CBDT Press Release on change in procedure for PAN allotment
DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEMS)
ARA Centre, Ground Floor, E-2, Jhandewalan Extension,
Sub: Change in procedure for PAN allotment.
1. The fee for processing a PAN application shall be Rs 105/- (inclusive of all taxes).
2. Subsequent to notification S.O.No 3794(E) dt 23.12.2013, the procedure for PAN allotment process will undergo a change w.e.f.03.02.2014.
2.1 From 03.02.2014 onwards, every PAN applicant has to submit self-attested copies of Proof of Identify (POI), Proof of Address (POA) and Date of Birth (DOB) documents and also produce original documents of such POI/POA/DOB documents for verification at the counter of PAN facilitation centers. List of documents of POI/POA/DOB is given in the Instructions part of Form 49A/49AA.
2.2 The copies of Proof of Identity (POI), Proof of Address (PUA) and Date of Birth (DOB) documents attached with PAN application form, will be verified vis a vis their original documents at the time of submission of PAN application at PAN facilitation Centres.
2.3 Original documents shall not be retained by the PAN Facilitation Centres and will be returned back to the applicant after verification.
Joint Director of Income