UP Ration Card

A ration card is a government-issued document that allows households to buy essential foods at subsidized prices. In Uttar Pradesh, a ration card is an essential tool for accessing affordable food.

In this article, we'll explore how to check the UP Ration Card List, register for a Ration card, download it, and check its status, providing a simple guide for residents.

Note - Make sure to link your Aadhaar with your ration card well before the deadline of September 30, 2024, to avoid any disruption in receiving subsidized food grains and other benefits.

UP Ration Card List 2024

If you want to check your name in the updated Uttar Pradesh Ration Card List, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Visit the UP Food and Supply Department website.
    Start by going to https://fcs.up.gov.in/ and clicking on the 'राशन कार्ड की पात्रता सूची' option on the homepage.
Ration Card List Option on homepage
  • Step 2: Select your district and town or village.
    A new page will open where you need to choose your district. After that, decide if your area is urban or rural and click on your town or village.
District List On UP Ration Card Official Portal
  • Step 3: Find your ration shopkeeper's name.
    You'll see a list of FPS/PDS shopkeepers on the screen. Next to each name is the number of ration cards they manage.
Ration card list up
  • Step 4: View the Ration Card list.
    Click on the number beside your shopkeeper’s name to see a list of all the ration cards they handle.

UP Ration Card Download

If you've applied for a ration card and want to get it online, just follow these simple steps.

  • Step 1: Access DigiLocker for e-Ration Card.
    You can now access your ration card digitally, known as an e-Ration Card, which works just like the physical version. Start by visiting DigiLocker at https://www.digilocker.gov.in/.
  • Step 2: Sign Up or Log In to DigiLocker.
    If you're new, sign up by providing your name, mobile number, and date of birth, and then confirm your registration with an OTP. If you already have an account, simply log in.
DiGiLocker Sign Up and Login
  • Step 3: Locate Your Ration Card.
    Once logged in, use the search function to find "Ration Card," then select the option for your specific state.
UP Ration card digilocker
  • Step 4: Download Your e-Ration Card.
    Enter your ration card number and district, then click on "Get Document" to retrieve your card.
Download UP Ration Card DigiLocker
  • Step 5: Download the e-Ration Card.
    Your e-Ration Card will now be available in the "Issued Documents" section, ready for download as a PDF. This digital version is fully functional and equivalent to the original ration card.


To apply for a ration card in Uttar Pradesh, please follow the steps provided below.

  • Step 1: Visit the Official UP Ration Card Website.
    Start by going to https://fcs.up.gov.in/.
  • Step 2: Download the Application Form.
    Click on "Download Form" in the home navigation menu. Choose the form that fits your area for either rural or urban areas.
UP Ration Card Application Form
  • Step 3: Complete and Submit the Form.
    Print out the form, fill it in with the required details, attach the necessary documents, and submit it to the Food Supply Department. You'll receive a receipt that allows you to track your application status. If everything is in order, your name will appear on your area's ration card list within 30 days.
UP Ration Card Form
Alternatively, you can apply for a ration card in Uttar Pradesh through the nearest Common Service Center (CSC) in your area.
In eligible household ration cards, a woman will be the head of the family. If she is under 18, the eldest male member will be considered the head, but once the woman turns 18, she will be designated as the head.

Download the UP ration card forms you need, fill them out, attach the required documents, and submit at your nearest CSC to finish your ration card tasks.

UP Ration Card Status

To check your ration card status, visit the Uttar Pradesh Ration Card official website and click on 'राशन कार्ड आवेदन की स्थिति' on the homepage.

Check Uttar Pradesh Ration Card Status

Next, input your Ration ID or reference ID, captcha, and mobile OTP to view the status of your ration card.

To apply for a UP ration card, you'll need a filled-out form, Aadhaar copies for all family members, a residence proof if it's not on Aadhaar, income certificate from Tehsildar, head of household's photo, and a photocopy of their bank passbook's first page.

Helpline Number

For assistance regarding UP Ration Card, please contact the following helpline number:

ServiceContact Information
Helpline Number1967 / 14445
Toll-Free Number1800 1800 150

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