Now you can apply for e-PAN online trough Income tax official website. Instant e-PAN facility available for the limited time period and only resident individuals can apply for e-PAN online.
What is e-PAN?
e-PAN is digitally signed PAN Card issued in electronic format by the Income Tax Department using Aadhaar e-KYC. This facility available to Individual PAN Applicants who have been allotted an Aadhaar number by UIDAI and is required to file PAN application in Form 49A being an Indian citizen.
Here is step by step guide on how to Apply for e-PAN Card.
Apply for Instant e-PAN Online
Before you start, please read first:-
- If you have already Pan card, you can’t apply for this.
- This facility only for resident individuals, except minors, companies, firms, trust etc.
- You have valid Aadhaar number and Aadhaar registered mobile number to receive OTP.
Now follow below Step by step process:-
1: Visit Income tax official website: https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/
- Click on Instant e-PAN as you can see below screenshot.
2: Next screen, click on Apply Instant e-PAN
3: Next screen, you can read some guidelines before the process. Click next.
4: Next screen, enter Name (same as Aadhaar card), Date of Birth, Gender and Aadhaar number.
5: Next screen, you need to enter One Time Password (OTP) which received on your Aadhaar registered mobile number.
6: Next screen you need to upload your Signature scanned copy. The image size should be maximum 10KB (JPEG format) and dimension 2×4.5 cm. Fill other required details.
After successfully filling PAN Application, a 15-digit Acknowledgement number will be generated and sent to the mobile number/email address mentioned in the application form.
Once the e-PAN successfully allotted, the applicant will receive SMS/email alert.
You can view status and download your e-PAN by clicking on instant e-PAN – Check instant e-PAN status.
- Now enter an Acknowledgement number and submit.
So this is how you can apply and download instant e-PAN card online.