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Lost of PAN Card – How to Apply Duplicate PAN card

 PAN card or Permanent Account Number card is an essential document for most us, not just for the purpose of filing tax returns but many of us, use it as a form of identification, as well. So, it goes without saying that losing your PAN card can leave you feeling tensed and restless. But, there’s no reason to fret, as getting a reprint or a new card, in case you never had one, is as easy as a click of a button.

Go : Apply for reprint the PAN Card

When should I submit the application in the form “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data”?
You can submit the application in the form “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data” in the following cases:
A] When you already have PAN but want a new PAN card,

B] When you want to make some changes or corrections in your existing PAN details.

Are there any charges for the form “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data”?

The form is freely downloadable from NSDL-TIN website. It is also available with the TIN-FCs

Are there any fees to be paid while submitting the form for “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data”?
If the communication address is within India, the fee for processing of PAN application is 107 (93 +15% service tax).


If communication Address is outside India, then the fee for processing PAN application is 994.00 [(Application fee 93.00 + Dispatch Charges 771.00) +15% service tax].

What should I do if there are any changes or correction in PAN data?

The applicant is required to fill all the columns of the form and tick the box(es) on the left margin of the appropriate item where change/correction is to be done.

What are the documents required to be furnished while submitting the form?
Following documents are required to be submitted alongwith the form:

  • Proof of PAN (the one currently in use – mentioned at the top of the application) if available;
  • Proof of Identity;
  • Proof of Address;
  • Proof of Date of Birth (for Individual and Karta of HUF)
  • Proof in support of changes sought*, if any;
  • Proof of PAN(s) surrendered, if any;

What documents can be submitted as proof of PAN?
Any one of the following documents can be submitted as proof of PAN:

  • a) Copy of PAN card
  • b) Copy of PAN allotment letter
  • No other documents are acceptable as proof of PAN.
  • If any proof of PAN is not available, the application will be accepted on a ‘good effort’ basis.

Is it necessary to affix two photographs on the form for “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data”?
Yes. ‘Individual’ applicants should affix two recent colour photographs with white background (size 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm) in the space provided on the form. The photograph should not be stapled or clipped to the form. The clarity of image on PAN card will depend on the quality and clarity of photograph affixed on the form.

What is the procedure to be followed when the applicant wants to update only the communication address?
If applicant wants to update the address for communication

For any update in existing PAN details, applicant is required to fill the form ‘Request for New PAN Card or / and Changes or Correction in PAN Data Form’.

Applicant should fill all the columns of the form and should tick the box on the left margin of address for communication. (In case of online application, this box is ticked by default).

Applicant should also indicate whether this is his Residence or Office address.

It is mandatory for all applicants other than individuals and HUF to mention office address as address for communication.

If the applicant wants to update any other address, he has to fill the details of the same in an additional sheet which is to be attached with the form. In such cases the applicant is also required to tick in the box provided on the left of item no. 8 on the application form.

It is mandatory for the applicant to provide proof of communication address

If change in any other address is sought, the applicant has to provide proof of the same.

Duly filled application form alongwith supporting documents can be submitted to any of the NSDL TIN-Facilitation Centre / PAN Centre. For online applications, duly signed and photo affixed acknowledgement receipt alongwith supporting documents can be sent to following address:



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