Form 49AA - Application for ePAN & PAN Card

Form 49AA - PAN Card

Foreign Passport Holders

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

  • Applicant must hold a valid Foreign Passport
  • Complete Form 49AA (above) and choose supporting documents
  • Applicant will receive both ePAN and Physical PAN Card
  • Copies of proof of ID and proof of address must be submitted by post
  • For further assistance, write to for same day response
  • Proof of ID (choose one below - only copies - do not submit original)
    • OCI Card (Name / Photo page - No attestation required)
    • or Valid India Visa / E-Visa (No attestation required)
    • or PIO Card - No attestation required
    • or Foreign Passport1 - legalized / or Apostille / or Attested from Indian Embassy

  • Proof of Address (choose one below - only copies):
    • OCI Card (Address page)
    • or Driver's License
    • or Utility Bill
    • or Bank account statement
  • Processing Time
    • PAN Number is generally allotted within 5 to 10 working days2 after all documents are received in India
    • Applicant receives PAN Number / ePAN over email immediately after allotment
    • Printing of PAN card takes one week after allotment
    • PAN Officials will post the PAN Card by international speed post. Please provide 5-7 days for delivery to reach you.
  • Foreign Citizens holding OCI or valid India visa are eligible to apply for PAN Card online. No attestation of documents are required for most applicants.
  • Allotment of PAN Number is at sole discretion of Income Tax Department of India (ITD)
  • Applicants from worldwide countries obtain PAN Card using online application. List of countries include USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Kenya, UAE, Saudi Arabia, etc
1 If Passport is ID Proof, then copy of passport must be legalized by local government offices/ or Apostille by designated public notary/ or attested from Indian Embassy / Consulate
2 In certain cases, there may be delays observed in obtaining PAN number beyond the normal 10 working days
Apply OCI PAN Card from USA. NRI Pan Card Delivered to USA and India.