Instant e-PAN Card online | How to Download?

PAN card has become a very important document for financial and tax-related activities. The e-PAN is a valid substitute for physical laminated PAN card and has the same functionality and features. PAN Card i.e. Permanent Account Number (PAN) is used for transactions above Rs 50,000, opening a bank account, filing tax returns, buying and selling property and other financial and tax-related activities.

The Finance Ministry has recently started Aadhaar based e-KYC service so that common people can get PAN card made easily. With the help of this, PAN number is issued within just 10 minutes. Let us tell you that getting an e-PAN card is now easier than ever and it is absolutely free.

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Steps to generate new e-PAN Card online

Step 1 : Click here

Step 2 : On the Get New e-PAN page, enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number, select the I confirm that checkbox and click Continue.

Note :

If the Aadhaar is already linked to a valid PAN, the following message is displayed – Entered Aadhaar Number is already linked with a PAN.
If the Aadhaar is not linked with any mobile number, the following message is displayed – Entered Aadhaar Number is not linked with any active mobile number.

Step 3 : On the OTP validation page, click I have read the consent terms and agree to proceed further. Click Continue. 

Step 4 : On the OTP validation page, enter the 6-digit OTP received on the mobile number linked with Aadhaar, select the checkbox to validate the Aadhaar details with UIDAI and click Continue. 

Step 5 : On the Validate Aadhaar Details page, select the I Accept that checkbox and click Continue.

On successful submission, a success message is displayed along with an Acknowledgement Number. Please keep a note of the Acknowledgement ID for future reference. You will also receive a confirmation message on your mobile number linked with Aadhaar.

Why do I need to generate an e-PAN?

It is mandatory to quote your Permanent Account Number (PAN) while filing your Income Tax Return. If you have not been allotted a PAN, you can generate your e-PAN with the help of your Aadhaar and a mobile number registered with your Aadhaar. Generating e-PAN is free of cost, online process and does not require you to fill up any forms.

Will I get a physical PAN card?

No. You will be issued an e-PAN which is a valid form of PAN.

How do I get a physical PAN card?

Click here if a PAN has been allotted, you can get a printed physical PAN card by submitting a request online.

To know more about benefits and uses of PAN Card visit click here

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