Apply for an Instant e PAN using Aadhaar

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Fatema Rasiwala

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Individuals can now get instant e PAN card using Aadhaar. In Budget 2020, FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced that PAN (Permanent Account Number) and Aadhaar can be used interchangeably. This paved the way for an instant PAN card application process using Aadhaar e Verification. Through this process, taxpayers no longer need to file Form 49A or Form 49AA for PAN application.



Steps to Apply for Instant e PAN

Time needed: 7 minutes.

  1. Visit Income Tax E-Filing Portal

    Navigate to the income tax portal.

    e-pan-website

  2. Enter Details

    Enter Aadhaar Number & Captcha

    e-pan-application

  3. Generate OTP

    You can apply for Instant PAN if,

    a) You have never been allotted PAN
    b) Your Aadhaar is linked to your Mobile
    c) You are not a minor
    d) Your DOB is mentioned on your Aadhaar

  4. Validate Aadhaar OTP and continue

    You will receive OTP on the registered mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on “Validate Aadhaar OTP and continue

    Instant pan aadhar Step 2

  5. Submit PAN Request

    Verify Aadhaar details and click on the “Checkbox”. Click on “Submit PAN Request” to apply for instant PAN

    Instant pan aadhar Step 3

  6. Save Acknowledgement Number

    Your instant PAN request is undergone for validation. You can check the status of your PAN by clicking on “Check Status”

    Instant pan aadhar Step 4

  7. Check Status

    Enter your Aadhaar number and the Captcha code from the image given. Hence, click on the “Submit” option.

    Instant pan aadhar Step 5

  8. Verify using Aadhaar OTP

    You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number. Enter the valid OTP. Click on “Submit“.

    Instant pan aadhar Step 6

  9. Download PAN

    Click on the “Download PAN” option to receive your instant PAN.

    Instant pan aadhar Step 7

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FAQs

Can I get PAN using Aadhaar?

Yes. The Income Tax Department (ITD) has launched an instant Pan allotment service based on Aadhaar for individuals seeking to obtain a unique identity for the first time. The service is free of cost.

What are the benefits of Instant PAN service?

The service helps individuals to get their PAN quicker than the usual process. It is free of cost. It avoids filling and validating the detailed forms to apply for PAN.

How long does it take to get the instant e-PAN using Aadhaar?

You can get your instant e-PAN using Aadhaar in under 10 minutes. Earlier, it used to take nearly 15-20 days to get your PAN. Electronically issued and Digitally signed e-PAN is a valid form of PAN. And it holds equal importance as PAN.

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