Registering your agency as an IRCTC authorized travel agency to sell railway e-tickets is very beneficial. Some of the benefits are as below.
- Access to other services : As an IRCTC registered agent you can sell other services offered by IRCTC like holiday & tour packages, air tickets etc. and can earn additional income from there also.
- Unlimited Tickets : As an authorized IRCTC agent you can book unlimited tickets with your agent login as compared to only 6 tickets per month in the personal IRCTC login ID.
- Recognition : Registering with IRCTC as an agent gives you recognition in travel industry, as this can be the first step for any certificate for any travel agent. Many of the travel consolidators get your contact only thought IRCTC database that can offer you other travel services such as air tickets, holiday packages and so on.
- Signage : Putting a display board in front of your office or shop can attract more customers to your business, so if you are a registered IRCTC agent you can display the signage board with IRCTC log in front of your office premises. This will increase the customer confidence in your business.
- Legality : The very first point that you must register with IRCTC as an agent if you are selling the tickets because it is not legal to sell train tickets by using personal user ID. As if we get caught selling tickets using personal user ID then this may lead up to 3 years imprisonment and fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.