How to apply for ration card in kerala?

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To obtain kerala ration card one has to approach the following methods

  • Access Civil Department official website
  • Via Akshaya center
  • Via TSO/DSO Office

Incase of applying online straight from home, simply scan the necessary documents and save as PDF to the file size under 250KB.
Here in the official website under services tab click ‘e-Services Login’
Type the User ID & Password in the new window opened where there are three options to choose from

  • New Ration Card
  • Non-Inclusion Certificate
  • Non-Renewal Certificate

While having previous old ration card can find another thirteen choices for different service process.

  • Choose the desired option to head further
  • Complete the form with valid information
  • To have new Ration Card, opt the link New Application.
  • Do Upload the scanned copies of the requisite documents
  • Submit after checking the given information.
  • Have print out of the application for further steps
  • Write down the application serial number and the date for future use

The date and time to capture family head or the applicant photo the taluk supply office will inform. The applicant going to the TSO should submit the application print-out and show the originals of the records submitted previously via online for verification. Pay the prescribed application fee and the Ration Card price.

Having the application submitted successfully, find the undermentioned particulars on screen.

  • Status of the application
  • Reason (if any) for rejection
  • Application fee required

Obtain Kerala Ration card Via Akshaya center

  • Head to the AKSC along with the needed documents.
  • Get digital photo captured by the applicant and had verified the documents.
  • Surrender the old Ration Cards, if any along with the application.
  • Remit the fees comprising the Akshaya service charges.

Via TSO/DSO Office

  • Buy an application form available at TSO/DSO office for Rs.5
  • Apply to Taluk Supply Office with the application filled accompanied by existing Ration Card.

Incase not of same TSO/CRO then present the list of documents under:

  • Residential Certificate given by LSG office whether Panchayat / Municipality / Corporation
  • Rejection / Surrender certificate/ non-renewal certificate from the TSO from where you reside earlier.
  • Income Certificate provided by Village officer.

Up on checking of the above said particulars the new ration card will be given within fifteen days.


Commissionerate of Civil Supplies
Public Office, Opp. Museum
Vikas Bhavan P.O, Trivandrum
Kerala 695033
Telephone 0471-2320379
Toll Free Number 1800-425-1550, 1967

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