How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

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How to apply E-PAN card from NSDL website

PAN, an acronym for Permanent Account Number consist of 10 distinctive characters is basically issued by the Income Tax Department under the core charge of the Central Board of Direct.

The PAN enables taxpayers to easily carry on various financial transactions and also helps the Income Tax Department track and traces such transactions and ensures taxes are paid correctly.

A. What is an e-PAN ?

The Indian Income Tax Department recently introduced the e-PAN card. It is the instant allotment of PAN to first time taxpayers. This has been done after an increase in the number of people applying for PANs.

 This facility has provided a great relief to all the applicants as it will help them to save their time. Furthermore, any PAN cardholder whose PAN card has been lost or damaged can also simply download an e-PAN card in a pdf format.

B. How to Apply For It?

STEP 1: Visit the NSDL website

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 2:  Select “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data” as Application type (if PAN number has already been issued to you and want a fresh Pan/E-pan or want to make correction) and fill your status.

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 3: Fill in rest of the information asked such as name, and date of birth. Information marked with an asterisk sign has to be filled in mandatorily.

Mandatory fields include:

  • Title
  • Surname
  • Date if birth/incorporation
  • Email ID
  • Mobile number
  • Captcha code

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 4:  A token number will be generated and same will be sent to your email id. Click on continue with your Application

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 5:  A new page will appear on your screen. There will be three options asking you how you want to proceed with your application.

To apply for E-PAN you must select NO to the question “Whether Physical Pan is required?” (Note 1)

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 6 : Enter your details such as Aadhaar number, parents name, etc. Aadhaar number is mandatory if you have chosen e sign and e KYC as an option.

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 7: Once you have filled all the relevant data, click on ‘Next’. A new page will appear asking you to fill in Contact & Other details.

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 8: After you have filled the same you will be asked for documents that you will submit as proof.

 How to apply E-PAN card directly from NSDL website

STEP 9:

  • Fill the declaration. Then click submit.
  • You will be asked to recheck your application and make payment Payment can be made using debit or credit cards, Net banking.
  • Once you have made the payment, you are required to undergo the Aadhaar authentication process. If your Aadhaar authentication process is successful, then a 15 digit unique acknowledgement number will be generated.

 

You will receive E PAN on your email after your application is processed.

 

Note 1:

  • There is a paperless facility called e-KYC and e-sign where your Aadhaar details will be used. You don’t have to upload images such as photo, signature or other supporting documents. Your Aadhaar photograph will appear in your PAN if you use the e-KYC and e-sign facility.
  • There is a second method which is a standalone e-sign facility where you are required to upload your photograph, signature (in black ink) and specified supporting documents in a prescribed format.

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Maitri Badani (Article Assistant)

M/s. SSRPN & Co. Nagpur

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