Getting a Pan card is an simple and easy process, there is no need to hire agents to get Pan card. To get a Pan card, a person simply has to:•Fill in the Pan card application form which is referred to as Form 49A and Form 49AAForm 49A is for Indian nationals and Form 49AA is for Foreign citizens, for example all foreigners of India origin who require a Pan card. •Submit the application along with the required proof of identity and address, photograph and the processing fee.•If all documents are correct, a Pan card is mailed out to the applicant.As of April 8, 2012, PAN applications are required to be submitted in the new forms prescribed by the Indian Income Tax Department (ITD). Indian citizens will have to submit their ‘Application for allotment of new PAN’ in revised Form 49A only. Foreign citizens will have to submit their ‘Application for allotment of new PAN’ in newly notified Form 49AA only.The current fee, effective from April 1, 2012, for PAN application has changed to Rupees 96 for applications where Pan is mailed to an Indian address and to Rupees 962, if mailing address of Pan card is outside India.
How and Where to get Pan Card Application Form
1.Applicants may obtain the application form for PAN from any IT PAN Service Centres available across India. OR 2.Download from the Income Tax Department website www.incometaxindia.gov.in or the NSDL website (www.tin-nsdl.com).3.While having two Pan numbers is illegal, a person who requires changes or corrections to their pan can get their Pan cards replaced.Online Application for Pan CardApplications for a new Pan card can also be made through the Internet. To apply on the Internet for a Pan card, Indian nationals and foreign nationals can access the appropriate Pan card application form by using the links provided below:•Indian Nationals: Pan Card Form 49A for Indian Nationals•Foreign nationals: Pan Card Form 49AA for Foreign Nationals.
AO Code for Non Residents and Foreigners
Filling in AO code is a concern for many NRIs and at times they find this confusing and unable to figure out the AO Code applicable. In most cases when the AO code is either entered incorrectly, then the tax department normally replaces this with the first international taxation AO code of Delhi Regional Computer Center (RCC). Currently this AO Code is DLC-35-C-1