Everyone who wants to apply PAN or who is required to apply PAN as per the law of Income Tax shall apply PAN on Application form 49A. CBDT has issued new form 49A and 49AA through notification no.26/2014.
- Form 49A – Indian citizens of India, HUFs, company firm, LLP, AOP, Trusts, BOI, Local Authority, or artificial juridical persons can apply through Form 49A.
- Form 49AA– NRI, company, firm, LLP, AOP BOI, local authority, AJP (Not registered in India)will use form 49AA.
Use black ink pen only as other colors of ink will not be accepted.
Write the name which is on all the proofs.
Adhesive only the latest photograph. The size should be 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm. Don’t Pin up or staple the photograph as it will not be accepted.
Sign only within the square as fixed in the application form. If the signature is out of the box then application will be rejected. Thumb impression should be attested by the specified authority.
Write all the information in block letters.
Write the address cautiously; if permanent address and correspondence address are same, then write same otherwise write correspondence address carefully because the PAN card will be sent to the correspondence address. The address should be same as on the proof of address.
The PIN code should be writing correctly as it is very important.
Telephone or Mobile Number is also very important to write.
AO code should be written. See how to know your AO code.
Use new application form if there is some correction to make.
Attach the correct proof of identity and proof of address.