How to Link Aadhaar Number to IRCTC Account and Book Up to 12 Train Tickets Per Month: Full Details

IRCTC Book 12 Tickets Linking Aadhaar

Indian Railways is the preferred mode of transport for Indians as it is comfortable and affordable. But getting a confirmed Tatkal ticket on IRCTC is a daunting task. Further, you can book only 6 Tatkal train tickets per single IRCTC account. But by linking your Aadhaar card with your IRCTC account, you can book upto 12 train tickets per month. For this, you need to verify your Aadhaar number and also get a verified Aadhaar number of at least one passenger. It should be noted that no Aadhaar verification is required for booking 6 tickets per month on a single IRCTC ID. In this article, you get to know the complete procedure 

Steps to Book 12 Tickets Per Month on IRCTC using Aadhaar Number

  • Initially, registered IRCTC account holder needs to get his Aadhaar verified through Aadhaar KYC option under My Profile.
  • The user would receive an OTP to the mobile number linked with Aadhaar. On successful OTP verification, the user becomes Aadhaar verified.
  • If the user wants to book more than 12 tickets per month, he should verify the probable passengers using their Aadhaar number. The verified passengers would then be added to the master list.
  • The User needs to add the Aadhaar verified passenger from the master list for booking up to 12 tickets per month.

How to Link and Verify Aadhaar Number on IRCTC?

IRCTC Account

  • First, log on to the IRCTC website using your credentials
  • After successful sign-in, click the option “Aadhaar KYC” under “My Profile”
  • Enter your Aadhaar number and click send OTP. You would then receive an OTP to your mobile number linked with Aadhaar.
  • Enter the OTP number and click on the Verify button.
  • Then click on the Submit button to verify the Aadhaar details. That’s it! The user would be Aadhaar verified.

Also Read: What is IRCTC Vikalp Scheme, How Waitlisted Passengers Can Get Confirmed Berths in an Alternate Train?

How to Verify the Aadhaar number of Passenger?

IRCTC Account Aadhaar Linking

  • Click on the Master link present under the My Profile section.
  • Provide the complete details of the passengers such as Name, age, gender, date of birth as mentioned in the Aadhaar card.
  • Then click on the submit button for Aadhaar verification.
  • Passengers would then be added to the Master list with Verification status reading as “Pending.” 
  • It should be noted that no OTP would be sent in case of passenger verification.
  • You can check the verification status by clicking on “Click here to check pending Aadhaar verification status”.
  • The Verification Status would be verified for successfully verified passengers and “Not Verified” for failed verification passengers
  • To book more than 6 tickets on IRCTC ID, add the verified passenger from the Master list to the passenger list during ticket booking.

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