How to Correct your PAN Details Online

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How to Correct your PAN Details Online
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23 Feb 2024

A PAN card is an essential document for financial transactions and tax-related activities in India. However, it is common for individuals to encounter errors or changes in their personal details over time. In such cases, it becomes crucial to make corrections to ensure the accuracy of the information on the PAN card. This guide will walk you through the process of making corrections to your PAN card online.

Steps to correct PAN details online

Here are the steps you can take to update details on your PAN card:

Step 1 - Access the official NSDL website:

To initiate the PAN card correction process, visit the official website of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) at NSDL is one of the authorised entities for PAN card issuance and correction.

Step 2 - Select 'PAN Services' category:

Navigate to the 'PAN Services' section on the website. Look for the 'Apply' option under the 'Changes or Correction in PAN Data' category.

Step 3 - Fill out the PAN correction form:

You will be directed to the PAN correction form. Provide accurate details, including your PAN number and the corrections you want to make. If you are changing your name, updating your address, or correcting your date of birth, ensure that the information entered is correct.

Step 4 - Submit the necessary documents:

Depending on the type of correction, you may need to submit supporting documents. For example, if you are changing your name, you might be required to provide a copy of your marriage certificate or gazette notification. Ensure that you have the necessary documents scanned and ready for upload.

Step 5 - Choose online payment option:

Pay the applicable fee for the PAN card correction. The payment can be made online using credit/debit cards, net banking, or demand drafts. The fee varies based on whether the PAN card is being delivered within India or internationally.

Step 6 - Authenticate using Aadhaar OTP:

To enhance the security of the correction process, you may be required to authenticate your details using Aadhaar OTP. This adds an extra layer of verification to ensure the accuracy of the information being updated.

Step 7 - Track your application:

After completing the above steps, you will receive an acknowledgement receipt with a 15-digit acknowledgement number. Use this number to track the status of your PAN card correction application on the NSDL website.

Steps to correct PAN details offline

To correct your PAN card details offline, follow these steps:

  1. Download the form: Visit the official NSDL website and download the Request For New PAN Card or/And Changes or Correction in PAN Data form
  2. Fill the form: Carefully fill out the form with accurate details
  3. Submit documents: Submit the filled form along with the necessary supporting documents to your nearest NSDL collection center

After submission, you will receive an acknowledgement slip from the authority. This process ensures that your PAN card information is up-to-date and accurate.

Fees for PAN card update or correction

The fees for PAN card update or correction depend on the method of application and whether you want a physical copy of the updated PAN card. Here are the details:

The table presents the fee structure for PAN card corrections:

Method of submitting PAN application documents


Fees (inclusive of taxes)

Physical submission for physical PAN card dispatch

Dispatch within India

Rs. 107

Physical submission for physical PAN card dispatch

Dispatch outside India

Rs. 1,017

Paperless submission for physical PAN card dispatch

Dispatch within India

Rs. 101

Paperless submission for physical PAN card dispatch

Dispatch outside India

Rs. 1,011

Physical submission for e-PAN card

e-PAN card sent to applicant's email

Rs. 72

Paperless submission for e-PAN card

e-PAN card sent to applicant's email

Rs. 66


Documents required for PAN card correction

Here are the documents required for PAN card correction:

1. Copy of PAN card: You will need a photocopy of your existing PAN card.

2. Identity proof: Provide a copy of any of the following identity documents:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Ration Card with a photo

3. Address proof: Submit a copy of any of the following address documents:

  •  Aadhaar Card (if it contains your current address)
  • BSNL bill
  • Water bill
  • Bank statement

Additionally, if you need to correct your date of birth, make sure to provide proof of your correct date of birth.

Credit Pass and monitoring your credit health

When you apply for credit, you generally need to submit details such as PAN. You may want to update the PAN details to ensure accuracy of data such as name and address. While you wait for your PAN card correction to be processed, it is an opportune time to consider monitoring and improving your credit health. Credit score is one of the factors that lenders check when you seek credit.

The Bajaj Finserv Credit Pass is an excellent tool for this purpose. This tool allows you to keep track of your credit score with monthly CIBIL Score checks and provides insights into factors affecting your credit health.

Learn more about Credit Pass

Making corrections in your PAN card is a responsible financial practice, and coupling it with services like Credit Pass adds an extra layer of financial well-being to your life. Stay informed, stay accurate, and stay financially healthy.


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Frequently asked questions

How can I correct errors on my PAN card?

To rectify mistakes on your PAN card, visit the official NSDL or UTIITSL website, fill out the correction form, and submit the required documents.

What is the charge for PAN card correction?

The fee for PAN card correction varies based on the type of correction needed. As of my last knowledge update in January 2022, it's advisable to check the official website for the most recent fees.

How much time does PAN card correction take?

The processing time for PAN card corrections typically ranges from 15 to 45 days after submitting the corrected application. Keep in mind that this timeframe may vary based on the efficiency of the processing centre.

What is the fee for changing the photo on a PAN card?

To update the photograph on your PAN card, a nominal fee is charged. Refer to the official website for the latest information on the fee structure as it may be subject to change.

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