Lost PAN Card? So download e-PAN in a few minutes sitting at home, know the process
If you have lost your Permanent Account Number or PAN Card, then there is no need to worry. You can download e-PAN in a few minutes from the newly launched Income Tax website. Actually, PAN card is a very important document in today’s time. From availing financial services to filing Income Tax Return (ITR), PAN card is used everywhere.
Explain that without a PAN card, you cannot invest in the financial sector. In such a situation, it becomes necessary to take care of it. However, sometimes your PAN card gets lost due to some reason. If this has happened to you also, then now you do not need to get worried. Because now you will be able to get e-PAN sitting at home in a few minutes. e-PAN is much better than a physical copy of PAN card and you need to complete your e-KYC process to download it.
Electronic PAN card or e-PAN card is accepted by many financial institutions today. It is very convenient. E-PAN is also called digital or online PAN card. This is a virtual form of your PAN card. This is better than the physical copy of the PAN card, as there is no hassle of losing it. You can use e-PAN just like a physical PAN card.
To download e-PAN card, first of all log on to the website of Income Tax Department. Then click on Download e-PAN option. Enter your lost PAN card number here. After that enter your Aadhar card number. Enter your date of birth and accept the term and condition. Now an OTP will come on your registered mobile number, enter it. After confirming this, the payment option will come. You will have to pay 8.26 rupees. After payment you can download e-PAN card. PDF password will be required for this. Which will be your date of birth.