Change Address on Ration Card Online {Every Indian State}


Changing Ration Card Address Online can be a messy task at times. In most of the Indian states, ration Card is getting digitized and state governments are putting their best efforts in making the process as easy as possible. Here in the due course of this article, we will be checking out the steps that are required for changing address details in any Indian state. We have lately covered many guides about same so we will be compiling all of them here (will share details for states that are not covered yet). So in short you can find it an all in one directory that is required to get details about address modifications in existing ration card.

There are several cases where one would need to change their details in existing card. Cases can be like someone has shifted to other place (job transfer or whatever be the reason), enrolling the details after marriage etc. Job transfer is one of the most common reason which require the users to update their address details in the card.

How to change Address on Ration Card in India

For updating the address details, you need to submit simple application form stating the reasons along with valid proof to concerned office. Once they varify your detail, you will be issued new ration card with updated address details to your doorstep (in few cases you might need to visit ration card office for getting the modified card). Below are some of the states that we have covered lately. You can get step by step information about how to correct/modify address on existing ration card from below references:

We are left with direct address change tutorial for below Indian states:

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Jharkhand
  • Maharashtra
  • Punjab
  • Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand

However here we will share a common tutorial that you can use for modifying address details across all states in country (all areas like Bengaluru/Bengalore, Chennai, Indore, Pune, Mumbai etc).

Ration Card Address Change form pdf

Have a look at ration card address change letter format here. If you carefully look at the sample form then you will get all the details that are required for getting your address changed there. There are mentioned all the required documents, process etc that are required in the entire module.

Please note that it is a sample ration card address format letter/pdf only. It may vary as per the state but most of the options and requirements will be same throughout.

Let we sum up it for you. For changing existing details, you need to follow below steps:

  1. Visit your state's ration card (PDS) portal and check out for the address change option
  2. In case it is listed there, then you are all good to change the details online otherwise you will need to visit your nearby ration card office for the same.
  3. In case you are able to access online forms for making modifications then do fill in all the columns and upload scanned copy of mentioned documents.
  4. If you are giong through offline process then you will have to do same tasks on physical forms. Documents required/proofs will be same as they are in case of online process.
  5. Once done, submit the apllication form
  6. Invigilator will validate your details and once they are okay with new details and approve your application, you will recieve new modified ration card within 10-15 working days interval.

Documents required for address change in Ration Card

In the official ration card address change letter, you will need to attach below certificates for approval. Someone from the department will verify your details/documents before issuing the new ration card having modified address.

Documents include:

  • Driving License
  • Rental Agreement
  • Electricity Bill
  • Bank Pass book
  • LPG Receipt 
  • Notary 
  • Telephone Bill

You will also need to submit self deceleration form with approval from present ration depot owner that you are no more lifting any ration with your current card.

Ration Card Address Change Status

Depending upon the state, delivery dates for issuing new modified ration card will vary. However in general it will be issued within 10-15 working days once your documents are validated by concerned officer. For better grip over checking status of your ration card, it is advised to get in touch with someone from the ration card office itself.

Do let us know if anything required from our side.

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