Instructions for filling form 49A

a) Use BLACK INK for filling the FORM and SIGNATURE.
b) 'Individual' applicants should paste one recent, coloured photograph (stamp size : 3.5 cms X 2.5 cms).
The photograph should not be stapled or clipped. The clarity of the image on PAN Card will depend on the quality and clarity of photograph pasted on the form.
c) Thumb impression, if used, should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.
d) Each box, wherever provided, should contain only one character (alphabets/number/punctuation sign) leaving a box blank after each word.
e) Area and AO code should be filled by the applicant, in consultation with IT PAN Service Center, if required


Item Details How to fill in the form


Full name 'Individuals' must state full-expanded name is CAPITAL LETTERS. Abbreviations and initials are not acceptable. Name should not be prefixed with titles such as Shri,Smt,Kumari,Late,Major Dr. or M/s and a blank box should be left between any two parts of the name.
For example RAKESH KHUSHAL SINGH should be written as :
        Surname/Last Name:
        First Name:
        Middle Name:
Other applicants must ignore this structure of name but leave a blank box after each word in the name.


Name to be printed on PAN Card  Since the PAN Card cannot carry name exceeding 25 characters, applicants with longer names should suitably abbreviate the name but without using any nickname or aliases.
For example : SATYAM VENKATAIYAH M.K.REDDY,can be abbreviated as 


Earlier Name  Applicable to Individuals only and instructions in item no.1 for writing name apply.


Father's Name Applicable to Individuals only and instructions in item no. 1 for writing name apply. Married women applicants should also give only father's name and not husband's name.


Address-Residential & office Indicating PIN code for both Residential and office Address is mandatory


Address for communication All future communications will be sent at the address indicated in this column. R means residence address and O means office address


Date of Birth  Date 21.9.1956 should be written as 






Relevant date for different category of PAN applicants is:
Individuals : Actual Date of Birth; Companies: Date of Incorporation; Association of  Persons: Date of Formation/Creation; Association of Person (Trust): Date of Creation or Trust Deed; Partnership Firms: Date of Partnership Deed; and HUFs: Date of creation of HUF


Registration No. Not applicable to Individual and HUF applicants. 'Company' applicants should mention registration number issued by the Registrar of Companies. Other applicants may mention registration number issued by  any State or Central Govt. Authority


Salaried employee Write name of the Organisation where employed.


Nature and code of Business / Profession  Chose relevant code corresponding to your business / profession from the list mentioned at Point No. 6 Overleaf (General Information for PAN Applicants)


Others Applicants other than those covered by column 9 (a) & 9 (b) must mention their source of income or give reason for applying for PAN


Name and address of Representative Assessees Section 160 of IT Act, 1961 provides that a non-resident, a minor, etc. can  be represented through Representative Assessee .This column will contain particulars of such Representative Assessee whereas column 1 to 12 will contain details of person on whose behalf this application is submitted In such case Representative Assessee will sign the form


Enclosures List of documents that will serve as proof of Identity and Address are available at Point No.5 overleaf (General Information for PAN Applicants)


Demand Draft/Pay Order Demand Draft/Pay Order to be sent, should be made in favour of "UTIITSL"


Address for sending Form 49a along with documents UTI Infrastructure Technology And Services Ltd., Plot no 3, Sector 11, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400614.

  General Information for PAN Applicants

Application for PAN should be made only on form supplied by UTIITSL or from website or obtained IT PAN Service Center. Applications on any other form including re-printed or photocopied from original will be summarily rejected.

2. The processing fee of PAN application is :
For Indian Resident : Rs. 96/- (Processing fee Rs. 85.00 + Rs. 11.00 Service tax)
For NRI : Rs.962 /- (Processing fee Rs. 85.00 + Rs. 11.00 Service tax + Rs. 866.00 Postal charges)
* Indian Resident : Address for communication is within India.
* NRI : Address for communication is outside India.
3. Those already allotted a ten digit alphanumeric PAN shall not apply again as having or using more than one PAN are illegal. Such allottees may,however,request for the new tamper proof PAN card, with several security features, on payment of Rs.96/- at IT PAN Service Centers.
4. Documents to be submitted along with application for PAN (Column 15 of Form 49 A):
Category Documents Required
Individual For proof of identity : Copy of school leaving certificate or matriculation certificate or degree of a recognised educational institution or depository account or credit card bank account or water bill or ration card or property tax assessment order or passport or voter identity card or driving license or certificate of identity signed by a Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative assembly or Municipal Councilor or a Gazetted Officers,as the case may be.
For Proof of Address : Copy of electricity bill or telephone bill or depository account or credit card or bank account or ration card or employer certificate or passport or voters identity card or property tax assessment order Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or Gazetted Officer, as the case may be.

Incase of a person being a minor, any documents of any of the parents or guardian of such minor shall be deemed to be the proof of identity and address.
HUF For proof of identity and address,any document prescribed in the case of individuals in respect of Karta of the HUF
Company Copy of Certificate or Registration issued by Registrar of Companies.
Firms Copy of Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar or Copy of Partnership Deed.
AOP(Trusts) Copy of the Trust deed or Copy of Certificate of Registration Number issued by Charity Commissioners.
AOP/BOI/Local Authority/
Artifical Juridical Person
Copy of Agreement or Copy of Certificate or Registration Number issued by Charity Commissioners or Registrar of Co-operative Society or any other Competent Authority or any other document originating from any Central or State Government Department establishing Identity and Address of such person.

  5.Businees/Professions along with codes (Column 13(b) of Form 49A):



Medical Profession and Business 11 Films,TV and such other entertainment
02 Engineering  12 Information Technology
03 Architecture 13 Builders and Developers
04 Chartered Accountant/Accountancy 14 Members of Stock Exchange, Share Brokers and Sub-Brikers
05 Interior Decoration 15 Performing Arts and Yatra
06 Technical Consultancy 16 Operation of Ship,Hovercraft,Aircarfts or Helicopters
07 Company Secretary 17 Plying Taxis,Lorries,Trucks,Buses or other Commercial Vehicles
08 Legal Practitioner and Solicitors 18 Ownership of Horses or Jockeys
09 Government Contractors 19 Cinema Halls and Other Theaters
10 Insurance Agency 20 Others