NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited
Circular No.: NSDL/TIN/12017/001 January 10, 2017
Subject: New design of PAN card
All TEN-FCs & PAN Centres are hereby informed that the Income Tax Department (ETD) has prescribed certain changes in the existing design of the PAN Card. Accordingly, with effect from January 10, 2017, PAN cards are being printed as per the new design specifications approved by ITD.
Specimen of the PAN card as per new design is as under:
New Design of PAN Card with Aadhaar No
- New features Added in PAN Card:
- (i) Quick Response (QR) code having details of the PAN applicant is printed on PAN card for enabling verification of the PAN Card;
- (ii) Legends have been incorporated for particulars Name, father’s, and date of birth fields. Position of PAN & signature has been changed.
- (iii) Position of PAN & signature has been changed.
All TIN-FCs and PAN Centres are advised to take note of the above and advise applicants in the events of queries received from the applicants.
Note : If you have already have PAN card then no need to apply fresh PAN Card.New design pan card shall be issued to new applicants after 10.01.2017.However if you wish to get new design pan card then you may apply for reprint pan card option at tin website and tin/uti pan centers.