How to do PAN Card Correction Online?

byPriyanka JuyalLast Updated: March 12, 2024
How to do PAN Card Correction Online
How to do PAN Card Correction Online

Are you frustrated with the tedious process of correcting errors in your PAN card? The good news is that you can now make corrections online, quickly and conveniently! The PAN card, or Permanent Account Number card, is an essential document for financial transactions in India, so it’s crucial to ensure that the information on it is accurate. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll take you through a step-by-step process to correct errors, update details, and request a reprint of your PAN card. Say goodbye to long queues and endless paperwork- let’s dive into the hassle-free world of online PAN card correction!

How to Do PAN Card Corrections Online?

Below are the easy steps to correct your PAN card details online.

  • Visit the official website of TIN-NSDL
  • Navigate to the ‘Services’ section and click on ‘PAN’.
  • Under the ‘Change/Correction in PAN data’ section, click on ‘Apply’.
  • Select the appropriate application type and category.
  • Enter your name, title, and other necessary information.
  • Tick the box, fill in the captcha code, and submit the form.
  • You will receive a token number via email to your registered email address. Click on the button provided to continue.
  • Select ‘Submit scanned images’ from the list of options.
  • Fill in your mother’s name, father’s name, Aadhaar number, and click ‘Next’ to update your address on a new page.
  • Submit all the required documents, sign the declaration, and click the submit button.
  • Make the payment on the next page.
  • An acknowledgement slip will be generated upon successful submission of all documents and payment. Print it out and send it in an envelope labelled ‘Application for PAN Change’ to the NSDL e-gov office along with the supporting documents and a passport-sized photograph

Note: To update your PAN card within India, you must pay a fee of Rs. 110. For updating a foreign communication address, the fee is Rs. 1,020.

When to Correct PAN Card?

You should correct your PAN card details in the following situations:

  • If there is a mistake in your name, date of birth, or any other personal information.
  • If there is a change in your personal details such as name, address, or contact information.
  • If your PAN card has been lost, stolen or damaged.
  • If there is a mismatch in your PAN card information and your other official documents, such as your Aadhaar card or passport.

Also Read: How to Check PAN Card Details Online?

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

To update your existing PAN details, you need to submit a range of documents along with the application form to NSDL. Once the form and documents are submitted, you can visit any nearby PAN Card centre across India. The following documents can serve as proof of identity, address, date of birth, and existing PAN:

  1. For Indian citizens (and for those located outside India)

To correct your PAN details, you must submit a copy of the required documents along with the correction form. If none of these documents is available, you may submit:

  • A certificate in original signed by a Gazetted officer, Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Assembly, or Municipal Councillor (in a prescribed format) as identity or address proof.
  • A bank certificate in original on letterhead from the bank branch, including the applicant’s name, stamp of the issuing officer, and a duly attested photograph and bank account number of the applicant (in a prescribed format).
  • An employer certificate in original (in a prescribed format).
  1. For Firm, BOI, AOP, AOP(Trust), Company, Limited Liability Partnership, Local Authority, Artificial Juridical Person
  • Having an office in India
  • Having no office in India
  • For Individuals and HUFs (Not a citizen of India)

Also Read: How to Get a PAN Card in 48 hours?


How long does it usually take to receive a PAN Card with the correct address?

It typically takes 15 working days to receive a PAN Card with the correct address.

How can I request a new PAN card online without any changes to my details?

To request a new PAN card online without any changes, you can apply for a duplicate PAN card using form 49A, providing the same information as in the original PAN card and without making any changes. The payment for the reprint will also be the same.

How can I request corrections in my PAN card details online?

To request corrections in your PAN card details online, you can fill out the form on the NSDL or UTIITSL portal and submit it accordingly.

Who is eligible to request changes or corrections in PAN data?

You can request changes or corrections in PAN data if you have appropriate proof to support your claims.

What is the fee for PAN card correction made online?

The fee for PAN card correction made online is Rs. 110 for Indian addresses and Rs. 1,020 for foreign communication addresses.

How can I make PAN card corrections online?

To make PAN card corrections online, you can visit the TIN-NSDL official website, select services, and click on PAN, then follow the process for PAN card correction.

Can I have more than one PAN card?

No, it is illegal to hold more than one PAN card, and having multiple PAN cards may result in a penalty of Rs. 10,000.

Can I make corrections to my PAN card online?

Yes, you can make corrections to your PAN card online by visiting the TIN-NSDL official website.

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