PAN card has now become an important and ‘must have’ document. It enables the Income Tax (IT) department to link all financial transactions of an assessee with the Income Tax department.
PAN is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a card by the Income Tax Department. PAN facilitates linking of various documents including; payment of taxes by an individual, information on investments, loans etc.,
Documents require for PAN Registration
Indian Citizens (including those located outside India)
Aadhaar Card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India; or
Elector’s photo identity card; or
Driving License; or
Ration card having photograph of the applicant; or
Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking; or
Certificate of identity in Original signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted officer
For HUF, an affidavit made by the Karta of Hindu Undivided Family stating name, father’s name and address of all the coparceners on the date of application and copy of any of the above documents in the name of Karta of HUF is required is required as proof of identity, address and date of birth as mentioned above.
In case of Minor, any of the above mentioned documents as proof of identity and address of any of parents/guardians of such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of identity and address for the minor applicant.
For Categories other than Individuals & HUF i.e. Firm, BOI, AOP, AOP (Trust), Local Authority, Company, Limited Liability Partnership,Artificial Juridical Person
Having office of their own in India:
In case of Company, Copy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of Companies.
In case of Partnership Firm, Copy of certificate of registration issued by Registrar of firms or Copy of Partnership Deed.
In case of LLP, Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of LLPs.
In case of AOP, Copy of trust deed or copy of certificate of registration number issued by Charity Commissioner.
In case of AOP, BOI, Local Authority or Artificial Juridical Person, Copy of Agreement or copy of certificate of registration number issued by charity commissioner or registrar of cooperative society or any other competent authority or any other document originating from any Central or State Government Department establishing identity and address of such person.
Having no office of their own in India:
Company/Firms/Limited Liability Partnership/AOP (Trusts)/AOP/ BOI/Local Authority/Artificial Juridical Person :-
(1.1) Copy of Certificate of Registration issued in the country where the applicant is located, duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of the countries which are signatories to the Hague Convention of 1961) or by the Indian Embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks registered in India.
(1.2) Copy of registration certificate issued in India or of approval granted to set up office in India by Indian Authorities.