There is provision for correction in PAN card .  Following are the types of corrections or changes, for which one can apply for :

  1. Correction in the name
  2. Correction in Date of Birth
  3. Correction in address
  4. Correction in the name of father

Supporting documents needs to be submitted along with the application for correction or change in PAN card particular.

Documents required for PAN card correction

Following are the documents required for correction in PAN card

  1. ID  proof
  2. Address Proof
  3. Date of Birth proof
  4. Proof of PAN
  5. Supporting document for correction/ change in PAN card
  6. 2 passport size photograph

ID Proof PAN card correction

a.  Copy of Aadhaar Card
b.  Copy of Voterid card
c.  Copy of Driving License
d.  Copy of Passport
e.  Copy of Ration card having photograph of the applicant
f.  Copy of Arm’s license
g.  Copy of Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State
Government or Public Sector Undertaking
h.  Copy of Pensioner card having photograph of the applicant
i.   Copy of Central Government Health Service Scheme Card or Ex-               Servicemen   Contributory Health Scheme photo card
j.  Certificate of identity in Original signed by a Member of Parliament
or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted
officer, as the case may be
k. Bank certificate in Original on letter head from the branch (alongwith
name and stamp of the issuing officer) containing duly attested
photograph and bank account number of the applicant

Address Proof PAN card correction

a.  Aadhaar Card
b.  Voter identity card
c.  Driving License
d.  Passport
e.  Passport of the spouse
f.   Post office passbook having address of the applicant
g.  Latest property tax assessment order
h.  Domicile certificate issued by the Government
i.   Allotment letter of accommodation issued by Central or State
Government of not more than three years old
j.   Property Registration Document
k.  Electricity Bill
l.   Landline Telephone or Broadband connection bill
m. Water Bill
n.  Consumer gas connection card or book or piped gas bill
o.  Bank account statement
p.  Depository account statement
q.  Credit card statement
r.  Certificate of address in Original signed by a Member of Parliament or    Member  of  Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted   officer, as the case      may be
s.  Employer certificate in original

Date of Birth Proof for PAN card correction

a.  Aadhaar Card
b.  Voter identity card
c.  Driving License
d.  Passport
e.  Matriculation Certificate or Mark Sheet of recognized board
f.   Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or any office
authorized to issue Birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Birth
and Death or the Indian Consulate
g.  Photo identity card issued by the Central Government or State
Government or Public Sector Undertaking or State Public Sector
Undertaking
h.  Domicile Certificate issued by the Government
i.   Central Government Health Service Scheme photo Card or Ex-
Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card
j.   Pension payment order
k.  Marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriages
l.   Affidavit sworn before a magistrate stating the date of birth

Proof of PAN

a. PAN Card
b. Copy of PAN Allotment Letter

Note: No other document shall be accepted as Proof of PAN. If proof is not provided then application shall be accepted on a ‘good effort basis’

Supporting document required for changes in PAN data

Document acceptable for change of name/father’s name

Married ladies – change of name on account of marriage

– Marriage certificate
– Marriage invitation card
– Copy of passport showing husband’s name
– Publication of name change in official gazette
– Certificate issued by a Gazetted officer (only for change in applicant’s name)

Individual applicants other than married ladies

– Publication of name change in official gazette or
– Certificate issued by a Gazetted officer (only for change in applicant’s      name)

Companies

– ROC’s certificate for name change

Firms / Limited Liability Partnerships

– Revised partnership deed
– Registrar of Firm/LLP’s certificate for name change

AOP/Trust/BOI/AJP/LOCAL authority

– Revised Deed/ Agreement
– Revised registration certificate

PAN card correction online

Following are the 6 steps to make corrections in your PAN:

  1. Go to the NSDL website and click on “Online Application for Changes Or Correction in PAN Data (PAN Change Request Form)”.       
  2. You will be directed to another page which will give you details regarding online application, payments, acknowledgement, mode of submission of documents, etc. Scroll down on the page and select the suitable category of applicant. Then click on the “Select” option. The category shows various options such as individuals, partnership firm, the body of individuals, HUF, trust etc.
  3. You will see a form with heading “Request For New PAN Card Or/And Changes Or Correction in PAN Data”. Fill in the details in the form along with necessary changes.
  4. Click on the submit button when you complete filing the necessary details/changes/corrections.
  5. You get an acknowledgement slip. Next, select the payment option, either online or offline mode, to pay the amount of. 110 (for an address in India) and ₹. 1,020 (for other addresses). Payment can be made only by way of credit card/debit card and demand draft, payable at Mumbai, in favour of ‘NSDL – PAN’.

However, making an online payment by using credit card/debit card will attract additional charge of up to 2% (plus applicable taxes) of application fee by the bank for providing gateway facility. Also, any payment made using net banking facility will lead to an additional surcharge of 4 % + GST for payment gateway facility.

If you chose the offline payment mode option, send the DD to NSDL. It is essential to mention your name and acknowledgment number on the reverse side of the DD.

In the final step, you are required to take a print-out of acknowledgment slip, which needs to be signed. Also attach-

a. Photographs

b. Proof of existing PAN

c. Proof of Identity

d. Address proof

e. Certificate of DOB

PAN card form for correction

Send these documents with acknowledgment slip to ‘NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune – 411016’.

On receiving your payment, acknowledgement and the necessary documents, NSDL will process your application.