Documents from digital locker approved as ID proof by Railways

Gujarat Global News Network, New Delhi

Ministry of Railways has approved documents from digilocker as valid identity proof. While undertaking journey in a train, if a passenger shows the Aadhaar/Driving Licence from the ‘Issued Documents’ section by logging into his/her DigiLocker account, the same should be considered as valid proof of identity.

It is, however, clarified that the documents uploaded by the user himself/herself (i.e. the documents in ‘Uploaded Documents’ section) will not be considered as a valid proof of identity.

At present, Voter Photo identity card, Passport, PAN Car, Driving Licence, Photo identity card having serial number issued by Central/State Government, Student Identity Card, Nationalised Bank Passbook with photograph,Credit Cards issued by Banks with laminated photograph, Unique Identification Card-Aadhaar, m-Aadhaar & e-Aadhaar  are considered as valid for undertaking journey in any reserved class.

In case of reserved tickets booked through computerized Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters, for undertaking journey in Sleeper (SL) & Second Reserved Sitting (2S) classes, attested photocopy of Ration Card with photographs and Nationalized Bank Passbook with Photograph are also accepted

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