Document Required For Pan Card Application Form

As per Rule 114 of Income Tax Rules List of Documents for PAN Card Application. It is compulsory for applicant to introduce proof of Identity and proof of Address, if applicant is Individual and citizen of India.

Proof of Identity


  1. School leaving certificate; or
  2. Matriculation certificate; or
  3. Degree of a recognised educational institution; or
  4. Depository account; or
  5. Credit card; or
  6. Bank account; or
  7. Water bill; or
  8. Ration card; or
  9. Property tax assessment order; or
  10. Passport; or
  11. Voter identity card ; or
  12. Driving licence; or

(m) certificate of identity signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer, as the case may be. In case of a person being a minor, any of the above documents of any of the parents or guardian of such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of identity.

Proof of Address


  1. Electricity bill; or
  2. Telephone bill; or
  3. Depository account; or
  4. Credit card; or
  5. Ration card; or
  6. Gmployer certificate; or
  7. Passport; or
  8. Voter identity card; or
  9. Property tax assessment order; or
  10. Driving licence; or
  11. Rent receipt; or (e) bank account; or

(m) certificate of address signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councillor or a Gazetted Officer, as the case may be.
Note 1 : In case of a minor, any of the above documents of any of the parents or guardian of such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of address.
Note 2 : In case of an Indian citizen residing outside India, copy of Bank Account Statement in country of residence or copy of Non-resident External (NRE) bank account statements.

If Applicant is Hindu Undivided Family


  1. An affidavit by the karta of the Hindu Undivided Family stating the name, father’s name and address of all the coparceners on the date of application; and
  2. Copy of any document applicable in the case of an individual specified in serial number 1, in respect of karta of the Hindu undivided family, as proof of identity and address.

If Applicant is Company Registered in India


Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of Companies.

If Applicant is Firm (including Limited Liability Partnership) Formed or Registered in India


(a) copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of Firms/Limited Liability Partnerships; or (b) copy of Partnership Deed. If applicant is Individuals not being a citizen of India(NRI)-

Proof of Identity


  1. Copy of Passport; or
  2. Copy of person of Indian Origin card issued by the Government of India; or
  3. Copy of Overseas Citizenship of India Card issued by Government of India; or
  4. Copy of other national or citizenship Identification Number or Taxpayer Identification Number duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of countries which are signatories to the Hague Apostille Convention of 1961) or by Indian embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located.

Proof of Address


  1. Copy of Passport; or(b) copy of person of Indian Origin card issued by the Government of India; or
  2. Copy of Overseas Citizenship of India Card issued by Government of India; or
  3. Copy of other national or citizenship Identification Number or Taxpayer Identification Number duly attested by “Apostille” (in respect of countries which are signatories to the Hague Apostille Convention of 1961) or by Indian embassy or High Commission or Consulate in the country where the applicant is located; or
  4. Copy of bank account statement in country of residence; or
  5. Copy of Non-resident External bank account statement in India; or
  6. Copy of certificate of residence in India or Residential permit issued by the State Police Authority; or
  7. Copy of the registration certificate issued by the Foreigner’s Registration Office showing Indian address; or
  8. Copy of Visa granted and copy of appointment letter or contract from Indian Company and Certificate (in original) of Indian Address issued by the employer.