PAN stands for Permanent Account Number. It is a unique ten-character alphanumeric identifier issued by the Income Tax Department of India to individuals, companies, and entities. The PAN card serves as an important proof of identification for various financial transactions and is mandatory for several activities such as filing income tax returns, opening a bank account, purchasing or selling assets, and conducting business transactions above a certain threshold.

The PAN card contains the holder’s name, date of birth (or date of incorporation in the case of a company), photograph, and a unique PAN number. The card also includes other details such as the father’s name (for individuals) or company name, and sometimes the holder’s signature.

Applying for a PAN card involves filling out an application form, submitting supporting documents such as proof of identity, proof of address, and proof of date of birth, and paying the prescribed

Uses of PAN card :

  1. Identification:

    The PAN card serves as a valid proof of identification for individuals, making it an important document for various purposes such as opening bank accounts, applying for loans, and conducting financial transactions.

  2. Income Tax Filing:

    One of the primary purposes of a PAN card is to facilitate income tax-related activities. Individuals who earn taxable income, including salary, business income, or capital gains, are required to provide their PAN card details while filing their income tax returns.

  3. Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN):

    PAN cards are also used by businesses and entities to obtain a TAN for tax deduction and collection purposes. TAN is required when deducting tax at source or collecting tax on behalf of the government.

  4. Opening Bank Accounts:

    Banks and financial institutions require individuals to provide their PAN card details when opening new bank accounts, including savings accounts, current accounts, and fixed deposits.

  5. Investment and Financial Transactions:

    PAN card details are necessary for various investment activities such as investing in the stock market, mutual funds, bonds, or any other financial instruments. Additionally, high-value transactions, such as buying or selling immovable property, require PAN card details to ensure transparency and traceability.

  6. Availing Government Subsidies and Schemes:

    PAN card details may be required when applying for government subsidies, schemes, or benefits, such as subsidies for LPG cylinders, scholarships, or other welfare programs.

Procedure to apply for PAN Card :

  1. Visit the NSDL or UTITSL website:

    The application for a PAN card in India can be made through either the NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) or UTITSL (UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited) website. Visit either of these websites to begin the application process.

  2. Access the PAN application form:

    On the NSDL or UTITSL website, locate the PAN application form, which is known as Form 49A for Indian citizens and Form 49AA for foreign citizens or entities. Download the form and take a printout.

  3. Fill out the application form:

    Carefully fill out the PAN application form with accurate information. Provide details such as your name, date of birth, address, contact details, and other required information. Ensure that all information is legible and correctly entered.

  4. Attach supporting documents:

    Along with the application form, you need to submit certain supporting documents. These include proof of identity (such as Aadhaar card, passport, voter ID, etc.), proof of address (such as Aadhaar card, passport, utility bill, etc.), and proof of date of birth (such as birth certificate, Aadhaar card, passport, etc.). Refer to the instructions on the form to determine the specific documents required.

  5. Pay the application fee:

    PAN card applications require payment of a processing fee. The fee can be paid online through various modes such as credit/debit card, net banking, or demand draft. The fee amount may vary, so check the current fee details on the NSDL or UTITSL website.

  6. Submit the application:

    Once the form is filled out and the necessary documents are attached, you can submit the application. If applying through the NSDL website, you can make use of the online submission facility. If applying through UTITSL, you may need to physically mail the application and documents to the designated address.

  7. Acknowledgment receipt:

    After submitting the application, you will receive an acknowledgment receipt or number. This receipt can be used to track the status of your PAN card application.

  8. PAN card processing and issuance:

    The authorities will process your application and verify the provided information and documents. Upon successful verification, the PAN card will be generated and dispatched to the address mentioned in the application form. You can track the status of your PAN card online using the acknowledgment number.

It’s important to note that the process may vary slightly depending on whether you are an individual, company, or foreign entity. Also, ensure that you have the necessary documents and fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for a PAN card.

Why Choose Reijiro Networks for PAN Card (New & Correction) – (UTI) Services:

  1. Simplified Application Process:

    We understand the challenges faced by individuals in rural areas. Our PAN card application process is designed to be user-friendly and straightforward, guiding you step-by-step through the entire process.

  2. Accessibility for All:

    Reijiro Networks ensures that PAN card services are accessible to everyone, regardless of their location. Our digital platform and partnerships with local shop retailers allow individuals in rural areas to easily access and apply for PAN cards.

  3. Expert Assistance:

    Our team of experienced professionals is always ready to assist you throughout the PAN card application or correction process. We provide timely guidance and support to ensure a smooth experience for our customers.

  4. Quick Turnaround Time:

    We understand the importance of time and strive to provide prompt services. With Reijiro Networks, you can expect a quick turnaround time for your PAN card application or correction, allowing you to have your PAN card in hand sooner.


Any individual who is earning taxable income, conducting business, or engaging in financial transactions beyond a certain threshold is required to have a PAN card. It is also essential for opening bank accounts, buying/selling properties, and other financial activities.

Reijiro Networks offers a simple and convenient process for applying for a new PAN card or making corrections. You can visit our website or our authorized local shop retailers to access our services. Our team will guide you through the necessary steps and documentation requirements.

The processing time for PAN card applications or corrections varies. However, with Reijiro Networks, we prioritize quick processing, ensuring that you receive your PAN card as soon as possible.

Absolutely! We welcome local shop retailers to partner with us and offer PAN card services to their customers. This not only benefits the retailers by providing an additional revenue stream but also enhances the convenience and accessibility of PAN card services in rural areas.