How to Apply PAN Application Online


How to Apply PAN Application Online

Let us see step wise details for online application of PAN.

The steps involved in online application of PAN are as follows:

Visit the site www.tin-nsdl.com.

The following screen will appear. Click on Online PAN Application.

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–      The drop down menu will appear as follows.


Click on “New PAN-Indian Citizen (Form 49A)” if the entity applying for PAN is an Indian Citizen or if the entity is not an Indian Citizen click on “New PAN-Foreign Citizen (Form 49AA)”.
The Form will appear. Fill all the details and submit the form. A 15digit acknowledgement number will appear.
Record the acknowledgement number which will be further useful in knowing the status of the PAN Card.
Take out the printout of Form.
Paste a passport sized photo on the place specified in the form.
Self attest the photo with no marks on your face and also make your signature on the place given in the form.
Attach one identity proof and a residence proof.
Be aware that the name and address filled in the application form must match the name and address in the identity proof and address proof respectively.
Payment Details:
In case the communication address provided by you in the application form is within India, you have to make a payment of a minor amount of Rs.96 per application. The amount is bifurcated as:
Application Fees                      Rs.85
+   Service Tax @ 12.36%              Rs.11
Total                           Rs.96
In case the communication address provided by you in the application form is outside India, you have to make a payment of Rs. 962 per application. The amount is bifurcated as follows:
Application Fees                      Rs. 85
+   Dispatch Charges                       Rs.771
Rs.856
+   Service Tax @ 12.36%              Rs.106
Total                           Rs.962
Such payment is allowable through Demand Draft, Cheque, Internet Banking, Credit and Debit Card.
In case the payment is made through Internet Banking, Credit or Debit card; instant payment is to be made along with submission of application form. On making such payment you will receive a payment acknowledgement. You are supposed to take print out of such acknowledgement and attach it along with the PAN application form.
In case the payment is made through a Bank Draft, it should be in the favor of “NSDL – PAN”, and should be payable at Mumbai.
In case the payment is made through a Cheque, it should be in the favor of “NSDL-PAN”. The applicant has to deposit such cheque at any HDFC Branch in India.
In case the payment is made by Internet Banking, the applicant has to bear an extra Rs.4 plus Service Charges in addition to normal rate.
Sending the Form:
Once the above all procedure is completed, the applicant has to send the Form, proofs and payment acknowledgement (If any).
The documents are to be wrapped in the envelope bearing the superscribe “Application For PAN – Acknowledgement Number”. For example if your acknowledgement number is 112233445566778, you have to superscribe your envelope as “Application For PAN – 112233445566778”,
The document are to be sent by envelope at the following address:
Income Tax PAN Services Unit,
NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited,
5th Floor, Mantri Sterling,
Plot No.341, Survey No. 997/8,
Model Colony,
Nr. Deep Bungalow Chowk,
Pune – 411016.
Other Important Information:
The applicant has to send the application form and other documents to the above address within 15 days from the date of submitting the application form online.
If the payment mode is by way of cheque or demand draft, the application will be processed after the payment is realized.

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