Safety Instructions
New Updates
Aadhaar Card
New PAN
Reprint/Correction of PAN
New PAN for NRIs (49AA)
PAN Centres
Downloads
PAN/TAN Status Check
FAQ
Useful NSDL Publications
Misc

FAQ / PAN / Reprint of PAN Card Change-Correction in PAN Data

 

You can submit the application in the form "Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data" in the following cases:

A] When you already have PAN but want a new PAN card,
B] When you want to make some changes or corrections in your existing PAN details.

The form is freely downloadable from NSDL-TIN website. It is also available with the TIN-FCs.

You have to pay 93 (plus service tax, as applicable) to TIN-FCs as processing fees while submitting the form for Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data. If address for communication is a foreign address, the fee payable is 971 (including service tax).

When you have a PAN but have not received your PAN card/in case you have lost your PAN card, then you have to fill all the columns in the form for Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data but do not have to tickany of the boxes on the left margin. In case of an individual, you have to affix a colour photograph of the size 2.5 cm X 3.5 cm.

The applicant is required to fill all the columns of the form and tick the box(es) on the left margin of the appropriate item where change/correction is to be done.

Following documents are required to be submitted alongwith the form:

Any one of the following documents can be submitted as proof of PAN:

a) Copy of PAN card
b) Copy of PAN allotment letter
No other documents are acceptable as proof of PAN.
If any proof of PAN is not available, the application will be accepted on a 'good effort' basis.

Any one of the following documents can be submitted as proof of PAN surrendered:

a) Copy of PAN card
b) Copy of PAN allotment letter
No other documents are acceptable as proof of PAN.
If any proof of PAN is not available, the application will be accepted on a 'good effort' basis.

1. Individual and HUF Applicants who are citizens of India and located within and outside India at the time of application for PAN:

Proof of Identity Proof of Address Proof of date of birth
Indian Citizens (including those located outside India)
(i) Copy of (i) Copy of (i) Copy of
a. Aadhaar Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India; or a. Aadhaar Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India; or a. Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Birth and Death or the Indian Consulate as defined in clause (d) of sub-section (1) of session 2 of the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955); or
b. Elector’s photo identity card; or b. Elector’s photo identity card; or b. Pension payment order; or
c. Driving License; or c. Driving License; or c. Marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriages; or
d. Passport; or d. Passport; or d. Matriculation Certificate; or
e. Ration card having photograph of the applicant; or e. Passport of the spouse; or e. Passport; or
f. Arm’s license; or f. Post office passbook having address of the applicant; or f. Driving License; or
g. Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking; or g. Latest property tax assessment order; or g. Domicile Certificate issued by the Government; or
h. Pensioner card having photograph of the applicant; or h. Domicile certificate issued by the Government; or h. Affidavit sworn before a magistrate stating the date of birth
i. Central Government Health Scheme Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card i. Allotment letter of accommodation issued by the Central Government or State Government of not more than three years old; or  
  j. Property Registration Document; or  
(ii) Certificate of identity in Original signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted officer, as the case may be (in prescribed format) ; or (ii) Copy of following documents of not more than three months old
(a) Electricity Bill; or
(b) Landline Telephone or Broadband connection bill; or
(c) Water Bill; or
(d) Consumer gas connection card or book or piped gas bill; or
(e) Bank account statement or as per Note 2 ; or
(f) Depository account statement; or
(g) Credit card statement; or
 
(iii) Bank certificate in Original on letter head from the branch(alongwith name and stamp of the issuing officer) containing duly attested photograph and bank account number of the applicant (in prescribed format). (iii) Certificate of address signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted officer, as the case may be (in prescribed format) or  
  (iv) Employer certificate in original (in prescribed format).  
     
     
Note: Note:  
1. In case of Minor, any of the above mentioned documents as proof of identity and address of any of parents/guardians of such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of identity and address for the minor applicant. 1. Proof of Address is required for residence address mentioned in item no. 7.  
2. For HUF, an affidavit made by the Karta of Hindu Undivided Family stating name, father’s name and address of all the coparceners on the date of application and copy of any of the above documents in the name of Karta of HUF is required is required as proof of identity, address and date of birth. 2. In case of an Indian citizen residing outside India, copy of Bank Account Statement in country of residence or copy of Non-resident External (NRE) bank account statements (not more than three months old) shall be the proof of address.  

