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Do’s and Dont’s while filling up pan card application forms


New Applications

  1. Do use ‘Form 49A’ for making application for allotment of PAN.
  2. Do fill the application in block letters in English and preferably
    with black ink.
  3. Do paste a recent colour photograph (size 3.5 cm X 2.5 cm).
  4. Do provide the signature within the box.
  5. 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.
  6. Do provide correct AO code in the application.
  7. Do attach Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA) as per
    Rule 114 (4)
    of Income Tax Rules, 1962.
  8. Do provide the POI and POA which have name exactly as written in the
  9. Do provide details of Representative Assessee in column 14 of
    application form, if applicant is Minor, Idiot, Lunatic or Deceased.
  10. Do provide POI and POA for Representative Assesse also, if
    Representative Assessee is appointed.
  11. Do write the complete postal address in the application with landmark.
  12. Do mention correct pin code in the address field.
  13. Do mention telephone number / e- mail id in the application.
  1. Do not overwrite or make corrections in the application.
  2. Do not pin or staple the photograph.
  3. Do not sign across the box (i.e. signature should be within the box)
  4. Do not provide POI and POA which are not in the name of the applicant.
  5. Do not write any additional details (date, designation, rank, etc.)
    along with the signature in the box.
  6. Do not mention Husband’s name in the Father’s Name column.
  7. Do not abbreviate your name or do not use initials.
  8. Do not apply for a new PAN if you already have one.