Required Documents for Ration Card

Required Documents for Ration Card

Moreover, a ration card is also referred to as Household Consumer Card, it is used as a proof of residence for every family which consists of names of all family members. You can avail monthly subsidy on grain, sugar, rice and other food crops. In order to get the ration card from the respective state government, then documents will play an important role. If you submit correct documents then you can avail ration card easily without any hassles.

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Every state government in India has a website where you can get detail information regarding the application, timelines, documents for convenience and simplicity of applicants.

As we know Documents will play a very important role in every government scheme. Here this article will give you complete details and a list of Documents required for the ration card.

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Require Documents for Ration Card By Indian Citizens:

Here are the list documents which require by Individual applicants:

  1. Surrender certificate/ Deletion certificate/ No card certificate if there is no previous family card
  2. Proof of identity and residence
  3. A self-addressed and stamped postal cover or postcard.
  4. Three passports sized photographs
  5. Details about earlier applications and rejections (if applicable)
  6. Details of any LPG connection
  7. Mobile number/email id

Proof of Identity to apply for Ration card:

  1. Aadhaar card
  2. Employee identity card
  3. Voter ID
  4. Passport
  5. Any government-issued identity card
  6. Health card (including the Aaragoyasri card)
  7. Driving license

Address Proof to apply for Ration Card:

  1. Voter ID
  2. House ownership document/ rental agreement
  3. Driving license
  4. Aadhaar card
  5. Any recent utility bill including electricity, water, and gas bills
  6. Passport
  7. The first page of bank passbook

Additional Documents:

For member Deletion:

  • Death certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Marriage certificate

 For Member Addition:

  • Birth Certificate

Note: you can see many documents overlap. Hence you can provide single documents which served as both an identity and address proof is enough

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