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West Bengal Ration Card Surrender/Cancel Online (FORM 7)

In case you become non-eligible for a particular ration card category, it is recommended to cancel or surrender your digital ration card.

Also, in case someone in your family passes away, it is also advised to cancel his or her digital ration card.

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The West Bengal government had made it easier to cancel your ration card online through its official website at food.wb.gov.in.

In this article, you will get to know the following points on how to surrender your West Bengal digital ration card online.

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Details required to cancel/surrender West Bengal ration card online

To use the digital ration card portal facility the Government of West Bengal 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 cancel/surrender West Bengal digital ration card online

To surrender or cancel your West Bengal digital ration card online,

Step 1: Go to the Official Ration Card website

Ration card form 7 option
Ration Card Form 7 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 7’ option.

(Direct Link to the page)

In case you are applying from mobile, you need to scroll down to get the option.

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

West Bengal Ration portal login page
West Bengal Ration Card portal login page
  1. Now, enter the ration card category.
  2. Next, enter the registered mobile number of your family.
  3. Next, click on the ‘Get OTP’ button. You will receive an OTP on your registered number.
  4. Next, enter the OTP in the specified field and click on the ‘Proceed’ button.
  5. The home screen of the West Bengal online ration card portal will open in front of you.

Step 3: Fill up FORM-7

  1. Scroll down to the forms section and click “Apply Now” below “Apply for FORM-7”.
  2. A new page showing all the names of your family members linked with your number will open in front of you.
  3. Select the checkbox beside the name of the person whose card you want to surrender or cancel.
  4. In case you want to cancel or surrender the cards of your entire family click on “Select all”.
  5. If you want to cancel because someone passed away click on the deceased checkbox beside the name of the person.
  6. Now go to the bottom of the list and then click on “Proceed”.

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Step 4: Submit FORM-7

  1. After a new page opens, click on the “I Certify” checkbox and then click on “Get OTP”.
  2. Now enter the OTP that you have received in the specified field and click on “Submit OTP”.
  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 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 get the digital ration card canceled online through the West Bengal Food and Supplies Department’s official website food.wb.gov.in.

Steps to cancel/surrender Ration Card using Self Service through Aadhaar

To cancel or surrender ration card details in West Bengal,

Step 1: Go to the official website

Ration card surrender option
The ‘Ration card surrender’ 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 ‘Ration card surrender’ option.
  6. A new page will open.

(Direct link to the page)

Step 2: Enter the 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: Surrender Ration Card

  1. Next, tick beside the name of the person whose ration card you want to surrender.
  2. Next, select the appropriate reason of surrender from the drop-down list.
  3. A new screen will appear.
  4. Next, click on the ‘Confirm’ button.
  5. Next, click on the ‘Yes’ button.
  6. The ration card will be canceled successfully.

You can download your surrender certificate by clicking on the ‘Surrender Certificate’ button.

By following these steps you can easily surrender or cancel your Ration Card using the ‘Self Service through Aadhaar’ option on the West Bengal Food and Supplies Department official website.


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