Types of Documents Required for Pan Card

When applying for a new PAN card, you need to submit certain documents along with the application form. You need to submit 1 attested copy of the originals to the Income Tax department. These documents include Proof of Identity, Proof of Residence, and Proof for Date of Birth.

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Proof of Identity

Documents required to be submitted for proof of identity, if you are an Indian citizen includes:

  • Elector’s photo identity card or
  • Ration Card with Photograph of Applicant
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • AADHAR card
  • Photo Identity Card issued by any Central Government or a State Government or Public Sector Undertaking
  • Arm’s license
  • Pensioner Card with photograph of the applicant.

One can also submit:

  • Certificate of identity in original signed by a MP or MLA or Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer,
  • Central Government Health Scheme Card or Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme photo card
  • Bank certificate in original on letter head that contains duly attested photograph, bank account number of the applicant along with the name and stamp of the issuing officer

If the applicant is a minor, then one needs to provide the documents of the parent or guardians as proof of identity.

Proof of Address

As proof of address, you need to submit either of the following documents that are not more than three months old:

  • Electricity bill
  • Landline telephone bill or broadband connection bill
  • Water bill
  • Consumer gas connection card or piped gas bill
  • Depository account statement
  • Credit card statement

Other proof of residence includes:

  • Passport
  • Passport of spouse
  • Post office passbook with address of applicant
  • Elector’s photo identity card
  • Latest property tax assessment order
  • Driving license
  • AADHAR card
  • Domicile certificate issued by Government
  • Allotment letter of accommodation by Central Government or State Government that is not more than 3 years old
  • Property registration papers

Apart from these documents, you can also submit:

  • Certificate of address issued and signed by a MP or MLA or Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer
  • Employer certificate in original

If you are an Indian citizen residing outside the county, you can submit a Bank Account Statement from the country of residence or a copy of Non-resident External bank account statements as proof of address.

Proof of Date of Birth

You can submit the following documents as proof of date of birth:

  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriages
  • Passport
  • Pension payment order
  • Driving licence
  • Domicile certificate issued by Government
  • Affidavit sworn before a magistrate stating the date of birth.

You can even visit the following links for more information related to the documents to be submitted as proof. These are the documents to be submitted by an individual when submitting documents for a new PAN card application.

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