10 documents you can use at airports to prove identity

Saturday, October 28th, 2017, 10:45 am

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has issued a list of 10 identity documents that can be used to gain entry to airport terminals and for checking in, dispelling confusion over the issue.

List of 10 identity documents issued by BCAS

. Passport
2. Voter ID
3. Aadhaar or m-Aadhaar
4. Pan Card
5. Driving licence

6. Service ID
7. Student ID card
8. Passbook of account in a nationalised bank with photo
9. Pension card or pension documents with photo
10. Disability ID card or handicapped medical certificate

In a first, BCAS chief Kumar Rajesh Chandra has also put in place a system for flyers to establish their identity if they lose their ID cards. “In case of a passenger who for some valid reasons is not in a position to produce any of the above photo identity proofs, the identity certificate issued by a Group A gazetted officer of central/state government on his/her official letterhead with passenger’s photo duly attested will be valid…” for this purpose,” the BCAS said….