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PAN card Form

A PAN card is a necessary requirement for all Indian citizens and legal entities, especially those who pay income tax. Whether you apply for the PAN online or offline, you will receive two types of NSDL PAN application forms - Form 49A and Form 49AA. Indigenous Indians and organizations based in India must complete Form 49A to apply for a PAN Card. Foreign nationals and organizations included abroad are also eligible for PAN; they must complete Form 49AA of the PAN application.

Download PAN Card Application Form

Form 49A

To be filled by Indian Citizens, Entities incorporated in India and Indian Companies, Unincorporated entities formed in India

Form 49AA

To be filled by individuals not being a citizen of India, Unincorporated entities, Entities incorporated outside India and unincorporated entities formed outside India

Steps to download form online?

With the availability of an export service provider - TIN NSDL and UTIITSL, downloading the PAN has become easier for taxpayers. This E-PAN can be downloaded in PDF format. Taxpayers can now easily download the PAN Card online by following the steps below:

Step 1: Visit the official website

Step 2: Select “Both Physical PAN Card and e-PAN” and enter the details carefully and click “Send”

Step 3: Once the application has been submitted, an e-PAN will be e-mailed to you in PDF Format where processing is done by the relevant authority

Step 4: Now the applicant can easily download the e-PAN from your valid email id

Procedure for Filling Online PAN Card Form 49A

Form 49A requires you to fill in your details such as name, address, contact, etc. As well as a photo and signature. The first two pages of the form must be completed by the applicant and the other pages include instructions for completing Form 49A. Let's look at the parts of Form 49A in detail -

1- AO Code - This is the first field to be completed by the applicant. AO Code contains Area Code, AO Type, Range Code and AO Number. This information can be found online at the NSDL Website's AO Code Search for PAN.

2- Full name- Choose a topic from Mr., Mrs. or Mrs. Then write your full name in the blocks provided.

3- Word Abbreviation- Here you need to write a summary of your name that will be printed on your PAN card. It is advisable to use an existing name for all other texts you have.

4- Do you know another name? - If so, you must provide a name in this section.

5- Gender

6- Birthday / Consolidation / Agreement / Partnership or Fund Title / Body Structure or Organization

7- Parent Information - This applies only to individual applicants.

8- Address - You need to provide your residential and office address and in the next section tick the address (Residence or Office) you want to keep as your contact address. This is the address to which your PAN Card will be sent.

9- Phone number and email ID

10 - Applicant - Applicant may fall into any of the following categories-

  •         Individual

  •         The Separate Hindu Family

  •         Company

  •         Strong Cooperation

  •         Government

  •         People's Organization

  •         Trusts

  •         The body of individuals

  •         Local council

  •         Artificial Law People

  •         Limited Credit Cooperation

11- Registration Number- Only Companies, LLPs, etc. Needed

12- Aadhaar

13- Salary Source - Choose from the following:

  •         Salary

  •         Financial Profit

  •         Revenue from Business / Employment

  •         Revenue from Other sources

  •         Revenue from the assets of the House

  •         No income

14- Representative Assessee (RA) - If your income tax is levied by someone else, their name and address must be written on the form.

15- Documents submitted such as Proof of Identity (POI), Proof of Address (POA) and Proof of Date of Birth (DOB)

16- At the end of the form, the applicant must complete his or her name and date and place of application and sign the form.

Pan Card 49AA Form

This form is for Non-Indian Citizens, Indigenous Businesses or Non-Indian Organizations. It is also governed by Rule 114 of Income Tax Laws, 1962. Like Form 49A, this form is available online and can be downloaded for offline application. You can download the PAN application Form 49AA from the NSDL website in PDF format.

Procedure for Filling Online Form 49AA

The structure and format of Form 49AA are the same as PAN Form 49A. Apart from the basic information as required in Form 49A, the KYC details of the applicant are required in the event of Form 49AA. This will be completed by a Foreign Institutional Investor or Qualified Foreign Investor, as prescribed under regulations issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and includes the following -

  •         Individual -

  •         Marital status

  •         National Status

Job Description - Private Sector Service, Public Sector / Government. service, Business Professionals, Agriculture, Retirement, Housewife, Student or Other

For Non-People -

Type of company - Private Company, Public Company, Company Body, Financial Institution, Non-Governmental Organization or Indigent Organization

  •         Annual income in INR

  •         Net-worth (A few assets are liable) to INR

  •         Does it have fewer people or members of the same family with more ownership and control

  •         Is the business involved / providing any of the following services - Foreign Exchange, Currency Exchange Services, Gaming / Gambling / Lottery Services (Casinos and Betting Syndicates) or Borrowing, Cash Holding

  •        Whether the applicant or the authorized signatories / trustees / office bearers are politically disclosed or related to a person identified politically

  •        Taxpayer's Identity Number in the country of residence

For Public Company -

Whether it is listed on the stock exchange or not. Once listed, a stock exchange name is required.

Points to Remember When Completing Form 49A or Form 49AA.

       Read the guidelines and follow them

  •        Fill out the form with blocking letters and maybe with blacink

  •        Make sure you fill out the form in English only the stars (*) marked fields are all mandatory

  •        Names should be entered without using any abbreviation or greeting or title

  •        Be sure to select the appropriate document type to serve as proof (checklist of evidence received is available on the NSDL website)

  •        Make sure the AO Code specified is correct

  •        Paste the pictures in the required space provided. Provide the latest color image with a white background. Photos should not be pinned or attached to a form.

  •        The signature / thumb of the left hand should be provided on the entire image placed on the left side of the form in such a way that part of the signature / image is on the image and on the form. No distortion should be made of the image attached to the right side of the form.

  •        Sixth disclosure, if used, must be certified by a Magistrate or Notary Public or Published Officer under the official mark and stamp

  •        Review and edit if there are any adjustments

  1. What is the application fee for a PAN card?

The application fee is Rs 93 excluding Goods and Services tax address in India. In the case of an international address, the amount is Rs.864 excluding property and service tax.

  1. How do I pay my PAN application fee?

  • Credit card

  • Debit card

  • DD (Demand Draft)

  • Net banking

  1. Can you edit previously posted information on PAN online?


  1. How long will it take for my PAN card request to be processed?

After the payment has been made and the applicant has submitted all the required documents to UTITSL / NSDL, the application will be processed.

  1. Can you track the status of your PAN card?

Yes, this can be done online by logging in to Status Tracker. You will need to select an application type, key in the approximate number, enter the captcha code and click on 'Submit'.

  1. When is Form 49A used?

This application form is used when you apply for a PAN card for the first time. Also, it can be used when editing personal details on an existing PAN card.

  1. How can you get PAN card request status via SMS?

For details about the status of your PAN card request via SMS. Type NSDLPAN with a 15-digit acknowledgment number to 57575. You can also call the call center on 020 - 27218080.

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