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What is PAN Form?

An alphanumeric identification with ten characters is called a permanent account number (PAN), issued in laminated card forms. PAN is provided to any person who applies for it by the Indian Income Tax Department. It is an identification number assigned to all taxpayers in India. It is a computerised system that records each person's or company's tax-related data against a single PAN number. It serves as the primary key for storing data and is used all around the nation. Hence no two tax-paying entities can have the same PAN numbers.

When is PAN Form Required?

PAN cards are crucial for taxpayers because they are required for all financial transactions and are used to monitor their money's inflow and outflow. PAN is necessary for a large number of monetary transactions. It is essential for filing income tax returns, getting tax refunds, and receiving information from the Income Tax Department. It is beneficial to carry a hard copy of your downloaded PAN card form (number) because PAN Cards are recognised as valid forms of identification across the nation as they contain information such as Name, Age, and a photo of the concerned person.

Documents Required for applying for a PAN Form

The following are the papers needed to apply for a PAN card:

  • Aadhar Card(Mandatory)
  • Voter ID Card
  • Passport

To prevent any problems with your PAN card, it's crucial that you complete the application entirely and precisely. In case there is any mistake, or you need to update your PAN card, you can fill out the PAN card Change/correction form through any Muthoot Finance Branch.

Information Required to Fill in the PAN Form

In a PAN card application form, the person needs to carefully fill in the necessary information like:

  • Full name of the person
  • Details of address (residential and office)
  • Gender
  • Birth details
  • Details of parents
  • Aadhar number
  • Details related to the source of income
  • Address Proof, Identity Proof and Proof of Date of birth documents are to be attached along with the form

Can a person download their PAN card?

PAN applicants can now download their pdf of the PAN card form directly through UTIITSL's website. The facility of e-PAN download on the website is available only for the users,

  • Who have applied for a new PAN or applied for the latest change/correction update with UTIITSL, and,
  • Who have previously registered an active and valid mobile number OR email with their PAN record with the Income Tax department.

Users can only obtain a link to their e-PAN in PDF format from the website totally "free of cost" if their e-PAN was issued during the previous month as a result of a new PAN application or change/correction request.

S No Forms Description Download PAN Card PDF Form
1 49A
  • Used to apply for new PAN
  • Correct information previously submitted
Download PAN Card form 49A
2 49AA
  • For individuals/ companies not incorporated in india
Download PAN Card form 49AA
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Yes, you can apply for PAN Card online through any Muthoot Finance Branch. You can avail our PAN Card services which follow safe and secure processes for hassle-free issuance of PAN Card. This service is available in 6100+ branches across the country. Simply visit your nearest Muthoot Finance branch to get this done.

Yes, the e-PAN Card is now a valid mode of issuance of Permanent Account Number (PAN).

Identity, Address and Dob proofs are required for applying PAN card. Aadhar card is mandatory for a PAN card.

A person who is an Indian citizen can apply for a PAN card with Aadhar as a proof of id, address & dob. NRIs also can apply PAN card with their passport, visa copy & bank statement.

Two identical colour photos compulsory only in case of individual applicants.

The PAN is valid for a lifetime. So you no longer need to worry about the PAN Card validity.

You can easily edit your PAN Card through Muthoot Finance branch. Submit another form “Change/Correction in PAN Data” which is available in Muthoot Finance Branch.

Applicants can now obtain their PAN Number in just 4 days. The PAN Card verification process is now completed within 4 days from the time of the approval of the PAN Card form online.

People frequently believe that a Permanent Account Number (PAN) is only available to those above the age of 18. However, the Income Tax Department has not specified an age limit for PAN Card, which means that children can apply for one.

No, there is an amount of cost including service charge + tax.

No. Obtaining/possessing more than one PAN is against the law and may attract a penalty up to ₹ 10000. Therefore, it is advisable not to obtain/possess more than one PAN.

A new visa and registration are required in case a foreign employee changes jobs in India. Copies of the PAN Card and the income tax form 16 have to be additionally submitted. In case this form is not available yet, form 26 AS can be submitted.

Yes, PAN Card is valid ID proof. The PAN number can be used to verify your identity in the government database by any private entity.

No, bank account is not necessary for a PAN card.

Every person who has been assigned a Permanent Account Number ('PAN') and is eligible to get an Aadhaar number must link their PAN with Aadhaar, according to section 139AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 ('Act'). The process of linking PAN Card with Aadhar has been made mandatory by the government of India.

In case your PAN Card is not linked with a bank account, opening a fixed deposit account, and depositing cash more than Rs. 50,000 will not be possible. Moreover, it will also result in TDS getting deducted at 20% if the interest amount of the FD account exceeds Rs. 40,000 which is higher than the current 10%. This means your PAN Card details must be linked with your bank account.

If you wish to cancel/ surrender your PAN (which you are currently using), then you need to visit your local Income Tax Assessing Officer with a request letter to cancel/surrender your PAN.

You will get the printed Pan Application form from Muthoot Finance Branch, no need to fill form manually.

A handwritten application is not accepted when applying for a PAN Card. You need to follow the guidelines laid down by the Tax Department of India when applying for a PAN Card.

You can use your PAN number to perform the PAN verification online by filling in your details such as name, father’s name and date of birth.

UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIITSL) is a Government Company registered under the Companies Act 1956. This application allows users to apply for a New PAN Card, make corrections and download E-PAN Card.

E-PAN Card is a digitally authenticated PAN Card implemented in e-format by Income Tax Department using Aadhar e-KYC. E PAN Card is also referred to as an e-filing PAN card.


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