Important information for persons making application for allotment of PAN (Form 49A)
- Do use 'Form 49A' for making application for allotment of PAN.
- Do fill the application in
block letters in English and preferably with black ink.
- Do paste a recent colour photograph
(size 3.5 cm X 2.5 cm).
- Do provide the signature within
- If thumb impression is put
on the application form, do get the thumb impression attested by Magistrate
or a Notary Public or a Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.
- Do provide correct AO code
in the application.
- Do specify AO code as below
if applicant is a defence employee
Army - PNE W 55 3
Navy - MUM W 11 8
Air Force - DEL W 72 2
- Do attach Proof of Identity
(POI), Proof of Address (POA) and Proof of Date of birth (PODB - applicable for Individuals & Karta of HUF) as per Rule 114
(4) of Income Tax Rules,
- Do provide the POI, POA and PODB
which have name exactly as written in the application.
- Do provide details of Representative
Assessee in column 14 of application form, if applicant is Minor, Idiot,
Lunatic or Deceased.
- Do provide POI and POA for
Representative Assesse also, if Representative Assessee is appointed.
- Do write the complete postal
address in the application with landmark.
- Do mention correct pin code
in the address field.
- Do mention telephone number
/ e- mail id in the application.
- Do not overwrite or make corrections
in the application.
- Do not pin or staple the photograph.
- Do not sign across the box
(i.e. signature should be within the box)
- Do not provide POI, POA and PODB
which are not in the name of the applicant.
- Do not write any additional
details (date, designation, rank, etc.) along with the signature in
- Do not mention Husband's
name in the Father's Name column.
- Do not use initials in first and last name field.
- Do not apply for a new PAN
if you already have one.
For further assistance -
- Call PAN/TDS Call Centre at 020 - 27218080
- e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For tracking the Status of application
log on to https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/index.html
- Write to: NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited,
5th floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341,
Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony,
Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune - 411016
- SMS NSDLPAN <space> Acknowledgement No. & send to 57575 to obtain application status.