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Amarnath yatra Registration

Amarnath Yatra 2016 Registration is Opening from 29th February 2016 and is Compulsory for All the Pilgrims , who will visit the Amarnath Yatra 2016. Registration can be done through Many ways. In this Page you will find how to make registration offline step by step. Online registration has been closed by the Government Few year Back only.
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STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION THROUGH DESIGNATED BRANCHES OF BANKS (YATRA-2016)
1. The registration and issue of Yatra Permit (YP) will be done on first-comefirst-serve basis
  1. The Registration of Yatris shall commence from all the Bank Branches from 29th February 2016 onwards.
  2. One Yatra Permit shall be valid for registering only one Yatri.
  3. Each Registration Branch has been allotted a fixed per day / per route quota for registering the Yatris. The Registration Branch shall ensure that the number of Yatris registered does not exceed the allotted per day / per route quota.
  4. No one below the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and no lady with more than six weeks pregnancy shall be registered for the Yatra.
  5. Every Yatri will have to submit Application Form and Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) to obtain Yatra Permit for the Yatra. The Formats of the Application Form and CHC, and the list of Doctors / Medical Institutions authorized to issue CHC are available at SASB’s website .
  6. The Application Form and CHC shall be made available free of cost to the applicant-Yatri by the Registration Branch
  7. To apply for the Yatra Permit, the applicant-Yatri will submit the following documents to the Registration Officer: a) filled-in prescribed Application Form; and b) prescribed Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) issued on or after 10 th Feb 2016 by the Authorized Doctor/ Medical Institution. c) four passport sized photographs ( three for Yatra Permits and one for the Application form).
  1. The Registration Officer shall check the following: a) whether the Application Form has been correctly filled-in and signed by the applicant-Yatri; b) whether the CHC has been issued by the Authorized Doctor/ Medical Institution; c) whether the CHC has been issued on or after 10 th Feb 2016.
  2. The Registration Official shall issue YPs bearing BALTAL for Baltal Route and PAHALGAM for the Pahalgam Route. For each day and route, the Registration Officer shall issue Yatra Permits as per colour coding given below.
  3. The specific day on which a pilgrim is registered to undertake the Yatra (i.e., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) has been printed on the Yatra Permit. The day printed on the Yatra Permit is the day on which the Yatri will be allowed to cross the Access Control Gates at Baltal and Chandanwari (Pahalgam).
  4. The Bank Branch shall ensure that the date for which the Yatra Permit is issued for crossing the Access Control Gates matches with the day (i.e., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday) printed on the Yatra Permit before issuing the Permit to the Yatri
  5. In the Permit Forms, the Yatra year and date of Yatra has not been printed. Therefore, it is mandatory for the issuing Bank Branch to stamp / write the Yatra year and date of Yatra and paste the date and year so written/ stamped with a transparent tape (pasting of transparent tape is important in order to make the date and year of Yatra tamper-proof). However, the stamping of the date, year and Bank branch shall be done only at the time of issuance of the Yatra Permit. In no case, should any Yatra Permit be stamped in advance. This aspect be ensured positively.
  6. If the Application Form and CHC are in order, the Registration Officer shall issue a YP to the applicant against a payment of Rs 50/- per Yatra Permit (of the aforesaid amount Rs 35/- will be remitted in SASB’s account and the remaining amount shall be retained by the Bank), after following the steps mentioned in paras 15-17.
  7. The Registration Officer shall affix passport size photographs and fill in the Yatra Permit Form on the spot as per the details mentioned in the Application Form and the CHC. The date of the Yatra be also filled in correctly
The Registration Official shall issue Yatra Permits bearing BALTAL for Baltal Route and PAHALGAM for the Pahalgam Route. For each day and route, the Registration Officer shall issue Yatra Permits as per colour coding given below:
DayColour of Yatra Permit for Pahalgam RouteColour of Yatra Permit for Baltal Route
MondayLavenderLemon Chiffon
TuesdayPink LaceBlue
WednesdayBeigeHoneydew
ThursdayPeachLavender
FridayLemon ChiffonPink Lace
SaturdayBlueBeige
SundayHoneydewPeach
  1. The Registration Officer shall sign the Yatra Permit and apply the Bank Branch Seal on the Yatra Permit in such a way that the Seal is partly imprinted on the photograph of the applicant-Yatri and partly on the YP. However, the stamping of the date, year and Bank branch shall be done only at the time of issuance of the Yatra Permit. In no case, should any Yatra Permit be stamped in advance. This aspect be ensured positively.
17.Before issuing the Yatra Permit to the applicant-Yatri, the Registration Officer shall record the following particulars: a) Date of issue of Yatra Permit. b) The Serial Number of Yatra Permit. c) Name, address and telephone number of the applicant-Yatri. d) Name of next-of-kin of applicant-Yatri, to be contacted in case of any emergency. e) Route of pilgrimage. f) Date of embarking on the Yatra from Baltal / Pahalgam
  1. The Registering Bank will e-mail by 8 p.m. every day complete information about the Yatra Permits issued during the day, particularly including the details listed in paragraph 17 to SASB .
. 19. The Nodal Officer / Nodal Bank Branch will consolidate the total number of Yatra Permits issued (Bank Branch-wise and State-wise) during the day and convey to the SASB the status of the same, date-wise and route-wise, by 8 p.m. every day. This requirement needs to be complied with and e-mailed to SASB without fail every day.

