Pan Card Online Update 2024


Permanent Account Number (PAN) is an extremely important identity proof for your Income Tax filings. If details like your name, date of birth, photo, signature, father's name, Aadhaar, gender, address or contact information are incorrect or changed, it is recommended to rectify and update the PAN card as soon as possible.

There may be mistakes in your name, parent's name or date of birth when your PAN card is printed. There may be changes in your address or name after your PAN card is issued. In such cases, your name, parents name, address or birth date must be changed and updated on your PAN card. The PAN card details can be changed online or offline. 

Update PAN card online: Steps to update PAN through UTIITSL portal

  • Step 1: Go to the UTIITSL website.
  • Step 2: Click on 'Click to Apply' under the 'Change/Correction in PAN Card' tab.
  • Step 3: Select 'Apply for Change/Correction in PAN card details.'
  • Step 4: Choose the mode of document submission, enter your PAN number, select the PAN card mode, and click 'Submit.'
  • Step 5: After registration, you'll receive a reference number. Click 'OK.'
  • Step 6: Provide your name and address, then click 'Next Step.'
  • Step 7: Enter your PAN number for verification and click 'Next Step.'
  • Step 8: Upload the necessary documents and then click on the 'Submit' button.

Steps to Change Name in PAN Card after Marriage

A woman generally adds her husband’s title behind her name after marriage. Once it is done, it is important that she updates it in her document proofs such as PAN card, Aadhaar card, driving license, etc. as well. Such applicants should follow the steps mentioned below to change PAN name after marriage:

Online Process:

  1. Visit TIN-NSDL website or UTIITSL for making changes in your PAN card
  2. Fill the form diligently and mention the details as in the supporting document proof
  3. Do not forget to mention your PAN in the form and tick only the cell that is in front of your name
  4. Click on “Validate” to check each and every information is correct in the form
  5. Once confirmed, click on the “Submit” button
  6. Now, make payment for processing your request. You can make the payment through net banking, debit/credit card, cash card, etc.
  7. Once the payment is completed successfully, download the PAN application form and take its print out
  8. Affix two passport-sized photographs on the form and sign across it
  9. Attach required document proofs (self-attested) with the application form
  10. If applied through NSDL, send the application to NSDL through post or to UTIITSL if the form was filled through UTIITSL portal
  11. You can use the application reference number to track the status of the PAN application

Offline Process:

  1. Download the Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data Form
  2. Carefully fill all the mandatory fields in the form
  3. Attach supporting documents including identity proof, address proof, passport size photographs, etc.
  4.  After this, submit the form at the nearest NSDL collection centre
  5. Pay the applicable charges for PAN card update/correction offline. You will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number to track the status of PAN Card application.

Documents Required for Changing Name in PAN for Married 

A married woman has to furnish any one of the following as a document proof for changing the name in the PAN card on the account of marriage only:

  • Marriage certificate or marriage invitation card
  • Publication of name change in the official gazette
  • Copy of passport showing husband’s name
  • Certificate issued by a Gazetted officer (only for the change in the applicant’s name)

Steps to Update Photo and Signature in PAN Card Offline

You can update/change your photo and/or signature in PAN Card offline by following the steps given below:

  1. Download the Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN Data Form
  2. Carefully fill out all the mandatory details
  3. Attach the relevant documents including the proof of address, proof of identity, passport size photographs, etc.
  4. After this, submit the form at the nearest NSDL collection centre
  5. Pay the applicable charges for PAN card update/correction offline. After successful payment, you will receive a 15-digit acknowledgement number to track the status of PAN Card application

Documents Required to Change Photo and Signature in PAN Card

An applicant has to provide the following documents to change the photo and signature in PAN card:

  • Proof of Identity, Proof of Address and Proof of Date of Birth
  • Proof of Aadhaar (Copy of Aadhaar Card), in case AADHAAR is mentioned
  • Additional documents for PAN Change Request application– Proof of PAN – Copy of PAN card/allotment letter– Proof of Change Requested
  • Photo of the applicant (In case of change in photo) The PAN card photo size should be 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm or 132.28 pixels x 94.49 pixels.

Steps to Change your Address in Pan Card through Online

  • Step 1: Visit the official Protean eGov Technologies Limited website.
  • Step 2: Scroll to the bottom and find the option ‘Select the Category of the Applicant’.
  • Step 3: Choose the appropriate category from the drop-down menu and click ‘Select’.
  • Step 4: Fill in all required details, including name, father’s name, gender, date of birth, etc.
  • Step 5: Check the boxes for the fields you want to change.
  • Step 6: Enter your PAN Number and choose ‘Yes’ for a paperless PAN application if you prefer.
  • Step 7: If selecting the paperless route, upload scanned copies of photographs, documents, and signature.
  • Step 8: For the traditional route, select ‘No’ for a paperless application.
  • Step 9: Receive a PAN Acknowledgment Form with a 16-digit Acknowledgement Number and print it.
  • Step 10: Attach two recent passport size photographs and insert your signature on the form.
  • Step 11: Enclose a cheque or demand draft along with self-attested documents in an envelope. Mention the Acknowledgment Number on the back of the cheque or draft.
  • Step 12: Write ‘Application for PAN CHANGE REQUEST Acknowledgment Number’ on the envelope.
  • Step 13: Send the envelope by post to NSDL at the provided address.
  • Step 14: Ensure the envelope reaches NSDL within 15 days from the acknowledgment date.
  • Step 15: Once received, Protean eGov Technologies Limited will process your application, and you’ll receive email updates on your registered ID.

Documents accepted as Proof of Identity 

Copy of :

  • Voter’s ID card
  • Passport
  • Aadhar card
  • Ration card having Applicant’s photo
  • Driving License
  • Photo ID card which are issued by central government, state government or any undertaking of public sector​
  • A certificate issued by a bank that should be duly attested, containing applicant’s photo and the bank a/c number
  • Arm’s license
  • Central government health scheme card
  • Pensioner card copy with applicant’s photograp
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