Home / Smart Card Correction / How to Add or Remove Members Smart Card Online Using TNPDS Website

How to Add or Remove Members Smart Card Online Using TNPDS Website

Add or Remove Members Smart Card Online :

The government of Tamil Nadu started replaced old ration card with a smart card system. The old ration cards are automatically converted to smart cards by the Tamil Nadu government. Existence ration cards will receive a PIN to their mobile number and it can be collected from a nearby distribution centre by showing the old ration card or SMS. Here is the procedure to how to add/remove members in Smart Card-Ration card in TNDPS website.

Add or remove members to Smartcard using TNPDS:

  • Visit the official TNPDS website tnpds.gov.in
  • In the right side of the home page, under the useful links click on “Card Related Service Request”.
  • On clicking that link you will get three options like


  1. Add a new family member
  2. Remove family member
  3. Address change

Choose the option appropriate to the task you are going to perform.

  1. Add new family member in smartcard:

Select the option to add a new family member and fill the form with correct details. Upload all the required documents and click the submit button On TNPDS.

  1. Remove family member on smartcard:

To remove a family member, select remove the family member and click on submit.

  1. Address change in smartcard:

Select address change, fill all the details of the new address and upload the required documents and click “submit”.

Note: Keep the reference number provided to track your details. Upload the required document proofs in the form of PNG, JPG or GIF format and the file size should be more than 2 MB.

ADD OR REMOVE MEMBERS IN SMARTCARD TNPDSSupporting document proofs For Add or remove members to Smartcard :

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Tax receipt
  • Gas Consumer card
  • Telephone Bill
  • Electric Bill
  • Rent agreement for Tenants
  • Slum Clearance Board Allotment
  • House Document
  • Driving License
  • Bank Passbook
  • PAN Card
  • Postal Department ID Card
  • Housing Board Documents


  1. i tried to remove one of my family member using the above link. But unable to find button from which I upload supporting documents for removal

  2. For removing family member from smart card what are list of certificate to remove from existing smart card and apply for new one

  3. I have added my name in ration card through online and its added .i’m having one doubt when the name ll be added to smart card

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *