Some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Shri Amarnath Yatra Registration for Yatris (pilgrims) who wish tracking on foot/ by pony have been answered below:
Why do I need to Register for Shri Amarnath Yatra?
Keeping in view the safety and security of the pilgrims and the carrying capacity of the mountainous tracks, only 15,000 pilgrims are allowed to undertake Yatra every day for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2017. This implies that Pahalgam-Chandanwari Track and Sonamarg-Baltal Track would each be allowed to have 7500 Registrations every day. To regulate this SASB has made it mandatory for all the pilgrims to register well before undertaking the Yatra.
Are there any criteria to qualify for Yatra Registration?
No one below the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and no lady with more than six week’s pregnancy is allowed to register for the Yatra.
Is there any Yatra Registration fee?
If the Application for Registration is in order, the applicant would be required to make a payment of Rs.50/- per Yatri/ Yatra Permit.
Where do I go to register myself?
One can get registration only at the designated Bank Branches identified by SASB throughout India.
Where are the Registration counters located?
Only the designated Bank Branches spread all over India are the Registration counters.
Where do I get list of designated Bank Branches for Yatra Registration?
The list of designated Bank Branches for Yatra Registration is made available online as and when such information is received from the authorities. We suggest you to kindly keep visiting our section 'designated Bank Branches for Shri Amarnath Yatra Yatra Registration' for the latest.
What are the documents needed for Registration?
Every Yatri has to submit Application Form along with Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) to obtain Yatra Permit for Shri Amarnath Yatra.
Where do I get the Yatra Registration Form?
The Application Form for Registration has been made available online by SASB. The same may also be obtained from the Registration Counter/ designated Bank Branch.
What is the procedure for Group Registration?
Please view 'Guidelines for Group Registration for Shri Amarnath Yatra-2017'.
What is Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC)?
The high altitude trek to the Holy Cave involves exposure to extreme cold, low humidity, increased ultra violet radiations and reduced air pressure. Under these conditions only physically fit are advised to apply for the Yatra Registration and this is the reason a Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC) is mandatory for each applicant. The Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) format made by SASB is also available online.
Also note that the prescribed CHC should have been issued between a paticular period in 2017 by the Authorized Doctor/ Medical Institution. CHC's issued before that period would not be valid for Shri Amarnath Yatra 2017.
Where do I get the Compulsory Health Registration Certificate (CHC)?
Only an Authorized Institution / Doctor have been entrusted with the responsibility to issue Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC). The List of such Authorized Institutions / Doctors for issuing Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC) for different state in India is constantly updated and made available online.
Where do I get the List of Authorised Institutions/ Doctors in my town or state to issue Compulsory Health Certificates (CHC)?
List of Authorized Institutions / Doctors for issuing Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) for different state in India is constantly updated and made available online.
What is the difference between Pahalgam-Chandanwari & Baltal-Sonamarg Tracks for Shri Amarnath Yatra?
To know details about both the tracks that include distances and approximately time associated with each stretch, please visit 'Pahalgam-Chandanwari & Baltal-Sonamarg Tracks'.
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