Duplicate PAN Card is a document issued to the PAN holder by the Income Tax department in case of, damage, theft or loss of a PAN Card. Lost or misplaced PAN Card occurs as a common problem for a majority of taxpayers in India because they have a tendency to reveal important documents to various risks on a day-to-day basis and wonder how to obtain it back safely. PAN Card is not merely an important tax factor but an essential ID proof and losing the PAN Card can be a worrying situation. Hence, the Income Tax Department of India has made a hassle-free and convenient way for the taxpayers to get a new/duplicate PAN Card.
When We Need Duplicate PAN Card
There could be a number of situations for an individual to need a duplicate PAN Card, with some of the common ones listed below:
Loss/theft: Generally speaking, almost every 7 out of 10 people carry PAN Card in their wallets oftentimes making it possible to lose it when there is a theft of a wallet. The Income-tax department receives numerous applications for loss/theft being a common reason.
Misplaced:Due to fast life the problem of misplaced items has become common and is also increasing every day. They misplace their cards, uncertain as to where they kept them.
Damaged:A PAN Card can get damaged due to several reasons, leaving us with the only option of reprinting it.
Change of Information: It is most likely to happen that individuals require adding new details or correcting the errors in the existing details. This situation demands the reprinting or changing of PAN Card.
Online Process to Apply for a Duplicate PAN Card
In the lieu of a lost or theft PAN Card, Alankit has made it simple and trouble-free for the individuals to immediately apply for a duplicate PAN Card at the nearest TIN-Facilitation (TIN-FCs) and PAN centers to their location. In case of applying for a new card, the PAN number assigned to the PAN holder remains unchanged. Alankit accepts PAN applications on behalf of NSDL. Below listed are the simple steps to apply for a duplicate PAN Card with the help of services provided by Alankit:
Step 1: Go to the official website of Alankit (alankit.ae) to download the application form for free or simply visit the (TIN-FCs) and PAN centers to obtain the form.
Step 2: Fill the form and submit it at the center with necessary documents. We will submit your application to the PAN department.
Step 3: We will send you the acknowledgment slip post receiving the form and relevant documents.
Step 4: Your application will be processed and we will do the follow-up of your case with the PAN department.
Step 5: You will receive the PAN Card within 15-20 business days.
We assist you at every step of the procedure of obtaining a duplicate PAN Card without any hassle. The time-sensitive approach to the delivery of the PAN Card and enormous reachability to the remotest corners across all regions make Alankit stand out from the crowd.
Documents Required for Duplicate PAN Card
For a duplicate PAN Card application, the applicant is required to submit a list of supporting documents along attaching the form to Alankit’s official website mentioned below:
Self-attested proof of identity
Self-attested proof of date of birth
Self-attested proof of address
Self-attested copy of PAN Card or PAN Allotment Letter
Original Identity Certificate signed by a Member of Parliament
Allotment Letter Accommodation issued by Central/State Government of the previous 3 years
Original Identity Certificate signed by a Gazetted Officer
Original Identity Certificate signed by a member of the Legislative Assembly
Original Identity Certificate signed by a Municipal Councilor
Important Points to know when getting a Duplicate PAN Card
PAN Card being a vital document of national importance requires certain crucial points to keep in mind while applying its duplication version. Listed below are some of the points that every applicant applying for a duplicate Card must consider:
An applicant who lost his PAN Card by theft has to file an FIR at the nearest police station. The FIR copy is mandatory to be sent along with the duplicate PAN Card application documents.
Sending the PAN Card application acknowledgment, the applicant needs to mention the 15 digit Acknowledgement No – (Application for Reprint of PAN or Application for changes or correction in PAN data) on the top of the package.
The fee charged for resident individuals is INR 110 and INR 1020 for non-resident individuals.
The address should be provided carefully as PAN Card will be dispatched at the mentioned address.
Why choose Alankit?
Tremendous experience in providing all PAN services to Indian citizens
Simple, easy and swift procedures for application
Requests/Queries handled by professionally experienced personnel
Associated with various Govt. approved banks of India
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