FAQs On Lost PAN Card

FAQs On Lost PAN Card
Q. I have lost my PAN card. Can I get a new one?

Yes, you can. However, it is better to get a reprint of the PAN card that you have lost.

Q. Can I get a soft copy of the lost PAN card?

No, you can’t get a soft copy of the lost PAN card.

Q. How do I know if my PAN card is from NSDL or UTIITSL?

The PAN card issued by NSDL will have the printed date written on the front side while that is not the case when it comes to PAN card issued by UTIITSL.

Q. I have lost my PAN card and I also forgot my PAN number. What is the procedure to reissue a PAN card?

To reissue a PAN card, the procedure involved is as follows:

  1. Visit www.tin-nsdl.com/index.html
  2. Select ‘PAN’ from under the ‘Services’ tab
  3. Click on ‘Apply’ under ‘Reprint of PAN Card’
  4. Fill in the details and click on ‘Submit’
  5. Next, follow the instructions in the corresponding screens
  6. On successful submission of the application, an acknowledgement number would be provided through which the application can be tracked
Q. I lost my PAN card and I want a new one with the old PAN number. How should I proceed?

You can follow these steps and get a new PAN card with the old PAN card.

  1. Visit www.tin-nsdl.com/index.html
  2. Select ‘PAN’ from under the ‘Services’ tab
  3. Click on ‘Apply’ under ‘Reprint of PAN Card’
  4. Fill in the details and click on ‘Submit’
  5. Next, follow the instructions in the corresponding screens
  6. On successful submission of the application, an acknowledgement number would be provided through which the application can be tracked
Q. I have lost my PAN card and I also forgot my PAN number. The PAN number is of a HUF. I do not have its date of incorporation. How do I get a duplicate PAN card?

It would be better if you get in touch with the NSDL officials as they may be better suited to help you regarding the matter. You can call them on 020 – 27218080 on all days between 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Q. How do find the owner of a lost PAN card?

The best thing to do if you find a lost PAN card is to hand it over to the police or at the nearest TIN facilitation centre. Submitting it at the TIN facilitation centre will most probably lead to it being returned to the owner as the officials can check the database and find the address of the person to which the PAN card belongs.

Q. How do I know my PAN card number though my PAN card is lost?

If you want to know your Permanent Account Number (PAN) after the card is lost, the best thing to do is to:

  1. Visit www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/home
  2. Click on ‘Know Your PAN’
  3. Fill in the details asked for
  4. Click on ‘Submit’
  5. Enter the OTP sent on the mobile number
  6. Click on ‘Validate’
  7. In the corresponding screen, the PAN, name, jurisdiction etc are displayed
Q. Can someone use my lost PAN card?

No. However, it is better to file a complaint with the police if the card is lost. This comes in handy in case some unforeseen situations arise in the future.

Q. What should I do if I have more than one PAN?

You should surrender the additional PANs that you possess.

Q. How can I surrender the additional PAN cards?

To surrender the additional PAN cards, you need to fill and submit the Change/Correction in PAN Data form. On successful submission, all additional PAN apart from the currently used one needs to be submitted to the IT officials for cancellation.

Q. Do I need to pay if I request a reprint of my lost PAN card?

Yes, you need to pay for requesting a reprint of your lost PAN card.

Q. How much do I need to pay for the reprint of PAN card?

The amount needed to be paid for reprint and dispatch of PAN card within the country is Rs.110 including GST, while for reprint and dispatch of PAN card outside the country the fee payable is Rs.1,020.

Q. Are there any other additional charges that I need to incur?

No, there are no additional costs that you need to incur.

FAQs On Lost PAN Card