1. The PAN (Permanent Account Number) application form for Indian citizens is known as Form 49A. This form is used for the allotment of PAN to individuals, including Indian citizens, foreign citizens, and entities incorporated in India.

      Here are the steps to fill out the PAN application form (Form 49A):

      Online Application (NSDL):

      1. Visit the NSDL PAN Application Page:

      2. Select the Category:

        • Choose the appropriate category from the dropdown menu (Individual, Hindu Undivided Family, Company, etc.).
      3. Fill in the Details:

        • Provide details such as name, date of birth, address, contact details, and other relevant information.
      4. Submit the Form:

        • After filling in the details, submit the form online.
      5. Make Payment:

        • Pay the required fee online. Payment can be made using credit/debit cards or net banking.
      6. Print and Send Documents:

        • After successful submission, a filled and signed acknowledgment form along with supporting documents should be printed, signed, and sent to NSDL.

      Offline Application:

      1. Download Form 49A:

        • Download the PAN application form (Form 49A) from the official NSDL website or visit the UTIITSL website.
      2. Fill in the Form:

        • Fill in the required details in block letters using black ink.
      3. Attach Photographs:

        • Attach two recent passport-size photographs in the space provided on the form.
      4. Submit Supporting Documents:

        • Submit copies of proof of identity, proof of address, and proof of date of birth as per the guidelines mentioned in the form.
      5. Payment of Fee:

        • Attach a demand draft or cheque for the required fee in favor of “NSDL – PAN” payable at Mumbai.
      6. Send the Application:

        • Send the completed form along with supporting documents and payment to the designated address mentioned in the form.


      • The application form may undergo updates, so it’s advisable to check the official NSDL or UTIITSL websites for the latest version of Form 49A.
      • Ensure that you provide accurate and complete information to avoid delays in processing.