How to Apply New PAN Card


Please note that one should apply for new Pan Card when the applicant is a resident Indian citizen, and has never applied for a Permanent Account Number (PAN) or does not have a PAN allotted to him. Should you have any doubts, refer article Who should apply for a PAN card ? for more details before you read further.

What is form 49A?

Form 49A is a Application for Allotment of Permanent Account Number in case of Indian Citizen/ Indian Companies/Entities incorporated in India/Unincorporated entities formed in India. To apply PAN card online, click here to fill the online application form.

What are the procedures involved in applying for a new PAN card?

Fill - Fill the online application form - form 49A
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 will serve as proof of identity in case of individual applicants, including minors for new PAN application using form 49A?

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 for individual applicants, including minors for new PAN application using form 49A?

Following documents are accepted as proof of address:
  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 for individual applicants, including minors for new PAN application using form 49A?

Following Documents are accepted as proof of date of birth:
  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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