PAN Card Application Form

What is PAN Card?

PAN stand for Permanent Account Number. It is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a laminated tamper proof card, by the Income Tax Department of India. The Permanent Account Number is unique to for every individual across India. Permanent Account Number once allotted to an individual or entity is unaffected by a change of name, address within or across states in India or other factors. We need PAN card to pay tax. Every individual who pay tax either his own tax or on behalf of other need PAN card. It is also helpful in financial transaction.

Benefit of PAN Card

  1. PAN card is necessary while filling income tax return
  2. PAN card is mandatory while selling or purchasing any immobile property which value is more than 5 lakh.
  3. PAN card is required in purchasing four wheeler vehicles.
  4. PAN card is required in depositing 50k or more cash in bank account on single day.
  5. PAN card is required in opening of bank account.

So PAN Card is very important for us. We can apply for our PAN Card by filling PAN Card Application form.

How to apply for PAN Card

We can apply for PAN card through online or by downloading application form which is given below.

  1. click here for PAN Card online application of form 49A as residential of Indian
  2. click here for application of form 49A as residential of Indian to download.

How to apply for Pan Card correction

We can also apply for correction of Pan Card If there is any mistake in the Pan Card.

  1. click here for PAN Card correction form online.
  2. click here for PAN Card correction form to download.

General Information for PAN Card Application

  1. Application for a PAN card should be made on the UTIITSL given form or the form given by the Service Center of IT PAN, or the website:
  2. Also Rs.107/- worth processing coupon, from any IT PAN Service Center must be affixed to the form.
  3. If one already has a PAN number allotted, re-application cannot be made, since having two PAN numbers is illegal. However, in this regard applications for a new PAN card with better features can be made, making the payment for Rs.107/-, at the specified centers.
  4. According to the form 49A, column 15, and certain documents are required to be submitted with the PAN application form.

Meaning of PAN card


A typical Permanent Account Number is would look like AFZPK7190K. The logic behind the array of numbers and alphabets is as follows:

First three characters i.e. “AFZ” in the above PAN are alphabetic series running from AAA to ZZZ.

Fourth character i.e. “P” in the above PAN represents the status of the PAN holder.

“P” stands for Individual.

“F” stands for Firm.

“C” stands for Company.

“H” stands for HUF.

“A” stands for AOP.

“T” stands for TRUST etc.

Fifth character i.e. “K” in the above PAN represents first character of the PAN holder’s last name/surname.

Next four characters i.e. “7190” in the above PAN are sequential number running from 0001 to 9999.

Last character i.e. “K” in the above PAN is an alphabetic check digit.


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