The PAN card
is one of the most important official documents in India today. There are many ways to obtain one of these cards, one of which being by applying online by accessing the PAN Card application form
.You can, then, follow its progress online. Continue reading to discover how to do so.
Apply for a PAN Card Online
To apply for a PAN card online, start by visiting the NSDL website
. Then, open the permanent account number (PAN) application form:
Before filing in the application form, you will need scanned copies of all of the required documents. The most important among these is the proof of identity, which can take the form of a scanned copy of your passport, driver's license, Aadhaar card, photo ration card, or any government-issued proof of identity. For proof of residency, you can provide a copy of a water bill, electricity bill, home tax bill, or a passport issued by a bank or the post office, as long as it contains your address.
Select New PAN Card-Indian Citizen
under Application Type
. Then, enter all of the relevant information in the boxes that follow:
In case of any difficulty, while filing in the form, you can always reach out to customer service by calling the toll-free number 1 (800) 180-1961
The department will, then, process the application and deliver the PAN card to the address mentioned in the form.
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