Chandigarh: Online registration for Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib Yatra (pilgrimage) has begun. Online registration started on October 24 (Thursday) after representatives of governments of India and Pakistan signed the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor agreement at Zero point at Kartarpur Sahib. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India (GoI) has launched a portal for online registration for Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib yatra using which those willing to visit the historic Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib can register their desire for the yatra (Online Registration Form and Instructions are given below).
The corridor will allow Sikh yatris from East Punjab and other parts of the Indian subcontinent to visit Dabar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib through the corridor without formal visa.
The corridor will be opened by both the governments of India and Pakistan on November 9. At Dera Baba Nanak the corridor will be opened by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and at Kartarpur Sahib it will be opened by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
A map indicating the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor
General Instructions for Pilgrims
All Pilgrims who propose to visit Sri Kartarpur Sahib in district Narowal, Pakistan may register here in advance.
Applicant is required to register himself/herself in advance of proposed date of travel.
Registration does not confer a right to travel.
Applicants who are granted permission may be informed only 4 days before proposed date of travel. Therefore, Applicants should make their travel arrangements in advance.
Pilgrims will go in the morning and shall have to return the same day.
Pilgrims shall be allowed to visit only Sri Kartarpur Sahib and not anywhere outside.
Children below 13 years and elderly persons of about 75 years and above should be kept in group.
Eco-friendly material, preferably cloth bags should be used & surroundings should be kept clean.
Currency limitation of maximum 11000/- INR must be followed.
Only one baggage upto 7 kg weight including drinking water may be carried.
Do not carry any item mentioned in the negative list
Smoking, drinking and use of tobacco is not allowed inside Passenger Terminal Building(PTB) Complex
Do not touch any unattended article. Inform about anything suspicious to the authorities.
Playing loud music and photographing others without permission may not be done.
Instructions for Filling Registration Form
Before filling the online registration:
Ensure that Acrobat Reader is installed in your computer system. If you do not have the software, you can download it here
Applicant must be aware of his/her blood group for filling registration form.
Conditions for Applicant :
Applicant should possess a valid passport.
OCI card holder need to fill OCI cards details in registration form.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to feed accurate information complete in every respect including spellings of name, date of birth etc. as in passport.
Incorrect or false information, concealing any material facts in the application form will be ground for rejection of application.
Keep the following items ready while filling the registration form:
Scanned copy of passport size photograph (in JPG format not exceeding 300 kb in size).
Scanned copy of Passport (containing photo & personal particulars) and last page containing family details in .pdf format only not exceeding 500 kb in size.
Sample Online Registration Form:
Applicant can download blank Registration Form to go through the information required in Online filling of Registration Form.