Now you can get your pan card online instantly using Aadhaar card. Income Tax Department has launched Instant e-PAN card facility for resident individuals.
Instant e-PAN is digitally signed Pan card in electronic format by the Income-tax department using Aadhaar e-KYC.
This facility is free of cost and instant allotment of e-PAN and is available only for a limited period on first come first serve basis for valid Aadhaar card holders.
How to apply for e-PAN Card online
Please note, if you already have pan card then don’t apply for e-PAN card. Second, Aadhaar registered mobile number required to receive OTP during the application process.
The process is completely paperless and you don’t need to submit any physical documents.
See step by step process:-
1# Visit income tax official website: https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
2# You can see Instant e-PAN option, click and open.
3# Now click on Apply Instant e-PAN option.
4# Now enter your name, Date of birth, Select Gender and enter 12-digit Aadhaar number.
5: Next page, you need to enter OTP which received on your Aadhaar card registered mobile number. Enter OTP and verify your Aadhaar number.
6: Next page you need to fill Pan card application. Also, you need to upload your signature scanned image in JPEG format. The image size should be max. 10KB only and the dimension should be 2×4.5 cm.
7: After successful submission of application, you will get 15-digit Acknowledgement number to your email address and mobile number. You can check the status of your application with this acknowledgment number also you can download e-PAN card.
8# When your PAN card is ready, you will receive an alert on mobile number or email address.
- To download your e-PAN card just visit income tax website and click on Instant e-PAN card. Next, click on Check Instant e-PAN status. Now enter acknowledgment number and submit.
So this is how you can apply and download for e-PAN card online.