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PAN Card Fees Online 2024 - PAN Card Charges in India

By Mayashree Acharya

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Updated on: May 28th, 2024

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21 min read

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is the 10-digit alphanumeric code which is unique to every individual and non-individual. It is a nationalised identity card. This ID card is essential for any financial transaction and activities, such as paying taxes and filing ITR. Certain fees and charges are required to apply for a PAN card or make any amends to it. 

What is the Fee for PAN Card 2024?

The PAN card fees vary depending on whether you require a physical PAN card or not and the mode of submission of the PAN card application. The PAN card fees for Indian addresses are provided in the table below:

ParticularsMode of submission of PAN card applicationFees (inclusive of applicable taxes)
When a physical PAN card is requiredPAN application is submitted at TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 107
When a physical PAN card is requiredPAN application is submitted online through paperless modesRs. 101
When a physical PAN card is not required 
(e-PAN card will be dispatched at the email ID)
PAN application is submitted at TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 72
When a physical PAN card is not required 
(e-PAN card will be dispatched at the email ID)
PAN application is submitted online through paperless modes Rs. 66

PAN Card Fees and Charges for Citizens Outside the Country

To carry out transactions outside India, a PAN card is mandatory. Hence, if you are residing outside India, it is imperative for you to know PAN card fees and charges outside India: 

ParticularsMode of submission of PAN card applicationFees (inclusive of applicable taxes)
When a physical PAN card is requiredPAN application is submitted at TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 1,017
When a physical PAN card is requiredPAN application is submitted online through paperless modesRs. 1,011
When a physical PAN card is not required 
(e-PAN card will be dispatched at the email ID)
PAN application is submitted at TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 72
When a physical PAN card is not required 
(e-PAN card will be dispatched at the email ID)
PAN application is submitted online through paperless modes Rs. 66

Charges for Reprint of PAN Card in India/Abroad

You can get your PAN card reprinted by applying for it on the Protean website and get it dispatched in India or abroad. Here are the charges for the same, inclusive of taxes: 

  • Dispatch of physical PAN card outside India: Rs. 959 
  • Dispatch of physical PAN card within India: Rs. 50

Modes of Payment for PAN Card Charges

The mode of payment differs upon the applicants’ residential status.

Communication Address Within India 

If you are residing within India, you have the option to pay the fee via these modes:

  • Debit card 
  • Credit card 
  • Net banking 
  • Demand draft. 

However, it should be noted that for payments made through cards, debit or credit, an additional 2.00% charge will be applicable by the respective bank. Any payment made through demand draft should only be made in favour of “NSDL-PAN”, payable at Mumbai. Otherwise, the DD will not be accepted. For payments made via net banking, a surcharge of Rs.4 + Service tax will be applicable. 

Communication Addresses Outside India 

Residents outside India can make payments via the same modes, which are: 

  • Demand draft 
  • Debit card 
  • Credit card 
  • Net banking. 

However, they have to pay the applicable conversion or exchange rate levied by the respective bank. 

Who Can Pay PAN Card Fees?

The PAN card applicants must pay the PAN card fees. However, the Government of India has permitted other individuals to pay the PAN card fees on behalf of the applicant as provided below:

Types of ApplicantsAuthorised Payers
IndividualsApplicant or immediate family member
Company and FirmsAny director or partner of the company or firm
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)Ony the Karta (Head of the HUF)
Associations or TrustsAuthorised signatory as per the Income Tax Act

How to Pay Fees for PAN Card Offline?

You can pay the PAN card fee offline through any PAN centre. Here is the step-by-step procedure: 

Step 1: Download the PAN card application form or Form 49A from the Protean TIN website. You can also get this copy from the agents at the TIN-FC or PAN centre of Protean/UTIITSL office. 

Step 2: Fill out the form and attach supporting documents such as ID proof, photograph, etc. 

Step 3: Submit the application and documents to the TIN-FC or PAN centre of Protean/UTIITSL office and pay the processing fee. 

Step 4: The PAN card will be sent to your address within 15 working days. 

How to Pay PAN Card Fee Online?

You can pay the PAN card fee online while applying for the PAN card online. Here is the step-wise procedure: 

Step 1: Visit the NSDL website or UTIITSL website.

