Govt. has enabled filing of PAN and TAN application via digital signature certificates on the portals of PAN Service provides (i.e., M/s NSDL eGov and M/s UTIITSL). Under the new process PAN and TAN will be allotted to companies within one day after completion of valid on-line application
Similarly, a new Aadhaar e-Signature based application process for Individual PAN applicants has been made available on the portals of PAN service providers M/s NSDL eGov.
The URL links for the above applications are available in ‘important links’ on the homepage of the departmental website ‘incometaxindia.gov.in’.
Introduction of Aadhaar based e-Signature not only ensures paperless hassle free PAN application process but also seeding of Aadhaar in PAN which will curb the problem of duplicate PAN to a great extent.