Apply PAN Card for NRI with few documents. NRI does not require Aadhaar to get PAN Number.
Foreign citizens can get PAN Number. Use PAN for bank accounts/property transactions in India.
Business Firms/Companies registered outside India get PAN Number with international support.
Request changes to PAN details. Update address or name. Applicants must know the current PAN.
PAN is an acronym for "Permanent Account Number." In India, PAN is required to conduct high-value financial transactions, operate bank accounts with KYC, receive a salary, sell a property, buy an apartment, etc.
Foreign companies need to quote PAN when collecting invoice payments from India. Foreign citizens living in the USA, Canada, Australia, UK, or foreign nationals working in India such as International sailors/sportspersons - they all can get their PAN Number from India.
After due diligence of the PAN Application, Income Tax department of India allots PAN Number. Initially, Applicants receive PAN Number by e-mail in 5 to 10 working days. Subsequently, receive a plastic card shipped through International Speed Post.
Applicants receive the international customer care and end-to-end professional services to get PAN Card from India.
Applicants who live in India apply for PAN through NSDL, UTI ITSL, and receive help from the local auditors / chartered accountants. However, that is not a recommended path for NRI, Foreign nationals, and Foreign business firms due to difficulties faced in dealing with paper-works required by government organizations in India.
With professional support, applicants avoid common issues such as incorrect details on the application form, lost documents in transit, spelling mistake, missing photo, possible duplicates, signatures at wrong places, etc.
Foreign Citizens can obtain a PAN number from India in a faster time and with minimum documents. Can OCI get PAN Card? Yes, Overseas Citizens of India can get PAN numbers from India. Foreign nationals benefit from International customer service for their application. Foreign citizens and OCI need PAN for India bank accounts.
If the applicant has a valid India visa or OCI, there is no need to obtain a notary or apostille.
Non-Resident Indian (NRI), who are India Citizens can get PAN Number by applying PAN Card for NRI. Only photocopies of the applicant's India passport along with proof of address is required.
The passport must be valid at the time of application. Aadhaar is not required to apply for PAN Card as an NRI.
Companies and all types of business firms registered outside of India can get their PAN Number. Foreign company does not need to have a local presence in India. Expert assistance is available throughout the application process.
When Foreign Organizations receive payment from India against an invoice, payer in India may deduct taxes at source (TDS). Deductor will deposit such withheld taxes directly to the Income Tax Department of India by quoting PAN Number of the Foreign Company. Subsequently, the foreign company may need to claim back the deducted tax amount by filing returns to ITD.
Without a PAN Number, foreign companies could face deductions at a higher percentage rate. International companies furnish a corporate PAN number to manage taxes withheld & get invoices paid.
Individuals begin their application online (New PAN or Changes to existing PAN).
Though few stages of the application process are online, applicants need to finally send physical documents to India by post or courier.
Individuals who already have PAN number may need to update address, surname, or even date of birth. Applicants can also request for a reprint of PAN Card if they lost the old card, or if the photo on the card is damaged.
The changes can be requested through separate application proces. Foreign companies can also request to change details with PAN database.
Applicant must know their PAN Number to request for changes. Without PAN Number, there is no way to request for changes or reprint of PAN Card.
Individual applicants are required to paste two passport-sized photographs on the PAN Application form. Residents of India use passport sized photo with size as 25mm x 35mm. It may not be possible for NRI residing overseas to obtain this size of Photo.
PAN Officials do understand that passport photo sizes are different across countries. Hence, they accept using photos of sizes (1) 35mm x 35mm or (2) 50mm x 50mm.
Take following precautions when pasting photos on the application form:
The photo can have a matte or glossy finish. Use photographs obtained from a local photo center, kiosks, Costco, Walgreens, or other photo studios. Applicants must avoid using ordinary printer paper to print at home.
Business or Company PAN Card applicants do not need to provide any photo. Use the company's seal or rubber stamp.
Individual Applicants must provide supporting documents to establish - (1) Proof of Identity and (2) Proof of Address
Company Applicants will need to provide the Certificate of Incorporation and a proof of address for the business firm.
Applicants must avoid submitting originals and use only photocopies for supporting documents along with PAN Card Application.
Tax ID number is helpful for government regulators to identify taxpayers and also the parties who are involved in financial transactions.
For example, in the USA, individuals use SSN or ITIN as their tax identification number. Companies in the USA use EIN as the Tax Id. In the UK, individuals use National Insurance Number (NI) as the Tax ID, and companies use Corporation Tax Number. Likewise, PAN is the Tax ID for India. PAN is the tax identification number issued by a government agency undertaking direct tax collection of the Government of India (Income Tax Department of India).
Applicants make a one-time payment during application. The price list is published online for NRI, OCI, and Business firms.
Price already includes government fees, consultation charges, and also the international delivery of PAN Card to all countries - including USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Netherlands, etc.
Change of mind before submission of documents to PAN Officials? No problem, a fair refund policy provides coverage to all applicants.
The applicant will receive an acknowledgment number after the submission of PAN application documents. Use coupon number to track PAN Card status online directly with PAN Officials.
It's simple to locate the PAN application and track the status online. Additionally, the customer care team sends updates to applicants by e-mail for every milestone.
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