The Government has been trying to get this message to everyone so long that you need to link your PAN cards with Aadhaar that we really have lost track when was the first time. But even after so long the Indian citizens have failed to successfully get one simple thing done.
But now, the government have come up with new tactics and that is to generate instant PAN cards using Aadhaar card. By this means and instant e-PAN card would be generated for those who need it urgently. Also, due to the reason that it uses Aadhaar card for the process of generation of e PAN card, your Aadhaar will already be linked to the PAN.
The trails for such an e PAN card system was in pipeline for a long time and they’ve already released a beta version for the same. Now, the full process is explained and if you need one e PAN card, you can generate it this very second.
The steps to get an e-PAN card is quite simple and it would only take 10 minutes of your time to get the whole process done. After which you can download your documents and voila! your PAN card is ready to be used.
Follow these steps to generate your e-PAN card:
- Go to the official of e-filing website of the Income Tax Department.
- Login using Aadhaar card and the relevant OTP which you would receive on your registered phone number.
- Apply for an e-PAN AND complete all the steps in which you’d be asked for some details.
- Your 15 digit e-PAN card is ready to be downloaded. Also, it’ll be mailed to your Aadhaar linked email Id.
The current last date to link your Aadhaar with your PAN card is 30th June 2020 after which failing to do so would reflect in blockage of activities where PAN card is associated. The government has given numerous warnings and deadlines, if you’re someone who thinks that they are a responsible citizen, do get it done.
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Also, if you know someone who is in dire need of a PAN card and doesn’t know how they could get it, share this article with them and extend a helping hand. For we all could use a helping hand during these chaotic times, right?