Do you want to change/ update or delete your registered mobile number on IRCTC website? If yes, than follow the steps below to quickly change/ update your existing mobile number, Within 1 minute you will be able to update your contact number.

Step 1. Login to IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) website:, using your username and password to enter into the irctc online railway reservation system.

Step 2: Select "My Account" tab from top menu. Than select "My Profile" option and "Update Profile" as shown in screenshot below.

change mobile number in irctc

Step 3: Your profile will be opened with edit options available. You'll see your existing mobile number, email, and address which you provided at the time of registration. You can change all of them, by clicking 'edit button'.

update phone email address in irctc

Step 4: Delete the old phone number, email address, residential address and enter new one wherever you want to make changes. Don't forget to enter correct ISD (International Subscriber Dialing) code in mobile number field. If you enter other than 91 as ISD, you will be treated as foreign (overseas) customer by the system and will be charged Rs 100 at the time of first login after updating irctc profile.

Step 5: Click OK to receive OTP for verifying changes made.


Step 5: Confirm the change number using OTP (One Password Sent on new number). In case you change email, OTP code will be send on new email for verification

Step 6: Submit the form. You will be greeted with 'Profile Updated Successfully' message.

Note 1 - You can also provide mobile number other than the registered number at the time train ticket booking. This way you can keep the registered number while receive booked ticket on other phone number. (This is helpful when you are booking train ticket for someone else using  your irctc userid).

Note 2 - You cannot leave the mobile number, email, and address field blank. You either have to provide new number, email and address, or completely delete your IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) online account.

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