How to Apply for Change in PAN Card, Correction in PAN Card


Refer article Who should apply for a change or correction in PAN card ? for more details before you read further about how to apply for the same.

List of documents to be submitted along with the form for changes or correction in PAN card?

  1. Proof of PAN
  2. Proof of Identity
  3. Proof of Address
  4. Proof of Date of Birth
  5. Proof in support of changes required

What are the procedures involved in applying for changes or correction in PAN card?

Fill - Fill the online application form - Composite Service Form (CSF)
Pay - Make Payment online
Sign - Download the prefilled application and affix photos and signature.
Send - Send the signed application and supporting documents by post or courier to the address provided in the welcome mail. Click here for more details.

What documents can be submitted as proof in support of changes sought?

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 date of birth: Individuals Relevant proof of identity having correct date of birth.

What documents will serve as proof of identity in case of individual?

Following documents are accepted as proof of identity:
  1. Elector's Photo Identity Card
  2. Driving License
  3. Passport
  4. Ration Card having photograph of the applicant
  5. Certificate of Identity in original signed by a Gazetted Officer
  6. Certificate of Identity in original signed by a Member of Parliament
  7. Certificate of Identity in original signed by a Member of Legislative Assembly
  8. Certificate of Identity in original signed by a Municipal Councilor
  9. Arm's License
  10. AADHAAR Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India
  11. Photo Identity Card issued by the Central Government or a State Government or a Public Sector Undertaking
  12. Pensioner Card having photograph of the applicant
  13. Central Government Health Scheme Card
  14. Ex-servicemen Contributory Heath Scheme photo card
  15. Bank Certificate in original on letter head from the branch

What documents will serve as proof of address in case of individual?

Documents accepted as proof of address are as follows:
  1. Elector's Photo Identity Card
  2. Driving License
  3. Passport
  4. Bank Account Statement
  5. Credit Card Statement
  6. Landline Telephone or Broadband Connection Bill
  7. Employer Certificate in original
  8. Electricity Bill
  9. Depository Account Statement
  10. Latest Property Tax Assessment Order
  11. Certificate of Address in original signed by a Gazetted Officer
  12. Certificate of Address in original signed by a Member of Parliament
  13. Certificate of Address in original signed by a Member of Legislative Assembly
  14. Certificate of Address in original signed by a Municipal Councilor
  15. Water Bill
  16. Consumer gas connection card or book or piped gas bill
  17. Passport of the Spouse
  18. Post Office Passbook having address of the applicant
  19. Domicile Certificate issued by the Government
  20. AADHAAR Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India
  21. Allotment Letter of Accommodation issued by the Central or State Government
  22. Property Registration document

What documents will serve as proof of date of birth in case of individual?

Documents accepted as proof of date of birth are as follows:
  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Pension Payment Order
  3. Marriage Certificate issued by Registrar of Marriages
  4. Matriculation Certificate
  5. Domicile Certificate issued by the Government
  6. Affidavit sworn before a Magistrate stating the date of birth
  7. Driving License
  8. Passport

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