PAN is a vital document that is necessary to complete specific procedures. Given this, the card, which carries a unique 10-digit alphanumeric number issued by the Income Tax Department, is required. You may apply for a PAN card online or in person. In this section, we will look at how you may obtain the card online through the NSDL and UTIITSL websites.
If you want to get a new PAN card, you must fill out a PAN Card apply Form 49A or 49AA, depending on whether you are an Indian or a foreign citizen, and apply for PAN online. Remember that this is particularly for individuals who do not have a PAN card and have never applied for one. Here are the actions to take:
Step 1: Visit the Online PAN Application portion of the NSDL website.
Step 2: Form 49A (Indian Citizens) or Form 49AA (Foreign Citizens) or Changes or Corrections in PAN/Reprint of PAN Card.
Step 3: Choose a Category. Individuals, Association of Persons, Body of Individuals, Trust, Limited Liability Partnerships, Firm, Government, Hindu Undivided Family, Artificial Judicial Person, and Local Authority are the available possibilities.
Step 4: Fill in the Title, Last name/surname, First name, Middle Name, Date of Birth/Incorporation/Formation in DD/MM/YYYY format, email address, mobile number, and Captcha code. Fill out the form and submit it.
Step 5: You will get an acknowledgment with a token number on the next page. On the screen, click ‘Continue with PAN Application Form.’
Step 6: You will be directed to fill out more personal information, comparable to Form 49A or Form 49AA. Fill in the blanks with all of the essential information.
Step 7: Select the method for submitting the papers. You have the option of a) physically submitting application materials; b) digitally submitting through digital signature, or c) digitally submitting through e-sign.
Step 8: Indicate on the same page whatever papers you are presenting as proof of identity, residence, and date of birth. Confirm the declaration, application location, and date. Examine and submit the form. Make sure you don’t make any errors.
Step 9: When you click ‘Proceed,’ you will be brought to the payment choices. Select between Demand Draft and Online Bill Payment via Bill Desk.
Step 10: If you select Demand Draft, you must have made a DD before beginning the application process since you must submit the DD number, date of issuance, amount, and name of the bank from where the DD is created on the site.
Step 11: If you pick Bill Desk, you may pay via Net Banking, as well as Debit or Credit Cards.
Step 12: Click ‘I agree to the terms of service’ and then proceed to payment. The PAN application fees will differ depending on whether you deliver papers to NSDL individually or submit them online.
Step 13: If you pay by credit card, debit card, or net banking, you will receive an acknowledgment receipt as well as a payment receipt. The acknowledgment receipt should be printed.
Step 14: Please include two current images as well as the appreciation receipt.
It is important to note that the photographs should not be stapled or clipped. Make sure to sign across the photo you’ve attached to the left side of the receipt. Do not sign the right-hand pic. Make sure your signature is in the box given. If you utilize your left thumb impression, make sure it is confirmed by a gazetted authority or a notary public.
Step 15: After payment has been verified, submit the accompanying documentation to NSDL through post or courier.
NSDL will process your application once your papers are received. If you have specified your work address as your preferred communication address, you must additionally provide proof of your office address in addition to evidence of your residential address.
The process for applying for a PAN card on the UTIITSL website is similar to the one described above. The only difference is that you need to go to https://www.pan.utiitsl.com/PAN/#one beforehand.
Once you have filled in the data and received the acknowledgement receipt, you must print it and return it to your local UTIITSL office together with copies of the needed papers.
Step 1: Go to https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html on the NSDL website.
Step 2: When requesting a PAN change, choose the appropriate choice from the four offered.
Step 3: Fill up the blanks with the necessary information.
Step 4: Make the needed payment.
Step 5: Print the acknowledgement and mail it to the NSDL office. Make certain that you also mail the necessary documentation (identity proof, address proof, and proof of date of birth).
Step 6: You may also be needed to show proof of a current PAN card.
It is illegal for any individual to have two PAN numbers. Fill out and submit form 49A only if you are applying for your first PAN card.
If you have any problems with how to fill out any of these forms, please refer to the instructions on each of these websites. You may also look for information on the Income Tax Department’s website.
Step 1: Visit https://www.pan.utiitsl.com/PAN/# for more information.
Step 2: Choose whether you want a physical copy of your PAN as well as an e-PAN or just the e-PAN.
Step 3: Please enter your PAN number.
Step 4: Fill up the blanks with the necessary information.
Step 5: Fill in the captcha and then submit the form.
Step 6: You must pay the charge.
Step 7: Print and mail the acknowledgement receipt to your local UTIITSL center. Remember to provide copies of any required paperwork (identity-proof, address-proof, and proof of date of birth documents). A copy of your Aadhaar card must also be sent.
Step 8: You will also be required to verify an existing PAN card.
Aside from applying for a PAN Card, you may also make errors, adjustments, or request a reprint of your PAN Card online. You may apply for a PAN Card on the UTITSL or NSDL websites.
If the communication address is in India, the application fee for a PAN Card is Rs.93 (exclusive of GST). The fee for applying for a PAN Card with a foreign communication address is Rs.864. After you have paid the money, you must provide the necessary documentation. Only once the appropriate papers have been submitted will the PAN application be processed.
Q1. How will I be able to obtain my PAN card?
The PAN Card will be mailed to the communication address you supplied during the application procedure.
Q2. Can a minor obtain a PAN Card?
Yes, a juvenile can apply for a PAN Card under Section 160 of the Information Technology Act of 1961. A PAN Card can also be obtained by a non-resident, a lunatic, or a court of the ward. However, in this instance, they will have to be represented by a Representative Assessee who would apply for a PAN Card on the applicant’s behalf.
Q3. Is it possible for me to have more than one PAN Card?
It is against the law to have more than one PAN Card. If you have more than one PAN Card, you must contact the appropriate authorities and have any of the accounts canceled.
Q4. Are there any fees I’ll have to pay when I apply for a PAN Card?
Yes, if you are a resident of India, you must pay Rs.93+ GST while applying for a PAN Card. If you want your PAN Card to be sent outside of India, you must pay Rs.864 (Rs.93 + Rs.771 as shipment costs).
Q5. What is the expiration date of my PAN Card?
Your PAN Card will be valid in perpetuity, and you will not be needed to renew it. However, if your information changes, you must go through the procedure of amending the information on your PAN Card by filling out the form for ‘Request for New PAN Card Or/ And Changes or Correction in PAN Data.