INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING FORM 49A

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h)
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Form to be filled legibly in BLOCK LETTERS and in BLACK INK only. Each box, wherever provided, should contain only one character (alphabet/number/punctuation sign) leaving a blank box after each word. 'Individual' applicants should affix a recent colour photograph (size 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm) in the space provided on the form. The photograph should not be stapled or clipped to the form. (The clarity of image on PAN card will depend on the quality and clarity of photograph affixed on the form.) Signature /Left thumb impression should only be within the box provided in the form. The signature should not be on the photograph. If there is any mark on the photograph such that it hinders the clear visibility of the face of the applicant, the application will not be accepted. Thumb impression, if used, should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or a Gazetted Officer under official seal and stamp. Applicants are required to provide their Ward/Circle, Range and Commissioner details in the application. These details can be obtained from the Income Tax Office. Area Code, AO Type, Range Code and AO Number must be filled up by the applicant. If the applicant is unable to determine the details, TIN Facilitation Centre (TIN-FC) may assist in doing so. Applicant can also search for its AO details on http://www.tin-nsdl.com
Item Details Full Name Guidelines for filling the form Individuals must state full expanded name. For example Jasjit Singh Anand should be written as: Last Name/Surname First Name Middle Name ANAND JASJIT SINGH Do not use abbreviations and initials. Allowed two characters initials in surname, first name & father’s name of applicant are mentioned below.
OM DE UR UL AL AH AN AO AS BE BI BO BP CH EK EM ES FA FE FK GI GU HA HO ID JI JO KA KC KE KH KJ KS KU LE LI LO ON PI PT QI SA SE SI SM TA TI TO WO WU YE YH YI YJ YU ZI

Item No.

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Name you would like printed on the card

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Have you ever been known by any other name ? Father’s Name Address Residential and Office

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Address for Communication Telephone Number and e-mail ID

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Applicants other than 'Individuals' i.e. Non-Individuals, must ignore above instructions. Non-Individuals will write their full name starting from the first block of Last Name/Surname. If the name is longer than the space provided for the last name, it can be continued in the space provided for First and Middle Name. For example: Last Name/Surname First Name Middle Name NATIONAL SECURITIES DEPOSITORY LIMITED HUFs will mention (HUF) within brackets after their full name. For example: Last Name/Surname First Name Middle Name JASJIT SINGH ANAND (HUF) In case of Company, the name should be provided without any abbreviations. For example, different variations of 'Private Limited' viz. Pvt Ltd, Private Ltd, Pvt Limited, P Ltd, P. Ltd., P. Ltd are not allowed. It should be 'Private Limited' only. In case of sole proprietorship concern, the sole proprietor should use/apply PAN in his/her personal name. Name should not be prefixed with titles such as Shri, Smt, Kumari, Dr., Major, M/s etc. Individual applicants are allowed to provide abbreviated 'name to be printed on the card'. The abbreviated name should necessarily contain the expanded last name. For example Last Name/Surname First Name Middle Name RAVAL RUTVIJ ATULBHAI can be written as RUTVIJ ATULBHAI RAVAL R. A. RAVAL RUTVIJ A. RAVAL 'Name to be printed on the card' for Non- Individual applicants should be same as last name field in Item No.1 above. If applicant selects 'Yes', then it is mandatory to provide details of the other name. Instructions in Item No.1 with respect to name apply here. Applicable to Individuals only. Instructions in Item No.1 with respect to name apply here. Married women applicants should give only father's name and not husband's name. R - Residential Address: Out of first four fields, applicant must fill up at least two fields. Further, Town/City/District, State/Union Territory and PIN are mandatory. Applicants other than Individuals/HUF will leave this field (Residential address) blank. O - Office Address: (1) In case of Individuals/HUF, if Item No.6 (Address for Communication) is selected as "O" then Office Address is mandatory. (2) Name of Office and address to be mentioned in case of individuals having source of income as salary [Item No.13 (a)]. (3) In case of other applicants, name of office and address is mandatory. (4) For all categories of applicants out of first four fields, at least two fields are mandatory (5) Town/City/District, State/Union Territory and PIN are mandatory. 'R' means Residence and 'O' means Office. Individuals/HUFs may indicate either 'R' or 'O' and other applicants will necessarily indicate 'O' as the Address for Communication. All future communication will be sent at the address indicated in this field. (1) If Telephone Number is mentioned, STD Code is mandatory. (2) In case of mobile number, country code should be mentioned as STD Code STD Code Tel. No.

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Sex Status of Applicant Date of Birth/Incorporation/ Agreement /Partnership or Trust Deed/Formation of Body of Individuals/ Association of Persons.

