Application Format for Name Change in Railway Ticket

If your name is wrongly printed on your railway ticket then you can correct it 24 hours before departure of your train. For correction of your name on the railway ticket, you need to submit a written request to the railway reservation office. Along with the name change request letter you need to submit your ticket copy, ID proof, and passport size photo.

Here you can find some sample request letter formats which you can use to change your name on your railway ticket.

Sample Application Format for Change in Name in Railway Ticket

Format 1


The Chief Reservation Supervisor,

Rail Reservation Office,

East Coast Railway Station,


Andhra Pradesh 53004.

Sub: Request for name change on railway ticket.

Respected Sir / Madam,

I am __________(your name) writing this letter to request you to change my name on my railway ticket. I have booked a train ticket bearing PNR no.______________(ticket number) on ______(date of booking) from ____________ to ____________(station name).

But due to my typing mistake, my name was wrongly printed on my railway ticket. So with due respect, I am requesting you to please correct / change my name to ___________(your correct name) in my railway ticket.

I shall be thankful to you in this regard.

Thanking you

Yours faithfully,

Your name,

Mobile no.

Format 2


The Chief Reservation Supervisor,

Railway Reservation Office,

Railway department name,


Sub: Application for name change in railway ticket.

Respected Sir / Madam,

My name is _______________(your name), booked railway ticket of PNR no. ____________ on __________(ticket booking date) from _________(Departure station) to ________(Arrival station).

My railway ticket was booked through a local travel agent, but he has wrongly spelled my name on the railway ticket.

Here I would like to request you to kindly make a correction/ change my name to _______________ (your correct name) on my railway ticket.

I hope that you will do the needful.

Thanking you.


Your name.


1. How can I write an IRCTC letter ?

Take a A4 size white paper, and write the address of the concerned IRCTC office and put the subject line related to your problem. Now elaborate the actual problem in the body of the letter and mention all the required details like your name, PNR number, station details, and any other required information.

2. Can I edit my train ticket ?

No, you should not edit your train ticket. As per IRCTC rules you should not modify your name, date, time, station details or any other information on your railway ticket. In case of any problem you have to cancel the ticket and rebook the new ticket.

Also Read: Railway ticket transfer application form.

1 thought on “Application Format for Name Change in Railway Ticket”

Leave a Comment