go to https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/ (Official Website)
Two Passport size photographs
Proof of Identity (POI) click here for list of acceptable POI
Proof of Address (POA) click here for list of acceptable POA
Proof of Date Of Birth (POD) click here for list of acceptable POD
Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA) should be in the Name of the Applicant
Name mentioned in the online form should mandatorily match with the name in the Proof of Identity (POI)
Can I obtain or use more than one PAN card?
Obtaining/possessing more than one PAN card is against the law and may attract a penalty up to Rs10,000. Therefore it is advisable not to obtain/possess more than one PAN. If you have more than one PAN, you should surrender the unused PAN Click here to cancel PAN card/s if inadvertently allotted to you
Who can apply on behalf of a minor, mentally challenged, deceased and wards of court?
Section 160 of IT Act, 1961 provides that a minor, lunatic, idiot, mentally retarded, deceased, wards of court and such other persons may be represented through a Representative Assessee (RA).
In such cases, in the application for PAN card, details of the a minor, mentally challenged, deceased, wards of court, etc. should be provided.
Details of representative assessee have to be provided in the online form by clicking the option ‘yes’ on the question – “Do you want to have a Representative Assessee (RA)” Click here to apply with Representative Assessee
How long will it take for the application to be processed?
30 working days* for a new PAN Card to be issued
30 working days* for a change/correction in PAN Card data
30 working days* for reissuance of PAN Card
* Above mentioned timelines are indicative only. The actual time for processing and issuance of PAN card may vary subject to time taken by UTI-ITSL
What should I do after printing the form and where should I submit my PAN application?
Affix your photograph on both top corners of the application form, Sign/Left Thumb impression (preferably in black ink) across this photo on the left hand side of the form and Sign/Left Thumb impression (preferably in black ink) within the box provided in the right hand side of the form. After completion of affixing photo and Sign/Left Thumb on the application form attach photocopies of supporting documents (proof of identity, proof of address, etc)
Can an application for PAN be made through Internet?
Yes, application for fresh allotment of PAN can be made through Internet. Further, requests for changes or correction in PAN data or request for reprint of PAN card (for an existing PAN) may also be made through Internet.
eMudhra Consumer Services Limited helps you to apply for PAN Card in a few easy and convenient steps. The services rendered include verifying, supporting and filing the application forms for those who are applying for new PAN card, corrections and changes to their existing PAN data and request for duplicate or replacement of lost or damaged PAN card.
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