Steps to Change Photo and Signature in PAN Card Online & Offline

Steps to Change Photo and Signature in PAN Card Online & Offline

Jun 18, 2024

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Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique alphanumeric code that stores the financial history of a person. It can be used as identity proof as well. Thus it is very necessary to have the correct information in the document. Photo and signature are very important in PAN. It is required for verification at the time of availing any financial service such as a loan, credit card, investment, etc. Thus, it is imperative that you get the photo and signature updated on the card so that you do not face any hassle in future. You have to follow the steps mentioned below to find out how to change photo and signature in PAN card:

1. Visit NSDL’s website

2. Select “Changes or Correction in existing PAN data” from the “Application Type” option.

3. Select “Individual” from the “Category” menu

4. Now enter the “Applicant Information” and click on “Submit”

5. Note the generated token number and continue with the PAN application

6. Select how you want to perform KYC

7. Enter other mandatory details such as Aadhaar/EID and other details

8. Tick on “Photo Mismatch” and “Signature Mismatch” and enter Father’s or Mother’s details and click on “Next” for PAN card signature change or photo update

9. Enter your personal details such as address, contact details, etc. in the “Address and Contact” section

10. Provide proof of identity, proof of address and proof of date of birth

11. If you submit a copy of your Aadhaar card, the above three requirements will be fulfilled. You are also required to submit a copy of your PAN or PAN allotment Letter

12. Tick the declaration in the section and click on “Submit” to submit your details

13. Upload the scanned copy of the document proofs for verification

14. Now review the complete form and click on “Submit” to submit your details else you can click on “Edit” to update your details

15. Now you have to make a payment of ₹ 110 (including GST) if your address is within India and ₹ 1020 (including GST) if your address is outside India.

16. Save the application and take the printout of it

17. Send the application to NSDL’s address to ‘INCOME TAX PAN SERVICES UNIT (Managed by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited)’ at 5th Floor Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune-411 016.

18. Do not forget to enclose the required documents along with the form

19. You will get a 15-digit acknowledgment number that can be used to track the status of the application

You can also update/change your photo and/or signature in your PAN Card offline by following the steps given below:

1. Download the Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data Form

2. Carefully fill out all the mandatory details

3. Attach the relevant documents including the proof of address, proof of identity, passport size photographs, etc.

4. After this, submit the form at the nearest NSDL collection centre

5. Pay the applicable charges for PAN card update/correction offline. After successful payment, you will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number to track the status of PAN Card application

An applicant has to provide the following documents to change the photo and signature in PAN card:

- Proof of Identity, Proof of Address and Proof of Date of Birth

- Proof of Aadhaar (Copy of Aadhaar Card), in case AADHAAR is mentioned

- Additional documents for PAN Change Request application

- Proof of PAN – Copy of PAN card/allotment letter

- Proof of Change Requested

- Photo of the applicant (In case of change in photo) The PAN card photo size should be 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm or 132.28 pixels x 94.49 pixels.

For more information and FAQs, you can visit the NSDL website or contact their customer care.

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique alphanumeric code that stores the financial history of a person. It can be used as identity proof as well. Thus it is very necessary to have the correct information in the document. Photo and signature are very important in PAN. It is required for verification at the time of availing any financial service such as a loan, credit card, investment, etc. Thus, it is imperative that you get the photo and signature updated on the card so that you do not face any hassle in future. You have to follow the steps mentioned below to find out how to change photo and signature in PAN card:

1. Visit NSDL’s website

2. Select “Changes or Correction in existing PAN data” from the “Application Type” option.

3. Select “Individual” from the “Category” menu

4. Now enter the “Applicant Information” and click on “Submit”

5. Note the generated token number and continue with the PAN application

6. Select how you want to perform KYC

7. Enter other mandatory details such as Aadhaar/EID and other details

8. Tick on “Photo Mismatch” and “Signature Mismatch” and enter Father’s or Mother’s details and click on “Next” for PAN card signature change or photo update

9. Enter your personal details such as address, contact details, etc. in the “Address and Contact” section

10. Provide proof of identity, proof of address and proof of date of birth

11. If you submit a copy of your Aadhaar card, the above three requirements will be fulfilled. You are also required to submit a copy of your PAN or PAN allotment Letter

12. Tick the declaration in the section and click on “Submit” to submit your details

13. Upload the scanned copy of the document proofs for verification

14. Now review the complete form and click on “Submit” to submit your details else you can click on “Edit” to update your details

15. Now you have to make a payment of ₹ 110 (including GST) if your address is within India and ₹ 1020 (including GST) if your address is outside India.

16. Save the application and take the printout of it

17. Send the application to NSDL’s address to ‘INCOME TAX PAN SERVICES UNIT (Managed by NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited)’ at 5th Floor Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune-411 016.

18. Do not forget to enclose the required documents along with the form

19. You will get a 15-digit acknowledgment number that can be used to track the status of the application

You can also update/change your photo and/or signature in your PAN Card offline by following the steps given below:

1. Download the Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data Form

2. Carefully fill out all the mandatory details

3. Attach the relevant documents including the proof of address, proof of identity, passport size photographs, etc.

4. After this, submit the form at the nearest NSDL collection centre

5. Pay the applicable charges for PAN card update/correction offline. After successful payment, you will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number to track the status of PAN Card application

An applicant has to provide the following documents to change the photo and signature in PAN card:

- Proof of Identity, Proof of Address and Proof of Date of Birth

- Proof of Aadhaar (Copy of Aadhaar Card), in case AADHAAR is mentioned

- Additional documents for PAN Change Request application

- Proof of PAN – Copy of PAN card/allotment letter

- Proof of Change Requested

- Photo of the applicant (In case of change in photo) The PAN card photo size should be 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm or 132.28 pixels x 94.49 pixels.

For more information and FAQs, you can visit the NSDL website or contact their customer care.

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