Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra Registration 2024

The Amarnath Yatra, an annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Shri Amarnath Cave, is situated in a narrow gorge at the farther end of Lidder Valley. The Amarnath Shrine stands at 3,888 meters, 46 kilometers from Pahalgam and 14 kilometers from Baltal. To make the journey smooth and organized for devotees, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir mandates registration for the Shri Amarnath Yatra 2024.

In this article, you will go through various details including Amarnath Yatra, opening dates, online registration, documents required, and much more.

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Shri Amarnath Yatra 2024 Opening Dates

Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2024 shall commence from 29th June 2024 and conclude on 19th August 2024.

Registration Guidelines for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2024

Advance Registration through Designated Banks:

  1. Advance registration of yatris shall commence through designated bank branches from 15th April 2024.
  2. No pilgrim less than 13 years of age or more than 70 years of age, and no lady with more than six weeks of pregnancy shall be registered for the Yatra.
  3. For Yatra 2024, advance registration through designated bank branches shall be done through biometric eKYC authentication on a real-time basis.
  4. The registration shall be done on a first-come, first-served basis.
  5. The intending Yatri shall approach the designated bank branch for registering for Yatra 2024 with a valid Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) issued by an authorized doctor on or after 8th April 2024 and a government-recognized valid identity card including Aadhaar, etc.
  6. The fee for registration through designated banks for Yatra 2024 is Rs 150/- per person.
  7. The registered yatri must collect an RFID card from any of the centers established at various locations in Jammu & Kashmir Divisions before embarking on the Yatra.
  8. No yatri shall be allowed to cross the access control gate at Domail / Chandanwari without a valid RFID card.
  9. The list of designated bank branches along with the format of CHC and the list of doctors/medical institutions authorized to issue CHC is available on the SASB’s website.

Click following link for State Wise List of Designated Bank Branches for Advance Registration 2024

Online Registration:

  1. The facility of registration through online mode can be availed through our official website https://jksasb.nic.in or our mobile application “Shri Amarnathji Yatra”.
  2. Advance registration for Yatra 2024 shall commence from 15th April 2024.
  3. No pilgrim less than 13 years of age or more than 70 years of age, and no lady with more than six weeks of pregnancy shall be registered for the Yatra.
  4. Online registration shall be done through OTP-based authentication. The correct mobile number and email address shall be provided at the time of filling out the online application.
  5. The intending Yatri shall upload a clear scanned copy in color of the Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) issued by an authorized doctor on or after 8th April 2024 along with a recent passport size photograph.
  6. The fee for online registration for Yatra 2024 is Rs 150/- per person.
  7. The registered yatri must collect an RFID card after biometric eKYC authentication at any of the centers established at various locations in Jammu & Kashmir Divisions before embarking on the Yatra.
  8. No yatri shall be allowed to cross the access control gate at Domail / Chandanwari without a valid RFID card.
  9. The list of doctors/medical institutions authorized to issue CHC and designated bank branches along with the format of CHC is available on the SASB’s website.
  10. After successful verification of OTP, a payment link (valid for 24 hours) shall be sent to the applicant’s registered mobile number/email address after data validation.
  11. After successful payment by the applicant, the Yatra permit can be downloaded.
  12. For any kind of help regarding technical issues related to online registration, report to the official email id sasbjk2001@gmail.com and wait for a response from the concerned department or call the helpline number for clarification.

Read also: Unknown Facts Of Amarnath Temple

Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2024 Documents Required

  1. The medical certificate should be issued by a doctor/hospital authorized in your state.
  2. The photo file should be in .JPEG or .JPG format only and the size should not be more than 1MB.
  3. The medical certificate should be scanned and uploaded in .PDF format only while registering. The size should not be more than 1MB.
  4. Carry your original photo ID and medical certificate with you during the Yatra.

Click followng link for State/UT wise List of Doctors/Institutions authorised to issue Compulsory Health Certificate (CHC) for Yatra 2024

Guidelines for Group Registration for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2024

 The facility of group registration has been made available for Yatris intending to undertake the Yatra in a group of 5 or more members. The individual members of the Group can apply together by registered post to the Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, 2 nd Floor, BlockIII, Engineering Complex, Raj Bagh, Srinagar- 190008 to secure registration for Yatra 2024.

 1. The last day for receipt of Application Form for Group Registration by post is 31st May, 2024.

2. Group Registration shall be done on first-come-first-serve basis, subject to the date-wise and route-wise availability of slots, subject to maximum 30 registrations per group per day per route.

