Pan card is an important ID proof which provides you with your Permanent account number. It is recognized by the Indian Income Tax Department. Every individual is required to have his own PAN which is a unique number. Although not necessary to have it but to engage in large financial transactions or to file income tax returns your PAN is a must. If you engage in any deposit above Rs. 50000 like buying a house or any asset PAN serves as an valid ID proof. Owning a PAN card makes it easier to get yourself eligible as an applicant for any desired loan.
Getting the form
Download the application form from the official website http://www.incometaxindia.gov.in/.
Passport size photographs
To attach with the above form you are needed with two passport size recent photographs.
Filling the form
Fill the form with the necessary details and write the designation of the concerned officer and his code. The form is submittable at IT PAN service centre in your town as mentioned on the website.
Your identity proof :
Take any one of the below listed documents for identification.
Your resident proof:
There is also the requirement of your address proof. Take any one of the proof from the list given below.
Step 4: Submission
The above filled form has to be submitted at the mentioned IT PAN service centre . During submission a fee of rs.65/- is charged which is the basic service fee.The card is dispatched along with the help details in a letter and is received in minimum 15 days from its dispatch.
Note: Don’t forget to verify the details after the receiving your PAN, In case of any error read the guidelines mentioned in the letter along with PAN Card.