How to Apply for a Pan Card from Karnataka



The Permanent Account Number (PAN) card serves as a crucial identifier in India, facilitating various personal and financial activities. This unique 10-character alphanumeric code is essential for tasks such as initiating bank accounts, submitting tax returns, and verifying identity during air travel. With the advent of online application processes, obtaining a PAN card has become increasingly convenient for Indian citizens nationwide. 

PAN cards are solely issued by India's Income Tax Department, which provides a user-friendly online application system on its official website. Though streamlined for applicant convenience, the process does involve a modest fee.

PAN Card Key Points:

  • Official ID widely accepted in India
  • Required for financial and tax matters
  • Online application available
  • Issued only by Income Tax Department
  • Multiple cards illegal, subject to penalties


  • Age 18+
  • Indian citizens
  • Aadhaar required
  • Mobile linked to Aadhaar (for home applications)

Acceptable Verification Documents (any one):

  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Voter ID
  3. Passport
  4. Ration Card
  5. Driver's License
  6. Government Photo ID
  7. Bank Passbook
  8. Arms License
  9. CGHS Card
  10. Pensioner Card (with photo)
  11. Verified ID proof (signed by MLA, MP, Councillor, or Gazetted Officer)
  12. Bank statement (on letterhead, with attested photo and account number)

Offline Apply Process from Karnataka 

Application Steps:

 Download the Form:
  • Obtain Form 49A (online or from PAN center)
Fill the Form Completely:
  • Complete form accurately
Attach Documents:
  • Attach required documents:
  • ID proof
  • Address proof
  • Birth date proof
Submit the Form:
  • Two recent passport photos
  • Signed form
  • Submit to nearest PAN/TIN center
Fee Payment:
  • Pay fee in cash

Key Reminders:

  • Ensure details match submitted documents
  • Review for errors before submission
  • Card mailed to provided address

Application Tracking:
  • Use acknowledgment number on NSDL or UTIITSL website

Online Pan Application Steps:

Visit the Official Websites:
  • NSDL: NSDL PAN Application
  • UTIITSL: UTIITSL PAN Application
Select the Form:
  • Choose form (49A for Indians, 49AA for foreigners)
Fill in the Details:
  • Enter your details like name, date of birth, gender, etc.
  • Provide your address and contact information.
  • Select the documents for proof of identity, address, and date of birth.
Upload documents:
  • ID proof
  • Address proof
  • Birth date proof
  • Recent photo
  • Signature
Fee Payment:
  • Pay fee (online options available)
Submit application
  • Save acknowledgment receipt

Note: NSDL may require mailed document copies; UTIITSL typically accepts online uploads.

FAQ For Pan Card

Q1: How can I apply for a PAN card in Karnataka?

A1: You can apply online via NSDL ( or UTIITSL (, or offline by submitting Form 49A at a PAN service center.

Q2: What documents are required for the PAN card application?

A2: You'll need:

Proof of Identity (Aadhaar card, Voter ID, Passport)
Proof of Address (Aadhaar card, utility bills, Passport)
Proof of Date of Birth (Birth certificate, school leaving certificate)
Recent passport-size photograph
Q3: What is the fee for applying for a PAN card?

A3: The fee varies. For a physical PAN card, it’s approximately INR 107, and for an e-PAN, it’s around INR 72.

Q4: How do I track my PAN card application status?

A4: You can track the status on the NSDL or UTIITSL website using your acknowledgment number.

Q5: Can I apply for a PAN card if I am not an Indian citizen?

A5: Yes, use Form 49AA for foreign citizens.

Q6: How long does it take to get the PAN card after applying?

A6: It typically takes about 15-20 working days after submitting the application and documents.

Q7: Do I need to send physical documents if I apply online?

A7: For NSDL, you may need to send physical documents. For UTIITSL, uploading documents online is usually sufficient.

Q8: Where can I get a physical form for offline application?

A8: You can download it from the NSDL or UTIITSL website or obtain it from a PAN service center.

Q9: Can I make corrections to my PAN card details?

A9: Yes, you can request corrections by submitting a PAN correction form available on the NSDL or UTIITSL website.

Q10: What should I do if I lose my PAN card?

A10: Apply for a duplicate PAN card through the NSDL or UTIITSL website.

Official Link

New PAN Apply                Click here

PAN Correction Online   Click here

PAN Card Status               Click here

PAN Card Download       Click here

Official Website                Click here


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