IRCTC POD | Pay on delivery payment option

IRCTC has introduced pay on delivery of a new facility on its the website and the mobile app itself to facilitate the travelers who don't feel comfortable sharing their details online!

With the help of IRCTC POD facility, the customer can book train tickets online and pay at the time of delivery. but, this facility is not available for tatkal tickets as this facility is available for passengers who are willing to book their tickets at least 5 days prior to their journey. So far about 600 cities across the nation have been covered where people can avail the benefit of the new initiative.
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How does Pay on Delivery work?

  1. Book your ticket by selecting e-ticket option
  2. Select the Pay on Delivery as the payment option
  3. Once you do this, you will get a confirmation SMS
  4. The ticket printout will then be delivered to you at your doorstep at the given address and the ticket fare will be collected along with the delivery charge.
  5. The Payment on Delivery option is available only for e-tickets.

What is the registration process?

It will be a one-time registration process where the customer can avail PoD as a payment option. The customer can give their Aadhaar card or PAN card as identity proof at the time of delivery.

The delivery charges:

Rs 90 plus service tax shall be charged for transactions up to Rs 5,000. And for transactions over Rs 5,000, the Pay on Delivery charges will be Rs 120 plus service tax.

Cancellation fee:

In the case of refusal or cancellation before delivery, the customer will be liable to pay the cancellation and delivery charges.

Delivery time:

The delivery time is minimum 24 hours and a maximum of 72 hours for the delivery of the ticket at your doorstep as per the location of the customer.

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