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Pancard Reprint Correction - DOs and DONTs


Important information for persons making application for a new PAN card / corrections (Request for Reprint of PAN Card or/ And Changes Or Correction in PAN Data)
  1. Do use 'Form 49A' for reprint of PAN card or for making changes/correction in PAN data..
  2. Do fill the application in block letters in English and preferably with black ink.
  3. Do paste a recent colour photograph (size 3.5 cm X 2.5 cm).
  4. Do provide the signature within the box.
  5. Do mention correct PAN.
  6. If thumb impression is put on the application form, do get the thumb impression attested by Magistrate or a Notary Public or a Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.
  7. Do attach Proof of Identity (POI), Proof of Address (POA) and Proof of Date of birth (PODB - applicable for Individuals & Karta of HUF) as per Rule 114 (4) of Income Tax Rules, 1962.
  8. Do make sure that, the Name mentioned in application matches exactly with name mentioned in POI, POA and PODB.
  9. Do tick the column where change is required.
  10. Do provide proof to support the requested change.
  11. Do write the complete postal address in the application with landmark.
  12. Do mention correct pin code in the address field.
  13. Do mention telephone number / e- mail id in the application.
  14. Do attach proof of PAN (copy of PAN card or PAN allotment letter issued by Income Tax Department, if any.) with the application.


  1. Do not overwrite or make corrections by canceling any data in the application.
  2. Do not pin or staple the photograph.
  3. Do not sign across the box (i.e. signature should not be spread outside the box).
  4. Do not provide POI, POA and PODB which are not in the name of applicant.
  5. Do not write any details (date, designation, rank, etc.) along with the signature in the box.
  6. Do not mention Husband's name in the Father's Name column.
  7. Do not use initials in first and last name field.


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