Duplicate Ration Card:

  • Self Declaration
  • Police report

For Separate Ration card:

  • Original surrender certificate
  • Original Parental ration cards
  • Certificate form village head/Ward commissioner/Panchayat president
  • Address proof
  • Birth certificate
  • No objection certificate by the head of a family of parental ration card for additional members
  • Identity proof like pan, driving license, etc

For Surrender / Deletion / Inclusion:

  • Original ration card
  • Birth certificate
  • A local certificate like PAN, Driving license, passport, election card
  • Original surrender certificate
  • In case the member is dead death certificate is required

Assam Ration Card For Change Address:

  • Identity proof: PAN, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport
  • Original Ration card

For Change Head of Family:

  • Death certificate (in case death of head family)
  • No objection certificate
  • Original ration card

Apply for Ration Card in Assam:

  • Visit the office of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs official in your district
  • Download the application form from the official website or Collect the form at nearest ration office and fill the form carefully
  • Cross-check the form before submitting to the office
  • Submit the required documents to complete your application form

Department Details for Ration Card in Assam:

Address: Food, Civil supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, Bhangagarh, Guwahati, Assam, 781005

Official website:

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