CBDT launches paperless PAN & TAN application process vide Press release dated on 22nd July 2016.Under the new process PAN/TAN to be issued within one day. Similarly, New Aadhaar e-Signature based application process also made available #pdf
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 22nd July, 2016.
Sub :- Ease of Doing Business – Paperless PAN & TAN application
For fast tracking the allotment of PAN and TAN to company applicants,
Digital Signature Certificate(DSC) based application procedure has been
introduced on the portals of PAN service providers M/s NSDL eGov and M/s
UTIITSL. Under the new process PAN and TAN will be allotted within one
day after completion of valid on-line application.
Similarly, a new Aadhaar e-Signature based application process for
Individual PAN applicants has been made available on the portals of PAN
service providers M/s NSDL eGov.
The URL links for the above applications are available in ‘important
links’ on the homepage of the departmental website ‘incometaxindia.gov.in’.
Introduction of Aadhaar based e-Signature through M/s NSDL eGov in
PAN application not only ensures paperless hassle free PAN application process
but also seeding of Aadhaar in PAN which will curb the problem of duplicate
PAN to a great extent.
(Meenakshi J. Goswami)
Commissioner of Income Tax
(Media and Technical Policy)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT.