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West Bengal New Ration Card For A Family Member (FORM 4)

For those of you who want a new digital ration card for a member of your family, you need to fill out form 4.

Please note that Form 4 is for those whose family has at least one member who already has a digital ration card. You can add the remaining members to his/her name.

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In case none of the members of your family has a digital ration card, you need to fill out FORM 3.

You can also fill out Ration Card FORM 4 to get the Digital Ration card for a newborn member (Son/Daughter/Grandson/Granddaughter) to your family.

In this article, you will get to know the following points about getting a new digital ration card for a family member.

Now let’s see each of these points in detail…

Documents Required to get digital ration card online for a family member

The documents required to apply for new digital ration cards for all the members of your family:

  • Aadhar Card Scanned Copy of the family member

Steps to get digital ration card online for a family member

To get a new ration card for your family member online,

Step 1: Go to the Official Ration Card website

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  1. First, go to the official website of the West Bengal food and supplies department.
  2. Now select the ration card option from the left side of the screen.
  3. Next click on the “Apply Online” option and select “Apply For New Ration Card For A New Member In The Family (Form-4)”
  4. A new page will open.

In case you are applying from mobile, first, click on “Services and Citizens corner” and then click on “Digital Ration card related services”.

Now click on “Apply For New Ration Card For a New Member In the family”. A new page will open up.

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To use the digital ration card facility of the West Bengal government, 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.

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

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  1. Enter your mobile number linked with your ration card.
  2. Click on “Get OTP”. You will receive an OTP on your registered number.
  3. Enter the OTP in the specified field and click on proceed.
  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 with 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 4

The home screen of the West Bengal online ration card portal will an in front of you.

The steps to fill up Ration Card form 4 online are:

  1. Scroll down to the form section.
  2. Click “Apply Now” below the “Apply for form 4”.
  3. You will be asked to enter the details of the family member. Enter the required details.
  4. Click on “add more members” to add the details of another member of your family.
  5. Once all the details of all the new members are added, click on next.
  6. A new page with the details of the members you have entered will appear in front of you.
  7. Verify the details. If there is any error in the data click on “back” to edit it.
  8. If everything is ok, click on “It’s okay” check box.
  9. Click on proceed. A new page will open up.
  10. Upload the scanned copy of Aadhar card of newly added family members in this page.
  11. Select the file and click on the upload button to upload it.

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Step 4: Submit FORM 4

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  1. Scroll down a bit, click on the “I Certify” checkbox and then click on get OTP.
  2. Now enter the OTP 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 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 get a new digital ration card for a member of your family online through the West Bengal food and supplies department’s official website (food.wb.gov.in or wbpds.gov.in).


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