How to apply for ration card in Assam?

Assam ration cards are recognized documents given by the Government of Assam to get benefits under Public Distribution System. There are about 3 kinds of Ration Cards namely Family Identity Cards, FIC

  • APL or Above Poverty Line
  • BPL or Below Poverty Line
  • AAY or Antodaya Anna Yojana
  • MMASY or Mukhya Mantrir Anna Suraksha Yojana card

After NFSA’13 implementation in the State now only two types of ration cards and are AAY Card and Priority Household Card

Eligibility for Ration Card in Assam

Assam New Ration Card – The oldest woman of a family who is also a bonafide citizen of this nation with annual family income under Rs. 1 Lakh may apply to avail a new Ration Card under. If there is no adult female member, then the eldest male person may too apply for the same. He shall present a certificate from the Village Head/ Gaon Panchayat President/ Ward Commissioner/ Inspector, FCS&CA / Concerned official in writing indicating the person posses no ration card.

Assam Duplicate Ration Card are issued at times the old ration card is lost / defaced / mutilated / illegible or useless for no fault of the holder of the ration card.

Assam Ration Card Transfer are given to the Government officials or other persons who keep transferring from one place to another often should submit the Surrender Certificate from the concerning FCS & CA authority.

Inclusion Due to Marriage is where the new entry is made after deleting old entry in the ration card. The spouse should produce the deletion / removal certificate from the previous place of residence, given by FCS&CA authority.

For any new member inclusion like child should give the birth certificate of the child along with ration card application.

The application can be submitted to the FCS & CA authority of the District/Sub-Division(C)

Documents Required for New Ration Card in Assam

  • family members particulars
  • birth record certificates of minor members
  • Voter List extract
  • Tax Pay / Land Revenue Pay receipt
  • Surrender certificate of Ration Card
  • Address proofs like PAN Card / Post Office Passbook / Municipal Holding receipt / Driving License / Bank Passbook / Electricity Bill / Telephone Bill

Documents for Assam Duplicate Ration Card

  • Self Declaration
  • Police FIR report

Documents for Separate Ration Card

  • Surrender Certificate(s) in original
  • Parental Ration Cards in original
  • Self Declaration
  • Certificate From VH / GPP / WC
  • No Objection Certificate by Head of Family of Parental Ration Card for inclusion of extra members
  • Proof of Date of Birth like Birth Certificate / matric Pass Certificate / declared
  • Proof of Residence
  • Photo Identity / Election Card / PAN / Driving license card / Passport

Required Documents for Inclusion / Deletion / Surrender

  • Original Ration Card
  • Local Certificate / Voter id Card / permanent account number / Driving
  • license / Passport
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Surrender Certificate in original
  • Death Certificate in case of death of a member

Required Documents for Family head Change

  • Original Ration Card
  • Death Certificate in case of death of Head of Family
  • No Objection Certificate

Required Documents for Child to Adult Conversion

  • Original Ration Card
  • Proof of Date of Birth

Required Documents for Change of FPS and / or Residential Address

  • Original Ration Card
  • Photo Proof / Election ID / PAN / Driving license / Passport

The Director,
Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department
Bhangagarh, Guwahati 781 005. Assam
Toll free 18003453611, 1967

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Requirement of Aadhaar for #NEET (UG), 2018
– Aadhaar mandatory
– J&K, Assam & Meghalaya exempted, if they write exam in same state; they need passport, ration card, bank account or any valid Govt. identity
– NRIs: Aadhaar/ Passport is required


You need to change bank.

I have bank account linked with Aadhar with different Addresses in both Aadhar & Bank Account.

They never ask for same address.

My Ration Card – Raj
Voter Id/Passport – Delhi
Aadhar – Raj
PAN – Assam
Driving License – MP
Bank A/cs – Raj/ UP/ MP


Ya… who are you.. anyway …youtuber @dhruv_rathee is a anti-bjp why….behnchod… north east aake dekh congress ne 70lakh Bangladeshis ko Assam m dhukaya aur ration card and voter ID dilaya sirf vote k liye……isko kya bolega


Sir I am sure Assam will develop but first let loose the Bangladeshi refugees. They came illegal and and settled here. And our own Congressi Gov. gave them indian citizenship with Voter card, PAN card, Ration card, Aadhar everything.


The Bangladeshi of Assam may not have a house to live, but they always possess.
1. Ration Card
2. PRC
3.Birth Certificate
4.PAN Card
http://5.Bank Account
6. Voter ID.
7. Passport
8.Driving License
http://9.School Certificate.
10. Waiting for Aadhar.


In India so many ppl don’t have even birth record either and still they get ration card, Aadhar card, voting right…….go check in Assam, WB, Tripura…..etc. What different does it make Modi sold tea or not?


. basically you,communists are shameless!
In West Bengal,Assam,Tripura ,NE states,Delhi,Mumbai , Kashmir and other areas,you and your agents are struggling for #BangladeshiInfiltrators #Rohingya and providing them Ration card,Aadhar cards,bank accounts & simultaneously opposing.


Assam main toh bangladesi log ko sob milta hai ration card, voter id, aadhaar etc etc,,, they are vip citizen for congress in assam


dont u understand the foolishness of congress even then?! not only in hockey but in kashmir, assam, bengal u let pakistanis to occupy indian territory with ration card and voting rights. bloody vote bank politics in different avatar


Ration card made a valid documents in NRC now question is there are lakhs of fake ration card in Assam, what is the logic of wasting so much money in the name of NRC. @sarbanandsonwal @RajnathSingh_in @narendramodi @Supreme Court


why ration card made valid document in Assam NRC update??we all know how congress made all illegal Bangladeshi legal by issuing them ration card..


News is that center is directing to accept ration card as valid document 4 updating nrc what is the idea behind?Earlier sc rejected this question arise does assam have any say on nrc work?If not why?Why assam gov is mute spectator?Assam govt.should clearfy its position.