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Documents required for PAN Application


Nilesh 
posted on 21 June 2010



 

 

Documents required for PAN Application

 

For Individual

1. Citizen of India Located in India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by Individual

who is Citizen of India located in India at the time of application for PAN

Proof of Identity

 

Copy of any of the following:

 

1

School leaving certificate

 

2

Matriculation certificate

 

3

Degree of a recognised educational institution

 

4

Depository account statement

 

5

Credit card statement

 

6

Bank account statement/ bank pass book

 

7

Water bill

 

8

Ration card

 

9

Property tax assessment order

 

10

Passport

 

11

Voters Identity Card

 

12

Driving License

 

13

Certificate of identity signed by Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or Gazetted Officer.

 

 

Proof of Address

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Electricity bill*

 

2

Telephone bill*

 

3

Depository account statement*

 

4

Credit card statement*

 

5

Bank account statement/bank pass book*

 

6

Rent receipt*

 

7

Employer certificate*

 

8

Passport

 

9

Voters Identity card

 

10

Property tax assessment order

 

11

Driving License

 

12

Ration card

 

13

Certificate of address signed by Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or Gazetted Officer.

 

 

* documents submitted as proof of address for serial numbers 1 to 7 should not be more than six months old from the date of application.

 

 

 

If the applicant is a minor (i.e. below 18 years of age at the time of application), any of the documents as per the lists specified below of any of the parents/ guardian of

such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of identity and address of the applicant

 

 

2. Citizen of India located outside in India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by Citizen of India located outside India at the time of application for PAN

 

Proof of Identity

 

Copy of passport

 

Proof of Address

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Copy of passport

 

2

Copy of bank account statement in country of residence

 

3

Copy of NRE bank account statement (showing at least two customer induced transactions in last six months period and duly attested by Indian Embassy / Consular office / High Commission or Apostille or by the manager of the bank in which the account is held. The applicant may be a joint holder.

 

 

3. Foreigns citizen located in India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by Foreign Citizen located in India at the time of application for PAN

 

Proof of Identity

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Copy of passport

 

2

Copy of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India

 

 

 

Proof of Address

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Copy of passport

 

2

Copy of bank account statement in India

 

3

Residential permit issued by the State Police Authorities

 

4

Registration certificate issued by the Foreigner's Registration Officer

 

5

Copy of Person of Indian Origin(PIO) card issued by Government of India

 

6

Copy of NRE bank account statement (showing at least two customer induced transactions in last six months period and duly attested by Indian Embassy / Consular office / High Commission or Apostille or by the manager of the bank in which the account is held. The applicant may be a joint holder.)

 

7

Copy of Visa application to Indian authorities and Copy of Visa granted and Copy of appointment letter/contract from Indian Company and Certificate (in original) of Indian address issued by employer (The certificate should be on employer's letterhead mentioning PAN of the employer. Copy of PAN card for the PAN mentioned in the employer's certificate should be submitted)

 

Note: If the applicant has provided an Indian office address, then all the following five documents are mandatory along with any of the first six above mentioned documents:-

 

1. Copy of Visa application to Indian authorities and

 

2. Copy of Visa granted and

 

3. Copy of appointment letter/contract from Indian Company and

 

4. Certificate (in original) of address in India of applicant issued by authorized signatory of employer on employer's letter head mentioning the PAN of the employer.

 

5. Copy of PAN card for the PAN mentioned in the employer's certificate.

 

 

4. Foreigns citizen located outside India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by Foreign Citizen located outside India at the time of application for PAN

 

Proof of Identity

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Copy of passport

 

2

Copy of other National ID attested by Indian Embassy/Consulate/High Commission/Apostille

 

3

Copy of Person of Indian Origin(PIO)card issued by Government of India

 

Proof of Address

 

Copy of any of the following

 

1

Copy of passport

 

2

Copy of other National ID attested by Indian Embassy/Consulate/High Commission/Apostille

 

3

Copy of bank account statement in country of residence, duly attested by Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate/Apostille in the country where applicant is located

 

4

Copy of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India

 

5

Copy of NRE bank account statement (showing at least two customer induced transactions in last six months period and duly attested by Indian Embassy / Consular office / High Commission or Apostille or by the manager of the bank in which the account is held. The applicant may be a joint holder.)

 

 

 

Documents required for PAN Application

 

For others

 

1. Located in India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by persons other than Individuals (i.e. Firm, BOI, HUF, AOP, AOP(Trust), Local Authority, Company, Artificial Juridical Person) located in India at the time of application for PAN

 

Proof of Identity and Address

 

 

HUF

 

Any document prescribed in the case of individuals in respect of Karta of the HUF.

Company

 

Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by Registrar of Companies.

Firms

 

Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by Registrar of Firms or Copy of Partnership Deed.

AOP (Trusts)

 

Copy of Trust Deed or Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by Charity Commissioner.

AOP/BOI/Local Authority/ArtificialJuridical Person

 

Copy of Agreement or Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by Charity Commissioner or Registrar of Co-operative 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.

 

2. Located outside India

 

Documents to be submitted as Proof of Identity and Address by persons other than Individuals (i.e. Firm, BOI, HUF, AOP, AOP(Trust), Local Authority, Company, Artificial Juridical Person) located outside India at the time of application for PAN

 

Proof of Identity and Address

 

Copy of any of the following

 

a)

Copy of registration certificate of the respective country duly attested by Indian Embassy/ Consulate/ High Commission/ Apostille in the country where applicant is located.

 

b)

Copy of certificate of registration with the competent authority in India

 

c)

Copy of approval issued by the competent authority in India

 

d)

Copy of the accompanying documents alongwith the approval issued by competent authority in India

 

e)

Copy of the application (duly acknowledged) made by the applicant before the competent authority in India

 


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