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PAN Registration Service Planning & Pricing for NRIs, OCIs, PIOs or Foreigners

Expert assisted PAN registration service for a non-resident Indians (NRIs), OCIs, PIOs or Foreigners who has or plan to have a financial activity in India. Know more on the service, who should buy, process, documents to submit, along with frequently asked questions.

Service

  • Expert assisted PAN registration.
  • Expert support through Email, phone & chat during the business hours.

Who should buy?

  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
  • Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Foreigners
  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

Process

  • Upon receiving the documents, our expert will call /connect with you before starting the process.
  • Determine the residential and legal status, needed for the PAN registration.
  • Expert team will exchange the information thru email and phone calls, if necessary.
  • Once submitted, team will on a periodic basis, and send you the ITR-V acknowledgement.
  • Estimated Processing Time to apply: 2 Days (due to different timezones)
  • Application Processing Time: depends on Govt processing times, generally 10 business days.

Documents to be Submitted

Typical documents would be a copy of passport for 'Proof of Identity' and the Bank statement (where NRI resides), Date of Birth from the Passport, email ID, Mobile Number

Applicant is required to provide two different of documents proofs, one from the "Proof of Identity" and another from "Proof of Address"

  • "Proof of Address" - valid list of documents
    • Copy of person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India
    • Bank Account Statement in the country of residence
    • Copy of Passport
    • Registration certificate issued by the Foreigner's Registration Office showing Indian Address.(applicable for Foreign citizens based in India only)
    • National /Citizenship /Taxpayer ID duly attested by Apostille or by Indian Embassy/High Commission or Consulate in the country where applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks regd in India
    • NRE bank account statement in India
    • Visa granted & Appointment letter/contract from Indian company & Original employer certificate issued by employer
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card issued by Government of India (Applicable for Foreign Citizens)
    • Certificate of residence in India or Residential permit issued by the State Police Authority
  • "Proof of identity" - valid list of documents
    • Copy of person of Indian Origin (PIO) card issued by Government of India
    • Passport
    • National /Citizenship /Taxpayer ID duly attested by Apostille or by Indian Embassy/High Commission or Consulate in the country where applicant is located or authorised officials of overseas branches of Scheduled Banks regd in India
    • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card issued by Government of India (Applicable for Foreign Citizens)

Other Benefits

Every Service comes with the benefits such as

  • Faster Service
  • Expert Guidance
  • 100% Online
  • Post Service Follow up
Register PAN for NRIs
Rs.999
Market Price  Rs.  3999 

Govt Fees extra. Fee ranging from Rs. 110 (Communication address within India) to Rs. 1000 (address outside of India)



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Frequently Asked Questions

A comprehensive list of frequently asked questions on PAN registration for NRIs, OCIs, PIOs or Foreigners.

1.Is it mandatory for a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) to have a PAN in India?

Every person or entity who is required to file a income tax return (ITR) or intends to enter into an economic or financial transaction where quoting of PAN is mandatory must have a PAN.

List of transactions in which quoting of PAN is mandatory

  1. Sale or purchase of a motor vehicle or vehicle other than two wheeled vehicles.
  2. Opening an account [other than a time-deposit referred at point No. 7 and a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account] with a banking company or a co-operative bank
  3. Opening of a demat account with a depository, participant, custodian of securities or any other person with SEBI
  4. Payment of an amount exceeding Rs. 50,000 to a Mutual Fund for purchase of its units
  5. Payment of an amount exceeding Rs. 50,000 to a company or an institution for acquiring debentures or bonds issued by it.
  6. Deposits of cash exceeding Rs. 50,000 during any one day with a banking company or a co-operative bank.
  7. A time deposit of amount exceeding Rs. 50,000 or aggregating to more than Rs. 5 lakh during a financial year with -
    • a banking company or a co-operative bank
    • a Post Office;
    • a Nidhi referred to in section 406 of the Companies Act, 2013 or
    • a non-banking financial company which holds a certificate of registration under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 to hold or accept deposit from public.
  8. Payment of an amount aggregating to more than Rs. 50,000 in a financial year as life insurance premium to an insurer
  9. A contract for sale or purchase of securities (other than shares) for amount exceeding Rs. 1 lakh per transaction
  10. Sale or purchase, by any person, of shares of a company not listed in a recognised stock exchange for amount exceeding Rs. 1 lakh per transaction.
  11. Sale or purchase of any immovable property for an amount exceeding Rs. 10 lakh or valued by stamp valuation authority referred to in section 50C of the Act at an amount exceeding ten lakh rupees.
2.How PAN number is allotted ?

A non-resident Indian ('NRI') can apply for PAN by submitting the Form No. 49A along with the requisite documents and prescribed fees

In case the applicant is a foreigner (not holding Indian passport), one can apply for PAN by submitting the Form No. 49AA along with the requisite documents and prescribed fees

It's critical to provide correct documentation in this regard for a hassle free PAN allotment

3.Documents to be enclosed along with PAN application Form ?

NRI is required to submit the copy of passport (alongwith PAN application Form) as proof of identity. He is also required to submit any of the following documents (alongwith PAN application Form)as proof of address.

  • Copy of passport; or
  • Copy of the bank account statement in country of residence; or
  • Copy of NRE bank account statement (showing at least two transactions in last six months period and duly attested by Indian Embassy/Consular office/high commission or Apostille or by the manager of the bank in which the account is held. The applicant may be a joint holder).
4.When to consider a Foreign address for PAN registration?

A foreign address can be provided as residential and office address by NRIs applicants, if they do not have any Indian address of their own.

5.PAN registration fees for NRIs, OCIs, PIOs or Foreigners?

Govt. processing fees for PAN application shall depend on the communication address provided. Fee for processing of PAN is Rs. 107 if the communication address is within India, and Rs. 994 (Application fees + Dispatch charges) if the communication address is outside India.

6.How to correct the mistakes in PAN card?

PAN card mistakes can be corrected by applying for "Changes or Correction in PAN Data". Application can be submitted in both Online and/or Offline mode.

7.Penalty for holding more than one PAN card ?

A person or entity cannot hold more than one PAN at any time.

A penalty of Rs. 10,000 can be levied on possession of more than one PAN under section 272B of the Income Tax Act., 1961

If a person has been allotted more than one PAN then he should immediately surrender the additional PAN card(s) with the local ayakar bhavan and get a receipt of such a transaction.

8.Penalty for non-compliance with provisions relating to PAN ?

A penalty of Rs. 10,000 can be levied on possession of more than one PAN under section 272B of the Income Tax Act., 1961

In addition, below are few more instances where non-compliance may arise.

  • Not obtaining PAN, even though he/she is liable to obtain PAN
  • Knowingly quoting incorrect PAN number in any document in which PAN is to be quoted
  • Intimating incorrect PAN to the person deducting or collecting tax