Mistakes to be avoided while applying for PAN card

By | March 2, 2017

Identity proof document is most requisite documents that are required in every step of life to show individuality in the crowd. There are many documents which serve as identity proof and are the authorised evidence for an individual own identity. PAN card, Aadhar card, Passport, Voter Id etc are the necessary document which plays an important role in very once life to proofs their identity. PAN is very important to document because without it we cannot buy or sell immovable properties or every can make transactions more than Rs 50,000. Applying for PAN card is very easy but often people make some common mistakes while applying for PAN card. Here we mentioned some common mistakes that one often do while requesting for PAN card, if you already have your PAN then know your pan status here.

1. Incorrect Sign or Signature

Mostly in many cases, people make incorrect signature while applying for PAN card. Correct candidate’s signature is a must for PAN card. There are two places in which one has to make their signature i.e over the photograph and spaces are given below the photograph. Signing other than these places can disapprove your application.

2. Unclear Picture/Photo

Applicant should attach a clear photo in the form of PAN card. The application form of PAN card requires two identification measured i.e photograph and signature and both must be clear otherwise your application will be disapproved

3. Signing with Blue Ink

All the signs that are required in Government schemes should be marked in dark ink. However, very few people utilise blue ink to sign. Applicant must use dark blue ink to mark their sign while applying for PAN card to avoid any delay in receiving the PAN card.

4. Using Initials

Many individuals have to use initials in their names and they write initials like Shrimati, Shri etc while filling the PAN card application form. The Income Tax Department of India does not acknowledge initials therefore use your full names instead of initials while filing PAN card application form.

5. Filtered duplicates of photographs

Like other documents, PAN card application also requires two passport sized photos to be a stick in the application form. It is observed that some people attached scanned copies of their photos which are not clear. Scanned photos are not allowed to be affixed in because it makes difficult the identification of the applicant, difficult. Therefore, only original photos should be fixed in the form.

Also Read: Apply for New Pan Card

How to Correct PAN Card Mistakes

It is a human tendency to do mistakes, many people make some small- small mistakes while applying for new PAN card. If the applicant fills wrong information in the form accidentally then it can be changed by following some steps like:

  • First of all download the PAN change request form the official website of the of income tax department and click on “Online Application for Changes or Correction in PAN Data”.
  • After that click on “Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data”
  • Fill all the necessary information in the form and make sure this time all the information is correct.
  • Click on Submit button.
  • This process charged few amount through any of the given modes. Applicants should download the acknowledgement for further reference. Necessary documents, along with the acknowledgement copy should be sent to the following address:

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 Bungalow Chowk,
Pune – 411016

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