A Step-by-Step Guide to Recovering Your Forgotten IRCTC Account User ID

Have you ever encountered a situation where you wanted to book a train ticket on IRCTC but couldn’t remember your user ID? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Forgetting your IRCTC account user ID can be frustrating, but the good news is that it is possible to recover it. In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of recovering your forgotten IRCTC account user ID.

Visit the Official IRCTC Website

To begin the recovery process, open your preferred web browser and visit the official website of IRCTC. Once there, look for the “Login” button located at the top right corner of the homepage. Click on it to proceed.

Click on “Forgot User ID”

After clicking on the login button, a new page will load with two options: “Forgot User ID” and “Forgot Password”. Since you need to recover your user ID, click on the “Forgot User ID” option.

Enter Your Registered Email Address

Once you click on “Forgot User ID”, a new window will appear asking for your registered email address. Enter the email address associated with your IRCTC account correctly in the provided field and click on the “Submit” button.

Check Your Email Inbox for Recovery Instructions

After submitting your registered email address, check your inbox for an email from IRCTC with instructions on how to recover your forgotten user ID. This email typically contains a link that will redirect you to a page where you can retrieve your user ID.

Follow these instructions carefully and provide any additional information that may be required by IRCTC to verify your identity. Once verified, you will receive an email containing your recovered user ID.

In case you do not receive an email from IRCTC, make sure to check your spam or junk folder. If you still don’t find it, consider repeating the process or contacting IRCTC customer support for further assistance.


Forgetting your IRCTC account user ID can be a common occurrence, but with the help of this step-by-step guide, you can easily recover it and regain access to your account. Remember to always keep your user ID and password in a safe place to avoid such situations in the future. Happy train ticket booking.

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