A permanent account number or PAN is a ten-digit alphanumeric identifier issued in form of a laminated card by the Income Tax Department of India to the Indian Tax payers and is unique to each individual. IT Department keeps a detailed record of all major transactions with PAN Number.
PAN Card Application Services:
£ For Indian Citizens applying for New PAN CARD – Form 49 A,
£ For Foreign Indian Citizens or NRIs for New PAN CARD – Form 49 AA,
£ Reprint of PAN CARD,
£ Change/ Correction in PAN Data.
PAN- AADHAR LINKING:
Under the current law, it is mandatory for all PAN Card holders to link their PAN with Aadhar number. Further, it is mandatory to quote your Aadhar number at the time of filing of Income Tax Return, applying for new PAN and also to avail monetary benefits from the Government such as pension, scholarship, LPG Subsidy etc...