29 October 2017

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M Aadhaar or Mobile Aadhaar can be used to enter airports

M Aadhaar or Mobile Aadhaar can be used to enter airports
According to a circular issued by aviation security agency BCAS Mobile Aadhaar or M Aadhaar can be used as an identity proof to enter airports, while identification documents will not be required for minors accompanied by parents

"There shall not be any requirement of identity proof in respect of infant/minor accompanied by their parents/guardian who is a bonafide passenger having a valid identity proof,"
"In order to ensure that a bonafide passenger is travelling on a valid ticket issued in his/her name as well as to avoid any controversy/argument with the security staff, any of the following photo identity documents shall be carried in original," according to the BCAS circular issued on October 26, 2017

For international passenger, the requirement of producing a passport and an air ticket will continue.

Passengers entering airport premises need to produce any one of the following ten identity proofs listed by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)
1- passport
2-voter ID card
3-Aadhaar or m-Aadhaar
4-PAN card
5-driving license
6- A passbook issued by a nationalized bank
7-pension card
8-disability photo identification and service photo ID card of central/state government, PSU, local bodies and private limited company
9- Differently-abled persons will have to produce a disability photo ID or a medical certificate
10- Students have option to furnish a photo identity card issued by a government institute

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