Now getting a PAN card has become very easy. The India government has started instant e-PAN services. Watch the video to learn more.
A PAN card is very important and it helps in financial transactions such as tax payments, entering certain financial contracts, filing I-T returns, etc. It also serves as a government-verified proof of identity.Now you can apply for an e-PAN online by just using your Aadhar card. Here's how you can apply for it.
Firstly, go to the online NSDL PAN application website. https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html
Then, click on [Box 02 'Apply for new PAN card' (Form 49A).Enter the required information, viz. PAN number, Aadhaar details, and Date of Birth.Next, upload images of signature and a recent photograph.Finally, make the payment. Subsequently, a 15-digit acknowledgment number will be issued to you.
You can also take printout of your e-PAN, if needed. Also please remember that it is compulsory to link your PAN with Aadhaar. December 31, 2019 is the last date to do the linkage. Now, if a taxpayer fails to meet the new deadline, their PAN will be inoperative. The easiest way to link Aadhaar with your PAN card is through SMS. To link your PAN and Aadhaar via SMS mode, type a text message in this format: UIDPAN (space) 12-digit Aadhaar number (space) 10-digit PAN, and send to 567678 or 56161 from your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.