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PAN Card Correction Form - Easy Download Online

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PAN Card Correction Form - Easy Download Online

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Nowadays, it's easy to complete PAN card corrections online - which is a good thing as your permanent account number or PAN is a crucial document. You need this number to file taxes and remit large sums of money. It is also your proof of identity. So, it is evident that incorrect information on your PAN card could lead to significant issues. Don't worry. There's a PAN card correction form available to your rescue.

Your best course of action to avoid these problems would be to make the necessary corrections to your PAN. Fortunately, PAN card correction online is a simple and hassle-free process.

You will need to fill up the PAN card correction form if you have changed your legal name recently, if your name has changed after marriage or if your name is not spelt correctly on your PAN card.

PAN Card Correction Online

Follow these steps to reach the PAN card change form and make changes to your PAN card:

Through UTIITSL (UTI Infrastructure Technology And Services Limited)

  • Visit the UTIITSL portal: https://www.utiitsl.com/
  • Click PAN card services: Select Apply PAN Card
  • Select Change/Correction in PAN Card: Click to apply
  • Click Apply for Change/Correction in PAN Card details
  • Choose Physical (forward application with documents physically) if you prefer physically forwarding documents to their office
  • Choose Digital (Paperless) if you want to upload documents electronically
  • Enter your PAN
  • Choose both physical PAN Card and e-PAN if you want to have the corrected PAN card in digital and physical formats
  • Next, choose e-PAN only. No physical PAN Card will be dispatched if you want to have the corrected PAN card in only electronic format
  • Click Submit
  • Fill in the PAN Change Request Form online
  • Make sure you select the checkbox next to the parameters you wish to change
  • For example, if you want to change how your name is spelt, enter the correct spelling, and select the checkbox on the left margin. Note: If you do not select the checkbox, the changes will not be made
    Check all your details and submit the form
  • Once your changes have been verified, a 15-digit acknowledgement number will be shown on the screen. Make a note of this number. This number will be required for future follow-ups and to keep track of your application.
  • Make the payment, take a printout of the acknowledgement, attach the required documents, and send them to any one of the UTIITSL offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi or Chennai.

The last step of submitting documents is not required if you have digitally uploaded the documents after signing and verification.

Through NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited)

  • Visit the NSDL PAN application portal 
  • Fill out the PAN change request form and submit it (Make sure that all the information entered is correct, or the form will fail to submit. In case of discrepancy, you will receive an error message to rectify) 
  • Make the payment of ₹110 (inclusive of GST) to get the physical copy of your updated pan delivered to a domestic address
  • If your communication address is outside India, you need to pay ₹1020 (inclusive of GST)
  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number. You can use this number for tracking and further communication

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PAN Card Correction Offline

Your PAN Card details can also be changed offline. You will first have to download and print the PAN correction form.

Fill up and submit the PAN correction form and self-attested copies of supporting documents at your nearest Protean eGov Technologies Limited or UTIITSL centre. While filling the details in the form, remember to tick the box on the left margin for details that you would like to be changed on your PAN card.

Take care of the following while submitting the PAN card update form for corrections to be made to your PAN card:

  • Individual persons should not use abbreviations in their first and last names.
  • Non-individual legal entities like companies, partnerships or trusts should enter their full name as it is. For instance, if your company's name is 'ABC Computer Corporation Private Limited', fill up the complete name 'ABC Computer Corporation Private Limited' in the space that says last name/surname.
  • If the space on the first row is insufficient, you can continue the corporation or individual's name in the second row.
  • Make sure that there are no abbreviations in the company's name.
  • For individual persons, if your PAN Card has an incorrect or unclear photograph or signature that needs to be corrected, you will also have to submit your original PAN Card when you submit your acknowledgement.

Documents Required for PAN Card Correction

Here is a list of documents that individuals and companies need to submit if they wish to make changes or correct details on their PAN Card:

Indian Citizens & Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

Identity Proof Address Proof Date of Birth Proof
Aadhaar card Aadhaar card Aadhaar card
Voter ID Voter ID
Driving licence Driving licence
Passport or spouse's passport Passport
Post office passbook with the applicant's address Mark sheet of matriculation or certificate of matriculation from a recognised board
Arm's licence Latest property tax assessment order Birth certificate
Allotment letter of accommodation not more than three years old (issued by the state or central government) Any photo identity card issued by the central government, state government, or a public sector undertaking
Pensioner's card which has a photo of the applicant Central government issued domicile certificate Central government issued domicile certificate
Central government health service scheme card/ex-servicemen contributory health scheme card (with photo) Property registration document Central government health service scheme card/ex-servicemen contributory health scheme card (with photo)
Electricity bill, landline bill, broadband connection, water bill, piped gas bill (not more than three months old) Pension payment order Bank account statement, credit card statement (not more than three months old)
Affidavit, sworn before a magistrate Gas connection card (not more than three months old) Marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriages

Supporting Documents for Changes to PAN

Applicant Type Document Applicable For Changes In Name
Married women where name is changed on account of marriage Marriage certificate
Marriage invitation
Passport showing husband's name
Publication of changed name in an official gazette
Certificate issued by a gazetted officer
Applicants other than married women Publication of name in an official gazette
Certificate issued by a gazetted officer

Processing Fees & Charges For Pan Card Correction

The fees charged to make corrections to your PAN are ₹85 + GST =  ₹96.

