TNPDS Tamilnadu Ration Card Status

How to apply and Check Tamil Nadu Smart Ration Card status online

Some of you have question that how to apply for Tamil Nadu Smart ration  card known as TNPDS and how to find smart card status or smart card, how to find smart card Tamil Nadu that details are in the post. Just don’t worry about that to get full information read the entire post till the end very carefully.

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How to Apply for Smart Card in Tamil Nadu

👉 First you have to apply for smart card and for that browse the official website of Tamil Nadu Government made for public distribution system department. You can also go there by Click


👉 After open the website you see that the website is in Tamil Language. If you are not able to understand Tamil language, find the English word on top right side of the screen and click on that.

👉 On the website you will find the smart card application services and below link is smart card application, click on that. If the link is not there it is on the right side of the screen below the menu option.


👉 Now click on the link the application form is open. This is the application form for smart card application form.


👉 On the top of the form, there is radio option select the proper radio option. If you are applied for new card then click on new smart card application if you are already enrolled than click on second option.


👉 When you fill the form, it is new card or old enrollment you need the old card, voter id, aadhar card handy at that time.

👉 After that fill the form with accurate information. After filling the form check whether the details are accurate or not. Fill the form you have to upload image for an identity proof. It can be from Aadhar Card, Electricity Bill, First Page of Bank Passbook, Passport, Rent Agreement etc.

👉 Now the question is how to upload document. If you don’t have scanner not the problem. Click the photo of document and upload. It can be in JPEG, PNG, JPG, GIF format.

👉 The uploaded image is show in the form.

👉 Note: After click on submit button there is reference number generated or you will receive a message on your mobile number you have to make it safe to track your application status.

👉 If you already enrolled and want to check application status with the below steps you can easily track your application status of TNPDS.

Now, How to track the application status of TNPDS?

For tracking the application status of Tamil Nadu smart card follow below easy steps.

👉 First you have to open the website for TNPDS. You can easily go there by click on

👉 It is an official website of Tamil Nadu government and the website is in Tamil Language if you don’t understand Tamil then click on English on the top right side of website and click on it.

👉 On the right side below the menu option there is smart card. Now click on second option ‘application status of the smart card’.

👉 After that you have to enter the reference code and you will find your application status online.

👉 If you did not find application status then click on https://www/

👉 Now click on tnpds smart card reference code or number and submit it.

How to get help?

The answer is Tamil Nadu Smart Card Helpline Number

If you face any problem related smart card then the Tamil Nadu government provide a helpline number. The helpline number for smart card TNPDS is 1800 425 5901 or simply call 1967. These numbers are official government number and these numbers will help you for your smart card related problems.

How the tnpds smart card is produced

The smart card is made for people that they get control of card information in their control. Smart card is based on Aadhar information. This entire program is organized by Tamil Nadu government and also responsible for it and also covers all the cost.

Smart card Reduce Duplicates

The duplicate card production will be stopped. The information is given to the card holder including the information of PDS outlets commodities. The information of PDS outlets given the data of the officers and this will stop the wrong billing process. This billing process is difficult to duplicate that the information related to it.

How to Update TNPDS Smart Card Details?

👉 When you want to update smart card then the official website tnpds or and choose the language as discussed above in the post.

👉 Now click on ‘correction of the details’. This option is under the ‘the correction of the smart card’ and this option is on the right side of the screen.

👉 After open the page you have to enter mobile number. Now enter random code which is on the screen and submit it.

👉 Now you will receive the OTP on your mobile number and enter the OTP.

👉 After that select the option and update information or image.

👉 Now upload the images and correct the information and click on submit.

👉 Now you will receive a reference number on your mobile and email. Keep safe that number for check the status of the smart card of tnpds.

👉 After completing the process successfully and after that you can track the status of service request through ‘Status of Request’ and enter the reference number of an update and you can see the status of smart card of tnpds.

Now, if you change the name in TNPDS smart card or delete the name of TNPDS follow these steps.

TNPDS smart card related service- Annexation/ Deleting of Name & change the address.

The TNPDS smart card holder can change the address and also add a new member in your family or delete family member.

For changing the details of TNPDS ration card holder simply follow below steps.

How to Add a new family member in ration card TNPDS

👉 You have to enter the new family member you have to open link which is given above.

👉 Now click on Add member which is on the right side in the box of smart card Retaliated services.

👉 You have to enter the required information which is asked.

How to Delete the family member in ration card TNPDS?

👉 First open the official website and click on ‘smart card related services’ on the right side and select ‘remove the family member list’ from it.

👉 After that you have to enter registration number and required details and submit.

How to change Address in tnpds smart card?

To change new address into tnpds smart card related services. After that you have to click on smart card related services under ‘change the address smart’.

In this article you will get information on online services of tnpds smart card. If you face any problem call on helpline number which is described above. With this helpline number you can get information and make complain also.

Thank you for reading.

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