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How to get PAN card details changed

PAN card is a key document used for tax purposes and as a valid identity proof. The data recorded on PAN must be accurate and up-to-date.

Updated: Jun 04, 2018, 11.21 AM IST
A PAN card is one of the key documents that an individual needs to have, for tax purposes and also as a valid identity proof. For this, the data recorded on PAN must be accurate and up to date. it can be updated online and offline.

Updating PAN
Fill form named “Request for new PAN card OR/And changes or correction in PAN data”. Download it from

When can one use this form?
This form can be used for making changes in PAN data. Additionally, this form can be used when one has a PAN but wants a new PAN card to be issued.

Documents to be submitted
Following documents need to be furnished:
• Proof of PAN – copy of PAN card or PAN allotment letter.
• Proof of identity
• Proof of address
• Proof of date of birth
• Proof supporting change sought in PAN data.

Two recent colour photographs on white background (3.5 cm x 2.5 cm) must be affi xed in the space provided.

While submitting, fees of Rs 110 need to be paid. If the communication address is outside India, processing fees of Rs 1,020 must be paid.

Completed forms should be submitted at NSDL TIN facilitation centre or PAN centre. The new PAN card will be dispatched to the updated address.

Points to note
1. One should tick off the relevant box for the change sought to be made in PAN data.
2. The details mentioned in the form should be correct so as to avoid any further mistakes or changes to PAN data.

(The content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.)
(Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this column are that of the writer. The facts and opinions expressed here do not reflect the views of

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