How To Check PAN Card Correction Status Online

You can check the status of your PAN card correction application after submitting the application. You can use the acknowledgement number. You receive this number after the successful form submission, be sure to make a note of it.

  • Go to the UTIITSL website at https://www.utiitsl.com/
  • Click PAN Card Services: Click to visit
  • Click Track PAN Card: Click to track status
  • Enter your application coupon number, your PAN number (if required), and other details
  • Click 'Submit' to track the status of the change

Conclusion

It is commonly perceived that applications for changes to official government documents are tedious, cumbersome and time-consuming. You may have a similar perception about modifications to your PAN card details. Fortunately, applying for changes to your PAN card is simple if you know the procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the process for PAN card correction?

Once you login to the NSDL PAN card correction portal, you can easily choose a PAN card correction application and fill out out. You'd also be charged a fee for the same and you can opt in for a payment mode that is convenient to you. Post this, you will get your confirmation and can proceed to send in required documents to the PAN authorities via post.

2. What documents are required for PAN card correction?

You would need documents that prove your identity, address, and age. Here's a list of documents you'll need -

Identity proof -

Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI2.  Elector’s photo identity card

3.  Driving License

4.  Passport

5.  Ration card having a photograph of the applicant

6.  Arm’s license

7.  Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking

8.  Pensioner card having a photograph of the applicant

9.  Central Government Health Service Scheme Card or Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card

Address proof

1.  Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI2.  Elector’s photo identity card

3.  Driving License

4.  Passport

5.  Passport of the spouse

6.  Post office passbook having the address of the applicant

7.   Latest property tax assessment order

8.   Domicile certificate issued by the Government

9.   Allotment letter of accommodation issued by Central or State Government of not more than three years old

10.  Property Registration Document

Age proof

1. Aadhaar card issued by the UIDAI2. Elector’s photo identity card

3. Driving license

4. Passport

5. Matriculation certificate or Mark sheet of recognised board

6. Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any office authorised to issue birth and death certificate by the Registrar of Birth and Deaths or the Indian Consulate as defined in clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955)

7. Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Central Public Sector Undertaking or State Public Sector Undertaking

8. Domicile certificate issued by the Government

9. Central Government Health Service Scheme photo card or Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card; or
Pension payment order

10. Marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriages

11. Affidavit sworn before a magistrate stating the date of birth

3. How to fill PAN card correction form online?

Here's how you can fill PAN card correction online -

Through UTIITSL (UTI Infrastructure Technology And Services Limited)

  • Visit the UTIITSL portal: https://www.utiitsl.com/
  • Click PAN card services: Select Apply PAN Card
  • Select Change/Correction in PAN Card: Click to apply
  • Click Apply for Change/Correction in PAN Card details
  • Choose Physical (forward application with documents physically) if you prefer physically forwarding documents to their office
  • Choose Digital (Paperless) if you want to upload documents electronically
  • Enter your PAN
  • Choose both physical PAN Card and e-PAN if you want to have the corrected PAN card in digital and physical formats
  • Next, choose e-PAN only. No physical PAN Card will be dispatched if you want to have the corrected PAN card in only electronic format
  • Click Submit
  • Fill in the PAN Change Request Form online
  • Make sure you select the checkbox next to the parameters you wish to change
  • For example, if you want to change how your name is spelt, enter the correct spelling, and select the checkbox on the left margin. Note: If you do not select the checkbox, the changes will not be made
    Check all your details and submit the form
  • Once your changes have been verified, a 15-digit acknowledgement number will be shown on the screen. Make a note of this number. This number will be required for future follow-ups and to keep track of your application.
  • Make the payment, take a printout of the acknowledgement, attach the required documents, and send them to any one of the UTIITSL offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi or Chennai.

The last step of submitting documents is not required if you have digitally uploaded the documents after signing and verification.

Through NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited)

  • Visit the NSDL PAN application portal 
  • Fill out the PAN change request form and submit it (Make sure that all the information entered is correct, or the form will fail to submit. In case of discrepancy, you will receive an error message to rectify) 
  • Make the payment of ₹110 (inclusive of GST) to get the physical copy of your updated pan delivered to a domestic address
  • If your communication address is outside India, you need to pay ₹1020 (inclusive of GST)
  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number. You can use this number for tracking and further communication

4.How long will it take for PAN correction?

It usually takes 15-20 days for your updates or corrections to reflect on the PAN card and for you to receive it.

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