JKCAPD Jammu and Kashmir Ration Card Online Registration, Status, Search, Forms 2017-18


Jammu and Kashmir Government has provided the facilities to check details for ration card online. In the due course of this article, we will share details for online ration card related activities in J&K. It will include below items:

  • jkcapd online registration
  • Online/offline procedure to register ration card in Jammu and Kashmir
  • PDS Forms
  • Status Check
  • How to make changes to card
  • Ration card search in J&K
  • Useful FAQs
We understand that the entire PDS process is yet to be digitized across state. As of now we might not be having enough resources to meet exact requirements like applying for PDS card online or getting the pdf versions of application forms. But don't we will keep this article updated for you. As soon as something new is announced/launched, we will share the details here. If you come across anything similar then don't hesitate to share that in form of comments below.

How to apply for Ration Card in Jammu and Kashmir

As of now links for registering details online is not available. Till the time it is launched, you can follow below traditional offline way to get registered with the PDS department.
  • Visit nearby PDS office (food and supply office)
  • Get the ration card registration form from respective official
  • Do fill in asked details properly
  • Attach required artifacts like birth certificate, bills etc
  • Submit it back to officials and get the acknowledgment slip
You will need family photograph along with passport size photo of the family's head. Once you submit the application, food inspector will verify your details and if everything is found to be correct then your card will be issued within 7-30 working days.

In case you want to modify any details (name, address change or anything like) then you can visit same office to fill respective form.

Search and check Ration Card Status Online in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir citizens can now Ration Card status through interactive link. All the cards are maintained under a centralized database where one can inquire for his/her PDS card using the location details. Below is the procedure to search and check status of PDS cards in Jammu/Kashmir:

Ration Card Status Jammu and Kashmir
Ration Card Status Jammu and Kashmir
  • Choose your district
  • It will open Tehsil wise list of all the PDS card holders
  • On choosing the Tehsil, you will get Village level list
  • Choose your village to see details as per FPS (ration card shops)
  • You will now get information for applicant name, unique RC ID, Father/Spouse Name, Card Type and Annual Income
Ration Card Details Jammu and Kashmir
Ration Card Details Jammu and Kashmir
This is how you can search for any RC across entire state. It is valid for all districts/areas including Baramula, Kargil, Jammu, Udhampur, Srinagar, Kulgam, Anantnag, Badgam etc

For any queries, you can use below contact details:

Address:    Shaheed Gunj, Srinagar-190001
Phone:      +91 194-2455 019, +91 194-2455214
Fax:          +91 194-2472577
E-Mail:       info@jkdcapd.com,
Director:    directorcapdk@Yahoo.co.in
Help Line Toll Free No: 18001807011

How to make changes to Ration Card in Jammu and Kahmir

Changes are allowed for below cases:
  • Change in Age
  • Change in Address
  • Change of head of the family
  • Change of FPS
  • Mode of drawal change
  • Category change
  • Correction of inaccuracy in food card
Below is the step by step tutorial of making any of the above change to food card:
  • Download the application form from here (Form 3)
J&K Food Card Changes Form
J&K Food Card Changes Form
  • Fill in details for family head, present address, card number, FPS number etc
  • Choose the category which you want to change
  • Mention modified details at appropriate place
  • Collect required artifacts required to validate the change
  • Head over to nearby Food Supply office and submit your application there
A minimal amount of fee will be charged for each request and your modified PDS card will be prepared with 7-30 working days of the request.

Type of Ration Cards and Application Fee in Jammu-Kashmir
  • Green/Yellow Cards
Issued to BPL families.  Green cards are reserved for rural areas whereas yellow cards are for urban slums.
  • Saffron/Photo Cards
Issues to APL families. Saffron is the color for rural whereas photo cards are issued to APL families living in urban areas.
  • Honorary Cards
Issued to families who want food card for identification purpose only. No subsidy benefits are applicable for honorary cards.

You can download application form in Urdu language from here
Ration Card Application Form in Urdu
Ration Card Application Form in Urdu
Application fee for food cards are as below:

New Cards: Rs. 25 for BPL and Rs. 50 for APL

Reissue of Card: Rs. 100 for both the categories (it includes reissue for cases like duplicate ration card, lost original card, illegible text etc)

UPDATE (7/13/2017)

You don;t need to submit application in any prescribed format. You can use plane paper for fresh/reissue applications as well. However forms in prescribed format are available in all nearby office free of cost. If you want to go for computerized ration cards, then you need to pay application fee of Rs. 1/-

Please let us know if you have any open questions/queries regarding any process.


1 comments so far

its almost 2 years since i hv applied for my ration card but still not issued to me.kindly take some positive action
name-sikander lal s/o late sh.fatta ram r/o camp chak goriyan.tehsil-arnia.distt-jammu