What is PAN card 49A?

 PAN card 49A is an application form for the allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN) which is applicable in case of the following:

    • Indian Citizens
  • Indian Companies
  • Entities incorporated in India
  • Unincorporated entities formed in India

PAN is of immense importance in terms of financial transactions. It is a unique code with the help of which the IT department tracks all the monetary transactions. Thereby prevents the evasion of tax by tax-payers. Moreover, it is also used as important Identity proof. This is why almost everyone applies for a PAN card.

Types of PAN application form

Type of Form Description
Form 49 A Indian Citizens/Indian Companies/Entities incorporated in India/ Unincorporated entities formed in India are required to fill this form.<</
Form 49 AA This form is required to be filled by Individuals not being a Citizen of India/Entities incorporated outside India/ Unincorporated entities formed outside India.

Elements of PAN card form 49A

Sr.No. Elements Meaning
1. Assessing Officer (AO code) Area code, AO type, Range code, and AO No.
2. Full Name Last Name / Surname, first name, and Middle Name
3. Abbreviations As you would like to be printed on the PAN card
4. Gender Whether male or female
5. Date of Birth For Individual applicant- the actual date of birth
For organizations-Date of Incorporation/date of partnership deed/Trust deed.
6. Father’s name Mention your father’s name, surname, and middle name.
7. Address Enter your correct residential and office address
8. Address for communication Select either your residential or office address in this category for future communication.
9. Telephone Number & Email ID details Provide your contact no. and e-mail Id here
10. Status of applicant Mention your status whether you are an individual, trust, body of Individual, a HUF member, Company, Partnership firm, etc.
11. Registration Number Enter the registration of companies, firms, etc.
12. Source of Income Enter the source from where your income is generated.
13. Documents Here, upload documents of Proof of Identity (POI) and Proof of Address (POA).

How to apply for PAN in form 49A?

Steps for applying PAN in form 49A are as follows:

  • Log on to the official web-portal of NSDL.
  • Click on “Application Type” and select form 49A.
  • Then, fill the following details in the application form:
    • Category
    • Title
    • Last name, middle name, and surname
    • Date of Birth/formation/Incorporation
    • E-mail Id
    • Mobile No.
  • Now, enter the Captcha Code
  • Then, click on the “submit button.”
  • Fill the next application form.
  • Furthermore, upload the relevant documents.
  • Make a payment of INR 110 (Application fee INR 93.00 INR + 18.00% Goods & Services Tax]
  • Then, an acknowledgment number will be generated.
  • Moreover, save and print the acknowledgment number.
  • PAN will be issued by the department within a maximum period of 15 days after complete the verification of documents submitted by the applicant.

Furthermore, you can download the soft copy of PAN from your registered E-mail Id.

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Documents to be submitted as proof in form 49A

Sr.No. Category Types of documents required
(Anyone of the following)
1. Date of Birth
  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter Id
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • 10th class mark sheet
  • Birth certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Pension payment order
  • Marriage certificate
2. Proof of Identity
  • Voter Id
  • Ration card
  • Central government health scheme card
  • Bank certificate
  • Copy of pensioner card
  • passport copy
  • driving license
  • Arm’s license
  • Aadhaar Card
3. Proof of address
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter Id
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Passport of the spouse
  • Post office passbook
  • Latest property tax assessment order
  • Domicile certificate


(ii) Copy of following documents(not more than 3 months old)


  • Electricity Bill
  • Landline Telephone
  • Water Bill
  • Bank account statement
  • Depository account statement
  • Credit card statement

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