From February, 2014, rules for pancard application have been changed. Except Driving License and Passport, none other documents is perfect proof for Indentification, address proof and date of birth whereas  identity proofs for all the three purposes are required. Very few documents have been prescribed in support of date of birth. Apart from  Driving License and Passport, copies of only following documents will be valid  for date of birth for pancard purpose :-


1. Domicile Certificate ( Mool Niwas Pramanpatra   )

2.Birth Certificate

3. Pension Payment Order

4.  Marriage Certificate

5. Matriculation Certificate

6.  Original Affidavit sworn before a Magistrate  / Notary Public stating DOB.
7. Election ID Card 

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46 thoughts on “Pan Card – Proof for Date Of Birth

  1. hi sir mom dont have the school leaving certificates but she has bonafide and conduct certificate issued by zphs which has date of birth in it. can she use it for applying pancard? as dob proof

  2. my aunt need pan card for uncles pension but she is not educated neither her voter and adhar card has complete DOB .I HAVE AFFIDAVIT OF NOTARY OF HER DOB CAN I APPLY FOR PAN CARD .

  3. kya ppo date of birth ko proof karaga , kyoki meri mother ki date of birth voter id aalag hair aur pension payment mai aalag hai. my mother is not educated

    • Dear Harish,

      You can use any of Voter ID Card or Pension Payment order which is correct and suits you. You can also submit notarised affidavit as DOB proof of your mother –

  4. sir,
    i want to make pan card for my mom but i dont have date of birth proof for can my fathers cghs card can be used as the proof for date of birth

  5. sir/madam
    I want to apply pan card to my mother but she don’t have 10’th cirtificate and date of birth cirtificate,can i apply pan card to her with voter id and aadhar

    • Dear Ajay,

      Marksheet will be eligible for DOB only. Other ID proof for name/photo and address will be required. You must be having some thing or may get some certificates. Please complete list of ID proofs on and you can also apply online

      • Dear sir,
        thanks for reply, apart from mark sheet i have old central bank
        pass book with photo, but passbook does not hold any current bank
        statements, also i have voter id ,but on voter,i have DOB is different
        as compare with mark sheet.
        now what can i do sir.

        thank you

        • Dear Ajay,

          You should use Voter ID card for Personal ID and Address proof and marksheet as DOB proof. In the application, fill the names / address as per Election ID proof only. You should apply online through

    • Dear Durairaj,

      This Aadhaar card is not eligible at least for DOB. You should use, any other valid proof for DOB. Also try to verify aadhaar or download E-aadhaar, there you can get your complete date. You can (perhaps) use your Aadhaar as ID by using DOB 01.01.Year (as per Aadhaar). It is advisable to apply online through

  6. Sir I have adhaar in Y O B Only so i appliesd for PAN I am Submit Adhar and Attested by Gazetted officer for D O B so I have eligible or not
    Thanking you sir
    C SP

    • Dear Prasad,

      Your aadhaar may be used as ID proof and address proof only provided year of birth in aadhaar matched with DOB proof. However, Attested by Gazetted officer for D O B is not valid proof of DOB. However, you can submit affidavit for DOB duly attested by any Magistrate or Notary. You are also advised to apply online through

  7. I have only school leaving certificate as date of birth proof. Can I apply for PAN card based on it?

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