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How to Apply for PAN Card in India ? ( Online Procedure )

       Pan Card is a card issued by the Income Tax Department of India. This card may be used in a lot of financial and other transactions by an Indian Citizen.

Few Uses of a Pan Card :

How to apply for Pan Card in India

  • For Filing Income Tax
  • While buying/selling a Property
  • Mandatory for all transactions above Rs.50,000
  • Serves as a valid Photo Identity proof
  • For purchasing an Automobile
  • While applying for a loan in India
  • To start a Business in India
  • For buying Shares, Mutual Funds or SIP

There are a lot other uses and benefits of owning a Pan Card in India. Now let us know the Complete Procedure to Apply Pan Card Online in India.

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How to Apply for PAN Card in India(Online Procedure)

Step 1 : Open the NSDL Website (https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/form49Adsc.html)

Step 2 : Read all the Guidelines Carefully . You can also convert the text in Hindi to read in Hindi Language. Scroll till the bottom of the Page and you will be able to Select the Category of the Applicant. 

Apply for a New PAN Card

Step 3 : Select the Category of Applicant from the Drop Down Menu and click on Select

Category for New PAN Card Application

Step 4 : Read and Fill the Complete Form Carefully.  Finally, after filling up the form, a fee of Rs.107 has to be paid by Demand Draft/Cheque/Credit or Debit Card/Net Banking. (Note: Demand draft / cheque shall be in favour of ‘NSDL – PAN’ payable at Mumbai)

New PAN Card Application Form 1

If the Applicant wants to go for Paperless PAN Application for New PAN Card, he/she may select YES wherein a Digital Signature is Required. Otherwise select NO (For Physical Submission of the Hard Copies of the Documents).

Paperless PAN Application for New PAN

In Paperless PAN Application, you can Upload your Photo, Signature & Documents Online and there is no need for Physical Submission of the Documents & the New PAN Card Application process would end here.

Applicants willing to submit Hard Copies of the Documents may proceed with Step no.5.

Step 5 : You will now get an Acknowledgement Form with a 16 Digit Acknowledgement Number. Take a printout of this Acknowledgement Form. For e.g : If your Acknowledgement Number is 10997693003. Then the heading on the envelope should be ” Application for PAN CHANGE REQUEST – 10997693003

Step 6 : Paste 2 Recent Photographs of the Applicant in this Acknowledgement Form in the space provided.  Put your Signature in the Box.

Step 7 : Enclose your Demand Draft or Cheque (If you did not pay Pay Online), Acknowledgement Form and the self attested Documents Mentioned earlier in the form in an Envelope.

Step 8 : Heading on the Envelope should be ” Application for PAN – (Your Acknowledgement Number) “

Step 9 : Post this Envelope to the Physical Address of NSDL :

Income Tax PAN Services Unit, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune – 411016.

Telephone Number : 020 – 27218080

Step 10 : Make sure that the Envelope with your Application and Supporting Documents should reach NSDL Address within 15 days after getting the Acknowledgement.

Your Pan Application will be sent for processing as soon NSDL receives it. You will get an e-mail regarding the same on your E-mail Address. You must have noticed that this process to apply Pan Card Online is easy & hassle free.

You can also Contact the NSDL Helpline to track the Status of your PAN at 02027218080

This is the Complete Online Procedure of ‘How to Apply for PAN Card in India’. If you have any doubts or Queries regarding the same, you can leave your comments below.

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