PAN Card (Permanent Account Number) is an important document in the country. It is very much needed in bank-related and money transactions. Now it has become easy to make a PAN card sitting at home, apart from this, you can also update the information on the card. If your photo on the card is not good then you can change it also. Let us know how to change the photo with a PAN card.
What is PAN Card?
PAN Card is a unique identity card issued by the Income Tax Department. It consists of 10 digit alphanumeric numbers. These are different for everyone. The tax department can get your financial information from the alphanumeric numbers given on the PAN card. PAN Card is not only for individuals but also for companies/institutions.
Change your photo with this process
First of all, you go to the website of National Securities Depository Limited ( NDLS ). Two options will appear on the screen, ‘Apply Online’ and ‘Registered User’.Select the option ‘Apply Online. After this process, select the option of correction in the existing PAN. By going to the category, you have to choose the individual option. Now fill in all the requested information and submit by entering the captcha code. After that do the KYC process.
After selecting KYC, two options will appear, select anyone in Photo and Signature mismatch. Here fill in your parent’s information and proceed with the process. After that submit the required documents like ID proof here. After this process clicks on declaration and fill out the form. Now you will be redirected to the payment page, complete it. After all these processes take the printout of the form and send it to the address of NDLS.
How to update offline
Everyone can apply for PAN update offline as well, for this you have to download the PAN correction form. After filling out this form, submit a copy of all the valid documents to the nearest NSDL center. After submitting the form, you will get a receipt from the center, which you will have to send to the NSDL office. Let us tell you that this receipt should reach the office within 15 days.
Here is the address of NDLS
NDLS E-Governance Income Tax PAN Services Unit, NSDL E-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th Floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bangla Chowk, Pune – 411016