Know how to visit Kartarpur Corridor, documents required, and fees, as the pilgrimage site reopens today

18 Nov, 2021
The Financial Express Know how to visit Kartarpur Corridor, documents required, and fees, as the pilgrimage site reopens today

How to visit Kartarpur Corridor:

Considering the upcoming Gurupurab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Modi Government has decided to open the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor connecting India to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province for Indian pilgrims, which was closed considering the Covid-19 pandemic. To visit the Kartarpur Corridor, the travelers will not have to obtain a visa, but they must show a passport. So, for more information on “How to visit Kartarpur Corridor, follow us through the article below.

Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara, Pakistan:

The Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, located in the Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province, is just 4.5 kilometers from the border near Dera Baba Nanak. This holy site will now be open again to Indian pilgrims throughout the year through the corridor. According to information received from the officials, the construction work of the 4.2 km long corridor was done a week before the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in 2019. This Gurdwara is very sacred to the Sikh community, as the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev spent 18 years of his life and also his last time here.

Kartarpur Corridor visiting fee:

Every passenger will have to pay a fee of about Rs 1420 as a visiting fee to visit the holy shrine of Kartarpur Sahib. The officers of both the countries signed the agreement on Zero Line near Dera Baba Nanak Sahib. This corridor to Kartarpur Sahib will remain open from morning till evening, and the passengers will have to return on the same day, while about 5 thousand devotees will be able to visit daily.

Documents required to visit Kartarpur Corridor:

One must have to carry their Covid-19 negative test reports, and Vaccine certificates along with the passport to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara. Visa is not required for this visit, but it is mandatory for people visiting the Gurudwara to register at least a month in advance. Apart from your passport, you will also be asked for Aadhaar and PAN card information at the time of online registration and application. You will also have to give information about any kind of police case or case and you will be allowed to travel only after police verification.

Children and the elderly can’t travel alone:

It must be noted that passengers will travel only till Kartarpur Sahib, and will be forbidden to go anywhere else. Along with this, the passengers will have to go back in the morning and return by evening on the same day. Children below the age of thirteen and the elderly above 75 years will not be able to travel alone, and can only travel in groups. A passenger will be able to carry a bag weighing up to Rs.11 thousand and up to seven kg.

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