Instant PAN through Aadhaar: Income Tax Department has launched a new facility which is very useful for the persons who have no PAN till yet. Now, they can generate new PAN without paying any fee. They can download PAN within seconds. So, it is the real-time facility to generate PAN without uploading any document with your Aadhaar number only. We will provide you with the complete step-by-step procedure to generate new PAN within seconds only through your Aadhaar. There are only two conditions which are very important i.e. (i) You don’t have any PAN already (ii) Your mobile number is registered with your Aadhaar.
Features of Instant PAN through Aadhaar
- Easy & Paperless Process
- Get PAN Within 10 Minutes
- Holds Same Value as Physical PAN Card
- All You Need is Aadhaar Card & Linked Mobile Number
- PAN allotment based on Aadhaar is free of cost.
- PAN PDF will be generated and issued to applicant.
- You should have valid Aadhaar card.
- You should have mobile number registered with Aadhaar.
- You should not have any another PAN.
- Having more than one PAN attracts penalty under section 272B (1) of Income-tax Act.
- This is totally paper-less process and you don’t need to upload and submit any documents.
How to Apply for Instant PAN
Step 1: Visit official website i.e. www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Click the link “Instant PAN through Aadhaar“.
Step 3: After click the link “Get New PAN“.
Step 4: Now, enter your Aadhaar number.
Step 5: Fill Captcha and confirm.
Step 6: Now, you will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number with Aadhaar.
Step 7: Enter your OTP and submit the form.
Step 8: After submitting the form, you will get an acknowledgement number.
Step 9: Keep this acknowledgement number safe for future references.
How to Download Your Instant PAN through Aadhaar?
You can download your PAN instant in PDF format after submitting application form. For this purpose you need to visit the official website again. Here is the step by step procedure to download your instant PAN through Aadhaar number.
Step 1: Visit the official website www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the link “Instant PAN through Aadhaar“.
Step 3: Now, click on “Check Status of PAN“.
Step 4: Now fill your Aadhaar number and click on submit. The system will now send you the OTP on your registered mobile number on Aadhaar.
Step 5: After that, you can check the PAN is allotted or not.
Step 6: You can download the PAN/e-PAN in PDF format if allotted by the department.
Format of Instant e-PAN
e-PAN also contains enhanced QR code having demographic (Name, DOB, Father’s Name) as well as biometric (scanned photo and signatures) information of the PAN holders which can be accessed and used for PAN verification purposes in off-line mode. Information of enhanced QR code is accessible to user agencies through freely available Android version of ‘PAN QR Code Reader’ on Google’s ‘Play store’ which can be downloaded in any mobile phone running on Android operating system.
Instant PAN Frequently Asked Questions
Is this PAN valid? Is it different from the PAN issued via other modes of application?
Yes, this PAN is valid totally and it is the same validity as others PAN issued by Income-tax department via other modes of application.
Is there any fee payable to generate Instant e-PAN?
No, there is no fee to generate Instant e-PAN. It is totally free of cost.
I have already PAN. Can I apply another PAN through this facility?
No, you can not apply another PAN with “Instant PAN through Aadhaar”. Having more than one PAN attracts a penalty.
How PAN will be generated instant through Aadhaar?
Income Tax Department will send an OTP to your registered mobile number with Aadhaar. So, you will be verified through Aadhaar. If the verification process gets the success you will get your e-PAN instantly.
Should I upload my photograph or any signature etc. ?
No, you don’t need to upload any document to generate your Instant PAN.
Will I get a physical PAN Card?
You will get e-PAN in PDF format. You don’t need any physical PAN card. It is totally valid as same as physical PAN. But if you need a printed physical PAN card then this facility is also available only by submitting the form online. The fee or Rs.50 will be charged to print the physical card for dispatching it your address.