PAN Correction Online
PAN Correction and Updation
The 10-digit PAN is of great importance as it is the account number of a person in the Income Tax Department. The Indian Income Tax Department allocates each individual a unique PAN number. The PAN card must contain all valid and correct details. Hence, it is advisable to make necessary changes in the PAN card if by mistake it has any wrong information. The process of PAN card correction does not require much time or effort and can be completed both online or offline.
How to Apply PAN Correction Update and Online?
Here goes the PAN card correction online process.
On the form, select ‘through e-Sign on NSDL e-gov’ from the given three options for submitting the documents.
How to Apply PAN Correction and Update
One can opt for the PAN correction offline process in these four simple steps.
The application form for both offline and online procedures contains the same fields and you can submit the application form to the office address of NSDL. Keep in mind that the acknowledgment slip must reach the office of NSDL within 15 days from receiving the acknowledgment slip.
Fees and Charges for Correction and Update of PAN Existing Card
Both online and offline procedures of the PAN correction required a certain amount of fee. The fees vary based on the contact address.
Change Name in PAN Card
PAN card name change may be required in case of wrong name or incorrect spelling. One may need to change their names in the PAN card after getting married. For such purpose follow these steps to change your name on the PAN card.
After making the payment, you will be provided with an acknowledgment slip containing 15 numeric figures that can be used to view the application status. The online and offline procedures for PAN card name change is the same, except for the payment options.
How to Change Address in PAN Application form?
The address of the cardholder is not displayed on the PAN card. However, the address is required in the form as it is needed to send the hardcopy of the PAN card. You can change the address in the PAN application form by submitting the 49A form offline.
In case of the online filled PAN application forms that have been verified with Aadhaar OTP, one will require to change the address first in the Aadhaar card. After changing the Aadhaar address, fill up the 49A form.
Documents Required for PAN Card
Indian citizens and members of Hindu Undivided Family
Aadhaar card, Passport, Voter ID card, and Driving license are the commonly required documents as identity proof, address proof and date of birth proof. Apart from these, the following documents are required.
Passport, PIO card, OCI card, and taxpayer identification card can be used as both identity proof and address proof. Other required documents are as follows.
|Partnership||Registration certificate or Partnership deed|
|Trust||The trust deed or Registration certificate|
|Limited Liability Partnership||LLP issued a Registration certificate|
Reasons for PAN Card Name Correction
The following are the reasons for PAN card name correction.
✅How can I correct my PAN card?
You can correct your PAN card online by visiting the TIN portal of NSDL. Fill in the change request form, submit it and make the payment to receive an acknowledgment slip. Send the acknowledgment slip to the office of NSDL. You can make the request offline by downloading the form from the TIN portal and then submitting the form at the nearest NSDL collection center.
✅How can I correct my PAN card online?
You can correct your PAN card online in the following steps.
✅How can I change my name on the PAN card?
You can change your name in PAN card online in the following steps.
✅Can the date of birth be changed on the PAN card?
Yes, the date of birth can be changed in the PAN card by filling up the Change/Correction form either online or offline. The process is chargeable.
✅How many days will it take for PAN correction?
There is no fixed timeline announced for PAN Card correction. However, it generally takes 15 to 30 days for PAN card correction and the card is generally sent to the applicant within 45 days from the submission of the acknowledgment slip.
✅What is the discrepancy in the PAN card?
Submission of documents for PAN that are not clearly printed or are not recognizable is termed as discrepancy. In case of discrepancy the PAN application gets rejected.