Step 1- Visit the Paperless PAN Application Section on the NSDL website at https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html. Select Form 49A or 49AA from the ‘Application Type’ dropdown menu and select ‘category’ as ‘Company’ from the next dropdown menu.
Step 2- Fill out the Title (M/s), Name of the Company (in the ‘Last Name’ Box), Date of Incorporation of the Company, email ID and Contact Number. Fill the Captcha Code and proceed. A token number will be generated and sent to the email address provided by you. You can now continue the PAN Application.
Step 3- In case of Company PAN Application, e-KYC and e-sign facility is not available and the application documents can be only forwarded physically. The company’s name, email ID and contact number will be prefilled. You only have to fill the Registration Number of your company. Submit and proceed.
Step 4- In this part, you have to mention the source of income of the company. Select ‘Income from Business / Profession’ and from the menu provided, select the type of business. If you are also earning other income from house property, capital gains or other sources, mention the same.
Step 5- Next you have to fill out the office address which will also be your communication address in the PAN database. Other contact details will be prefilled. Proceed to the next step.
Step 6- Now you have to provide the Assessing Officer (AO) Code which is designated according to area jurisdiction of your location. You can click on the ‘Indian Citizen’ option and then select ‘State’ and ‘City’. You can also go to the ‘AO Code search for PAN’ Page on NSDL Website.
You can now proceed to the documentation page.
Step 7 In case of companies, the Certificate of Registration issued by the registrar of companies can be used as both identity proof and address proof.
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Sign the declaration. Here you will be asked about your relationship with the company. Either the Director or an Authorised Signatory and apply for a company’s PAN. Submit the form. Now you have to upload scanned copies of the required documents.
Your complete filled form will be available for review. If all the information provided by you is correct, submit the form.
You are now required to pay the fee which is Rs 110, if communication address is within India and Rs 1,020 if communication address is outside India. The payment can be made by way of demand draft, credit card/debit card or net banking. In case of a company, only a director can make the credit/debit card or net banking payment.
On successful payment of the fee, an acknowledgement receipt will be generated. The acknowledgement number mentioned on the receipt can be used by the applicant to check the PAN application status of the company’s PAN. The duly signed acknowledgement has to be sent to the NSDL office at the below-mentioned address along with the copy of registration certificate and demand draft (if any).
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
When mailing this acknowledgement, keep the following things in mind –
- The envelope should be super-scribed with ‘APPLICATION FOR PAN— N-Acknowledgement Number’
- It should reach NSDL office within 15 days from the date of online application
- Applications received with demand draft shall be processed only on receipt of relevant proofs and realization of payment.