All NRI users who wish to create an account must have a valid mobile phone number and email address. | Photo credit: Representative image
New Delhi: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) with its electronic ticketing website, www.irctc.co.in, offers the ability to book train tickets, hotels, vacation packages, airline tickets, electronic catering services, tourist train tickets, charter trains. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) are also eligible to benefit from these benefits offered by the IRCTC only after creating an account. IRCTC charges a nominal fee of Rs 100 (excluding GST) for registration of international users / NRIs whose country of residence is other than India.
With the revamped IRCTC website, international users can seamlessly book Indian Railways network train tickets, book hotels, vacation packages, and more. After successful registration on the IRCTC website and creation of a username and password, NRI users can take advantage of the reservation facilities. electronic tickets, tatkal tickets (instant), checking train status, train routes, modification of reservations, cancellation of reserved tickets.
All of the aforementioned facilities may be used for a prescribed limit of passengers in a particular period of time, as mandated by the IRCTC. All NRI users who wish to create an IRCTC account must have a valid mobile phone number and email address.
IRCTC NRI User Registration: How to Create IRCTC Account Login ID, Password
Step 1: Visit the IRCTC website, https://www.irctc.co.in.
2nd step: Click the “Register” link on the home page of the website https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 3: Fill in the personal information like name, date of birth, email id, cell phone number, etc.
Step 4: Click on ‘Register’.
Step 5: Click “Ok” in the pop-up window that appears if the entered e-mail ID and mobile phone number are correct.
Step 6: Check email after successful registration.
Step 7: Select “Click here” on the registration confirmation mail sent by the IRCTC.
Step 8: The “Click here” link will redirect the user to the IRCTC website https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 9: Click on the ‘Login’ button.
Step 10: Enter the IRCTC login ID and password mentioned at the time of registration to pay the registration fee.
Step 11: Make payment to verify your email and cell phone number.
Step 12: Once the payment is successful, complete your process of verifying your mobile and email.
Step 13: Verify your email by entering the verification code sent to your registered email id.
Step 14: Verify your mobile number by entering the verification code sent to your registered mobile number.
To note: After successful email and mobile verification, “Your account is verified successfully. Click here to log back in. The text will be displayed.
Step 15: Log in with the IRCTC username and password.