How to apply new ration card in Tamilnadu

How to apply new ration card in Tamilnadu

How to Fill the New Ration Card or Smart Cart in online Application Step by Step

SMART RATION CARD – smart ration card status tamilnadu – DIGITAL TAMILNADU

How to Apply Online for New Smart Ration Card

Below is the step by step procedure to apply online for Smart Ration/Family Card in Tamilnadu.
STEP 1: Go to the official website of Tamilnadu Public Distribution System at
STEP 2: Click on “Smart Card Application” under the Useful links section in the right side as represented in the image below.

STEP 3: After clicking on this link, an application form similar to below will open on the next page, fill all the necessary details in to it.

STEP 4: After filling all the required details in the smart card application form, upload the residence proof in form of JPG, PNG or GIF format. The size of file should be no more than 2 MB. After completing all the details, click on the “Submit” button at the bottom.
STEP 5: After submitting the application, you will be provided a reference number which will help you track the status of your application.

Track the Smart Card Application Status

If you have already applied for the smart card, you must have your reference number. Using that reference number can check the status of your smart card application by visiting the homepage of the website at and clicking the “New Card Application Status” link in the right column.