3. To apply for the Yatra permit under Group Registration Facility, the Group Leader (one of the intending pilgrims of the group) shall have to send the following documents in respect of each member of the Group by registered post at the address indicated above:

a) Duly filled-in prescribed Application Forms with clearly mentioned Aadhaar number.

b) Original copies of the prescribed Compulsory Health Certificates (CHCs) issued by the Authorized Doctor/ Medical Institutions (the formats of the Application Form and CHC and the list of Doctors/ Institutes authorized to issue the CHC are available at Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board’swebsite: www.jksasb.nic.in).

c) One passport sized photographs of each applicant, which is to be signed by the concerned on the front side of the photograph.

d) Yatra Registration Fee @ ₹250 / Yatri.

e) Mailing address of the Group Leader, along with mobile number, and e-mail ID.

 f) Postal Charges as mentioned below:

No. of persons in a GroupPostal Charges (Rs)
01 to 05Rs 50/-
06 to 10Rs 100/-
11 to 15Rs 150/-
16 to 20Rs 200/-
21 to 25Rs 250/-
26 to 30Rs 300/-

4. The amount payable to the Shrine Board (Yatra Registration Fee and Postal Charges) shall be sent as Bank Draft drawn in favour of Chief Accounts Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board.

5. No person below the age of 13 years or above the age of 70 years and no female with more than six weeks’ pregnancy shall be registered for the Yatra.

6. In case, requisite registration slots are not available on a given date for which Registration has been sought by the Group, the Group Leader shall be contacted over telephone and informed about the next available slot.

7. For Yatra 2024, CHCs issued only after 8 th April, 2024 would be valid for registration.

 8. The registered yatri through group registration facility shall have to collect RFID card after biometric eKYC authentication at any one of the centers established at various locations in Jammu & Kashmir Divisions. No yatri shall be allowed to cross access control gate at Domail / Chandanwari without a valid RFID card. Further, yatris shall be allowed to embark on her/ his Yatra only on the day and route for which she/ he has been registered.

 9. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board shall not be responsible for any postal delay.

Do’s & Don’ts for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2024

Do’s:

  1. It is mandatory for every registered Yatri to collect his/her RFID card from designated locations in Jammu/Kashmir Division before embarking on the Yatra.
  2. Carry your Aadhaar details for collecting RFID cards.
  3. Wear your RFID tag on your neck at all times during the Yatra for safety & security.
  4. Carry sufficient woolen clothing as the temperature may sometimes abruptly fall below 5 degrees Celsius.
  5. Carry an umbrella, wind cheater, raincoat, and waterproof shoes as the weather in the Yatra area is unpredictable.
  6. Keep your clothes and eatables in a suitable waterproof bag to avoid your belongings getting wet.
  7. Keep a note in your pocket containing the name/address and mobile telephone number of any Yatri proceeding for Darshan on the same date as you are doing, for emergency purposes.
  8. Carry your identity card/driving license and Yatra permit with you.
  9. Prepare for the Yatra by achieving physical fitness – it is advisable to start a preparatory morning/evening walk, about 4-5 km per day, at least a month prior to the Yatra.
  10. Start deep breathing exercises and Yoga, particularly pranayam, for improving oxygen efficiency of the body.
  11. Drink lots of water to combat dehydration and headaches – about 5 liters of fluid per day.
  12. Consume plenty of carbohydrates to reduce fatigue and prevent low blood sugar levels.
  13. Descend immediately to a lower elevation if you start having altitude illness symptoms.
  14. In case of any signs of high altitude sickness or any other discomfort, immediately contact the nearest medical facility located at every 2 km.

Don’ts:

  1. No registered yatri shall be allowed to embark on the Yatra without an RFID card.
  2. Don’t ignore the symptoms of high altitude illness.
  3. Don’t drink alcohol, or caffeinated drinks, or smoke.
  4. Don’t stop at places that are marked by warning notices.
  5. Don’t use slippers because there are steep rises and falls on the route to the Holy Cave. Only wear trekking shoes with laces.
  6. Don’t attempt any shortcuts on the route as doing so would be dangerous.
  7. Do not do anything during your entire forward/return journey which could cause pollution or disturb the environment of the Yatra area. The use of plastics is strictly banned in the state and is punishable under law.

Helicopter Booking for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2024

Helicopter booking for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2024 is through the official website of the Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board. To make bookings, visit the following website: https://jksasb.nic.in/onlineservices/.

For any other information required, kindly visit the official website for registration and other details regarding Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2024: https://jksasb.nic.in/index.html.

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