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Change or Update Your Pan Card Details Online; Know How

PAN Card or Permanent Account Number is a 10 digit Unique Alphanumeric Number issued by the Indian Tax Department. It is one of the most important documents for the Indian citizens. It is used not only for tax purposes but also as an identity card.

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PAN Card
PAN Card

PAN Card or Permanent Account Number is a 10 digit Unique Alphanumeric Number issued by the Indian Tax Department. It is one of the most important documents for the Indian citizens. It is used not only for tax purposes but also as an identity card.

Sometimes due to errors in the pan card people face lots of trouble. Hence these mistakes must be corrected as early as possible. Whether you want to get the name corrected or the date of birth, everything can be done online and you do not need to go to any office or stand in long queues.

In this article, we will tell you how you can correct wrong name & wrong date of birth in PAN card while simply sitting at home. Along with this, we will also tell you how you can download e-PAN.  

Note: Keep in mind that this process is not free; you have to pay a fee for it.

How to Download e-PAN from NSDL Portal

Under the NSDL portal, the e-PAN card download service has been divided into two categories. The first PAN allotted in the last 30 days and the second PAN allotted more than 30 days old. Below are the steps to download e-PAN in both ways.

Download e-PAN card: (PAN Allotted in last 30 days)

  • First of all go to the official website via: https://www.tin-nsdl.com/ 

  • Click on Download e-PAN card (For PAN allotted in last 30 days)

  • Then enter the Acknowledgment Number & Enter the Captcha Code.

  • Click on Submit.

  • You will get OTP in three ways – Email ID, Mobile number or both.

  • Select anyone & click on ‘Generate OTP’.

  • Then enter the OTP & click on Validate.

  • After successfully validating, click on Download PDF.

  • This file will be password protected. Its password will have to be entered in the format of your birthday and that is DDMMYYYY.

Download e-PAN card: (Allotted PAN older than 30 days) 

  • Visit the official website via:  https://www.tin-nsdl.com/

  • Click on Download e-PAN card (For PAN allotted older or more in last 30 days).

  • Details Required- PAN, Month of Birth & Year of Birth, GSTN (optional)

  • After entering all the details click on submit. By doing this your e-PAN will be downloaded.

Download e-PAN card through UTIITSL Portal 

PAN applicants have now been given the facility to download their e-PAN card through UTIITSL i.e. UTI Infrastructure Technology and Service Limited website. The following PAN applicants can download their e-PAN card using UTIITSL. 

  • Individuals who have applied for a new PAN through UTIITSL.

  • Individuals who have applied for changes or corrections in PAN through UTIITSL. 

  • A person who had earlier registered a valid and active mobile number or e-mail ID along with his or her PAN record with the Income Tax Department.

  • The e-PAN card can be downloaded through UTIITSL for all the above points.


  • Visit the official website via: https://www.utiitsl.com/ 

  • Details Required- PAN Number, Date of Birth.

  • Date of Birth/ Date of Agreement/ Date of Incorporation/Date of Partnership or Date of Formation of Trust Deed/ Date of AOP to be given in MM/YYYY format/BIO/GSTIN (Optional)

  • Enter Captcha.

  • Click on Submit.

  • After the successful submission, an SMS will be sent to your registered E-mail ID or Mobile Number.

  • Applicant has to click on this link. E-PAN can be downloaded from here. After this, OTP will have to be entered which will come on the user's mail or number.

  • Downloading e-PAN through this is not free. The applicant has to pay Rs 8.26. Only after that the e-PAN will be downloaded.

How to change Date of Birth in Pan Card

  • You have to visit the NSDL Portal. Then click on ‘Online Application for Correction or Changes to PAN Data’.

  • Then the Applicant will have to go to the category & choose 1 option either HUF (Hindu Undivided Family) or Individual.

  • It will be necessary to fill all the fields on which there is a '*' mark.

  • Upload all the Required Document & Photos.

  • Click on submit button.

  • After that make the payment through Demand Draft, Debit Card or Credit Card.

  • Note, that there will be an acknowledgment number here. This will be necessary to check the application status.

  • When the process is complete, take a print out of the application form and post it to the address provided with all the necessary documents.

How to Change Name in Pan Card

  • In the category, select Individual & fill all the details such as Surname/First Name/Last Name/Date of Birth/Email-ID/PAN number etc.

  • After filling details, you have to enter the captcha code & tap on to submit.

  • You will get the message on your mobile number, after this click on ‘Continue’, and then you will be redirected to the online PAN application page.

  • Now, you have to follow the onscreen instructions. And, if you want to update photo, signature on PAN, then clock on ‘Photo Mismatch’ & ‘Signature Mismatch’ on the page.

  • Once all the necessary details are entered & the payment is made, then the acknowledgement receipt is generated. Take the print out of it & send it to the office of NSDL eGOV along with copy of all required documents.

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