Individuals or artificial persons who want to apply for Income Tax Permanent Account Number can apply for PAN in form No. 49A for obtaining PAN Card. Supporting documents required to apply for PAN are:
(a) Proof of identity which can be copy of any one of the following:
(a) Proof of address which can be copy of any one of the following:
Document submitted as proof of address should not be more than six months old from the date of application.
In case of minor applicant proof of identity address in respect of parent or guardian can be used.
In case of HUF the identity proof and address proof can be that of its Karta. An affidavit by Karta stating the name, father name and and address of all coparceners on the date of application is also required.
Form No. 49A can be obtained from the office of UTI Investor Services Ltd or through Income Tax PAN Services Centre. The form can also be downloaded from the website of www.Incometaxindia.gov.in
Application fee for PAN is Rs. 96
PAN application can also be filed online through the website of Income Tax department www.Incometaxindia.gov.in. The applicant can chose either UTI Platform or NDSL Platform.
Status of application can also be verified from the website.