Apply Online Ration Card - Bihar - PDS Bihar


Ration Card in Bihar is a very important document and is sometimes also known as Online Residential Certificate in Bihar. It is all because of Ration Card people in Bihar can use Bihar PDS schemes and offers. PDS Bihar also known as Public Distribution Service in Bihar is the government body behind all fare price shops and related activities in state. Here we will have a look at how to apply for ration card or online residential certification in Bihar, how to rack ration card status in Bihar and how to modify names/address in ration card.

Bihar State Government issues ration card in 3 categories:

• Above Poverty Line
• Below Poverty Line (blue color cards, offers more subsidy and schemes)
• Antyodaya

You can find BPL list Bihar and also APL and Antyodaya from official website. Besides issuing original/permanent ration, state Government also issues duplicate or temporary ration cards in Bihar that can be used in emergency cases.

All these things are very important and we will try to cover every part in detail and accuracy. So let’s start with the online application thing.

Please note that this guide is same for all Bihar districts including below:

• Muzaffarpur
• Jehanabad
• Gaya
• Patna
• Saran( Chapra )
• Darbhanga
• Saharsa
• Purnea
• Bhagalpur
• Munger
• Aurangabad
• Bhojpur(Arah)
• Begusarai
• East Champaran
• Gopalganj
• Jamui
• Katihar
• Khagaria
• Madhepura
• Madhubani
• Nalanda
• Nawada
• Rohtas(Sasaram)
• Samastipur
• Sitamarhi
• Siwan
• Vaishali(Hajipur)
• West Champaran
• Kishanganj
• Araria
• Bhabua
• Banka
• Buxar
• Supaul
• Sekhpura
• Seohar
• Lakhisarai

Apply online for Bihar Ration Card (PDS Bihar)

In order to apply online ration card in Bihar, please follow below steps:

• Visit official site at this link
• Now look for the online ration card form
• In case you don’t find it there then you can get the same from any Circle’s Office or from SDO office
• Fill in all the details and submit to concerned government body/authority
• That’s it! You will be issued new/duplicate ration card within a week or two (15 days is the standard time but it may vary).

Documents reuiqred for Bihar Ration Card process

You will need to attach below documents in main ration card application form:

• Passport size photo of head of the family that should be attested by some gazetted officer
• Residence proof
• Surrender/deletion certificate of old ration card (in case you want some amendments in existing ration card or you have lost your ration card and ant to get new one)
• In case you don’t have residence proof then you will have to produce two witness (from your neighborhood) with statement about your residence address. Concerned authority will then verify your address and will release the hold on this part.

This is all about how you can request for a new ration card or for making some amendments to the existing one.

For any Grievances related issues, please Email to or you can alternatively contact:

Bihar State Food & Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd,
Address: E Boring Canal Rd, Buddha Colony, Patna, Bihar 800001
Phone:0612 253 3337

You can also use this toll free number to resolve any kind of Ration Card related issue/query in Bihar: 1800 - 3456 – 194

Check: Ration Card Status Check

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