How to get PAN CARD in India?
  • Date: 21-02-2021
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRI) who hold valid India passport can get new PAN number using Form 49A.
  • PAN Officials generally take 10 to 15 working days* to allot PAN Number online.
  • Applicants receive PAN by e-mail immediately after allotment of PAN Number.
  • Physical PAN Card is sent to overseas countries through International Speed Post.
  • NRI Applicants do not require Aadhaar Number to apply for PAN card.
  • Copies of proof of ID and proof of address must be submitted by post.
  • Notary attestation is NOT required on documents.

What Documents are Required for PAN Application 

  • Copy of Indian Passport + One Address Proof as below:
  • For delivery to Overseas address:

           --> Required Address Proof (Only one): Driver's Licence, or Utility Bills, or Bank A/c statement, or NRE A/c statement.

           --> Documents must show applicant's name and exact overseas address in English.

          --> GCC Smart Card is accepted as proof of address for residents in Bahrain and other gulf countries.

          --> Tenancy Contract is accepted as proof of address for residents in Bahrain

  • For delivery to India address :

           --> Required Address Proof (Only one): Passport, or Driver's Licence, Electricity Bill, Voter Id, Utility Bill, etc.

           --> Copy of Aadhaar must be provided for delivery to India address

           --> Documents must show applicant's name and India address in English