List of 10 Documents You Can Carry at Airports To Prove Your Identity

The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has issued a list of 10 identity documents that can be used to enter airport premises.

To avoid any controversy or argument with the security staff, passengers entering the airport premises need to produce any one of the ten identity proofs listed by the BCAS in its latest communication.

List of 10 identity documents issued by Bureau of Civil Aviation Security


Voter ID

Aadhaar or m-Aadhaar

Pan Card

Driving Licence

Service Identity Card of Central/state government

Student ID

Passbook issued by a nationalised bank

Pension card

Disability photo identification

However, the order, exempts minors accompanied by his/her parent from producing an identity proof. “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,” the order states.

The circular issued by the BCAS clearly said that if a passenger is not able to furnish one of the ten documents, then there is also an option to provide an identity certificate issued by a group A gazetted officer of central/ state government as per

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