Q. What is PAN?
Ans. PAN, is an acronym
for Permanent Account Number. It is a ten-digit alphanumeric code that
is required by all those involved in any financial deal, be it payment
of tax or investing in the Share Market. It is issued by the Income Tax
(I-T) Department of the Government of India in the form of a laminated
card. A typical PAN would read like GJSK84521U. (In nutshell it
can be also called as an Indian Number for Taxation purposes).
Q. Why is it necessary to have PAN?
Ans. As per the revised
rules of the I-T Department, it is compulsory to have PAN if you are
involved in any kind of monetary transaction whatsoever. Such deals may
include payment of tax, buying or selling of automobiles, depositing
cash more than Rs. 50000 in bank, paying bills worth more than Rs. 25000
in hotels, obtaining a new telephone connection, investing in the Indian
Share Market etc. Moreover, PAN serves as an identity proof.
Q. What is the procedure for getting PAN made? OR how
can I apply for PAN?
The process of applying a pan card is very simple through us. You can
obtain the pan application form from us, fill it and send it to us. For
more details please contact us here: (
Please note that we are simply a broker assisting you
in submitting your pan application in the the I-T Department of India.
IT Department has set up numerable facilitation centres from where one
can buy/submit Form 49A. These facilitation centres are supervised by
UTIISL or NSDL and have been authorised to mete out PAN services from
TIN facilitation centres.
Incomplete forms will NOT be accepted.
Q. What are the documents required to be submitted
along with the application form?
Ans. In case of
There are different documents
needed for PIOs, OCIs and NRIs. In general documents needed are: Bank
Statement, OCI/PIO Card copy, Foreign/Indian passport, etc. Exact
documents would vary from case to case. So please email us to inquire
about the supporting documents needed before you send out the
application to us. (
Note: Photograph is compulsory ONLY in case of
Q. Can a person obtain more than one PAN?
Ans. Having more than
one PAN is a punishable offence. However you can apply for a new
or duplicate pan card just incase you have lost your old pan card. This
new pan card would bear the same old permanent account number.
Q. How to locate the nearest I-T facilitation centre?
The local I-T Office, and/or
any office of the UTI/UTIISL/NSDL, and/or any of the following website �
- can help you locate the nearest I-T facilitation centre.
Q. Will you help me fill out the application form? OR
what services do you provide?
Ans. Yes, apart from
supplying the pan form we will be helping you fill out Form 49A as per
the IT department rules. Once the applications our filled with our
assistance, you may send those to us and we will submit them to the IT
PAN centres on your behalf. The PAN card would be delivered to your
abroad address within 20 -25 days.
Q. Are there any documents to be submitted with the
Ans. Yes. While
submitting your Request for New Card and/or Change in PAN Data, you have
to submit the following:
Proof of PAN (either copy of PAN Card or copy of PAN
Proof of PAN(s) surrendered (either copy of PAN Card
or copy of PAN allotment number)
Proof of identity (same as mentioned above depending
on your status)
Proof of address (same as mentioned above depending
on your status)
Proof in support of changes sought, if any
Q. What is to be done if we have not received the PAN
but have applied for the same some time back? OR I have to file tax
returns but I have not obtained my PAN despite having submitted my
application a month back.
For such cases, please contact Aaykar Sampark Kendra (ASK) at 0124 �
2438 000 (or 95124 � 2438 000 if you are a NCR resident), or visit
www.incometaxindia.gov.in and go to �know your
Q. Do you have to apply for PAN again in case of
change of residence?
Ans. PAN is a permanent
number and remains the same lifelong. You do not have to apply for a new
PAN in case of change of residence (even if the change pertains to
change in city). But such changes have to be brought to the notice of
the I-T Department so that they may update their data. For this you will
have to fill out �Request for New Card and/or Change in PAN Data�.
In case of an
impression should be
affixed in place
meant for signature
in the respective
form and get the
same attested by a
Magistrate or Notary
Public or Gazetted
In case of female
father�s name HAS to
contact number is
not compulsory, but
it is advised to do
so for quick
Assessee may apply
for PAN in case of
lunatic, idiot and
court of wards.
The I-T Department
issue new tamper
proof PAN cards.
While the existing
PAN Cards are valid,
you may apply for a
new one after
If you have received
your PAN but not
your Card, apply in
the 'Request for New
Card and/or Change
in PAN Data' form
quoting your PAN.
We help NRIs in:
New PAN Number
PAN for Company/Firm
HUF - Family PAN/Joint
Name Correction in PAN