If there is a mistake in the PAN card, do not panic, you can update the PAN card sitting at home!


A PAN card i.e. Permanent Account Number issued by the Income Tax Department in India is not only useful for income tax but can also be used as a citizen identification. If you have made a PAN card or already have a PAN card. If you find any kind of mistake in the PAN card or you want to change something in it, then you can do this without visiting any office. Yes, today we are telling you how you can change your father's name, signature, photo, date of birth, name, gender, address, contact etc. on a PAN card sitting at home. Use these methods to update

PAN card online: First of all you have to go to the official website of NSDL E-Governance www.protean-tinpan.com .

Inside the service section, you can click on PAN. Click on Apply inside the Change/Correction PAN Data section. Click on Change in Existing PAN Data or Reprint PAN Card from the Application Type drop-down menu. Go to Categories from the drop-down menu, and select the appropriate category for you, like whether your PAN card is in the name of an individual or in the name of an institution. Now enter your name and date of birth along with your email and mobile number. Fill in the captcha and click on submit. Now your request will be registered and the token number will be sent to your email ID. You can continue by clicking on the button given there. After proceeding you will be redirected to the form, you can submit the documents in three ways. You have to click on submit scan image through NSDL e-gov. Now you have to enter the necessary information, such as father's name, mother's name, Aadhaar number etc. and then click on Next. You will be redirected to the page where you can change your address on your PAN card. Now you have to upload all the required documents like address proof, age certificate, identity card and PAN. Now you have to sign the declaration and click on submit. Then you will reach the payment page. Payment can be made through demand draft, net banking and credit card or debit card. After payment, you will get an acknowledgement slip. You have to get it printed and reach the NSDL e-gov office with a copy of the documents. You have to paste two of your photographs into it and sign on them. Application for PAN change has to be written on the envelope along with the acknowledgement number.