How to Apply PAN CARD / Instant E-PAN Using Aadhar Card and Download

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Hello Friends today we discuss about “How to Apply Instant E-Pan Card Using Aadhar Card Online” follow Steps.

Steps for Apply Instant E-PAN

The applicant needs to follow the below steps in order to avail the ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’ facility:

Step 1: Visit site

Step 2: Click on ‘Instant PAN’ icon provided on the left-hand side under Quick Links.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Get New PAN’ icon.

Step 4: Enter the Aadhaar number.

Step 5: Enter the Captcha.

Step 6: Click on ‘I Confirm that’ (please note by clicking the same you confirm the points mention therein).

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Step 7: Click on ‘Generate Aadhaar OTP’. By clicking ‘Generate Aadhaar OTP’, a One Time Password would be sent to the registered mobile number.

Step 8: Enter the OTP received.

Step 9: Validate the Aadhaar details.

On successful submission of all the details, an acknowledgement number will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number and e-mail ID.

Steps for Download E-PAN Card

The applicant needs to follow the below steps in order to check the status or download the allotted PAN:

  • Visit site
  • Click on ‘Instant PAN ’provided on the left-hand side under Quick Links.
  • Click on the ‘Check Status / Download PAN’ icon.
  •  Enter Aadhaar number.
  •  Enter OTP click submit.

If the PAN is allotted, the same can be downloaded by following the above steps. The applicant would also receive the PAN in PDF format through e-mail ID (if registered with UIDAI). It should importantly be noted here that the e-PAN so received would contain a QR code having demographic details of the applicant like Name of the applicant; Date of Birth of the applicant and Photograph of the applicant. Such details are accessible through a QR code reader. Noticeably, such e-PAN is a valid proof of PAN. It is similar to PAN issued by the Income Tax department through other modes.

For details on linking PAN and Aadhaar Card, please click here.

Instant PAN using aadhar FAQs

General scheme of Instant PAN allotment

For people who have a valid Aadhaar number, this option allows them to get an Instant PAN (in near-real time). Applicants receive their PAN in PDF format, which is free of charge.
The applicant must enter her or his valid Aadhaar number and submit the OTP sent to her or his registered mobile number. A 15-digit acknowledgment number is generated once the operation is completed. After submitting a request, the applicant can check the progress of the request at any time by entering a valid Aadhaar number, and after successful allotment, the applicant can download the PAN. A copy of the PAN will also be sent to the applicant’s registered e-mail address in the Aadhaar database.

The following are the key features of this facility:

The applicant must have a valid Aadhaar number that is unrelated to any other PAN.
The applicant’s cellphone number must be registered with Aadhaar.
Applicants are not required to submit or upload any documents because this is a paperless process.
There should be no other PAN on the applicant’s record. Section 272B(1) of the Income-tax Act imposes a penalty for having more than one PAN.

How do I get an instant PAN?

Please visit the Income-tax Department’s e-Filing website to apply for a PAN. (For further information, go to
‘Instant PAN using Aadhaar’ is the link to click.
Get New PAN’ is the link to click.
Fill in the blanks with your Aadhaar number, complete the captcha, and confirm.
On the registered Aadhaar cellphone number, the applicant will receive an OTP; enter this OTP in the text field on the webpage.
An acknowledgement number will be produced after the submission. Please keep this acknowledgment number on hand for future use.
A message will be delivered to the applicant’s registered mobile number and e-mail id upon successful completion (if registered in UIDAI & authenticated by OTP). The acknowledgement number is specified in this message.

How to download PAN?

To download PAN, please go to the e-Filing website of Income-tax department. (Url:
Click the link- ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’.
Click the link- ‘Check Status of PAN’.
Submit the Aadhaar number in the space provided, then submit the OTP sent to the Aadhaar registered mobile number.
Check the status of application- whether PAN is allotted or not.
If PAN is allotted, click on the download link to get a copy of the e-PAN pdf.

PAN and validity of PAN

After the amendments to clause (c) in the Explanation that occurred after sub-section (8) of Section 139A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and sub-rule (6) of Rule 114 of the Income Tax Rules, 1962, electronically issued and digitally signed ePAN is now a valid mode of issue of Permanent Account Number (PAN).
In G.S.R 1128(E), dated 19/11/2018, the government revised sub-rule (6) of Rule 114 of the Income Tax Rules, 1962, to authorise the Pr. DGIT(S) to notify formats and standards, as well as the method for obtaining a PAN.
In response to the notification dated November 19, 2018, the Directorate of Income-tax (Systems) issued notification 7/2018 on December 27, 2018, detailing the procedure, forms, and standards for the issuance of Permanent Account Numbers (PANs). As a result of this notice, electronically issued digitally signed e-PAN is now a valid method of PAN issuance.
Enhanced QR codes containing demographic (Name, DOB, Father’s Name) and biometric (scanned photo and signatures) information of PAN holders can be accessed and utilised for PAN verification in off-line mode. User agencies can access information from upgraded QR codes by downloading the free Android version of ‘PAN QR Code Reader’ from Google’s ‘Play store,’ which can be installed on any Android phone.

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