How to apply for PAN
An application for allotment of PAN can
be made online from any of these two websites:
moving forward with the ateps for PAN application following is the
check list of documents/details needed for PAN application. Make sure
to arrange these and then start the process of filling the online form.
for the complete list of documents that can be submitted as date of
borth proof, identity proof and address proof.)
- Recent passport size color photograph
- Proof of identity
- Date of Birth proof
- Address Proof
we have explained the process of online application for new PAN for
resident individuals, applicants applying by hand or applying
for any changes in PAN or for duplicate PAN should make the necessary
changes while applying.
step process for online application of PAN through tin.nsdl.com:
- Go to this link: https://tin.tin.nsdl.com
- Following page will open:
- Click on New PAN for
Indian Citizens(Form 49A)
- Following page will open:
- Click on Online Application for New PAN(Form 49A)
- Now Following page will open:
- Here you need to select type of applicant, which for
a human being will be individual. Select individual and click on select.
- Now Form 49A for online application of PAN will
appear as shown below:
- Fill this Form 49A very carefully, as whatever
details you fill in this form will be finally used to issue your
the top choose the radio button that describes your status. For people
not working for army, navy or airforce, other individuals will be
selection of your Assessing Officer ie. your AO code is a confusing
part. Here you need to decide first your city wise, then as per further
details available in the list of AO codes applicabe to you. Some times
we find that more then one AO code seems to be applicable to us. In
these cases you can talk to the people at Income Tax
of your city, or may decide a code best suited to you. Following are
the steps to move forward to select your AO Code:
- On Top of the Form click on Non international
taxation AO details. Following window will open:
- At the bottom of the screen select the applicable
letter as per your city name.
- A list of cities from the selected letter will
appear, here select your city.
a list of AO codes in your city will appear. Here different criterias
will also be given for applicable AO codes. Select the best suited AO
code to you and click on its radio button.
- On selecting the AO code, it will take you back to
the Form 49A.
- Now fill the form carefully.
- Make sure to correctly spell your name.
- Date of birth entered shall be as per your date of
filling the form carefully, at the end you need to pay fee of Rs. 105
for PAN application. This fee can be paid using online banking through
your netbanking details.
after payment being done, submit the application. If any mistake is
there in the form, it will show an error message with mistakes
highlighted with red color. Rectify the mistake and resubmit the form.
- On final submission, an acknowledgement form will
appear. Save the acknowledgement number for later
print out of this acknowledgement form, paste your recent photograph
with your signature on it, sign on the form at the space provided.
final signed form shall be sent along with you date of birth proof,
identity proof and address proof to the address given below. At the top
of the envelope write 'APPLICATION FOR PAN- Your Acknowledgement
number" (For eg. APPLICATION FOR PAN - 881010100000970)
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 Tel:
020-27218080; Fax: 020-27218081
don'ts for filling the PAN application:
above documents and acknowledgement should reach the above address with
in 15 days of online application.
- Its better to fill the form in capital letters.
- Name in application shall exactly match with the name
in Identity proof and address proof
- Accurate addres shall be filled in the form because
PAN will reach you by post at the address given by you.
you are submitting bank statement as address proof make sure that
latest transaction page is also submitted with the main page.
- Make sure to let the acknowledgement and other
documents reach the Income Tax PAN unit with in 15 days of online
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