Frequently asked questions
PAN Card FAQs
How can i apply for PAN Card?
You can apply for PAN Card by filling an applicaiton form 47A. The above form on this website is a 47A form.
What is PAN Card?
A permanent account number (PAN) is a ten-character alphanumeric identifier, issued in the form of a laminated "PAN card", by the Indian Income Tax Department. It issued to any person who applies for it or to whom the department allots the number without an application.
Can i apply for PAN Card online without requiring to send any documents physically?
Yes, if your age is above 18 years you can apply for it online without requiring to send any documents offline.
What is the importance of PAN Card?
The primary purpose of the PAN is to bring a universal identification to all financial transactions and to prevent tax evasion by keeping track of monetary transactions, especially those of high-net-worth individuals who can impact the economy.
What is the eligibility for PAN card?
How many types if PAN Cards are there?
There are two types of PAN applications:
Is Aadhar Card valid a vaild proof while applyting for PAN Card?
Yes, it is.
Can i download PAN Card?
Is e-PAN Card valid?
Yes, it is vaild
Can i open my bank account without PAN Card?
Yes,Offcourse you can.
Where can i apply for PAN Card?
You can apply for PAN Card here. However, if you do not wich to apply for PAN Card with a consultancy portal, you can always go to govt. site and apply for the same yourself. Here is the link: https://www.tin-nsdl.com/services/pan/pan-index.html
What will happen if PAN is not linked with Aadhar?
if your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar by the current deadline of March 31, 2020 (incase you already had a PAN Card), then the PAN will become inoperative.
Who will link Aadhar card with PAN card?
Incase you are applying for a new PAN Card, Aadhar card will be automitally linked as you will be submitting it with the application.
What if PAN Card is not linked to Aadhar Card?
Any person found using canceled PAN card, could be fined up to Rs 10,000 under Section 272B of the Income Tax Act. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), through a February 13, 2020 notification, had said that a PAN not linked with Aadhaar by March 31, 2020 will become inoperative
How much time will it take to receive PAN Card on my address after application?
Generally, it takes 20 - 25 days to despatch PAN Card after applying online. Sometimes, it may also take upto 30 days, but not more than that. And within 30 days, your PAN Card is available to you at your given residential address as on PAN Card via.