Request a duplicate PAN card: How to apply for a replacement PAN card online

Applying for a duplicate PAN card is much easier than registering for a new PAN.

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Have you lost or damaged your PAN card and wondering about methods to apply a new one? Well, you can easily get a duplicate PAN Card officially issued by the Income Tax Department of India. The duplicate PAN card is treated as a valid document similar to the original copy of your PAN card and can be used anywhere it is required. 

The process for getting a duplicate PAN card is quite easier than even applying for a new PAN card. A permanent account number holder can request for a new card in case of losing, stealing, or damaging the original copy. You can also seek a replacement card to change in signature, address, and related details. The duplicate card will arrive with the same PAN number. 

How to apply for a duplicate PAN card online

1. Go to the NSDL e-Governance official’s portal i.e. The new portal is now called Protean eGov. 

2. Head to the ‘Services’ section and click on the ‘PAN’ option available on the left-hand side.

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3. Under the PAN services page, scroll down to find the ‘Reprint of PAN Card’ section.

4. Tap on the link provided in the bullet number ‘A’ or just head to the following web link

5. Fill in the necessary information on the Request for Reprint of PAN Card page. It asks for your PAN number, AADHAAR number, month and year of your birth.

6. Check the declaration box, enter the captcha, and hit the ‘Submit’ button.

7. Provide and confirm further details like mobile number, email ID, address, and area PIN code. Click on the ‘Generate OTP’ button to proceed.

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8. Enter the OTP received on your mobile number or email ID and tap on the ‘Validate’ button.

9. Select your preferred mode of payment. If you wish to get your duplicate PAN card at an Indian address, the fee is Rs 50 otherwise it costs Rs 959 for any foreign address. 

10. Complete the payment, save your acknowledgement number, and sit back to relax. Your duplicate PAN card will reach you within 15-20 working days after your application.

Cardholders can also download an e-PAN card from the official website to get things done in case the original PAN card is missing. 

Sachin Deo VermaSachin Deo Verma
Sachin covers technology news at Smartprix and he also has a keen interest in automobile and electric vehicles. He keenly gains knowledge from various sources to be updated with the latest tech trends. He is also a passionate Potterhead who dabbles in literature, and poetry, and loves to travel.

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Samdip Adhikary
Samdip Adhikary
1 year ago

My pan lost .sir how to recover my pan card