A duplicate PAN Card can be issued under the following conditions
- Lost/misplaced PAN card by the assessee.
- The assessee did not receive the PAN card, even after the dispatch of the PAN card by the Department under certificate of posting.
- Presence of errors in the PAN card issued to the assessee in accordance with incorrect information given by the assessee while filling Form 49A or due to subsequent change of name etc.
If in case the PAN card is lost and also if there is an error in PAN Cards due to incorrect information by the applicant an amount of Rs.10/- will be charged from the applicant for the issue of a laminated duplicate PAN Card.
How to Apply for duplicate PAN card
To apply for Duplicate PAN Card, you need to fill the PAN reissue form which you can get either from the nearest Income Tax office or from any agent or from any CA. You can search in sites like sulekha.com and justdial.com to find such agents. You can not apply for duplicate PAN Card online.
The applicant is required to provide his older PAN Card number along with 2 recent photographs to get a New Pan card along with duplicate PAN card fees.
You will receive your new Pan card within 2-4 weeks at your address mentioned in the form.