How To Apply Duplicate PAN Card

How To Apply Duplicate PAN Card

A Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a required part of the documentation to get started with tax payments in India. It is used as identification and for a variety of financial activities in both the corporate and personal worlds. Every assigned Permanent Account Number and PAN card are both perpetually valid. If it is lost by mistake, no new PAN application is necessary. You can, however, request a duplicate PAN card from the income tax division. This guide will explain you how to apply duplicate PAN card.

What is a PAN card duplicate?

When a PAN holder loses, misplaces, or breaks his PAN card, the income tax department sends him a duplicate copy of the card. People frequently expose essential documents to various risks and then question how to retrieve them. Obtaining a duplicate PAN card is fairly simple according to the income tax agency. Let’s examine the process.

How to obtain a PAN card copy

Obtaining a duplicate PAN card is quite simple and straightforward. If the application is in paper form, it must be sent to the PAN services unit of NSDL and submitted through the official website, TIN-NSDL. The process of applying for a duplicate card online saves a lot of time and money. Let’s look at how to accomplish it online:

1.Visit UTIITSL and choose “Reprint of PAN card (No changes in existing PAN data)” as the application type. Reprinting your PAN card without changing any of the information is the best course of action if your PAN card is lost, misplaced, or stolen.

How to apply duplicate pan card

2. Then fill the details as shown in the below image.

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3. Confirm your address and phone number.

4. You will receive an OTP either on your mobile phone or email. please enter the OTP and submit.

5. You need to make a payment of 50 Rs in order to complete the process. once you have done with the payment, you will receive an acknowledgement slip.

6.  The duplicate Pan card will be sent to your registered address within 15 days. You can also download the digital pan card from the website.

How it works offline now:

  • The “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data” form may be downloaded and printed.
  • When completing the application, use BLOCK letters and black ink.
  • Specify your 10 digit PAN for use as a guide.
  • Two passport-sized photographs must be attached and carefully cross-signed if you are a single candidate. While signing, the face shouldn’t be concealed.
  • After that, complete the form with all the essential information and sign the appropriate boxes.
  • The application must be forwarded to the NSDL facilitation center together with the payment, proof of identification, proof of address, and proof of PAN. A printed acknowledgement form with a 15-digit number is generated after payment has been received.
  • Your application is subsequently forwarded to the Income-tax PAN services unit by the facilitation center for further processing.
  • The 15-digit acknowledgement number generated can be used to check the status of your duplicate PAN card.
  • The department will send the duplicate PAN card within two weeks of receiving the application.

When should you request a duplicate PAN card?

The following circumstances allow for the application of a duplicate PAN card:

  • Loss/theft: Since PAN cards are frequently carried in pockets or wallets, they may be stolen along with the wallet or pocketbook. Multiple applications to the department are frequently made for this reason in India.
  • People frequently forget where they put the card after leaving it and are thus confused of its exact whereabouts.
  • Damaged: The only way to address any damage to the current PAN card is to have a new copy printed.
  • Information change: It is possible that the data and signature supplied while requesting a PAN change over time. We are left with just one option in this situation, which is to alter it and reprint the card with the updated information.

How to return a duplicate PAN card

The income tax code forbids having more than one Permanent Account Number. The possibility of receiving multiple PAN cards with the same or different numbers exists, though. Taxpayers don’t need to worry about this problem. To submit a duplicate or faulty PAN card to the income tax department, follow these steps:

Write a letter to your assessing officer with all the necessary information, including your full name, birthdate, information about the PAN card that will be kept, and information about the PAN card that will be returned.

You can acquire an acknowledgment receipt by handing the letter to the assessing officer or by fast posting it.

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