A PAN Card (Permanent Account Number) is a ten digit number issued by the Income Tax Department in India.
PAN is an acronym for "Permanent Account Number". The PAN Card is issued by the Income Tax Department in India and have same format as a credit card (same size and weight).
A Pan Card is required for all taxpayers who are required to furnish Income Tax Return, in India.
Dispatch within India: 96 Rupee
Dispatch outside India: 962 Rupee.
You can pay using Demand Draft, Cheque, Credit Card / Debit Card, Net Banking. Foreign citizens has to use Demand Draft payable at Mumbai.
More payment details here: https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/form49A.html
You can check the status of your payment here: https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/changemode.html
You need to fill Form 49A (Foreigns has to use Form 49AA) along some documents and submit it online.
The form is quite complex. We advise you to use this demo template (containing dummy content), it makes the process a lot easier: [LINK]
You can either visit your local Pan Center or submit it online.
You can apply for a new PAN Card if you lost it, by using this form:
You can check the status of your PAN application by using this link. You need the 15 digit "ACKNOWLEDGEMENT NUMBER" or full name and birthday, either one is fine. Please allow up to 3 days before checking the status of you're application.
Alternatively, call TIN Call Centre on 020 - 2721 8080 about the status of your application. The status of the PAN application can also be tracked by sending an SMS - 'NSDLPAN YOUR_15_DIGIT_NUMBER' to 57575
You can change you're PAN Card by sending a copy of your current PAN Card along with the following form:
Go to form
It normally takes 15 days to process the application, provided application is found to be in order.