is one of the most important official documents in India today. Unfortunately, people tend to visit brokering services for applying for it, who then charge exorbitant fees. However, users can apply for PAN cards online by accessing the PAN Card application form
. They can also avail information online regarding the PAN card application status.
Apply for PAN Card Online
Visit NSDL site
to open the permanent account number (PAN) application form:
Select the New PAN Card-Indian Citizen
in the application type section, and then enter all the relevant information in the respective boxes:
In case of any difficulty, while filing the form, the applicant can reach out to the customer care by dialing the toll-free number 18001801961
Before filing the application form, the user must have scanned copies of all the required documents. The most important among these is the identity proof. As an identity proof, the user can provide a scanned copy of their passport, driving license, Aadhaar card, photo ration card, or any identity proof issued by the government of India.
For the residential proof, the applicant can provide copies of the water bill, electricity bill, house tax bill, passport issued by a bank or the post office which contains the residential address.
The department processes the application and delivers the PAN card to the address written in the form.
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