Buy Tickets Now and Pay Later Service – On Thursday, an IRCTC Official informed that Indian Railways have decided to provide the ‘Buy Tickets Now and Pay Later Service’ for any express train.
Details of Buy Tickets Now and Pay Later Service
As per the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd official, Indian Railways’ passengers would be able to buy tickets from the IRCTC website and pay later.
IRCTC spokesperson Sandip Dutta informed that IRCTC has collaborated with a Mumbai-based firm ePayLater for adding the new service option.
He said that by this facility a passenger can book a ticket five days prior to the journey with a service charge of 3.5 percent and pay it in the next 14 days. He also informed that this option was valid only on e-tickets.
Expressing the new feature, Dutta said that the way a credit card is issued after evaluating the CIBIL score of a customer, the same procedure will be followed.
IRCTC Official said that those passengers who want to opt for this service have to provide their name, email ID, mobile number, their PAN card or Aadhaar details.
The officer also informed that once the customer gets approval to use the feature, they would be sent an OTP (one time password) to enable them to use the service.
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