IRCTC NRI users Registration: How to create IRCTC account
IRCTC stands for The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation with its e-ticketing website, www.irctc.co.in, gives the facilities of booking train tickets, holiday packages, flight tickets, hotels, e-catering services, tourist train tickets, charter trains. The NRIs (Non-Resident Indians) are also eligible to avail these benefits granted by the IRCTC only after creating an IRCTC account. IRCTC charges a reasonable fee of Rs 100 (exclusive of GST) on NRI/international user registration whose residence country is other than India.
With the revised website of IRCTC, NRI users can seamlessly reserve or book train tickets of Indian Railways network, holiday packages, book hotels etc. Upon the successful registration on the website of IRCTC and creation of login ID and password, international users can avail the facilities of booking e-tickets, tatkal (instant) tickets, checking train routes, train status, modify reservations and cancel booked tickets.
All the facilities as specified above can be availed for a prescribed limit of passengers in a specific time period as mandated by IRCTC. Those NRI users who are willing to open an IRCTC account should have a valid email ID and contact number.
How to create an IRCTC account (login ID, password)
Step 1: Visit the IRCTC website i.e. https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Register’ link on the home page of the website https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 3: Fill in personal information such as name, date of birth, email ID, mobile number, etc.
Step 4: Click on the ‘Register’ button.
Step 5: Click on ‘Ok’ button on the pop-up window appeared if the entered email ID, as well as mobile number, are correct.
Step 6: Check your entered email after the successful registration process.
Step 7: Select on ‘Click Here’ link on the registration confirmation mail sent from the IRCTC.
Step 8: The ‘Click Here’ link mentioned in the email will redirect the user to the IRCTC website i.e. https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 9: Click on the ‘Login’ button in https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step 10: Enter the IRCTC login ID & password specified at the time of registration for payment of the registration fee.
Step 11: Complete the payment process to verify your mobile number and email.
Step 12: After the successful payment, complete your email and mobile verification.
Step 13: Verify your mobile number by entering the verification code sent to your registered mobile number.
Step 14: Verify your email by entering the verification code sent to your registered email ID.
Note: After the successful mobile and email verification, “Your IRCTC account is verified successfully.
Step 15: In last, NRI users can log in with the IRCTC login ID & password.