Online Application for TAN (Form 49B)
(Please click here for Guidelines in Hindi language)

Application Procedure

(a)  An applicant will fill Form 49B online and submit the form.
(b)  If there are any errors, rectify them and re-submit the form.
(c)  A confirmation screen with all the data filled by the applicant will be displayed.
(d)  The applicant may either edit or confirm the same.


(a)  On confirmation, an acknowledgment screen will be displayed. The acknowledgment consists of:
      *  A unique 14-digit acknowledgment number
      *  Status of applicant
      *  Name of applicant
      *  Contact details (address, e-mail and telephone number)
      *  Payment details
      *  Space for signature
(b)  Applicant shall save and print this acknowledgment.
(c)  Signature / Left thumb impression should only be within the box provided in the acknowledgment. In case of applicants other than 'Individuals', the authorised signatory shall sign the acknowledgment.
(d)  Left hand Thumb impression, if used, should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.


(a)  The fee for processing TAN application is 77.00 ( 65.00 application charge + 18.00% Goods & Services Tax).
(b)  Payment can be made by
      -  demand draft or
      -  cheque or
      -  credit card / debit card or
      -  net banking
(c)  Demand draft / cheque shall be in favor of 'Protean - TIN'.
(d)  Name of the applicant and the acknowledgment number should be mentioned on the reverse of the demand draft / cheque.
(e)  Demand draft shall be payable at Mumbai.
(f)  Applicants making payment by cheque shall deposit a local cheque (drawn on any bank) with any HDFC Bank branch across the country (except Dahej). The applicant shall mention TAN Protean on the deposit slip. List of HDFC Bank Branches.
(g)  Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking payment
Facility of making payment by credit card / debit card / net banking is not available for below mentioned categories:
      -  Central Government / State Government and
      -  Statutory / Autonomous Bodies
Persons authorised to make credit card / debit card / net banking payment for other categories are as below:
Category of applicant Authorized person whose credit card / debit card / net banking can be used for making the payment
Company/Branch/Division of a company Any Director of the Company
Individual (Sole Proprietorship) / Branch of individual business Self
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) Karta
Firm / Branch of firm Any partner of the firm
Association of Persons/Body of Individuals/ Association of Persons (Trusts)/Artificial Juridical Person Authorized signatory covered under section 140 of Income Tax Act, 1961
Applicants making payment of application fee using credit card / debit card will be charged an additional charge of up to 2% (plus applicable taxes) of application fee by the bank providing payment gateway facility.
Applicants making payment through Net Banking facility will be charged an additional surcharge of 4.00 + Goods & Services Tax for payment gateway facility.
On successful payment by credit card / debit card / net banking an acknowledgment will be displayed. Applicant shall save and print the acknowledgment and send to Protean as mentioned in section 'Submission of Documents' below.

Submission of Documents

(a)  The acknowledgment duly signed, along with demand draft, if any, shall be sent to Protean at
      Protean e-Governance Infrastructure Limited,
      5th floor, Mantri Sterling,
      Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8,
      Model Colony,
      Near Deep Bungalow Chowk,
      Pune - 411016
(b)  Superscribe the envelope with 'APPLICATION FOR TAN - Acknowledgment Number' (e.g. 'APPLICATION TAN - 88301020000244').
(c)  Your acknowledgment and demand draft, if any, should reach Protean within 15 days from the date of online application.
(d)  Application will be processed only on receipt of duly signed acknowledgment and realisation of payment.

Contact Us

For more information
  -  Call PAN/TDS Call Centre at 020 - 27218080; Fax: 020 - 27218081
  -  e-mail us at:
  -  SMS PTNTAN <space> Acknowledgement No. & send to 57575 to obtain application status.
  -  Write to: Protean e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony,
     Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune - 411016

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