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How to Apply Ration Card Online in Tamilnadu(Smart Card)?

If you want to apply for a ration card online in Tamilnadu then read out this article because if you made any mistake while applying for a Tn ration card then it will very difficult to change the details again.

In this article, I am going to share the details to apply for a ration card online in Tamilnadu without any hassle. Just follow the steps I have mentioned in this article.

Don’t think I am not going to buy any goods from the ration shop then why I need to apply for the smart card. Actually, a Ration card is a necessary important proof in Tamilnadu. If you are not willing to buy goods from a ration shop then apply for a No Commodity Card.

Apply Ration Card Online in Tamilnadu usinf TNPDS Website

The first step is to visit the TNPDS online application form. The webpage will look like the below image. You have to fill up the required details carefully.

ration card online application form

If you already have an old ration card and willing to get a new smart card then you have to choose the “Old Card Enrollment” option. If you want to apply for the new smart card then you have to choose the “New Smart Card Application” option.

After that, you have to fill up your personal details and contact details such as,

  • Name of the family head
  • Father’s/Husband’s Name
  • Address Line 1
  • Address Line 2/3
  • Family head photo
  • District
  • Taluk
  • Village
  • Pincode
  • Mobile Number
  • Landline Number
  • Email Address
ration card application form online

The next step is you have to add your family member’s details such as “Card Option, Proof of Residence, Details of Gas Connection, and Declaration”. Please note that you have to add the family head first.

details of family members

Once you have filled up all the details submit the application form. You will get an acknowledgment number. With the help of that, you can able to check the status of your application.

Actually there are three types of ration card available. Those are,

  • Rice Card
  • Sugar Card
  • No Commodity Card

For the rice card, you will get rice along with sugar(low-quantity) but for the sugar card, you will get sugar only. If you don’t need any products from the Ration shop then you can go for a No Commodity Card.

Final Words

I hope this article helps you to apply for a ration card online in Tamilnadu. If you have any doubts regarding this article please let us know via the comment section. Share this article with your friends and family who don’t have a ration card and willing to apply for a ration card and looking for a procedure.

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