PAN can be applied online. Further, requests for changes or correction in PAN data may also be made online. Here is how to apply for PAN Card online: Online application of PAN can be made on the NSDL website OR UTIITSL website.
Step 1: Submit the PAN card application Form 49A available on the NSDL Websitehttps://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html
Step 2: Fill all the details in the form. Read the detailed instructions before furnishing the details in the form. https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/Instructions49A.html#instruct_form49A
Step 3: Mode of Payment:The charges for applying for PAN is Rs. 93 (excluding GST) for Indian communication address and Rs. 864 (excluding GST) for foreign communication address. Payment of application fee can be made through credit/debit card, demand draft or net-banking. On successful payment, acknowledgment will be displayed. Save this acknowledgment number.
Step 4: Documents to be sent to NSDL
Once the application and payment are accepted, the applicant is required to send the supporting documents through courier/post to NSDL. Only after the receipt of the documents, PAN application would be processed by NSDL. Documents include one proof of identity, one proof of address and one proof of date of birth. To know the complete list of documents, click COMPLETE LIST OF DOCUMENTS.