A nationalized identity card is known as a Permanent Account Number (PAN) card. You won’t be allowed to conduct any financial transactions without a PAN. A tax-paying individual, business, or HUF is given this 10-digit alphanumeric and distinctive account number by the Indian Income Tax Department. It is valid for all time.
How to Apply for PAN Card?
You can apply for a PAN card offline or online. Additionally, requests for updates or corrections to PAN data can be submitted online. The easiest approach to get a PAN is through the online process. The applicant merely needs to complete and submit the online application form together with the appropriate processing fee paid online. After that, copies of the necessary documents can be mailed to NSDL or UTIITSL for verification.
PAN card Apply Online?
You can apply for a PAN card online on the NSDL or UTIITSL websites. Both have been granted permission by the Indian government to issue PANs or to alter or correct PANs on behalf of the Income Tax Department.
How to apply for PAN Card Online via NSDL Website
Step 1: Open the ‘New PAN Indian Citizen (Form 49A)’ PAN card application on the NSDL website.
Step 2: Fill out the form completely. Before entering the information on the PAN card application form, carefully read the instructions. To view the PAN card application instructions, go here.
Step 3: Donate the appropriate sum. Depending on the option you select for PAN card delivery, there are different PAN card application fees. Demand drafts, credit/debit cards, and online banking are all acceptable forms of payment. You can monitor the status of your application through the acknowledgment that is given after a successful payment. Additionally, your email ID will receive it.
Step 4: Send the necessary paperwork to the NSDL office in Pune through courier or postal service. The processing of the PAN application by NSDL would begin only after receiving the required paperwork. The PAN card will be issued in 15 days after the NSDL has verified the application and supporting papers.
How to apply for PAN Card Online via UTIITSL Website
Step 1: On the UTIITSL website, fill out the PAN card application.
Step 2: I’ve paid the application cost. An acknowledgment will be shown following a successful transaction. Additionally, your email ID will receive it.
Step 3: Within 15 days of submitting Form 49A online, deliver the documents to the UTIITSL office by courier.
Within 15 days, the UTIITSL will process the application and supporting documents and issue the PAN card.
How to Apply for PAN card Offline?
Step 1: The ‘Form 49A‘ can be downloaded from the NSDL e-Gov website.
Step 2: Fill out the application’s details.
Step 3: Your signature and picture should be affixed to the application.
Step 4: Send the application and the necessary paperwork to the nearby PAN center.
Step 5: Pay the PAN card application fees.
Step 6: You will receive an acknowledgement number that will allow you to monitor the progress of your PAN card application.
Within 15 days of the documents being verified, a PAN card will be issued.
Documents Required for PAN Card
The paperwork that must be presented with a PAN card application is listed below:
- Identity proof
- Address proof
- Date of birth proof
- Certificate of Registration for Companies, Firms, HUFs, and Persons’ Associations
For a complete list of documents, click here.
Fees for PAN Card Application
When applying offline, the PAN card application fee is Rs. 110. The applicant must pay an additional shipment cost of Rs. 910 if the PAN card is to be sent outside of India. When submitting an online PAN card application, the following fees apply:
|Mode of submission of PAN application documents||Particulars||Fees (inclusive of applicable taxes)|
|PAN application submitted using physical mode for physical dispatch of PAN card||Dispatch of physical PAN card in India||107|
|Dispatch of physical PAN card outside India||1,017|
|PAN application submitted through paperless modes for physical dispatch of PAN card||Dispatch of physical PAN card in India||101|
|Dispatch of physical PAN card outside India||1,011|
|PAN application submitted using physical mode for e-PAN card||e-PAN card dispatched at the email ID of the applicant||72|
|PAN application submitted through paperless modes for e-PAN card||e-PAN card dispatched at the email ID of the applicant||66|
How To Make Corrections/Updates In PAN?
You can submit an online application if you want to modify an existing PAN, such as changing your name or birthdate. The process is nearly identical to applying for a new PAN, with the exception that if your PAN has to be corrected, you must also submit the supporting paperwork.
Here are the steps :
Step 1: On the NSDL website, complete the online application form for making modifications or corrections in PAN.
Step 2: I’ve paid the application fees. Application fees may be paid by credit/debit card, demand draft, or online banking. After a successful transaction, an acknowledgement will be shown. This acknowledgement number can be saved and printed.
Step 3: The applicant must transmit the supporting documents to NSDL through courier or post when the application and payment have been approved. The processing of the PAN application by NSDL would begin only after receiving the required paperwork. The documents you send should back up the adjustments you requested in PAN. For instance, a request for the applicant’s or the applicant’s father’s name to be changed must be accompanied by a document containing proof of the name change from the old to the new. The following papers will be considered as proof in this situation:
- To married women Marriage-related name changes require the following: a marriage license, a marriage invitation card, the publication of the “name-change” in the gazette, a certificate from a gazetted official declaring the name change, and a copy of the passport displaying the name of the husband.
- For anyone applying, excluding married women publication of “name-change” in the gazette, together with a certificate from an official included in the gazette.
- Companies need the ROC’s certificate for name changes. The Companies Act of 1956 is administered and regulated by the ROC, or Registrar of Companies, office.
- Regarding partnership firms An updated version of the Partnership Deed
- For further categories of organizations that are registered (AOP/Trust/BOI/AJP, etc.), the updated deed, agreement, or registration.