If you suddenly need a PAN card and you have not yet made a PAN card, then there is nothing to worry about. You can get your e-PAN card made online in a few minutes. You can get your PAN card only through the Aadhaar number. Aadhar card holders can get their PAN card in less than ten minutes under this facility. This facility is completely free. You have to apply for PAN card from income tax website. You will only need to enter the 12 digit Aadhaar number to apply for e-PAN. However, for this the mobile number needs to be linked with the Aadhaar number.
Process to get instant PAN card
Step 1. E-filing website of Income Tax Department www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Go to
Step 2. Now go to the ‘Quick Links’ section on the home page and click on ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’.
Step 3. Then click on the link to ‘Get New PAN’. This will take you to the Instant Pan Request webpage.
Step 4. Now confirm by entering your Aadhaar number and captcha code.
Step 5. Now click on Generate Aadhar OTP. You will receive an OTP on the registered mobile number.
Step 6. Enter OTP in the text box and click on Validate Aadhaar OTP. After this, click on the Continue button.
Step 7. Now you will be redirected to the PAN request submission page, here you will have to confirm your Aadhaar details and accept the terms and conditions.
Step 8. After this, click on ‘Submit PAN Request’.
Step 9. Now an enrollment number will be generated after this. You note down this enrollment number.
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For this, you will have to go to the ‘Quick Links’ section on the homepage of the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department and click on ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar’. After this you click on the ‘Check Status / Download PAN’ button here. Here you can check the status of your PAN card by entering the Aadhaar number and captcha code. Also you will be able to download your PAN card from here.