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How to apply for PAN Card? (Complete details)

PAN is a 10-digit unique number provided to every eligible citizen in India issued by the Income Tax Department of India. A PAN card holds all the information of the tax-payer and is also one of the important documents used as a proof of address and identity proof. So, you would be thinking how to apply for Pan card as it comes in help for many handful of works.

Applicants applying for Pan card must be of 18 years old or more. The government has made provision for applicants to apply for PAN through the Income Tax PAN Services Unit of the NSDL. Follow these simple steps to apply for PAN online:

Online Procedure step by step
Step 1: Open the NSDL site (https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html) to apply for a new PAN.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 2: Select Application Type - New PAN for Indian citizens, foreign nationals or change / modification of existing PAN data.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online
Step 3: Choose your category - individual, group of people, group of people, etc.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 4: Fill in all the required information such as name, date of birth, email address and your mobile number in the PAN form.

Step 5: In submitting the form, you will receive a message about the next step.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 6: Click the "Continue with PAN application form button" button.

Step 7: You will be redirected to a new page where you must submit your digital e-KYC.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 8: Choose whether you need a physical PAN card or not and provide the last four digits of your Aadhaar number.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 9: Enter your personal details, contact details and other details in the next section of the form

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 10: Enter your location code, Type AO and other details in this section of the form. You can also find this information in the tab below

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 11: The final part of the form is the submission of documents and declaration.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 12: Enter the first 8 digits of your PAN card to submit the request. You will see your completed form. Click Continue if no modification is required.

Step 13: Select the e-KYC option to verify using Aadhaar OTP. With Proof of Identity, Address and Birthday, select Aadhaar in all categories and click Continue to continue.

Step 14: You will be redirected to the payment section where you have to pay using the required draft or bank / debit / credit card.

How to Apply for PAN Card Online

Step 15: A payment receipt will be issued upon successful payment. Click Continue.

Step 16: Now for Aadhaar authentication, tick the announcement and select the "Confirm" option.

Step 17: Click on "Continue with e-KYC" after which an OTP will be sent to the mobile number connected to Aadhaar.

Step 18: Enter OTP and submit the form.

Step 19: Now click on "Continue with e-Sign" after which you will have to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number. An OTP will be sent to the mobile number connected to Aadhaar.

Step 20: Enter OTP and send the application to get the Notification slip in pdf with your birthday as password in DDMMYYYY format.

 
 


Offline application process for PAN Card -
Applying for a PAN card can also be done offline at any regional PAN agency.

• Download the PAN card application form from the NSDL or UTIISL websites or collect a copy from UTIISL agents.

Complete the form and attach supporting documents (proof of identity, address and photos)

• Submit the form and documents to the NSDL office together with the operating fee.

• The PAN card will be sent to the address specified on the form within 15 working days.

Documents Required for PAN Card

When using the PAN Card, other important documents must also be submitted along with the PAN Card application form (Form 49A or Form 49AA) or the consent form (if you apply online) through the PAN card verification process. The requirement for documents varies greatly depending on the applicant. Required key documents and PAN application form in which individuals or other organizations apply for a PAN card. Find below a list of required documents on the pan card:

For each applicant:

• Proof of Identity which may be a copy of any of the following:

• Any government. Issued ID - Aadhar, DL, voting ID, etc.

• Arm’s License

• Pension card containing photo of the applicant

• Photo ID card issued by Central Government, State Government or Public Sector Making

• Central Government Health Scheme Card or Ex-Servicemen health scheme photo card

• The first bank certificate issued on the bank letterhead from the bank branch and certified by the issuing officer. Such a certificate must contain the attached photo of the applicant and the bank account number.

• Proof of address which may be a copy of any of the following:

• Electricity, landline or broadband connection bill

• Back-up mobile phone bill

• Water credit

• LPG or gas pipeline bill or Gas connection book

• Bank account statement

• Credit card statement

• Deposit account statement

• Passport Account Passport

• Passport

• Voting ID Card

• Driver's License

• Property registration document

• Domicile certificate issued by the Government of India

• Aadhar Card

• An original certificate from the employer provides that the employer is a well-known public or private company

• Birthday which may be a copy of any of the following:

• A birth certificate issued by the Executive Council of any approved authority

• Matric certificate

• Pension payment order

• Passport

• Marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriages

• Driving Licence

• Domicile certificate issued by the Government of India

• A sworn affidavit before a magistrate stating the applicant's date of birth

Of an undivided Hindu family (HUF)

• An affidavit issued by the KUF of HUF stating the name, address and surname of the father of all paperworks as the date on which the application was made.

• Identity, address and date of birth of proof as per HUF Card Person.

Of a company registered in India

• A copy of the Registration Certificate issued by the Registrar of Companies.

Firms and Limited Liability Partnerships are formed or registered in India

• A copy of the Registration Certificate issued by the Registrar of Firms or Limited Credit Partnership.

• Copy of Deed of Deed.

Made by Trust or registered in India

• A copy of the Trust Deed or a copy of the Registration Certificate Number issued by the Commissioner for Charities.

Of the Human Organization

• A copy of the agreement / certificate of registration number from the Registrar of the Co-operative Society or the Charity Commissioner or any other competent authority or any document issued by the Central / State Government showing the identity and address of the applicant.

For non-Indian citizens

• Proof of identity can be obtained from any of the following:

• Copy of Passport

• A copy of the PIO card issued by the Government of India

• A copy of the OCI Card issued by the Government of India

• A copy of another National or National Identity Number or TIN attested by the valid ‘Apostille’, Indian Ambassador, High Commission or Consulate where the applicant is based.

• Proof of address may be one of the following:

• Copy of Passport

• A copy of the PIO card issued by the Government of India

• A copy of the OCI Card issued by the Government of India

• A copy of another National or National Identity Number or TIN attested by the relevant ‘Apostle’, Ambassador of India, High Commission or Consulate

• A copy of the bank statement of your country of residence

• Copy of NRE bank statement in India

• Copy of residence permit or residence permit

• A copy of the registration certificate issued by the FRO

• A copy of the VISA provided and the letter of appointment from any Indian company

Go through the above article to know how to apply for PAN card by online and offline process both in detailed information.

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