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What is an Instant PAN Card

A new service for instant PAN (or Permanent Account Number) allocation based on the Aadhaar number was just introduced by the Indian Finance Ministry. The PAN is a crucial piece of paperwork for Indian taxpayers. With the use of this new capability, people can generate e-PAN more quickly and for no charge online.

 

It is now more simple and takes as little as 10 minutes to get a quick e-PAN for free. Any purpose may be served by using this e-PAN. The instant PAN can be used in the same manner as a traditional PAN card for purposes such as submitting income tax returns (or ITR), paying income tax, opening a Demat account or a bank account, applying for a debit or credit card, and so forth.

How to Apply for an Instant PAN using Your Aadhaar card

Applications for instant PAN through Aadhaar are quick and easy to submit online. You can do this by following the instructions listed below.

  • Step 1: Visit Income Tax India's official website. Under the ‘Quick Links’ section, click on the "Instant E-PAN" link. 

  • Step 2: Select "Get New PAN" from the menu. 

  • Step 3: Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number in the respective field. Then, click on the "I confirm that" checkbox and select ‘Continue’. 

  • Step 4: You will now be taken to an ‘OTP Validation’ webpage. Scroll down and select the ‘I have read the consent terms and agree to proceed further’ checkbox and then on the ‘Continue’ button. 

  • Step 5: You should receive an OTP on the mobile number registered with your Aadhaar. Enter the number in the relevant field and click on the ‘I agree to validate my Aadhaar details with UIDAI’ checkbox and then on the ‘Continue’ button. 

  • Step 6: Here, you can choose to validate your email ID if it hasn’t been validated yet. 

  • Step 7: Click on the ‘I agree that’ checkbox and then on the ‘Continue’ button. 

  • Step 8: Your registration will be successful following the verification of your Aadhaar information. You will also be provided with an acknowledgement number, which you can use to track your instant PAN card status. 

Requirements to Apply for Instant PAN Card

The following criteria must be met in order to apply for an e-PAN with Aadhaar-based e-KYC:

  • Mobile number linked with an Aadhaar card

  • Valid Aadhaar number that has not been linked to a PAN card

How do I check the status of my Instant PAN application?

If you’ve already applied for an instant PAN card online, then here are the steps that you would have to follow to check the status of your application. 

  • Step 1: Visit Income Tax India's official website. 

  • Step 2: Under the ‘Quick Links’ section, click on the "Instant E-PAN" link.

  • Step 3: Under the ‘Check Status/Download PAN’ section, click on the ‘Continue’ button. 

  • Step 4: Enter your Aadhaar number in the relevant field and click ‘Continue’. 

  • Step 5: Enter the OTP that you would have received on the mobile number linked with your Aadhaar in the relevant field to authenticate your request. Also, click on the checkbox below before proceeding to the next step. 

  • Step 6: Once the OTP validation is successful, you will be taken to a webpage where you can check the status of your PAN card instantly. 

Steps to Download Instant PAN Card

You must be curious about how to download or check your instant pan card status now that you understand how to obtain one. You can do this with the aid of the subsequent steps.

  • Step 1: Visit Income Tax India's official website. Click on the "Instant E-PAN" link listed under the ‘Quick Links’ section.

  • Step 2: Then select "Check Status / Download PAN" from the menu. 

  • Step 3: You will be required to enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number.

  • Step 4: Once you submit your Aadhaar, you will receive an OTP on your mobile number. Enter the OTP in the relevant field to authenticate your request. 

  • Step 5: After authentication, you will be redirected to a webpage where you can view and download your Instant PAN card. 

 

Therefore, the process is quick and paperless if you want to fill out an online application for an instant PAN card. It enables Indian nationals to quickly and easily apply for a PAN for any particular online authentication method. A soft copy of the immediate PAN card will be sent to applicants' email addresses in PDF format, and this information will also be stored in the Aadhaar database.

FAQs about Instant PAN Card

How can I get a PAN card immediately?

You can get an immediate PAN card on the Income Tax India's official website.

How can I get a PAN card in 5 minutes?

You can obtain an instant PAN card within 5 minutes on the official website of Income Tax India.

Is the instant PAN card valid without a signature?

A PAN card is invalid without a signature and, thus not eligible to obtain an online instant PAN card.

How long does instant PAN take?

It will take you between 5 to 10 minutes to get an instant PAN card.

Is E PAN free of cost?

Yes, an instant e-PAN card can be obtained free of cost.

Can I apply for an e-PAN using Aadhaar?

Yes. You can apply for an Instant PAN card with just your Aadhaar number by visiting the official website of the Income Tax department. 

What are the charges for an instant PAN card?

You don’t have to pay any charges to apply online for an instant PAN card. 

Is there any scheme of Instant PAN allotment?

Yes. Holders of valid Aadhaar numbers can instantly apply for an e-PAN by visiting the official website of the Income Tax department. 

Is instant PAN card valid?

Yes. The instant PAN card is valid and is not any different from the PAN that you get through other modes of application. 

What is the difference between instant PAN card and normal PAN card?

There is no difference between an instant PAN card and a PAN card obtained via other modes of application. 

If I am unable to use the facility of Instant PAN allotment, whom can I contact?

If you cannot apply for an instant PAN card for any reason, you can always write an email to epan@incometax.gov.in. 

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