There are many reasons why you might want to know how to get duplicate pan card. The most popular reason is because you lost your card and you need a new card. Another reason is that you would like to correct the information associated on the original PAN card. Still another reason could be that you did not receive the original card in the mail even though it was mailed or that your PAN card was stolen.
There are two ways as to how to get duplicate PAN card. The first is to manually submit an application and the second way is to do it online via the NSDL website.
To manually request a duplicate or reprinted PAN card you will need to fill in and submit an application form named Request for New PAN Card or/and Changes or Correction in PAN data. This procedure is similar to the original application process. You will need to provide proof of all data, address, photos, etc.
The second method is to apply for a duplicate or reprinted PAN card online. Ensure that you do not select any options stating that this is a new card for an individual or enterprise that has never had a PAN card before. As you finish the application process, you will be given a 15-digit acknowledgement form. You will need to attach a recent color photo to the form, sign it and mail it to the NSDL. You will need to address the envelope: Application For Pan Change Request – 123456789012345
The 15-digit number at the end if the request title is your acknowledgement number you received upon successful completion of the application process.
In both cases you will be required to pay fees associated with the application process just as you did in the original application process. In addition, just as in the original process, you will be given a 15-digit acknowledgement number.
In addition, you can check your Pan Card Status by name and date of birth online at the NSDL website.
Please be aware that it is very important that you visit your local police station and report that you PAN card has been lost or stolen. This is an essiontial part of how to get duplicate pan card. This is primarily to protect you from the nefarious actions of another. After you have fulfilled all your requirements for the application process you will receive your new PAN card within one month.