Free Instant PAN Through Aadhaar Based

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Allotment Of Instant PAN Through Aadhaar Based e-KYC

1. General scheme of Instant PAN allotment

This facility is for allotment of Instant PAN (on near-real time basis) for those applicants who possess a valid Aadhaar number. PAN is issued in PDF format to applicants, which is free of cost.
The applicant is required to type in her/his valid Aadhaar number and submit the OTP generated on the registered mobile number. Once the process is complete, a 15-digit acknowledgment number is generated. Once request is submitted, the applicant can check the status of the request at any time by providing her/his valid Aadhaar number and on successful allotment can download the PAN. The applicant will also receive a copy of the PAN in the e-mail id registered with the Aadhaar database.

2. The salient points of this facility are:

A:- The applicant should have a valid Aadhaar which is not linked to any other PAN.
B:- The applicant should have his mobile number registered with Aadhaar.
C:- This is a paper-less process and applicants are not required to submit or upload any documents.
D:- The applicant should not have another PAN. Possession of more than one PAN will result in penalty under section 272B(1) of Income-tax Act.

3. How to apply for instant PAN

A:- To apply for PAN, please visit the e-Filing website of Income-tax department. (Url:
B:- Click the link- ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’
C:- Click the link- ‘Get New PAN’.
D:- Fill in your Aadhaar in the space provided, enter captcha and confirm.
E:- The applicant will receive an OTP on the registered Aadhaar mobile number; submit this OTP in the text box on the webpage.
F:- After submission, an acknowledgement number will be generated. Please keep this acknowledgment number for future reference.
G:-On successful completion, a message will be sent to the applicant’s registered mobile number and e-mail id (if registered in UIDAI & authenticated by OTP). This message specifies the acknowledgement number.

4. How to download PAN

A:-To download PAN, please go to the e-Filing website of Income-tax department. (Url:
B:-Click the link- ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’.
C:- Click the link- ‘Check Status of PAN’.
D:- Submit the Aadhaar number in the space provided, then submit the OTP sent to the Aadhaar registered mobile number.
E:- If PAN is allotted, click on the download link to get a copy of the e-PAN pdf.