Step 2: Choose Form 49A and fill it out with the required details. 

Step 3: Submit the duly filled form and pay the processing fee online. 

Step 4: After processing, you will receive an acknowledgement receipt. 

Step 5: e-sign your application using Aadhaar OTP authentication. Alternatively, you can send your application along with the documents to the NSDL/UTIITSL office within 15 days of submitting your application online. 

Step 6: After NSDL or UTIITSL verification, you will receive the PAN card at your address within 15 working days. 

Duplicate PAN Card Fees 

You can apply for a duplicate PAN card online or offline. The following tables display fees and charges associated with obtaining a duplicate PAN card in or outside India: 

Particulars Mode of submission of documents Fee (Excluding Taxes)Fee (Including Taxes)
e-PAN card will be mailed to the given mail addressApplication submitted to TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 61Rs. 72
e-PAN card will be mailed to the given mail addressApplication submitted online through paperless modesRs. 56Rs. 66
Dispatch of PAN card to Indian addressApplication submitted to TIN facilitation centres/PAN centres or online using physical mode of document submissionRs. 91Rs. 107
Dispatch to an address outside of IndiaRs. 862Rs. 1,017
Dispatch of PAN card to Indian addressPAN application is submitted online through paperless modesRs. 86Rs. 101
Dispatch to an address outside of IndiaRs. 857Rs. 1,011 

PAN Card Fees for e-PAN Card

There are no charges applicable for instant e-PAN cards applied on the Income Tax e-filing portal. If you apply to get an instant e-PAN card by using your Aadhaar number on the Income Tax e-filing portal, you will get the pdf of your PAN which is completely free of cost. 

PAN Card Fee Refund

The Income Tax Department can deny issuing a PAN card due to various reasons, such as insufficient or incomplete documents or information or failure to follow the PAN card application guidelines while filing the form. In such situations where the PAN card issuance fails due to errors caused by negligence from your side, you cannot get a refund of PAN card fees. You will have to reapply for the PAN card by paying the fees again.

Conclusion

A PAN card is unique and extremely valuable for every Indian and NRI individual and non-individual. It is imperative for them to get a new PAN card if lost or get any changes done in the essential details it contains, if any. PAN card fees can be paid online and offline when you apply for a new PAN card or if you need to change anything on your PAN card. 

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1. How To Apply And Download e Pan Card?
2. How to Check Your PAN Card Application Status Online?
3. PAN Card Correction/Update Online
4. How to Fill Pan Card Form 49A and 49AA?
5. PAN Card Password
6. Aadhaar Card Pan Card Link Status

Frequently Asked Questions

Is PAN card apply free?

You can get the PAN for free when you apply for an Instant e-PAN through the Income Tax e-Filing portal. However, you will not get the physical PAN card but the PAN in PDF format.

Is PAN card delivery free?

The PAN card delivery charges are included in the PAN card application fees. Thus, when you pay the PAN card fees while submitting the PAN card application, you need not pay for the delivery charges again when you receive the PAN card. 

What is the cost of e-PAN download?

The e-PAN download is free if you download your PAN card within 30 days of its allotment or confirmation of changes by the Income Tax Department. However, if you download your PAN card beyond 30 days, you will need to pay a fee of Rs. 8.26 (including taxes).

Is e-PAN free of cost?

Yes, Instant e-PAN is free of cost. You can apply for an instant e-PAN by using your mobile number and your Aadhaar on the Income Tax e-Filing portal.

Is the PAN card fee refundable?

No, the PAN card fee is non-refundable. If your PAN application is rejected, you will have to reapply it by paying the fees again.

What are the fees for updating a PAN card?

The same fee paid while applying for a PAN card must be paid when you apply to update your PAN card. The fees will depend on the mode of document submission and whether you want a physical or e-PAN card within India or outside India.

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PAN is a 10-digit unique ID essential for financial transactions. Fees vary based on application mode and type. Fees for physical PAN cards in India range from Rs. 66 to Rs. 107. Charges for reprinting PAN cards range from Rs. 50 to Rs. 959. Different payment modes available for applicants inside and outside India. PAN card fees must be paid by applicants or authorized individuals. Duplicate PAN card fees range from Rs. 56 to Rs. 1,017.

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