How to register, create face ID to take flights without a paper boarding pass 

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has introduced a new face ID boarding system at several airports. The new service, known as DigiYatra, will start paperless and hassle-free travel. To generate their ID and save their biometric data, air travelers must enroll in the DigiYatra app. The protected information will also do utilize to process passenger information automatically at the airport during check-in, security screening, and aircraft boarding.

Notably, the face ID check-in option does currently offer in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Varanasi and does phase in for domestic flights. It will also do establish in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, and Vijayawada by March 2023. The government will roll out the DigiYatra service in additional airports in the upcoming months.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to sign up for the new e-service and board a flight using your face ID if you are also planning to travel by air through DigiYatra eligible airports.

Boarding Pass: DigiYatra app

How to create your face ID in the DigiYatra app

  • Download the DigiYatra app by Digi Yatra Foundation on your Android or iOS smartphone.
  • Now register in the app using your Aadhar linked mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP received on the registered mobile number to verify.
  • Next, link your ID credentials using DigiLocker or the offline Aadhaar option.
  • The app will further prompt you to take a selfie picture. Take a clear selfie and upload it in the app to verify your facial ID linked to your Aadhaar.
  • Following the process, if you are traveling and have your flight details, then update your boarding pass information in the app, which you will have to share during the departure process at the airport.
  • It is to be noted that after creating the DigiYatra ID, you will have to go to the registration kiosk at the airport to validate the ID.
  • If you have submitted Aadhaar details, the verification will be done online as Aadhaar cards already have biometric information.
  • However, if you have shared another ID, CISF will manually verify it. Once the details do confirm, your details do add to the DigiYatra app for future travel. Digiyatra

— END —

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *