Update PAN Address on TIN-NSDL Portal

The Permanent Account Number (PAN) holds extreme importance in India, not only for Income Tax purposes but also as a proof of identity. Any incorrect information on your PAN can lead to problems in the future. So it is better to keep PAN Details updated. A taxpayer can update PAN Address details on TIN-NSDL using Form 49A. Moreover, both citizens, as well as non-citizens of India, can apply for Change/Correction in PAN through TIN-NSDL.

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Steps to Update Address of PAN on TIN-NSDL

  1. Visit the TIN-NSDL portal to update the Address on the PAN.

    Click on “Paperless Address Update in PAN”.

  2. Enter the following details in the respective fields

    PAN Number, Aadhaar Number, Email ID, Mobile Number

  3. Click on the check-box.

    Enter the captcha code from the given image. Click on the “Submit” option.

  4. Hence, the e-KYC page. The mobile number linked to your Aadhaar will receive an OTP.

    Click on “Continue with e-KYC”.

  5. Enter the OTP received.

    And click on the “Submit” option.

  6. Click on the “Verify” option.

    This will update the address details entered in application.

Therefore, after updating the address in the PAN database, an intimation of the same will be sent via message to the mobile number and E-mail ID mentioned by the user while using this facility. Mobile number & E-mail ID would be updated in the PAN database of the Income Tax Department (ITD).


Is the Office Address mandatory for PAN Card?

In the case of Individuals, HUF, AOP, BOI or AJP, the residential address is mandatory. Other applicants should leave this field blank.

Can a PAN card be considered for the Address Proof?

For a Document to be considered as Address Proof, it must contain the Address. In any PAN Card, the Address is nowhere mentioned and hence PAN Card cannot be considered as Address ProofPAN Card consists of Your Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Photograph and Signature.

How can I download my PAN card soft copy online?

Visit the NSDL PAN portal to download the PAN card by Acknowledgement number. Enter the Acknowledgement number issued after submitting the PAN card application and click on “Generate OTP” Enter the OTP and click on the “Validate” button to download your e-PAN. Click on “Download PDF” to download the e-PAN instantly.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Chris ,

    Indeed it’s very important to update the address on the PAN card in order for it to work as an address proof document in India. For updating the address on PAN you can visit the TIN-NSDL website and navigate to Paperless Address Update in PAN.

    Hope this helps!

  2. I returned to India in 2016. While my Aadhar & Pan Card & linked bank accounts have my Indian Address, my 26AS statements still refer to my overseas address. How do I amend this? Thanks JA

  3. Hello there, I managed to change the address to reflect my status & have received confirmed from NSDL. Thanks everyone! Rgds John

  4. Looks like your profile details on income tax portal needs to be updated.
    However, that’s good to know that it was sorted @jonjon

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