Monday, October 22, 2018

How to Apply for New PAN Card

Permanent Account Number or PAN card is an important nationalized identity card for an Indian citizen.

The PAN card is a must to carry out any financial transaction as well as when paying taxes.

It is allotted by the Income Tax (IT) Department who allots each individual, company, or HUF a unique 10-digit alphanumerical account number.

A PAN card has lifetime validity. If you too are planning to get yourself a new PAN card, the following information on how to apply for new PAN card will prove to be useful.

Steps to Apply for New PAN Card

PAN card can be applied online by visiting NSDL or UTIITSL website. These are government authorized websites who can issue PAN card as well as make changes or corrections in existing PAN on behalf of the IT department. Online application is hassle-free and the easiest way to get PAN card.

All you need to do is fill the application, submit it along with the processing fee by online payment methods. You can post all the copies of the required documents to NSDL or UTIITSL for verification purpose.

  • Fill the details in the form as per Once you fill in all the details in the Form 49A, you need pay the charges for processing the application. Applicant from Indian communication address needs to pay Rs.107/- (inclusive of the applicable Service Tax). Applicant for foreign communication address need to pay Rs. 1017/-. 

  • After the payment for application successful using credit/debit card, demand draft or net-banking options you will get an acknowledgement receipt. Make sure you keep the acknowledgement number safely.
  • You need to post/courier your supporting documents to NSDL or UTIITSL. Once they receive the documents, the PAN application will be processed. You need to send one proof of address, proof of identity, and proof of date of birth. You can check the complete list of accepted documents here:
Once the documents are verified, the PAN card will be processed and sent to your address by post. This is all you need to do to apply for a new PAN card.



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