Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a laminated tamper-proof card, by the Income Tax Department of India. The Permanent Account Number (PAN) is unique to an individual or entity and it is valid across India. Permanent Account Number once allotted to an individual or entity is unaffected by a change of name, address within or across states in India or other factors. PAN is allotted to each taxpayer by the Income Tax Department under the supervision of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. It also serves as an identity proof.
Duplicate PAN card refers to the copy of the original PAN card. If you are trying to apply for duplicate PAN, you must have encountered one of these problems
- You have either lost or misplaced your PAN card
- Damaged your PAN card
- You have got your card stolen
If yes, you are facing trouble due to above reasons and trying to get out of the problem, we advise you ‘DON’T PANIC’. These are the problems everyone gets into, it’s just the matter of time. We’ve got you covered and you’ll be able to reprint yours in no time.
SIMPLE STEPS TO GET YOUR PAN CARD REPRINTED
Applying for duplicate copy of your PAN card requires you to know your 10 digit alpha-numeric unique number. In case you don’t know or don’t remember your PAN number, don’t worry there’s a simple process to know your PAN number online
HOW TO KNOW YOUR PAN NUMBER BY NAME AND DATE-OF-BIRTH
NOTE- If you have your 10 digit PAN number with you, please skip this step
>Open the KNOW YOUR PAN Section by clicking here.
>On the landing page, you’ll need to provide your details :
- Date of Birth (For Individuals)/Date of Incorporation (For All other Categories).
- Middle name ( If any)
- Last name
>Enter the captcha for security as displayed on the screen
>Click on submit
>If your information doesn’t match with the information of other citizens , your PAN number will be displayed and if it matches as there can be people born on same day having same name, you’ll need to provide additional information
>Enter details required like father’s first , middle and last name with captcha displayed on the screen and click submit
You’ll be provided the details of your PAN if all the information matches the information on Government’s server as shown beloq.
Since you now have got your PAN number, you can request your PAN card to be reprinted.
HOW TO GET YOUR PAN CARD RE-PRINTED/ Order Duplicate PAN card
- GOTO https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/
- Click on ‘Reprint of PAN card