Under the new Tatkal scheme, tickets will be issued only after producing one of the eight prescribed proofs of identity, according South Western Railway (SWR).

A self-attested photo copy of the proof of identity of any one of the passenger travelling shall be invariably attached to the reservation slip. The following documents are required: Voter photo identity card issued by the Election Commission of India; passport; PAN Card issued by Income Tax Department; driving licence issued by the RTO; photo identity card issued by Central/State Government like Aadhar card; student identity card with photograph issued by the recognised school/college for their students; nationalised bank passbook with photograph and credit cards issued by banks with laminated photographs.

A photo copy of any one of the above mentioned photo ID proof(s) of identity must be self attested and attached to the requisition slip at the time of reservation.

(This article was published on December 18, 2011)
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