Railway Ticket Transfer Request Application Form

You can transfer your railway ticket to any of your family members like husband, wife, father, mother, son and daughter. The transfer request should be made at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled departure of the train.

In order to transfer your railway ticket to others, you need to submit a request letter to the railway reservation office. Here you can find some sample request letter formats to transfer your ticket to others.

Railway Ticket Transfer Request Application Form

Format 1

To

The Chief Reservation Supervisor,

Railway Reservation Office,

Railway Station Name.

City Name.

Sub: Request for ticket transfer.

Respected Sir / Madam,

My name is ______________(your name) booked a train ticket with PNR no. _____________ from _____________(arriving station) to ___________(Departure station) to travel on ______(date of travel).

Due to some sudden health issues I will not be able to travel, instead my son is going to travel.

So here I would like to request you to please transfer my ticket to my son named _________(family member name) of age ______(age of the family member).

And also please find the attached copies of our ID & address proofs and railway ticket for your verification.

I shall be thankful to you in this regard.

Thanking you.

Yours faithfully,

Your name.

Mobile No.


Format 2

To

The Chief Reservation Supervisor,

Railway Reservation Office,

Railway department name,

City name.

Sub: Application for transfer of my railway ticket.

Respected Sir/Madam,

I have booked a train ticket with a PNR number on the name of __________(ticket holder name) from ________(arriving station) to ___________(departure station) to travel on ________(date of travel).

But due to some personal reasons I cancelled my trip, and in place of my husband is going to travel. So would you please transfer my ticket to my husband named ______________(family member name) of age _____(age of family member)

Kindly find enclosed copies of railway ticket and ID & address proofs of both mine and my husband. 

I hope you will do the needful.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,

Your name.

Mobile no.


IRCTC Ticket Transfer Rules

  1. The confirmed tickets can be transferred to any of the family members of a person such as father, mother, husband, wife, son, daughter, brother, or sister. Requests should be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.
  2. To another government servant traveling on the duty. Requests should be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.
  3. Tickets can also be transferred in between students of some recognized educational institutions. For this, the request should be made by the principal or head at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.
  4. Other members of a marriage party, if the request is made by the head of the marriage party at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.
  5. To other cadets of NCC (National Cadet Corps) if the request is made by the head of the group at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.

(The changes can be made only once, and the total percentage should not exceed 10% of the total group members)

FAQs

Can we transfer railway tickets to another person online?

No, there is no online facility so far, you have to submit a request letter to the reservation officer at some authorized railway stations.

Can I transfer my IRCTC to another date ?

Yes, you can prepone or postpone your travel date to another date.

How to transfer an IRCTC ticket to another date?

For that you have to surrender your ticket to the chief reservation supervisor (or) reservation supervisor at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled departure of the train.

Can I upgrade my ticket to higher during the journey?

Yes, based on the availability of the accommodation you can upgrade your ticket to a higher class by contacting the traveling ticket examiner and you need to pay the reservation charges and fare difference.

Also Read: Application format for name change in railway ticket.

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