Instructions for Filling the Form
1. Full Name
Please select appropriate title.
Individuals must state full expanded name. If Last Name and Middle Name are entered, then applicant must enter First Name also. Do not use abbreviations and initials
For example, Poonam Ravi Narayan should be written as:
|Last Name/Surname||First Name||Middle Name|
Allowed two characters initials in surname, first name, middle name & father’s name of applicant are mentioned below.
Applicants other than ‘Individuals’, must ignore above instructions.
For example: Name of the Company
NATIONAL SECURITIES DEPOSITORY LIMITED HUFs shall mention HUF after their full name. Mention HUF in bracket ( ).
For example: Name of HUF
MANOJ MAFATLAL DAVE (HUF)
In case of Company, the name should be provided without any abbreviations. For example, different variations of ‘Private Limited’ viz. Pvt Ltd, Private Ltd, Pvt Limited, P Ltd, P. Ltd., P. Ltd are not allowed. It should be ‘Private Limited’ or ‘Limited’ only.
In case of sole proprietorship concern, the sole proprietor should use/apply PAN in his/her personal name.
Name should not be prefixed with titles such as Shri, Smt, Kumari, Dr., Major, M/s etc.
2. Name you would like Printed on the Card
Individual applicants are allowed to provide abbreviated ‘Name to be printed on the card’. The abbreviated name should necessarily contain the expanded Last Name/Surname.
|Last Name/Surname||First Name||Middle Name|
can be written as,
ROY JAMES SAMUEL
R. J. SAMUEL
ROY J. SAMUEL
For Non – Individual applicants, this should be same as last name field in Item No. 1 above.
Name you would like printed on the card should not be prefixed with titles such as Shri, Smt, Kumari, Dr., Major, M/s etc.
3. Father’s Name
4. Date of Birth / Incorporation / Agreement / Partnership or Trust Deed / Formation of Body of Individuals / Association of Persons
Date cannot be a future date.
Date 2nd August 1975 should be written as
|0 2||0 8||1 9 7 5|
Relevant date for different category of applicants is:
|Individual||Company||Association of Person||Partnership Firms||HUFs|
|Date of Birth||Date of Incorporation||Date of Formation/Creation||Date of Partnership Deed||Date of creation of HUF and for ancestral HUF, date can be 01010001 where the date of creation is not available.|
This field is mandatory for Individuals.
6. Photo Mismatch
Individuals issued a PAN card with some other person’s photograph will select the box on the left margin. The original PAN card with wrong photograph is to be enclosed with the acknowledgment.
7. Signature Mismatch
Individuals issued a PAN card with some other person’s signature will select the box on the left margin. The original PAN card with wrong signature is to be enclosed with the acknowledgment.
8. Address for Communication
9. Update Other Address
If applicant wishes to update other address, besides address for communication, box on left margin to be selected and details of address to be provided in the relevant fields.
10. Telephone Number and e-mail ID
|ISD/STD Code||Tel. No.|
|9 1||9 8 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 5|
11. Mention other Permanent Account Numbers (PANs) inadvertently allotted to you
All PAN(s) inadvertently allotted should be mentioned and the corresponding PAN card(s), if any, to be submitted for cancellation alongwith the acknowledgment. PAN to be cancelled should not be same as PAN (the one currently used) mentioned at the top of the form.
Documents to be submitted Along with the Application
Proof of Identity and Address
Proof of PAN
If proof of PAN (as stated above) is not submitted, the application will be processed on a ‘good effort’ basis even without a copy of FIR. During verification at NSDL, if it is found that there are differences between the PAN or the data provided in the application with the ITD database, the application may not be processed and the processing fee will be forfeited.
Proof for Change Requested
The applicant shall be required to provide further documentary proof to support request for correction or change in PAN data like name, father’s name, date of birth, for example:
If the core data relating to the PAN (the applicant’s name, date of birth, father’s name (for individual), name and date of incorporation [for non-individual]) provided in the application substantially varies with the PAN data in the ITD database and the applicant has not requested for the change in the same with sufficient support documents, the applicant will be intimated of this variance. In such case the applicant will have to provide necessary support documents. If such data substantially matches with the ITD database the PAN card will be printed with the data in the ITD database with only the fields marked for change by the applicant.