What is a real-name ticket?
In order to ensure the safety and orderliness of passenger transport, railway transport enterprises have implemented the real-name ticket management system in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State. The implementation scope, ticket selling and ticket verification methods of the real-name ticket system shall be governed by the station announcement. When purchasing real-name tickets, please provide valid identity documents of passengers.
What identification documents can be used for ticket purchase?
When a railway transport enterprise implements the real-name ticket system, it is requested to purchase the ticket with the original or photocopy of the valid identity document of the passenger, and to enter and take the train with the original valid identity document of the passenger himself or herself, except for the children who take the bus free of charge and those who hold the children’s ticket.
Effective ID documents include: Resident ID Card, Temporary ID Card, Household Register, Travel Card, Military Support Card, Officer’s Card, Armed Police Officer’s Card, Soldier’s Card, Military Student’s Card, Military Civilian Cadre’s Card, Military Retired Cadre’s Card, Valid Passport, Resident’s Residence Card of Hong Kong, Macao and Macao, and Resident’s Mainland Pass, Hong Kong and Macao Pass, Taiwan Resident Pass, Mainland Resident Pass, Taiwan Resident Pass, Alien Residence Card (including Alien Permanent Residence Card, Alien Permanent Residence ID Card), Alien Entry-Exit Card, Diplomat Card, Consulate Card, Seafarer’s Card, Alien Person Issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs There are 25 kinds of certificates, such as passport loss certificates issued by local public security organs, temporary identity certificates issued by railway public security organs for passenger trains, and valid identity certificates for minors over 1.5m and under 16 years of age also include student certificates.
In order to improve the speed of ticket purchasing and certification, it is suggested that Chinese citizens use resident identity cards to purchase tickets.