Tirumala NRI Darshan | Booking Online, Timings, Cost

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In this article, you will find comprehensive information on NRI Darshan Tirumala 2023, including details on ticket booking, accommodation booking, required documents, timings, and the procedure to follow.

NRI Darshan Tirumala

If you’re an NRI and planning a spiritual trip to Tirumala for Sri Venkateshwara Swami Darshan

It’s important to know how to go through the the Darshan process, understand the cost of Darshan tickets, and learn how to book them online or through offline channels, including accommodation.

Let’s delve into the details of the Nri Darshan Tirumala Procedures


NRI Darshan Tirumala 2023 is a special Privilege Darshan for Non-Residential Indians (NRIs) who wish to have a darshan of Sri Venkateshwara Swami.

Advance reservations aren’t required for this special darshan.

Devotees can simply visit the temple and experience the darshan by following a simple procedure.

Note: NRI Darshan Tirumala 2024 might not be available on special days, during Brahmotsavam, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, Ratha samptami and any other special events.

TTD NRI Darshan Timings

The Tirupati NRI Darshan is available from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Tirupati NRI Darshan Ticket Cost

The ticket cost is Rs.300 (Special Entry Darshan) per person.

Please note that this applies to individuals aged 12 and above.

Children below 12 years enter for free

TTD NRI Darshan Reporting Place

Devotees usually need to report at the Special Darshan 300/- Entrance, situated in Vaikutam-Q-Complex-1. (VQC-1) near ATC

This is the designated location where the NRI darshan process for the Rs.300 special darshan begins.

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Dress Code

  • Male: White Pancha, Dhoti/Kurta, Pyjama.

  • Female: Saree with blouse, Punjabi Dress with Dupatta, Chudidhar with Dupatta, or Half Saree.

NRI Darshan Expected Waiting Time

The expected waiting time for Darshan ranges from 1 hour to 3.5 hours, depending on the crowd.

Required Documents

  •  Carry your original Passport.
  •  Bring a photocopy of your passport, including the visa and immigration details.


  • Your arrival in India should be within the last 30 days.
  • Grandparents, relatives, or friends are not permitted for this darshan.(Non-NRI)

Download TTD Calendar 2024 PDF

NRI Darshan Procedure in Tirumala

Note : TTD NRI darshan online booking is not available, it can only be booked offline upon arrival.

1. Arrival at Special Entry Darshan Complex (VQC-1)

NRI pilgrims should first go to the Special Entry Darshan complex (VQC) in Tirumala ATC

2. Form Completion at the Counter

Upon arrival, head to the nri counter where you’ll need to complete a form. Provide essential Personal ,Passport and visa details.

3. Submission of Documents

Hand in the duly filled form along with your original passport and a photocopy (including the visa) to the counter for verification.

4. Approval by TTD Official

After a thorough check, the TTD official grants approval for your Darshan

5. Special Darshan Ticket Purchase

Proceed to the Special Entry Darshan Counters to get Rs300/- Special Darshan ticket.

6. Joining the Running Line for Darshan

With the ticket in hand, join the running line for Darshan.

This simplified guide ensures that NRI pilgrims smoothly navigate the process.


Do we get Laddu with the NRI Sheegra Darshan ticket?

Laddu is not included in the NRI Sheegra Darshan ticket but can be purchased separately

What are the expected waiting times for NRI Darshan on different days?

Waiting times vary, ranging from 1 hour 30 mins to 3 hours, depending upon rush on the day.

How to book NRI Darshan Tickets for Tirupati

To book NRI Darshan tickets for Tirupati, one must visit the temple in person, provide the required details(Passport,visa, etc.), and follow to the specified procedure.

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