Where '91' is the country code of India. (3) It is mandatory for the applicants to mentioned either their “Telephone number” or their valid “e-mail id” so that they can be contacted in case of any discrepancy in the application form and/or for receiving PAN through e-mail. This field is mandatory for Individuals. Field should be left blank in case of other applicants. This field is mandatory for all categories of applicants. Date can not be a future date. Date: 2nd August 1975 should be written as

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Relevant date for different categories of applicants is: Individual: Actual Date of Birth; Company: Date of Incorporation; Association of Persons: Date of Formation/Creation; Association of Persons (Trusts): Date of Creation of Trust Deed; Partnership Firms: Date of Partnership Deed; HUFs: Date of Creation of HUF and for ancestral HUF date can be 01010001 where the date of creation is not available.

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any of the above mentioned documents as proof Note : 1) Proof of Address mentioned in Sr. Proof of Identity (Copy of) Proof of Address (Copy of) School Leaving Certificate Electricity bill^ Matriculation Certificate Telephone bill^ Degree of recognised educational institution Depository Account Statement^ Depository Account Statement Credit Card Statement^ Bank Account Statement / Passbook Bank Account Statement / passbook^ Credit Card Employer Certificate^ Water Bill Rent Receipt^ Ration Card Ration Card Property Tax Assessment Order Property Tax Assessment Order Passport Passport Voter’s Identity Card Voter’s Identity Card Driving License Driving License Certificate of identity signed by a Member of Parliament Certificate of address signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councillor or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal or a Gazetted Officer. Kamala Mills Compound. 4. 3.0 (g) For more information Visit us at http://www. 2. TIN-FCs may charge a maximum of Rs. as their source of income. In case applicants obtain forms from TIN-FCs. Company should mention registration number issued by the Registrar of Companies. This acknowledgment number can be used by the applicant for tracking the status of his/her application on http://www.per form.400 013. This field is mandatory for all categories of applicants. V. GENERAL INFORMATION FOR PAN APPLICANTS (a) (b) (c) Applicants can obtain the application form for PAN (Form 49A) in the format prescribed by Income Tax Department from TIN-Facilitation Centres (TIN-FCs). Citizen of India 13. Those already allotted a ten digit alphanumeric PAN shall not apply again as having or using more than one PAN is illegal.com). No. 1 2. 3. Association of persons (Trusts) Copy of trust deed or copy of certificate of registration numbers issued by Charity Commissioner. 1962 for Individual and HUF Sr. Lorries. Section 160 of Income Tax Act. A Wing. In case of salaried employee this is a mandatory field and Name of Organiation should be mentioned. Association of persons (other than Copy of Agreement or copy of certificate of registration number issued by charity commissioner or Trusts) or Body of Individuals or Local registrar of cooperative society or any other competent authority or any other document originating authority or Artificial Juridical Person from any Central or State Government Department establishing identity and address of such person. This field should be specified if applicant is not covered under 13 (a) or 13 (c). 10. 60/. 12.com List of Business Professions along with codes (Column 13(b) of Form 49A). Councilor or a Gazetted Officer. Trucks. date of application. List of documents which will serve as proof of identity and address for each category of applicant is given in point (f) below (General Information for PAN Applicants). Registration Number 12. Applicants will receive an acknowledgment containing a 15 digit unique number from the TIN-FC on submission of Form 49A. for residential address mentioned in item no. Aircrafts or Helicopters Plying Taxis. 5. 15.in Write to: National Securities Depository Limited. Other applicants may mention registration number issued by any State or Central Government Authority. Buses or other Commercial Vehicles Ownership of Horses or Jockeys Cinema Halls and Other Theatres Others (d) (e) Code 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 (f) Documents to be submitted alongwith application for PAN (column 15 of Form 49A) Documents as proof of identity and address as per Rule 114 of Income Tax Rules. It is mandatory to attach proof of identity and address with PAN application. 4.tin-nsdl. 9. 3.tin-nsdl. Trade World. 7. 11.11. Corresponding Business/Profession Code should be mentioned from the list given in Point No. However. as applicable). 8. 5 Documents as proof of identity and address as per Rule 114 of Income Tax Rules.(plus service tax. TV and such other entertainment Information Technology Builders and Developers Members of Stock Exchange. Column 1 to 13 will contain details of assessee on whose behalf this application is submitted. Applicants not covered by column 13(a) and 13(b) must mention any one or combination of (i) income from house property (ii) income from capital gains (iii) income from other sources. (a) Salaried Employee 13 (b) Nature and Code of Business/Profession 13 (c) Others 14. Share Brokers and Sub-Brokers Performing Arts and Yatra Operation of Ships. request for a new PAN card with the same PAN or/and changes or correction in PAN data can be made by filling up 'Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data' form available from any source mentioned in (a) above. 13. No. 1962 for other than Individual and HUF Company Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of Companies Firm Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of Firms or copy of partnership deed. Senapati Bapat Marg. any other stationery vendors providing such forms or freely download from the NSDL website (http://www. Name and address of Representative Assessee Proof of Identity and Address Not applicable to Individuals and HUFs. Lower Parel (W). (e) below (General Information for PAN Applicants). Note : In case of Minor. 6. 5/.com Call TIN Call Centre at 022-2499 4650 e-mail us at tininfo@nsdl.tin-nsdl. 1961 provides that any assessee can be represented through Representative Assessee. The cost of application and processing fee is same as in the case of Form 49A.co. Proof of Identity & Proof of address is also required for representative assessee. Mandatory for 'Company'. Business/Profession Medical Profession and Business Engineering Architecture Chartered Accountant/Accountancy Interior Decoration Technical Consultancy Company Secretary Legal Practitioner and Solicitors Government Contractors Insurance Agency Code 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Business/Profession Films. The fee for processing of PAN application to be paid to TIN-FCs is Rs. Documents should be in the name of applicant. 2) Proof of Address is required For HUF any document in the name of Karta of HUF is required. . 1 of Identity and Address of any of parents/guardians of such minor shall be to 7 (^) should not be more than six months old on the deemed to be the proof of identity and address for the minor applicant. Mumbai . 4th Floor. 1. Hovercraft. This column will contain particulars of such Representative Assessee.

