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How To Change Ration Shop/FPS Online (FORM 6) West Bengal

If you move to a new address within West Bengal, you might need to change your ration shop. To do that you need to fill Form 6.

Department of Food & Supplies, Government of West Bengal now allows you to fill this Form 6 or change your ration card address online easily through their website food.wb.gov.in.

You can do this in case you shift to a new city within West Bengal or want to change your ration shop due to some other reason.

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In this article, you will get to know the following points regarding filling up Form 6 to change ration shop online,

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Documents required for ration shop or FPS change application

The documents required to change of Ration shop on the ration card online are:

  1. Ration card number
  2. Address proof of the new address (driving license, electric bill, etc.)

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To use the digital ration card facility of the West Bengal government or the Self Service through Aadhaar facility, first, you need to link your Aadhaar and mobile number with your ration card.

You can read the article below to know about the steps to link your Aadhaar Card with your ration card.

Click to know the steps to link your Aadhaar Card with your ration card online.

Steps to apply for ration shop or FPS change online

To change West Bengal ration shop or FPS online,

Step 1: Go to the Official Ration Card website

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The “Apply for shifting entire family to another ration shop” option
  1. First, go to the official website of the West Bengal Food Department at food.wb.gov.in.
  2. Once the website opens, click on the ‘Citizen’s Home’ option.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Ration Card Related Corner’ option.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Services Requiring Office Approval’ option.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Apply Online’ option.
  6. Next, click on the ‘Form 6’ option.

(Direct link to the page)

Step 2: Log in to the WB Digital Ration card portal

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WB Ration card portal login page
  1. On the new page, enter your mobile number linked with your ration card.
  2. Next, click on the “Get OTP” button. You will receive an OTP on your registered number.
  3. Next, enter the OTP in the specified field and click on the ‘Proceed’ button.
  4. The home screen of the West Bengal online ration card portal will open in front of you.

In case you don’t know which number is linked to your ration card, see the article below.

Click to know the steps to find out which number is linked with your Ration Card

Step 3: Fill up FORM 6

  1. Now, scroll down to the form section.
  2. Next, click the “Apply now” button below the “Apply for Form 6” option.
  3. Next, enter your new address.
  4. Next, enter new Ration Fair Price Shop (FPS) details.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.
  6. A new page will open, scroll down, and upload the address proof.
  7. Next, click on the “Its Okay” checkbox.
  8. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.

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Step 4: Submit FORM 6

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  1. After a new page opens, click on the “I Certify” checkbox and then click on the ‘Get OTP’ button.
  2. Next, enter the OTP received in the specified field and click on the ‘Submit OTP’ button.
  3. Once you do that you will get a success notice showing that your form is successfully submitted.

Now you can log in to the West Bengal digital ration card portal at any time and check the status of your application.

There is also an option to check the status of your ration card application form without logging in.

You can read the article below to know more about it.

Click to know the steps to check the ration card application status.

By following these steps you can easily change the address or your ration shop online through the West Bengal Food and Supplies Department’s official website food.wb.gov.in.

Steps to change Ration shop or FPS using Self Service through Aadhaar

To change ration shop or FPS in West Bengal,

Step 1: Go to the official website

Change your FPS option in Ration card portal
The ‘Change Your FPS’ option
  1. First, go to the official website of the West Bengal Food Department at food.wb.gov.in.
  2. Once the website opens, click on the ‘Citizen’s Home’ option.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Ration Card Related Corner’ option.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Self Service Through Aadhaar’ option.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Change Your FPS’ option.
  6. A new page will open.

(Direct link to the page)

Step 2: Enter ration card number

  1. Next, enter the ‘Ration Card Number’ in the specified field.
  2. Next, click on the ‘SEARCH’ button.
  3. The Ration Card details will be shown on the screen.

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In case you don’t remember your ration card number, you can search it online.

Click to know the steps to find your ration card number online.

Step 3: Verify OTP

  1. Next, tick the consent box.
  2. Next, click on the ‘SEND OTP’ button.
  3. An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. Enter it in the specified field.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Submit OTP’ button.
  5. The details of the family will be shown on the screen.

Step 4: Change ration shop or FPS

  1. The RC and FPS details of the family will be shown on the screen.
  2. Next, enter and select the required details to update the address.
  3. Next, enter the ‘Full Address’ in the specified field.
  4. Next, select the ‘FPS’ from the specified field.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Next’ button.
  6. Next, tick the ‘All Ration Card of the Family will shift to the new FPS’ box.
  7. Next, click on the ‘Submit’ button. 
  8. The message of FPS changed successfully will appear on the screen.

By following these steps you can change your ration shop or FPS for the full family using the ‘Self Service through Aadhaar’ option of the West Bengal Ration Card official website.


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Disclaimer: The Information provided above is for educational purposes only. The images used are for representative purposes only.