Get a PAN
Steps to get a Permanent Account Number (PAN)
1. Get a copy of form 49A
2. Affix one recent colored photograph on the form
3. Attach photocopies of proof of identity and proof of address.
Any one of the following will serve as proof of identity:
Copy of school leaving certificate or matriculation certificate or degree of a recognized educational institution or depository account or credit card or bank account or water bill or ration card or property tax assessment order or passport or voter identity card or driving license or certificate of identity signed by a MP or an MLA or a Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted Officer
Any one of the following will serve as proof of address:
Copy of electricity bill or telephone bill or depository account or credit card or bank account or ration card or employer certificate or passport or voter identity card or property tax assessment order or driving license or rent receipt or certificate of address signed by a MP/ MLA/Municipal Councilor / a Gazetted Officer
4. The code of the concerned Assessing Officer of Income Tax department will have to be mentioned in Form 49A. This code may be obtained from Income Tax Office where you submit your return of income. Applicants who have never filed return of income may find out Assessing Officer code with the help of IT PAN Service Center or TIN Facilitation Center or jurisdictional Income Tax Office.