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Want free PAN Card using Aadhaar authentication in just 10 minutes? Follow these steps

The Income Tax department, the PAN card issuing authority has launched a simple way using which an Aadhaar cardholder can get PAN card instantly and free of cost. Follow these steps.

India TV Business Desk Edited by: India TV Business Desk
New Delhi Updated on: March 08, 2020 12:40 IST
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PAN card can now be applied using Aadhaar card authentication (Representational image)

PAN Card update: PAN card is one of the most important document a citizen should have but yet there are millions of people in the country who still do not possess a PAN card. While lack information on how to access it, others don't know the importance of Permanent Account Number (PAN).

So for those who still don't have a PAN card, there is a unique way to get in the shortest time possible. 

How to get PAN card free of cost and instantly?

The Income Tax department, the PAN card issuing authority has launched a simple way using which an Aadhaar cardholder can get PAN card instantly and free of cost. This new facility to avail PAN card is according to the Finance Minister Sitharaman's announcement during her Budget 2020 presentation when she said that the government will soon launch new system to issue PAN card on the basis of Aadhaar card authentication.

With the Income Tax department's new facility, one can get PAN card on the basis of Aadhaar Card without filling up the online application form in detail.

How to apply for free of cost, instant PAN card?

  • People seeking new PAN card would just need to mention their Aadhaar Card number in the online PAN card application form but won't have to fill the entire two-page application in detail.
  • After mentioning Aadhaar card number, the user will receive an OTP on his/her registered mobile number. 
  • After receiving the OTP, the applicant will have to submit it in the online application form following which a PAN card in PDF format will be generated instantly once they will complete the KYC process. 
  • One of the key highlights of getting a PAN card via Aadhaar Card authentication is that one need not to pay any charges.

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