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 the 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 collect from a nearby distribution center by showing the old ration card or SMS. Here is the procedure on how to add/remove members in the Smart Card-Ration card on the TNDPS website.

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Add or remove members to Smart card using TNPDS

  • Visit the official TNPDS website click here
  • On 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
ADD OR REMOVE MEMBERS IN SMARTCARD TNPDS
ADD OR REMOVE MEMBERS IN SMARTCARD TNPDS
  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 a 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 TNPDS

ADD OR REMOVE MEMBERS IN SMARTCARD TNPDS

Supporting 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

18 thoughts on “How to Add or Remove Members Smart Card Online Using TNPDS Website”

  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

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

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  3. Sir,
    I would like to add my card for requirement of rice. I am not able to find the required link.
    Request you to guide me accordingly.
    My Mobile No. 9840850933

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    • I think its mandatory. I have requested for name removal of me and it has been rejected with the reason gas book not attached. But when I inquired on gas Agency to get the new connection they are asking for Ration Card, So to apply new Smart ration card for us. They have rejected my request for removing my name. what to do now?

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  4. Mother name as not be add in Tamilnadu smart ration card. But Father name is add in Tamilnadu smart ration card , So How to Add Child name in Tamilnadu smart ration card With out Mother name.

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  5. I tried to remove my name for a new card with my wife and child , I gave the tax receipt as a proof but t.nagar officer rejected and I called and enquired , he is expecting something whom to complaint

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  6. Dear sir / madam,
    I applied for ration card name removal from my old card , as myself and my wife are settled in my village in sivagangai. I submitted my house tax receipt as proof which is mentioned in your site but the officer in t.nagar rejected my application three times ,first time asking my marriage certificate, second time gas bill ,third time bank book but every time he is demanding something but no proper answers.I don’t know how to live my life as ration card is basic necessity and every government office ask for it.
    Kindly help me to get my ration card please.

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  7. We have applied to remove my husband name in his family ration card, sine we got married, raised the request Feb 2020 at Tambaram. We went more than 3 times always they are saying verification team will come and confirm then only name will remove ..but no one till turned for verify…so much time we have visited Tambaram office there is no response. Why it took a this much time for removing name it’self then how come we get new ration card..really bad response from them. Plz help us whome should we contact…

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  8. Sir We are Having Smart Card from 2018 onwards Now I am Trying to Add My Child in Smart Card. But we dont have any messages from pds so my mobile number also not inserted.what is the way to add my child or how to know which mobile number is entered for pds.

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  9. I don’t have my marriage certificate to remove my name in ration card what other documents can I submit to remove my name from smart card. Give some suggestion

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  10. Hi,

    i remove my name in smart card but miss to download the removal certificate.
    i apply a new smart card they required a removal certificate. how to get certificate pls help me

    Thanks
    Ganesh Kumar

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