  1. Once the Registration process is over, the Registration Branch shall forward to the CEO, SASB, all the Application Forms and CHCs against which YPs have been issued

21.All the unused (blank) Yatra Permit Forms will be returned by the individual branches to the Nodal Officer by Registered Post once the Registration Process is finally over. The Nodal Officer shall in turn forward the same to CEO, SASB, by hand, by 30 th September 2015
  1. The Registering Branch may register the Yatris after the normal banking hours, between 3 PM to 6 PM during Monday-Friday. On Saturdays, the registration may be done between 1 PM to 4 PM.

Procedure for providing Registration to ex-India Pilgrims 


  1. To Register for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2016, an ex-India pilgrim shall need to send scanned copies of the following documents to Shri Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Manager Security, Punjab National Bank, Circle Office, Jammu, at the email address: cojksec@pnb.co.in Cell no. 9906903253. Final information yet to come. officer & email id. may change also
  2. a) Filled-in Application Forms
  3. b) Compulsory Health Certificate (formats of Application Form and Compulsory Health Certificate are available at the Board’s website.
  4. c) Scanned photograph
Registration fee of Rs 500/- per Yatri (to be deposited in the Punjab National Bank: Swift Code: PUNBINBBJTS, Account Number 0794002101003771, PNB, Branch, Rehari, Jammu.
  1. Compulsory Health Certificate should have been issued by National Health Services of the country concerned after 10th February, 2016
  2. Formats of the Application Form and Compulsory Health Certificate are available at the Board’s website.
  3. The intending pilgrim will have the choice of collecting the Yatra Permit from the designated branch of Punjab National Bank located at Jammu or Srinagar. This choice shall be indicated by the pilgrim in his/ her forwarding e-mail.
  4. Registration of ex-India Pilgrims shall be subject to availability of Registration quota for the preferred day and route.
  5. Shri Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Manager Security, Punjab National Bank, Circle Office, Jammu, will inform the Pilgrim, via e-mail, whether he / she has been Registered for the Yatra and the location of Bank Branch at Jammu/ Srinagar from where the Yatri would be required to collect the Yatra Permit

 Group Registration

Introduction In the past years the Board has been receiving representations that a large Group of pilgrims who belong to an extended family or reside in the same Mohalla / Village and are desirous of travelling together to have Darshan together at Holy Cave Shrine are unable to do so because the Registration quota allotted to the nearest located Bank Branch is inadequate for accommodating the demand of a large Group. Therefore, in many cases, the members of such Groups have been compelled to obtain registration for different available dates but arrived at the Base Camps of Baltal / Pahalgam together and faced difficulties as they were stopped from undertaking Yatra on a date different than what was entered in their Yatra Permit. To facilitate all members of a large Group obtaining registration for a particular date, the Board has initiated a new scheme during Yatra 2014 for “Group Registration”.

