Duplicate/Lost Ration Card

Last updated on Jun 15, 2022

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original.  To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 –  You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the relevant application form.

Step 2 – You should fill out the application form.

Step 3 – You should submit the relevant documents. Generally, you will have to submit an FIR for the Ration Card, if it is lost.

Step 4 – You should get your documents verified.

Step 5 –   You should collect your acknowledgement slip.

Step 6 – You can then collect your Ration Card/get it delivered. Some states have the facility to download it online. For example, in Delhi, you must download it.

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Priyar r

September 4, 2022

My ration card is lost
I miss my ration card number

Nyaaya

September 7, 2022

*Procedure to apply for duplicate ration card* if original is totally damaged, stolen or misplaced.

Apply In-Person
1.In order to obtain a duplicate ration card, Please approach the ration office of your area OR The Inspector Food & Supplies or Sub Divisional Controller Food & Supplies under whose jurisdiction the person is currently residingas applicable.
2. Link for contact details: (link)
3.Please go to the respective office.
4. Applicant shall obtain the form from the respective office (please pay for the form if required) Or a written/electronically typed application on A4 plain sheet as advised shall be used.
5.The Head of Family Must write a letter stating the reason behind a new ration card request and attach the remains of original ration card (in case of damaged ration card) or the copy of report registered with police station (in case of lost or stolen ration card).
6.Please submit the completed application along with required documents to the respective authority.
7.Authorities after checking the submitted application along with attached documents will make entries and provide you record number for reference.
8.Keep it safe for future reference.
9.This application will be processed internally to issue the ration card as per notification.

*Required Documents:-*
-Application form.
-Remains of original ration card or -Copy of report registered with Police Station
-Residence Proof (Example – -Electricity Bill, Water Bill, Aadhaar Card, Passport),
-Xerox copy of Ration Card (If Available)
-Aadhaar Card
-Local Certificate / Election Card / -PAN / Driving license / Passport
-Passport Size Photographs
-Self declaration (as adviced)

Arun Kumar s

September 10, 2022

Missing my BPL ration card 10/9/2022 missing date

Sarthak agrawal

October 21, 2023

I want duplicate ration card

Md Jasim

January 16, 2024

My ration card is damaged by rain

Pooja Pawar

March 28, 2024

My ration card is lost

Alka Manral

April 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Uday Hede

May 15, 2024

My ration card got missplaced
When we are shifting from one house to other.kindly provide me
Duplicate Ration card
With Regards
Yours feathfully
Arc.Uday B.Hede
Phone 9821131911

Alka Manral

May 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.-

Alka Manral

May 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the (District Food and Supplies Controller)DFSC Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the DFSC Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the DFSC Office. The Head of Family Must write a letter stating the reason behind a new ration card request and attach the remains of original ration card (in case of damaged ration card) or the copy of report registered with police station (in case of lost or stolen ration card).

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the DFSC Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states have the facility to download it online.

Required Documents:-
-Application form.
-Remains of original ration card or -Copy of report registered with Police Station
-Residence Proof (Example – -Electricity Bill, Water Bill, Aadhaar Card, Passport),
-Xerox copy of Ration Card (If Available)
-Aadhaar Card
-Local Certificate / Election Card / -PAN / Driving license / Passport
-Passport Size Photographs
-Self declaration (as advised)

If you want to apply online for the duplicate Ration Card:
1. To apply online there are different websites for different states. Visit to the state’s PDS website or Food Department website.
2. You will find the option for new Ration Card registration click on this.
3. Then fill up the all details and submit the application.
4. You will get a reference number through which you can track your Ration Card status.
5. After verification you will get a notification from portal. Visit the portal and get a print of Ration Card.
List of PDS websites: https://nfsa.gov.in/portal/State_Food_Portals

Kanchan Sharma Manga

June 10, 2024

Missing report for my ration card

Mazhar ali khan

September 15, 2022

I lost my ration card when I shifted the house please I request u to provide me a duplicate ration card

Please I request you sir/madam
Yours faithfully
Mazhar ali khan 9916214314

S Meenakshi

June 13, 2023

I missed my ration card i didn’t know that number too

Ramavath dhanalaxmi

June 17, 2023

I lost my ration card how to get my ration Card

Vijayakumari

July 9, 2023

Best information. Thank you

Subhash Chandra Basu

January 17, 2024

For loss of family new digital ration card to get it in duplicate what documents are required and asked to w b food and supply office for getting a substitute duplicate digital one

Alka Manral

April 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Arathi B Kadapatti

June 21, 2023

I have forgotten my Ration card no. Please tell me how can i get my Ration card no. through Online process.

Paban mallick

July 3, 2023

My ration card lost please duplicate order

Alka Manral

May 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Prasadthota

August 11, 2023

Very good

Sarthak agrawal

October 21, 2023

I want duplicate ration card

Bishnubrata Chakrabarty

October 24, 2023

I have missplaced our 3 ration cards 1. Bishnubrata Chakraborty, Uma Chakraborty and Chandrani Chakraborty. I desire to get n duplicate cards. Please give the instruction to apply including website number for submit ting application.

Bishnubrata Chakrabarty

October 24, 2023

numbers of our 3 ration cards which is misplaced.

Vardhan

November 3, 2023

I lost my rice card

Nagina

November 19, 2023

Mera rasan card kho gya hai sir dobara banene ki kosis koro

Niraj Nahata

February 22, 2024

i lost my ration card

Shirisha Reddy

June 7, 2024

If your Ration Card is lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

R. KUMARESAN

March 12, 2024

I have done everything, and fulfilled all requirements but they refuse to accept the same on flimsy ground. It such a humiliation and depressing experience.
I have given up going to that office.
Loss was registered with Police, xerox was given, death certificate submitted but still refused at G North Ration Office, Dadar west.
This is the fate of an honest, senior citizen. Only God save this country.
Kumaresan

Arun

April 4, 2024

My mother lost ration card cancellation number

Alka Manral

May 31, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Amita Jayesh Barot

April 29, 2024

My Ration card is lost/ misplaced and want a duplicate copy with my son’s name added in it. Please help

Alka Manral

April 30, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should file an FIR for the lost ration card by going to the nearest police station.

Step 2 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the application form.

Step 3 – You should fill out your details in the application form.

Step 4 – You should submit the documents asked for. Here, you will have to submit the FIR you filed.

Step 5 – You should get the documents verified at the Circle Office.

Step 6 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip from the Circle Office after steps 1-5 are complete.

Step 7 – You can then collect your Ration Card or get it delivered. Some states, like New Delhi, have the facility to download it online.

In case you have any doubts, you can call the helpline number 1967 by the Department of Food and Public Distribution.

Alka Manral

May 23, 2024

If your Ration Card is damaged or lost, you can approach the Circle Office, and ask them for a duplicate Ration Card. You will be given a new Ration Card, with the same details as your original. To get a duplicate Ration Card, follow the steps given below:

Step 1 – You should go to the Circle Office, and tell them that you need a duplicate Ration Card, on the basis of which, you will be provided with the relevant application form.
Step 2 – You should fill out the application form.
Step 3 – You should submit the relevant documents. Generally, you will have to submit an FIR for the Ration Card, if it is lost.
Step 4 – You should get your documents verified.
Step 5 – You should collect your acknowledgement slip.
Step 6 – You can then collect your Ration Card/get it delivered. Some states have the facility to download it online. For example, in Delhi, you must download it

Sabitri giri

June 17, 2024

I lost my ration card …how to apply digital ration card

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