Documents and Details for PAN Card Correction: A Comprehensive Guide

by  Adv. Praneeth GN  




4 mins


PAN Card Name Change

Correcting errors in your PAN card is a crucial step to ensure its accuracy and relevance in various financial transactions. Whether you’re updating personal details or rectifying discrepancies, understanding the required documents and details is essential for a smooth PAN card correction process.

Documents Needed for PAN Card Correction

The documentation required for PAN card correction varies based on individual categories. Here’s a comprehensive list for different entities:

For Indian Citizens and Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

  • Identity Proof:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Voter ID
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • Ration Card with photo
  • Address Proof:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Voter ID
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • Post office passbook with the applicant’s address
  • Date of Birth Proof:
    • Birth certificate
    • Matriculation certificate from a recognized board
    • Pensioner’s card with a photo

For Foreign Citizens

  • Identity Proof:
    • Passport
    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card
    • Citizenship identification number (if applicable)
  • Address Proof:
    • Bank account statement (in the country of residence)
    • NRE bank account statement in India
    • Certificate of Residence in India

For Indian Companies

  • Type of Company:
    • Certificate of registration

For Companies with a Registered Office Outside India

  • Identity Proof:
    • Taxpayer identification number attested by Apostille
    • Registration certificate issued in India or approval granted by Indian authorities
  • Address Proof:
    • Taxpayer identification number attested by Apostille
    • Registration certificate issued in India or approval granted by Indian authorities

Supporting Documents for Changes in PAN

  • For Change in Name (Married Ladies):
    • Marriage certificate
    • Marriage invitation
    • Passport showing husband’s name
  • For Change in Name (Other Applicants):
    • Publication of name in an official gazette
    • Certificate issued by a gazetted officer

Who Needs to Sign the PAN Card Correction Application?

  • Company:
    • Signature of the director
  • HUF (Hindu Undivided Family):
    • Signature of the Karta
  • Trust:
    • Signature of the trustee
  • Minor:
    • Signature of the representative assessee
  • Partnership Firm or LLP:
    • Signature of the partner
  • Local Authority, Artificial Juridical Person, AOP, BOI:
    • Signature of the authorized signatory

Fees for PAN Card Update or Correction

  • PAN Card Correction Offline:
    • Rs. 110
  • Additional Dispatch Fee (PAN Card Dispatched Outside India):
    • Rs. 910
  • Physical Dispatch of PAN Card in India:
    • Rs. 107
  • Physical Dispatch of PAN Card Outside India:
    • Rs. 1,017
  • Physical Dispatch for e-PAN Card (Submitted Using Physical Mode):
    • Rs. 101 (in India), Rs. 1,011 (outside India)
  • e-PAN Card (Submitted Through Paperless Modes):
    • Rs. 72 (in India), Rs. 66 (outside India)

How to Check PAN Card Correction Status

Checking the status of your PAN card correction is a straightforward process:

  1. Visit the respective portals (Protean e-Gov Technologies Limited or UTIITSL).
  2. Navigate to the ‘Know Status of PAN Application’ or ‘Track PAN Card’ option.
  3. Enter the acknowledgement number (Protean e-Gov) or application coupon number (UTIITSL), PAN number (if required), and other details.
  4. Hit ‘Submit’ and track the status of your PAN card correction application.

By understanding the required documents, signatories, fees, and the tracking process, you can navigate the PAN card correction journey more effectively. In our next blog, we’ll delve into the step-by-step process for changing your name on the PAN card.

For hassle-free PAN card correction services and expert guidance, check out our PAN card correction services.

FAQs on PAN Card Correction

Q1. How to find PAN application status via SMS?

Ans1. For Protean eGov Technologies Limited, send the acknowledgement number to 57575.

Q2. How to contact the UTIITSL office?

Ans2. Call UTIITSL on 033 40802999.

Q3. What is the fee for changing PAN card details?

Ans3. Offline application: Rs.110 Additional dispatch fee for PAN card sent abroad: Rs.910

Q4. What is the CSF form?

Ans4. The form is needed for any change to PAN details.

Q5. How to check the status of PAN card correction?

Ans5. Visit the UTIITSL or NSDL website, and enter the acknowledgement number, PAN number, and other details to view the status.

Q6. Do I need to submit proof of PAN along with other documents?

Ans6. Yes, proof of PAN is required along with other documents.

Q7. How long does PAN card correction take?

Ans7. Typically, around 15 days.

Q8. What are the documents needed for changing PAN card information?

Ans8. Proof of PAN, date of birth, address, and residence.

Q9. How to correct the Invalid Surname Error on the e-filing Portal?

Ans9. Visit the NSDL portal, and enter the PAN number, surname, date of birth, and name to complete the registration process.

Q10. How can I check the status of my PAN card name change application?

Ans10. When you’ve initiated the process for a name change on your PAN card, it’s natural to want updates. You can check the status of your application easily. Visit the official website of the service provider you used, such as Protean e-Gov Technologies Limited or UTIITSL. Enter your acknowledgement number (Protean e-Gov) or application coupon number (UTIITSL), along with other required details. This will provide you with real-time updates on the status of your name change application.

Q11. What is the procedure for changing the name on a PAN card after marriage?

Ans11. Changing your name after marriage involves specific steps. Begin by updating your name in official documents like Aadhaar and then proceed to your PAN card. Follow the guidelines mentioned in our detailed blog on changing your name after marriage. Remember, each step is crucial, and accuracy is key to a seamless process.

Q12. Can I check the status of my PAN card name change online?

Ans12. Yes, checking the status of your PAN card name change is a straightforward process. As mentioned earlier, visit the official website and follow the steps for tracking your application status. Ensure you have your acknowledgement or application coupon number on hand for quick access to the information you need.

Q13. What is the significance of the NSDL PAN name change process?

Ans13. The NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) is one of the authorized entities for PAN card services. Understanding the NSDL PAN name change process is essential if you’ve chosen this platform for your application. Be sure to refer to our dedicated blog on the NSDL PAN name change process for a step-by-step guide.

For any assistance or to avail professional services, visit our PAN Card Name Change Service

Adv. Praneeth GN

Adv. Praneeth GN


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Praneeth GN is a legal consultant who prioritises ethical and professional conduct. He graduated with (B.A. and LL.B) from the K.L.E. Society Law College. With more than 8 years of experience in handling legal cases independently. He has the potential to understand and explain complicated legal words in simple terms to clients.

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