FAQ’s

What is ISIC?

ISIC is an identity card which not only proves your student status but open the door for 20,000+ discounts at 1,50,000 outlets in more than 125 countries.

ISIC is endorsed by organizations such as UNESCO, the European Council on Culture and the Andean Community of Nations. The card is recognized by universities, academic institutions, student organizations, national governments and ministries of education around the world.

What benefits do you get with an ISIC?

ISIC cardholders save money by gaining access to 20,000+ discount providers across 1,50,000 outlets with our discount partners across the globe. The discounts are spread over categories like Food, Travel, Accommodation, Education, Entertainment, E-shops.

What is the Validity?

You can enjoy the benefits of ISIC/IYTC/ITIC for a whole year (12 months) from the month of issue.

What happens when the card gets stolen or lost?

ISIC/ITYC/ITIC are non refundable and non-transferable cards. You therefore need to purchase a new card in case the card is lost or stolen. You can apply for a new card on https://isic.co.in/

What is the eligibility of ISIC?

For ISIC, one needs to be at least 12 years of age and should have valid document to prove the student status.

What are the required documents for ISIC?

You are required to submit any of following documents to prove your student status:

  • College identity card which have current validity mentioned on it.
  • Bonafide letter from School/College/University
  • Admission Letter from the University
  • Fee receipt for next session

Any of the following documents for identity proof

  • Passport
  • Election Card
  • Adhaar Card
  • Driving License

Are all the benefits are applicable in all countries?

Every country has its own benefits. All discounts are not available/applicable in all countries. Please visit https://www.isic.org/ to know about the discounts available in your city or the city you are travelling to.

What is the eligibility of IYTC?

For IYTC, one has to be between 12 – 30 years of age and should have valid document to prove their age.

What are the required documents for IYTC?

Any of the following documents for identity/Age proof

  • Passport
  • Election Card
  • Adhaar Card
  • Driving License

What is the eligibility of ITIC?

Anyone who teaches full time with recognized school/university and has valid teacher proof are eligible of ITIC.

What are the required documents of ITIC?

Any of the following documents for teaching status proof

  • Appointment letter
  • Valid Faculty card

Any of the following documents for identity/Age proof

  • Passport
  • Election Card
  • Adhaar Card
  • Driving License

What is the cost of ISIC/IYTC/ITIC?

The cost of each card is INR 500 + 18% GST.

Does the card automatically get renewed?

No. You will have to apply for new card after one year. You can apply for the card on https://isic.co.in

How to apply for ISIC/IYTC/ITIC?

Apply online for the card https://isic.co.in/cards/

How do I make payment for the card?

You can pay through credit, debit card, NEFT, IMPS, Paytm.
From where can I pick up my card if apply online?
You can pick up your card ISIC Gurgaon office only.
Is it mandatory to upload formal photograph?
Yes, it is mandatory to upload formal passport size photograph for ISIC/IYTC/ITIC as it will get printed on card.

What is the online Procedure to get ISIC/IYTC/ITIC Card?

  • Visit https://isic.co.in/cards/
  • Fill in personal details
  • Upload your formal passport size photograph
  • Make payment
  • Upload required documents (You will get links to upload documents on registered email id)

How do I find out about the benefits of card?

You can check the latest discounts on https://isic.co.in/discounts/

What if the discount provider refuses to provide a discount mentioned on the website?

There could be various reasons why a discount may be refused. Sometimes it happens because of change of staff. In all such cases we request you to immediately call our toll free number so that the issue can be resolved.

Will the discounts remain same or do they change from time to time?

The discounts may be added, deleted or modified without prior information. We therefore firmly recommend that you check the discount you want to avail on the ISIC App or from our website. Visit https://isic.co.in/discounts/ to check the latest discounts available.

When should I inform the discount provider that I will avail the ISIC discount?

We strongly recommend that you inform the discount provider before placing the order.

Do I need to carry my ISIC/IYTC/ITIC at all times?

You may not be able to avail the ISIC discount unless you are carrying your card. In case of the Emirates discount the card will be checked at the time of issuing the boarding pass. In case you are not carrying your ISIC card the airline may ask you to pay the discounted amount. We therefore strongly recommend that you carry your card at all times. Download the ISIC App and carry your digital ISIC/IYTC/ITIC at all times.

What is the difference between the plastic Card and the digital Card?

The Digital card is the virtual replica of the plastic card. The plastic card is issued by our office and the digital card can be generated through the ISIC App.
The ISIC app is available on android and IOS, Please click on the link below to download the app.