5 cm × 2. please give that other name (Full expanded name : initials are not permitted) Last Name / Surname Middle Name Please Tick  Shri Smt. 1961 (To avoid mistake(s). ITS 49A To The Assessing Officer Ward / Circle Range Commissioner Sir. Have you ever been known by any other name ? If yes. 49A Application for Allotment of Permanent Account Number Under Section 139A of the Income Tax Act. Address R. Name of Premises / Building / Village Road / Street / Lane / Post Office Area / Locality / Taluka / Sub . Address for communication Please Tick  as applicable R or O V. 1. Residential Address Flat/Door/Block No.Form No. as applicable Kumari M/s First Name Yes No 4. Office Address (Name of Office) Flat/Door/Block No. Kumari M/s First Name Signature/Left Thumb Impression 2.0 State / Union Territory Pin (Indicating PIN is mandatory) . Father’s Name (Only ‘Individual’ applicants : Even married women should give father’s name only) Last Name / Surname Middle Name First Name 5. I/We give below necessary particulars : 1.5 cm) I/We hereby request that a permanent account number be allotted to me/us. Full Name (Full expanded name : initials are not permitted) Please Tick  as applicable Shri Last Name / Surname Middle Name Smt. Name you would like printed on the card 3.Division Town / City / District O. Only ‘Individuals’ to affix recent photograph (3. please follow the accompanying instructions and examples carefully before filling up the form) Form No. Name of Premises / Building / Village Road / Street / Lane / Post Office Area / Locality / Taluka / Sub . Area Code AO Type Range Code AO No.Division Town / City / District State / Union Territory Pin (Indicating PIN is mandatory) 6.

address of the Representative Assessee. First Name Kumari M/s Address Flat/Door/Block No. Full name. No. if any 14. the applicant. No. .Division Town / City / District State / Union Territory Pin (Indicating PIN is mandatory) 15. I/We have enclosed proof of address. Status of the Applicant Individual P Hindu Undivided Family H Company C Please Tick  as applicable Firm F Association of Persons A Association of Persons (Trusts) T Male Female Body of Individuals B Local Authority L Artificial Juridical Person J 10. Sex (For ‘Individual’ Applicants only) Please Tick  as applicable 9.STD Code 7. email ID Tel. Tel. Full Name (Full expanded name : initials are not permitted) Please tick  as applicable Last Name / Surname Middle Name Shri Smt. indicate Government Name of the Organisation where working (b) If you are engaged in a business / profession. 1. 8.0 .) 12. do hereby declare that Verified today. Date of Birth / Incorporation / Agreement / Partnership or Trust Deed / Formation of Body of Individuals / Association of Persons D D M M Y Y Y Y 11. the D D M M Y Y Y Y Signature / Left Thumb Impression of Applicant (inside the box) V. Name of Premises / Building / Village Road / Street / Lane / Post Office Area / Locality / Taluka / Sub . indicate nature of business or profession and fill the relevant code (c) If you are not covered by (a) or (b) above. Whether citizen of India Please Tick  as applicable Others Yes No 13. as proof of identity and as I/We what is stated above is true to the best of my / our information and belief. Companies etc. who is assessable under the Income Tax Act in respect of the person. whose particulars have been given in column 1 to 13. Registration Number (In case of Firms. (a) Are you a salaried employee? If yes. indicate sources of income.

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