PAN Card related FAQs

What does PAN or PAN Card or Permanent Account Number mean?

The Permanent Account Number, or PAN, is a 10-digit number that an Income Tax Department of India assigns to an individual or company. Your PAN number does not change when you move to another place.

A PAN card, which looks similar to a credit card, includes the PAN number and a photo.

Here are some important facts about the PAN Card

  • PAN Card is needed for opening a Demat account.
  • You cannot open a demat account if you don't have a PAN card and have an existing demat account.
  • If the demat account you have is joint, each participant should have a valid passport.
  • PAN Card is required to buy or sell mutual funds.
  • A person cannot have more than one PAN number. This is a law.

Is PAN Card required for IPO application?

Is a minor eligible for applying a PAN Card?

Is it necessary for PAN card holder to file taxes?

How to apply for PAN Card?

What is the cost of a new or updated PAN card, changing PAN card information, or receiving a second copy of a PAN card?

In how many days I can get my PAN card?

What are the required documents to apply for IPO application?

Can someone open multiple Demat account with one PAN number?

Does NRIs need a PAN number to buy public issue shares? What are the alternatives?

How to track PAN Card Application ?

Can a person apply in IPO for two accounts,If he has two demat accounts with same PAN card?

If I move to another city , Do I have to apply again for the PAN?

My Photo is printed in PAN card or not ?

In India , Can a NRI apply for PAN card ?

Using my PAN number can I print a duplicate PAN card at home?

How can the status of PAN Card be checked?

Can a person apply for PAN card without Guardian/Parents?

How do I apply for a PAN Card for a minor? The form should be signed by whom? Which photo should be attached to the form, Child or parent?

How can we make a change to the name or date of birth in a PAN card? Is there any cost for the same?

What is the cost for correction in PAN Card?