PAN (Permanent Account Number) card is a crucial document for any Indian citizen. It is issued by the Income Tax Department of India and is mandatory for filing tax returns. Losing or misplacing the PAN card can be a common issue faced by many. Fortunately, NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) provides a simple process to reprint your PAN card. In this article, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of reprinting your PAN card from NSDL.
Why Should You Reprint Your PAN Card?
Before we get into the process of reprinting the PAN card, it’s important to understand why you may need to do it. Here are a few reasons why you may want to reprint your PAN card:
Step-by-Step Guide to Reprint Your PAN Card from NSDL
Follow the steps below to reprint your PAN card from NSDL:
Step 1: Visit the NSDL Website
The first step is to visit the NSDL website
Step 2: Click on the “Reprint PAN Card” Option
On the homepage of the website, you will find an option called “Reprint PAN Card”. Click on this option to proceed.
Step 3: Fill in Your Details
Next, you will be required to fill in your personal details such as your PAN number, full name, date of birth, and contact details. Ensure that the information entered is accurate.
Step 4: Make Payment
Once you have filled in your details, you will be required to make the payment for the PAN card reprint. The fee for reprinting your PAN card is Rs. 110 (inclusive of taxes and delivery charges). You can make the payment through credit/debit card, internet banking, or demand draft.
Step 5: Submit the Form
After making the payment, you will be directed to a page where you can review your application. If all the details are correct, you can submit the form.
Step 6: Acknowledgment Receipt
Once you have submitted the form, you will receive an acknowledgement receipt. This receipt contains a 15-digit acknowledgement number that you can use to track the status of your PAN card reprint.
Step 7: Delivery of PAN Card
NSDL will dispatch your PAN card to the address mentioned in the form within 15-20 days. You can also track the status of your PAN card delivery through the acknowledgement number.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. Can I reprint my PAN card from UTIITSL instead of NSDL?
Yes, you can also reprint your PAN card from UTIITSL. The process is similar to NSDL.
Q2. Can I apply for a PAN card reprint if my PAN card was issued by UTIITSL?
Yes, you can apply for a PAN card reprint regardless of whether your original PAN card was issued by NSDL or UTIITSL.
Q3. Can I update my details while reprinting my PAN card?
No, you cannot update your details while reprinting your PAN card. If you want to update your details, you will have to apply for a new PAN card altogether.
Q4. What if I don’t receive my PAN card within 15-20 days?
If you don’t receive your PAN card within 15-20 days, you can track the status using the acknowledgement number. If the status shows that the card has been dispatched, but you still haven’t received it, you can contact NSDL’s customer care for assistance.