How to get PAN Card in 48 hours?

PAN Card is a necessary photo identity proof issued by the Income Tax Department of India under the supervision of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. It is a 10 digit alphanumeric code assigned to all individuals, companies, partnerships, NRIs, students, and associations of person to track the financial institutions. PAN Card is a way to minimize the cases of tax evasion and bring transparency in the financial system of the country be it opening a bank account or purchasing any assets or property worth Rs 50,000 and above. It has validity for a lifetime.

Previously applying for a PAN Card is a long and tedious process. But now online one can get a PAN Card in 48 hours. Here is the process of applying for a PAN Card online:

Steps to get a PAN card in 48 hours are

  • Log on to the NSDL website and choose the appropriate form from the options given.
  • Thoroughly read the guidelines of applying for a PAN Card.
  • Then choose the type of form with or without the Digital Signature Certificate and type of applicant from the drop-down menu and proceed to fill in the details requested.
  • Once you have shared all the details and uploaded the relevant documents, submit the form.
  • After submitting the form, you will get an acknowledgment that you should keep it with yourself for tracking PAN Card status.
  • You will receive your PAN card within 48 hours through the registered post once the details submitted by you have been verified and processed.

How to check the PAN Card Status?

  • Log on the website of NSDL.
  • If you filed an application of reprint or replacement of PAN Card, enter your existing PAN Card number.
  • If you have applied for a new PAN Card, enter the acknowledgment number.
  • Once the acknowledgement number has been entered, enter the captcha code.
  • Click on submit.
  • The website will display the PAN Card status.
  • Applicants will have to check the verification status within 5 days of receiving the acknowledgment.

To get PAN Card in 48 hours, one can apply for PAN Card both online and offline. For both, you need to visit on NSDL website and attached the required documents. In the offline procedure, you need to download the form, and in the online process, the application needs to fill out there only.