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Planning Your Trip to Ooty & Kodaikanal? How To Apply E-Pass Online Quickly!

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How to apply for e-pass online?

Thinking of escaping to the beautiful hill stations of Ooty and Kodaikanal this summer? Great choice! But before you pack your bags, there’s one important step: obtaining an e-pass. Here’s how to apply for an e-pass online.

What is an E-Pass?

An e-pass is a mandatory electronic permit required for all vehicles entering Ooty and Kodaikanal between May 7th and June 30th, 2024. This helps manage traffic flow and ensure a smooth experience for visitors.

Who Needs an E-Pass?

Anyone traveling to Ooty or Kodaikanal by car, bus, or van needs an e-pass, regardless of purpose (tourism, business, etc.).

The good news is, there’s no limit on the number of e-passes issued, and local residents with TN-43 registration plates are exempt.

How to Apply for an E-Pass Online?

Getting your e-pass is a breeze! Here’s what you need to do:

Head to the official website: The Tamil Nadu government launched a dedicated e-pass website for Ooty and Kodaikanal. Simply visit (active from May 6th, 2024 onwards).

Apply for e-pass online

Enter mobile number, and captcha to get OTP.

Apply for e-pass online. Enter mobile number

Once you receive OTP, enter the OTP.

Apply for e-pass online. Enter OTP

Choose your destination to get the appropriate e-pass.

Choose destination for e-pass

Fill out the application form: The form will ask for basic information like your name, address, travel details (dates, purpose), vehicle details, and number of passengers. Make sure everything is accurate!

Fill out application for e-pass

Submit and wait for verification: Once you submit the form, your e-pass will be processed. You’ll receive a confirmation email with a QR code.

    Why is an E-Pass Mandatory?

    The e-pass system helps manage tourist influx and protect the environment. Ooty and Kodaikanal are popular destinations, and controlling traffic flow ensures a pleasant experience for everyone. Additionally, the information collected helps authorities manage parking and assess potential environmental impacts.

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    Jane Sheeba

    I am Jane. I am a Kindle Author. I'm A YouTuber. I'm an author at Knit India Magazine. Don't forget to check out my other websites: Jane Sheeba and Banking Minutes.

    Ambit - May 9, 2024

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      Jane Sheeba - May 11, 2024

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