Earlier we all used to apply for PAN card by filling a Form 49A and it would take around a week for them to issue the PAN. However now CBDT has announced a paperless, Aadhar based service for instant allotment of PAN number without any fees.
Getting a New PAN is just a 5 step procedure:
- Enter Aadhar details.
- Validate OTP
- Validate Aadhar details.
- Validate E-mail id (optional)
- Get PAN card.
You can visit HERE to apply for your free PAN card.
Who can apply: PAN applicants who have an Aadhaar number from UIDAI and have registered their mobile number with Aadhaar, can apply. Thus only natural person can apply for such instant PAN and not partnership firm or company.
Can foreign citizen apply for PAN through E-Kyc mode: No
Does one need to submit physical copy of E-KYC documents or Aadhar card once they have applied for the same online: No
Does one need to upload scanned photo or signature: No
Can one get address in PAN different from that in Aadhar card in this Aadhar based PAN allocation: No as the information will be extracted from UIDAI database.
Will one get physical PAN card: No
How to download E-PAN card: To download PAN, please go to the e-Filing website of Income-tax department. (Url: https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in)
Click the link- ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’.
Click the link- ‘Check Status of PAN’.
Submit the Aadhaar number in the space provided, then submit the OTP sent to the Aadhaar registered mobile number.
Check the status of application- whether PAN is allotted or not.
If PAN is allotted, click on the download link to get a copy of the PAN pdf.
How can one request physical PAN card: If a PAN has been allotted, you can get a printed physical PAN card by submitting PAN on the links below-
Can one make changes to already issued PAN card with this facility: No
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