How to do PAN Card Correction Online- A Step by Step Guide to Follow

How to do PAN Card Correction Online

A PAN carries equivalent importance to an Aadhaar card. It is a 10-digit alphanumeric number, given uniquely to all the applicants. A PAN is an important document to be submitted to file IT returns, buy a new house/property or to open a bank account, etc.

There are two official platforms to apply for a PAN card- NSDL and UTIITSL. Apart from that, an applicant can apply for a PAN card offline too. The process to apply for a PAN card from any of these platforms might vary. Once done with the PAN card application process, the applicant can perform multiple actions such as track PAN card status, download it, re-apply for a PAN card, link the Aadhaar card to the PAN card, etc. using any of the above mentioned online platforms.

Other than these services available online, it is easy to correct PAN card details online too. In this blog, we will share the step by step process for PAN card correction online.

How to do PAN card corrections online?’

Following are the steps to make PAN card correction online easily-

  • Visit the official website of TIN-NSDL
  • Navigate to ‘Services’ and click on ‘PAN’
  • Click on ‘Apply’ under the section ‘Change/Correction in PAN data’
  • Select the application type and category
  • Choose the title, enter the name and other required fields
  • Tick the guideline, enter the captcha code and submit the application
  • Next, the applicant will receive a token number on the registered email id. Continue the process by clicking the button given below
  • Choose ‘Submit scanned images’ from the given options
  • Fill in all the required details like mother’s name, father’s name, Aadhaar number and click on ‘Next’
  • A new page will appear to update the address
  • Submit all the required documents, sign the declaration and click on submit
  • Make a payment on the next page
  • Upon successful submission of all the documents and a fee, an acknowledgement slip will be generated. Take a print of it, send it in an envelope by writing ‘Application for PAN change’ to the NSDL e-gov office along with the supporting documents, a passport size photograph

Note

A fee of Rs. 110 has to be paid to update PAN within the country, whereas an amount of Rs. 1,020 has to be paid for foreign communication address

What are the Documents to be Submitted for PAN Card Correction Online?

Listed below are the documents that are required to be submitted for PAN card correction online-

  1. For Indian citizens (and for those located outside India)
Proof of IdentityProof of addressProof of Date of Birth
Aadhaar Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India;Elector’s photo identity card;Aadhaar card
Driving LicenseAadhaar CardElector’s photo identity card
PassportPassportPassport
Elector’s photo identity cardDriving LicenseDriving License
Ration card having a photograph of the applicantPassport of the spouseMatriculation certificate or Mark sheet of the recognized board;
Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector UndertakingPost office passbook having the address of the applicantBirth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any office authorised to issue birth and death certificate by the Registrar of Birth and Deaths or the Indian Consulate as defined in clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955);
Arm’s licenseDomicile certificate issued by the GovernmentPhoto identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Central Public Sector Undertaking or State Public Sector Undertaking
Pensioner card having a photograph of the applicantLatest property tax assessment orderDomicile certificate issued by the Government
Central Government Health Scheme Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo cardAllotment letter of accommodation issued by the Central Government or State Government of not more than three years old;Central Government Health Service Scheme photo card or Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card
Certificate of identity in Original signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted officerProperty Registration Document, Certificate of address signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted officer, Employer certificate in originalMarriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriages; or Affidavit sworn before a magistrate stating the date of birth
Bank certificate in Original on letterhead from the branch(along with name and stamp of the issuing officer) containing a duly attested photograph and bank account number of the applicantElectricity Bill, landline bill or Broadband connection bill, Consumer gas connection card, Water Bill, Bank account statement, Depository account statement, Credit card statement (not more than 3 months old)Pension payment order

*Refer to all the documents from the official website to get more clarity.

  1. For Firm, BOI, AOP, AOP(Trust), Company, Limited Liability Partnership, Local Authority, Artificial Juridical Person
  2. Having an office in India
Type of ApplicantDocuments to submit
Partnership FirmCopy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of Firms or Copy of Partnership Deed
CompanyCopy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of Companies
Association of Person, Body of Individuals, Local Authority, or Artificial Juridical PersonCopy of Agreement or copy of the certificate of registration number issued by charity commissioner or registrar of cooperative society or any other competent authority or any other document originating from any Central or State Government Department establishing identity and address of such person
Limited Liability PartnershipCopy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of LLPs
Association of Persons (Trust)Copy of trust deed or copy of the certificate of registration number issued by Charity Commissioner
  1. Having no office in India
Type of ApplicantDocuments to submit
Company/Firms/Limited Liability Partnership/AOP (Trusts)/AOP/ BOI/Local Authority/Artificial Juridical PersonCopy of Certificate of Registration issued in the country where the applicant is located, duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in IndiaCopy of registration certificate issued in India or of approval granted to set up an office in India by Indian Authorities
FAQs
What is the fee to be paid for PAN card correction online?
A fee of Rs. 110 has to be paid for an Indian address and a fee of Rs. 1,020 needs to be paid for the foreign communication address.
How to do PAN card correction online?
Visit the official website of TIN-NSDL, click on services and click on PAN and follow the process as stated for PAN card correction online.
Can I acquire more than one PAN card?
It’s an offence to carry more than one PAN card. In case of having multiple PAN cards, a penalty of Rs. 10,000 has to be paid by the applicant.
Can I make PAN card corrections online?
Yes, you can make PAN card corrections online by visiting the official website of TIN-NSDL.

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