Got an Aadhaar card? Now, you can get PAN card instantly
Do you have an Aadhaar card? It will make life a lot easier as now you can get a PAN card instantly. All thanks to a new scheme by the government. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday launched a facility for instant allotment of online PAN on furnishing Aadhaar details. The scheme was initially proposed by the finance minister during her Budget 2020 speech. (Source - PTI)
Announced in Budget 2020
New Scheme Launched
Issued on a near to real time basis, the allotment process is paperless and an electronic PAN (e-PAN) is issued to the applicants free of cost by the income tax department. In a statement, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday formally launched the facility. Source - Reuters.
Service available now
How to get instant PAN card with Aadhaar?
Go to the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department. Share your Aadhaar number. You will get an OTP on your registered number. Submit the OTP. Once the process is over, a 15-digit acknowledgment number will be generated. Once allotted, the e-PAN card can be downloaded from the portal. The e-PAN is also sent to applicant on the email id, if registered with Aadhaar. Source - PTI.