Indians can now get a free PAN Card within 10 minutes, which will be the electronic version of the PAN. Income Tax Department this Year has made the process of generating PAN cards easily, and super cheap. Now, You can download your PAN by submitting the Aadhaar number at Check Status of PAN, You will also get the PAN in PDF format by your email, If your email id is registered with Aadhaare-PAN is a digitally signed PAN card issued in electronic format by the Income-tax department.
Now, in order to get a free PAN card in just 10 minutes, you need not fill up a 2-page detailed application form and wait for a few days for it to be delivered. A new facility by Income Tax Department for taxpayers allowing anyone with an Aadhaar card to get an instant PAN card online and which is free of cost.
Instant PAN facility:
The instant e-PAN card application form required you to just input your Aadhaar number after which an OTP will be sent on your linked mobile phone number for completion of the e-KYC process. One the KYC is complete, a Permanent Account Number (PAN) is issued instantly in just 10 minutes in PDF format to the applicant.
The instant e-PAN card application form required you to just input your Aadhaar number after which an OTP will be sent on your linked mobile phone number for completion of the e-KYC process. One the KYC is complete, a Permanent Account Number (PAN) is issued instantly in just 10 minutes in PDF format to the applicant. you can also get a laminated PAN card if you want by ordering a reprint for just Rs 50.
Know-How To Generate PAN Card Using Aadhaar
Step 1: Visit the official website of Income Tax Department here.
Step 2: Click on the “Instant PAN through Aadhaar”, which is located in the Quick Links section, in the left-hand side.
Step 3: Enter your Aadhaar Card number
Step 4: Validate your Aadhaar Card via OTP, which will be sent on your registered phone number
Step 5: Validate your email ID as well, although this is optional
Step 6: Once the validation is completed, Income Tax Department servers will communicate with UIDAI servers, and process your request. This entire process takes 10 minutes maximum
Step 7: After 10-12 minutes, you need to click on “Check Status/Download PAN”
Step 8: Your pan is ready, and you can download it. The pdf version will also be sent to your registered email id for instance download
Step 9: For a laminated PAN card, you can place a request instantly, for which Rs 50 will be charged. But the ePAN which is generated, and ready for download is free.
How Will This Help Indian Citizens?
There are several Indians, who still don’t have a PAN Card. In fact, as per a 2019 press release, there are only 42 crore PAN Cardholders in India and less than 2 crore pay Income Taxes.
Out of them, only 25 crores have linked their PAN with Aadhaar.
By planning a new and easy method to generate PAN Card, Income Tax Dept will help a lot of Indians to generate one, and encourage them to start paying Income Taxes.
Since more than 125 crore Indians have Aadhaar card, this new way to generate PAN Card will surely help a lot of Indians.
More details will be provided after further development.