2. Foreign Citizen located within & outside India at the time of application for PAN

For Individuals and HUF
Proof of Identity Proof of Address
1. Copy of passport, or 1. Copy of Passport, or
2. Copy of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India, or 2. Copy of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India, or
3. Copy of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card issued by Government of India, Or 3. Copy of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card issued by Government of India, or
4. Copy of other national or citizenship Identification Number or Taxpayer Identification Number duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India (in prescribed format). 4. Copy of other national or citizenship Identification Number or Taxpayer Identification Number duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India or
  5. Copy of Bank account statement in the country of residence, or
  6. Copy of Non-resident External (NRE) bank account statement in India, or
  7. Copy of Certificate of Residence in India or Residential permit issued by the State Police Authorities, or
  8. Copy of Registration certificate issued by the Foreigner's Registration Office showing Indian address, or
  9. Copy of Visa granted & Copy of appointment letter or contract from Indian Company & Certificate (in original) of Indian address issued by the employer.
  Note: In case .Office Address (of India). is mentioned in application made by foreign citizens, then it is mandatory to provide following documents as proof for office address in addition to any of the above residence proof: I. Copy of appointment letter/contract from Indian Company and II. Certificate (in original) of address in India of applicant issued by authorized signatory of employer on employer's letter head mentioning the PAN of the employer and III. Copy of PAN card for the PAN mentioned in the employer's certificate.
For other than Individuals
Proof of Identity Proof of Address
1. Copy of Certificate of Registration issued in the country where the applicant is located, duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India 1. Copy of Certificate of Registration issued in the country where the applicant is located, duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India
2. Copy of registration certificate issued in India or of approval granted to set up office in India by Indian Authorities. 2. Copy of registration certificate issued in India or of approval granted to set up office in India by Indian Authorities.

List of documents which are acceptable as proof of identity and address for applicants other than individual and HUF is as below:

1.Having office of their own in India:

Type of Applicant Document to be submitted
Company Copy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of Companies.
Partnership Firm Copy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of firms or Copy of Partnership Deed.
Limited Liability Partnership Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of LLPs
Association of Persons (Trust) Copy of trust deed or copy of certificate of registration number issued by Charity Commissioner.
Association of Person, Body of Individuals, Local Authority, or Artificial Juridical Person Copy of Agreement or copy of certificate of registration number issued by charity commissioner or registrar of cooperative society or any other competent authority or any other document originating from any Central or
State Government Department establishing identity and address of such person.
 

2. Having no office of their own in India:

Type of Applicant Documents for proof of identity and address
Company/Firms/Limited Liability Partnership/AOP (Trusts)/AOP/ BOI/Local Authority/Artificial Juridical Person (1.1) Copy of Certificate of Registration issued in the country where the applicant is located, duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India.
(1.2) Copy of registration certificate issued in India or of approval granted to set up office in India by Indian Authorities.

Supporting documents required for changes in PAN data can be as per the table given below:

Sr. No. Case / applicant type Document acceptable
1 Change in name: change of name on account of marriage Any one of
a) Marriage certificate 
b) marriage invitation card 
c) publication of name change in official gazette 
d) copy of passport showing husband’s name
2 Change in name: Individual applicants - change of name on account of reasons other than marriage. Publication of name change in official gazette
3 Change in father's name Publication of name change in official gazette
4 Change in name: Companies Registrar of Companies’ certificate for name change
5 Change in name: Partnership firms Revised Partnership Deed
6 Change in name: AOP / Trust / BOI / AJP Revised registration certificate / deed or agreement as applicable
7 Change in date of birth: individuals Relevant proof of identity having correct date of birth.
8 Change in date of incorporation/agreement/partnership or trust deed/formation of BOI/AOP Relevant proof of identity having correct date of incorporation/agreement/partnership or trust deed/formation of BOI/AOP

Individuals should always affix a recent colour photograph (size 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm) in the space provided on the form. The photograph should not be stapled or clipped to the form. The clarity of image on PAN card will depend on the quality and clarity of photograph affixed on the form.

When the applicant wants to update the address for communication

  • He should fill all the columns of the form and should tick the box on the left margin of address for communication. (In case of any online application, this box is automatically ticked).
  • He should also indicate whether this is his Residence or Office address.
  • It is mandatory for all applicants other than individuals or HUF to mention office address as address for communication.
  • If the applicant wants to update any other address, he has to fill the details of the same in an additional sheet which is to be attached with the form. In such cases the applicant is also required to tick in the box provided on the left of item no. 8 on the application form.
  • It is mandatory for the applicant to provide proof of communication address.
  • If change in any other address is sought, the applicant has to provide proof of the same.
© 2013 www.pancard.indur.in. All rights reserved.