You can now apply for your pan card online using your Aadhaar card. It is a newly launched e-pan card facility. This facility however is only available for Individuals and not HUF (Hindu Undivided Family), company etc.
The individual can go to the Income tax department website, access the Quick Links section and click on Instant e-pan link. You will get an OTP on your registered mobile number once Aadhaar KYC is completed successfully the process of e-pan card will begin. This facility is available for a limited time.
- Before you apply for an e-pan card make sure that all the information on your Aadhaar card is correct.
- Make sure you have a digital signature or a scanned copy of your signature in the following specifications : 200 DPI, colour, Jpeg format, Size : Not more than 10 MB, dimension 2 X 4.5cms.
What next :
After successful filing of e-PAN application, a 15-digit acknowledgement number will be generated and sent to the mobile number/email ID the is mentioned in the pan card form.
You can check your PAN application status through the income tax webpage. Once a pan card is applied it will sent to you on the registered mobile number.