What is the minimum age required for getting pan card?

What is the minimum age required for getting pan card?
PAN refers to Permanent Account Number which is issued by IT Department to Citizens of India.  The main objective of PAN Card is to keep a track of Financial Transaction of Individuals.

To answer the question: What is the minimum age required for getting pan card?

According to Income Tax Authority Of India, There is no minimum Age Specified To get Permanent Account Number. We have seen in past that, Baby from  who was aged about 5 years had got PAN Card. Read the article here: Five-day-old Bihar girl becomes youngest PAN card holder

So Practically what it means is, You can apply for a PAN card at any age, there is no restriction on that. However You would need to have some of the Important Documents to Apply For PAN Card.

Documents Include:

ID Proofs: Adhar Card / Voter ID / Driving Licence / Passport Etc
Address Proof: Voter Id/ Ration Card / Passport Etc.
Age Proof: Birth Cirtificate / 10th School Certificate Etc.
And Photographs.

If you manage to get the above documents you can apply for PAN Card any time.

Hope I could this article could help you finding an answer to your question: What is the minimum age required for getting pan card?

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  1. Some Things to Know About PAN Card:

    One single character initial is allowed in middle name field in PAN application for individual category.NEW
    (Please note that name in proof of identity and proof of address should exactly match with the name in application).

    For New PAN applications, in case of Individual and HUF applicants if Address for Communication is selected as Office, then Proof of Office Address along with Proof of residential address is to be submitted to NSDL w.e.f. applications made on and after 1st November 2009.

    As per RBI guidelines, the entities making e-commerce transactions are required to provide PIN (Personal Identification Number) while executing an online transaction. Accordingly, before making payment for online PAN/TAN applications using credit card / debit card / net banking, please ensure that the PIN is obtained from your respective Banks.

    New PAN :
    This form should be used when the applicant has never applied for a PAN or does not have PAN allotted to him. An applicant can visit Income Tax Department (ITD) website to find whether a PAN has been allotted to him or not.

    Reprint of PAN card :
    This application should be used when PAN has already been allotted to the applicant but applicant requires a PAN card. A new PAN card bearing the same PAN is issued to applicant. While filling this form, applicant should not select any of the check boxes on the left margin of the form. However, the check box for Item no. 7. Address for communication will be selected by default as this address will be updated in the records of ITD.

    Transaction Status Inquiry :
    This facility can be used if you have made the payment for the online application through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking. Using this feature, you can:
    track the status of your application by mentioning transaction number which is displayed on screen at the time of application.
    change the mode of payment to Cheque or Demand Draft, if the payment through credit card / debit card / net banking has been unsuccessful.
    regenerate & print the acknowledgement receipt within 30 days of the date of online application.
    Changes or Correction in PAN details :
    This application should be used when PAN has already been allotted to the applicant, but when data associated with the PAN (e.g. name of applicant / father’s name / date of birth / address) is required to be updated in records of ITD. A new PAN card bearing the same PAN but updated information is issued to applicant. While filling this form, applicant should select the relevant check box on the left margin of the form. The check box for Item no. 7. Address for communication will be selected by default as this address will be updated in the records of ITD.
    It is required that any change in the information provided to ITD at the time of making application for allotment of PAN, should be intimated to ITD by way of filing this form.

    Status Track for PAN application :
    You can track the status of your application for new PAN / reprint of PAN card / Changes or Correction in PAN details using the 15 digit unique Acknowledgment Number after three days of application using this facility.

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