Guidelines for Group Registration

  1. If Yatris intending to undertake the Yatra in a Group of 5 or more members are unable to obtain Yatra Permits from the nearest located Bank Branches because the allocated number of vacancies (registration quota) have been exhausted, then the individual members of the Group can together apply by registered post to the Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, Chaitanya Ashram, Talab Tillo, Jammu, to secure registration for the Yatra.
  2. The Group Registration will commence from 1st March 2015 and conclude on 30th May 2015..
  3. 30th May 2015 will be the last day of receipt of Application Forms for Group Registration.
  4. Group Registration shall be done on first-come-first-serve basis, subject to the date wise and route wise vacancies (registration quota) available for a particular day / particular route, subject to maximum 50 registrations per group per day per route.
  5. To apply for the Yatra Permit under Group Registration Facility, the Group Leader (one of the intending pilgrim of the group) will have to send the following documents in respect of each member of the Group by registered post at the address indicated in para 1 above:
  6. a) filled-in prescribed Application Forms; b) original copies of the prescribed Compulsory Health Certificates (CHCs) issued by the Authorised Doctor/ Medical Institutions (the formats of the Application Form and CHC and the list of Doctors/ Institutes authorised to issue the CHC are available at Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board’s website:
. c) four passport sized photographs of each applicant, one of which is to be signed on the front side of the photograph.
  1. d) Yatra Registration Fee @ Rs 150 per Yatri.
  2. e) Mailing Address of the Group Leader, along with mobile number, and e-mail ID.
  3. f) Postal Charges as per scale mentioned below: No of persons in a Group Postal charges 1 to 5 Rs 50/- 6 to 10 Rs 100/- 11 to15 Rs 150/- 16 to 20 Rs 200/- 21 to 25 Rs 250/- 26 to 30 and so on Rs 300/-
  4. The amount payable to the Shrine Board (Yatra Registration Fee and Postal Charges) shall be sent in the shape of Bank Draft drawn in favour of Chief Accounts Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board.
  5. No one below the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and no female with more than six weeks pregnancy shall be registered for the Yatra.
  6. In case vacancies (registration quota) are not available for a particular date for which Registration has been sought by the Group, the Group Leader will be contacted over telephone and informed about the next available slot for Group Registration and, if that is not acceptable to the Group Leader, the Application Forms, Compulsory Health Certificates, and the Registration Fee shall be returned to the Group Leader through Registered Post. If the Group Leader agrees to seek Registration for a date for which quota is available, the same will be done and sent to him through registered post.
  7. For Yatra 2015, CHCs issued only after 10th February, 2016 would be valid for registration purposes.
  8. Yatris will be allowed to embark on his/ her Yatra only on the day and route for which he/she has been registered. 11. Chief Executive Officer, Shrine Board, shall not be responsible for any postal delay.

On-Spot Registration for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2016

As per rules only 14000-15000 registered Shri Amarnath Yatra 2015  pilgrims are allowed beyond Pehlgam and Baltal in a day.
For the convenience of the pilgrims, for their onward journey for the pilgrimage to Shri Amarnath Yatra the Shrine Board also considers to open “On-Spot Registration Centres” if the Yatra Registration for the day is below the prescribed limit of 15,000 registrations
The Registration centres for On-Spot Registration centres are then announced by the authorities. The on-spot registration is typically only available for the dates when there are some vacancies.
Pilgrims should prefer to get registration from their respective areas well in advance and should not leave for Yatra with the aniticipation to go for ‘On spot registration’ as it may cause them inconvenience because one might be required to stand in the queue for quite some time as large gatherings are usually seen at on spot registration centres.
Various departments including Police, Traffic, Tourism department to take the task to make the pilgrims aware through public announcements, pamphlets, banners and display on LCD screens that unregistered pilgrims would not be allowed to go for Shri Amarnath Yatra and therefore, Yatris are advised to avoid such practices.

List of Bank Branches for Registration

List of Bank Branches for Registration
State / UT Name
Bank Branches
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Andhra Pradesh
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Arunachal Pradesh
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Assam
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4
Bihar
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5
Chandigarh
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6
Chattisgarh
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7
Delhi
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8
Goa
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9
Gujarat
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10
Haryana
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11
Himachal Pradesh
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12
Jammu & Kashmir
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13
Jharkhand
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14
Karnataka
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15
Kerala
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16
Madhya Pradesh
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17
Maharashtra
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18
Manipur
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19
Meghalaya
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20
Mizoram
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21
Odisha
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22
Punjab
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23
Rajasthan
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24
Sikkim
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25
Tamil Nadu
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26
Tripura
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27
Uttar Pradesh
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28
Uttarakhand
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West Bengal
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