PAN Card: Apply Online, Check Status & Download

The Permanent Account Number, PAN, is an identification number that is assigned to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax Department. The PAN Card helps the IT Department in keeping track of the financial transactions of an individual and firm.

Eligibility & Documents Required when Applying for a PAN Card

 

You need to submit a proof of address such as your Voter ID Card and a proof of identity like your Aadhaar card to apply for a PAN card.
The cost of applying for the PAN card is Rs. 110 if being dispatched in India and Rs. 1,020 for outside the country.

How do I Apply for a PAN card?

 

Steps for enrolling for a PAN card:

  • Visit the official PAN – NSDL/UTIITSL website.
  • Fill in the form and submit the required documents.
  • Pay the processing fee.
  • Your PAN card will be dispatched to your address in 15 days.

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How to correct PAN Card details?

 

How do I correct my PAN card details?

  • Visit the official website of NSDL E-Governance.
  • Click on the 'PAN' section.
  • Go to the 'Apply online' tab.
  • Scroll down to 'Change/correction in PAN data'.
  • Choose 'Changes or Correction in existing PAN data/Reprint of PAN card (No changes in Existing PAN Data)' in the dropdown menu.
  • Add the required details and submit the form.

You will also need to submit a copy of your Proof of address and Proof of identity as supporting documents for the changes required. Your PAN card is valid for a lifetime.

Use of PAN Card

 

The PAN card is a document issued by the government of India to help identify financial transactions made by an individual or entity. This card is required for the following purposes:

  • Filling IT returns
  • Opening a new bank account
  • Buying or selling a motor vehicle or property
  • Applying for a credit or debit card
  • Purchasing jewellery
  • Exchanging foreign currency
  • Making insurance payments exceeding Rs. 50, 000 per annum
  • Investing in fixed deposits or stocks
  • Applying for a loan
  • You will also need to submit a copy of your PAN card when applying for a Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card.

PAN Card FAQs

Is a PAN card required to apply for an EMI Network Card?

Yes, you need to submit a copy of your PAN card to apply for a Bajaj Finserv EMI Network Card.

What is the cost for applying for a PAN card?

The cost of applying for the PAN card is Rs. 110 if being dispatched in India and Rs. 1,020 for outside the country.

What are the documents required to apply for a PAN card?

You need to submit a proof of address such as your Voter ID Card and a proof of identity like your Aadhaar Card to apply for a PAN Card.

How can I check my PAN card Status online?

You can check your PAN card status online by clicking here. You will need to provide the application type and acknowledgement number.

How do I download my PAN card online?

You can download the soft copy of your PAN card through the NSDL portal by submitting your acknowledgement number and date of birth.

• Follow these steps to download your e-PAN card using your acknowledgement number:

  1. Visit the NSDL portal.
  2. Enter the acknowledgement number.
  3. Click on 'Generate OTP'.
  4. Enter the OTP sent to your registered mobile number.
  5. Click on 'Validate'.
  6. Click on the 'Download PDF'.

• Follow these steps to download your e-PAN card using your date of birth:

  1. Visit the NSDL portal.
  2. Enter details such as date of birth and PAN card number.
  3. Click on 'submit' and download the e-PAN for free.