Ration Card Andhra Pradesh (AP) - Apply Online, Check Status, Forms, Verification at epdsap.ap.gov.in


Andhra Pradesh (AP) Ration Card is one of the most important certificate across state. In this article you will get details on how to apply for ration card in AP, how to check online status, application forms in English, Telugu, Hindi, verification, online renewal, duplicate temporary card,  search, address/name change etc. In short you will get details on every aspect of ration card in Andhra Pradesh.

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Online Ration Card in Andhra Pradesh | Apply Now

  • Visit http://epdsap.ap.gov.in/epdsAP/epds/login/RationCardpublicreport.jsp
  • Check for the registration option
  • Fill in your details like name, family members, phone number, email ID
  • Upload scanned copy of artifacts like address proof, voter card etc
  • Declare some checks like your name is not associated with any other live ration card in India
  • Submit the application form and pay the processing fee
In case online registration is disabled you can proceed with offline one as below:
  1. Visit nearby ration card office (municipality corporation or local Panchayat body)
  2. Check for application forms there
  3. Do fill in complete details like your and your family members detail, mobile number, type of ration card (APL, BPL, Antyadoya etc) etc
  4. Attach required documents for address verification, identity verification etc
  5. Pay the application fee and submit it to concerned body
After submission of application form, food inspector will verify your details. On successful validation, you will be issued new ration card within 15-20 working days. To get complete information on afterward process, please refer to below reference:
Ration Card Online Details

AP Ration Card Status

Andhra Pradesh Ration Card department has integrated the status checking facility with online platform. Unlike most of other Indian states, you can check live online status for your PDS card in AP. Below is how to do that:
  • Visit the official portal (link mentioned above)
  • Check right bottom corner for option "Application Search"
    AP Ration Card Status Check
    AP Ration Card Status Check
  • Enter Ration Card reference number that you got after submission of application form
  • Hit the Search button now
  • You will get workflow for your entire application
This is how you can track live online status for ration card application in Andhra Pradesh.

Search AP Ration Card details by Name, Address

Searching ration card in Andhra is as easy as checking the status. Links for searching any card is exact similar to status check (you need to choose another option of course). Below is explained how to search any PDS card in Andhra Pradesh:

  • Visit the official link given above
  • Now check for the option "Search Ration Card"
  • Enter your reference number there (ration card number as well)
  • Hit Search button
  • You will get your details on screen now
Details are descriptive enough to check all aspects of ration cards in state.

Issue duplicate Ration Card in Andhra Pradesh

Duplicate ration cards are like a boon in emergency situations. They can be applied in special cases when you have either lost it or its has become illegible. Kindly follow below steps to get issued a duplicate PDS card on your name in AP:
  • Visit the nearby office and ask for duplicate ration card form
  • Fill in the details like the reason why you want to apply for duplicate card
  • Attach the documents accordingly. If your card has become illegible then do submit its original copy
  • Pay the fee
You will get new ration card shortly.

How to update Ration Card details in Andhra Pradesh

In many cases, you need to update existing details in the card. Some of the cases are, name change, address change, addition/deletion of new members, ration card transfer etc. You can do these things easily at MeeSeva Kiosk portals. Do login there and ask for all the updates. In case you are not much familiar with the MeeSeva interface, you can visit office with relevant documents to get your details updated. With these services you can even change your ration card from one category to other (like from BPL to APL and kind of things).

In case you have any queries, please reach out to 040-23310965/ 23310964