PAN Card Application
Application for the PAN card can be made online at the website of the NSDL or UTIITSL or by applying at the district level agencies of PAN. Customers can also made applications for allotment of new PAN, and modification or correction of information. For the new PAN, you require to fill and submit the form 49A.
There are various methods to get duplicate PAN card in case, when an entity misplaces or loses the PAN card. NRIs, foreigners and Indians all can get PAN, but the process and forms may different for all of these entities.
Application forms for reprint of PAN and new PAN are different. With regard to PAN, when an individual makes any of the applications mentioned above, she/he could track the status of PAN application through the acknowledgement number given by NSDL.
You can apply for a PAN card via the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIITSL). You can submit applications for PAN card either online or offline.
Documents Required for PAN Card
The PAN card applicant needs to furnish the documents like identity proof and address proof. This information is verified by the NSDL from their central database. When the information furnished is incomplete or incorrect, then the PAN application is rejected.
PAN Card Forms
For a PAN Card, there are two types of forms.
Form 49A: For all the Indian citizens, regardless of the fact that they are the residents of India or not, the form 49A is an application for PAN card. NRIs can also use this form for applying the PAN card. Form 49A is also needs to be submitted by the trusts, local bodies, partnership firms, NGOs (non-government organisations), firms and companies for applying a PAN card.
Minors and students can also submit the form 49A for applying a PAN card.
Form 49AA: Those foreign nationals who are paying tax in the India requires to submit the form 49AA. Association of persons registered outside India, Body of Individuals, trusts, firms, and Limited Liability companies needs to submit the form 49AA signed and dully filled in when they apply for a new PAN card for tax related purposes in India.
NRE (Non-Resident Entity) and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) will apply for a new PAN card by using this form. Those entities who are applying for a new PAN card needs to submit the form 49AA will also require to submit their PIO cards/OCI/passport apart from their statements of bank accounts from their resident country as identity proof and address proof.
Step by Step Process to Apply for PAN Card (Offline Process)
Step by Step Process to Apply for PAN Card (Online Process)
(a) Through NSDL Website
(b) Through UTIITSL website
UTIITSL is a government agency which has handling issues related to PAN application.