New PAN card

  • What is PAN ? Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric identifier, issued by Income Tax Department. Each applicant (e.g. individual, firm, company etc.) is issued a unique PAN.
  • Who can apply for PAN ? Any indian citizen or foreign national including minors can apply for PAN Card. Any person, who intends to enter into economic or financial transactions where quoting PAN is mandatory, must also have a PAN.

How to apply for a New PAN Card Online...

  1. Download and Print the Form 49A and Fill up the form completely in all respect. Blank form may be obtained from any  PAN Center or TIN-Fc.
  2. Take the application to nearest PAN Center or TIN-Fc (in case of offline application).
  3. Two colored photos(only in case of individuals) should be pasted/affixed (strapless) in the two boxes provided at top of the application (Click here to view Sample form).
  4. Make 3 signatures in Blank Ink (see Sample Form on website) as below :-
    1. In the box below the right hand side photo (Nothing on Photo).
    2. Across the Left hand side photo (partialy on paper and partially on photo).
    3. In the Bottom Box in right hand side
  5. Name and father's name should exactly match with identity proof such as Driving license or Passport or Other proofs as per list of Identity Proofs
  6. In case of minor, application should be signed by guardian only with the photos of minor and only ID of the guardian should be required.


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  1. Dear Sir,

    We have lost my pan card in train travelling so that i want to reprint pancard.What is the next process,i have photo,address proof zerox and eight ya Tenth mark sheet available and misplaced pancard ( ARRPD4099C) zerox also available.Please suggest how i can take reprint of my misplaced pancard

    Umesh Dutt

    • Dear Dutt,

      Photo copy of Valid Photo Id, Address proof, DOB proof are required for Reprint Of Pancard but Name should be exactly matching with Photo ID. For DOB, 10th maksheet will be all right. You can apply online through

  2. main rent par rahti ju isliye address proof nahi hai muze mera pan card office address par chahiye so kya process karna padega pl suggest mi

    • Dear Maya,

      No problem. You will have to obtain a certificate from your employer in prescribed format on his letter pad. You can download the format (Annexure B) from and you will have to send this employer’s certificate in original. You should apply online through

  3. Dear,
    I have applied for PAN card before one week.It is too urgent for me i requires only PAN number.I did not get any update for website and PAN office located at Delhi.
    My joining in a company stuck due to pan card. Please help to track my Pan Card status. My Coupon Number is 551228213.

  4. Dear Sirs, I have applied the PAN card Form no 49 AA (foreign citizens) with the office address and the IT ACK no. 881020132294805. while applying the PAN application, the office address is wronglymentioned and it mismatch with Employers PAN card address. How to rectify this mistake..

  5. Dear Sir,

    My younger sister has only matriculation certificate as a proof and her collage results.
    Can i apply her pancard on the basis of above documents.

    • Dear Pramod,

      matriculation certificate is a proof for DOB. You will also require Personal Id and address proof. Please check the list of valid ID proofs on


  7. sir my name is Saurav Kumar Tego
    my pan card number is- AVVPT0351K
    I have applied that before a year ago but until now I can’t get my pan card.
    can u help me how can I get that sir..
    please give a reply sir..
    thank you..

    • Dear Tego,

      Forget now. First you should verify status of your application through and verify your pan data. If you have been allotted PAN, you should apply online for Reprint of Pancard and if you have not been allotted PAN , you should apply online for New Pancard through

  8. Hi Team ,

    As i had applied for pan card on 04th of this month & currently i checked the status at NSDL it is mentioned as ( PAN has been allotted by Income Tax Department, your PAN card is under process at NSDL and will be despatched to you shortly ) & i have got my PAN number to , just want to know when i will receive my PAN card to the address

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