Form 49A - Application for ePAN & PAN Card

Form 49A - PAN Card for NRI

India Passport Holders

  • Address Proof must show applicant name & address in English
  • Input same address below as per proof:

  • NRI who are India Citizens need to apply PAN Card using Form 49A.
  • Applicant must hold a valid India Passport.
  • PAN Officials generally take 5 to 10 working days* to allot PAN Number online.
  • Applicants receive ePAN by e-mail immediately after allotment of PAN Number.
  • Physical PAN Card is sent to overseas countries through International Speed Post.
  • NRI Applicants do not require Aadhaar Number to apply for PAN card.
  • Copies of proof of ID and proof of address must be submitted by post.
  • Notary attestation is NOT required on documents.
  • Copy of Indian Passport + One Address Proof as below:
  • For delivery to Overseas address:
    • Required Address Proof (Only one): Driver's Licence, or Utility Bills, or Bank A/c statement, or NRE A/c statement
    • Documents must show applicant's name and exact overseas address in English
  • For delivery to India address :
    • Required Address Proof (Only one): Passport, or Driver's Licence, Electricity Bill, Voter Id, Utility Bill, etc.
    • Copy of Aadhaar must be provided for delivery to India address
    • Documents must show applicant's name and India address in English
  • NRI having India Passport can apply PAN Card using Form 49A
  • Pan Card for NRI has International AO Code assigned for assessment
  • If applicant already has PAN Number allotted, proceed here to change address or name.
  • Applicant will receive clear instructions on email - to paste photo, sign the documents, & send by post to Chennai address
  • PAN Officials begin processing PAN application after submission of supporting documents
  • Track status online until NRI PAN Card is delivered to foreign countries including USA, Canada, Australia, UAE
  • For further assistance, write to
  • *In certain cases, there may be delays observed in obtaining PAN number beyond the normal 10 working days
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