Complete Guide on How You can Apply for a PAN Card Online (With Detailed Step by Step Instructions)

PAN Card Application Guide

On this page, you will learn the procedure of applying for a PAN card at a UTI and NSDL portal. It has a detailed instruction on how to apply for the Permanent Account Number on the internet. You can submit your online PAN application at the UTI or NSDL portal and then send the PAN documents to the nearest branch. It is advised that you go through the instruction that is on this page prior to submitting your PAN application. When you fully understand the procedure, there will be a lower chance that you will make mistake when you apply for the PAN card. In addition, you will know what type of documents you must prepare when submitting the PAN card application. You can find the link to the official portal and start applying for the PAN card from here.

Permanent Account Number is made up of alphabet and numbers and it is issued to both individual and firm. There is an increasing number of people that are applying for PAN card. PAN card is a requirement for everyone who pay tax in India and it is also required when you want to receive income tax returns. The PAN number that consists of alphabets and numbers are stated on the laminated plastic card.The PAN number will stay the same and cannot be changed for your entire life. You can apply for a duplicate PAN card if you accidentally misplace or damage it. We also have a guide on how to apply for passport.


Procedure for Applying PAN Card at UTI

Please follow the instructions below if you want to apply a PAN card at UTI:

    1. Click here to go to UTI portal
    2. You will see Form 49A on the page
    3. Choose individual from the drop down menu if you are applying the PAN card as an individual.
    4. Enter all your details in the form and press the Submit button
    5. Press on the Validation button for a quick check on whether you fill in the fields with correct information. If you pass the validation, you can proceed to click on the Make Payment button.
    6. You will see the Success message after you have submitted the payment online. After that, make sure you print the form with your printer.
    7. Glue two photos onto the printed form that is already filled with your details.
    8. The recommended size of the photo should be at 3.5 x 2.5 cm. You must sign your signature across the photo prints.
    9. You should also put your signature in the boxes that are designed for signature on both pages of the printed application.
    10. Include identity and address proof documents in the envelop prior to having it mailed to the nearest branch.

Address to the UTI Office

1. Incharge – Mumbai
UTI Infrastructure Technology & Services Ltd
Plot No. 3, Sector 11, CBD Belapur
NAVI MUMBAI – 400614
Tel No – 022 -67931300

2. PAN PDC Incharge
UTI Infrastructure Technology & Services Litd
29, N. S. Road, Ground Floor,
Gilander House & Standard Chartered Bank,
KOLKATA – 700001Tel No: – 033 22108959 / 22424774

3. Incharge – Chennai
UTI Infrastructure Technology & Services Ltd
STC Trade Centre, 1st Floor, A-29,
Thiru- Vi- Ka Industrial Estate, Guindy
CHENNAI – 600032
Tel No: 044 – 22500426

4. PAN PDC Incharge – New Delhi region
UTI Infrastructure Technology & Services Ltd
Ground Floor, Jeevan Tara Building,
Patel Chowk Metro Station, 5 Parliament Street
NEW DELHI – 110001
Tel No: 011 – 23741282-86

You can go to the official portal to track UTI PAN card status online after mailing the proof documents along with the printed application that is already filled.

Procedure for Applying a PAN Card at NSDL

It takes about 15 days for the PAN card application mail to arrive at the NSDL office. The PAN card will be delivered to you via a registered mail or courier to the address that you have entered in the application form. You can follow the instruction below to find out how you can apply for PAN card at NSDL portal.

  1. Click here to go to the NSDL portal – Form 49A
  2. Follow the instructions and enter your details in all the fields accordingly
  3. Choose the Applicant category at the page bottom and press the Select button
  4. Enter your details in the form and press the submit button
  5. Double check the details you have entered in the form and press on the confirm button
  6. The payment terms will display on the screen.You are to click on the Agree button and continue to check out and submit the payment.
  7. After you have successfully sent payment, you will receive a 15 digit acknowledgment number.
  8. Print out the page and put down your signature
  9. You can use demand draft or cheque to make payment for the application fee of the PAN card
  10. Mail the printed form along with your photos and the proof documents.
  11. The envelop must be addressed as  ‘APPLICATION FOR PAN – ______________’. You are to write your 15 digit acknowledgment number in the blank space.
  12. The mail must be directed to the following address:Income Tax PAN Services Unit, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd., 5th Floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot no. 341, Survey no. is 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bangalow Chowk, Pune – 411016.

NSDL gives applicant the ability to track their PAN application status, a feature that is also offered by UTI. You can get a duplicate PAN card if you accidentally misplace the card and can’t find it. We have a guide that teach you how to apply for duplicate pan card.

If you haven’t yet receive your PAN card in the mailbox for 3 – 4 weeks, you are welcomed to check your pan card status online. offers a lot of helpful information that will assist you with any issue you have with the pan card. You can fill in and submit the pan card correction form if you need some corrections to be made. Our blog has posts that cover all aspects of the PAN card application, from applying a new/correction/duplicate pan card to tracking the status of your application. We hope that those who read the posts on our blog will understand how the PAN card application procedure work. You can come to our blog to read about passport and Aadhar card application.

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