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How to Change Name in PAN Card after Marriage?


Change Name in PAN Card After Marriage: PAN Card is very important for us in India when we are buying or selling immovable properties like Land plots etc. and buying vehicles and mutual funds etc. This card is issued by Income Tax Department in India and we can use it as a valid identity proof as well. If you want to change your name in PAN Card you can do that and the procedure you need to follow to change it in PAN card is very easy. You just need to fill an online form with your updated details and you need to send the printout of that form to NSDL office. I will assist you to change it in your PAN Card.

You can follow this procedure in case of:

  • If you want to change your name after Marriage.
  • If you want to change your name after Divorce.
  • Or in case you have changed your name.

How to Change Name in PAN Card after Marriage?

Change Name in PAN Card

So let us now get started with the article and check out how you can change your name in PAN Card after your marriage or any other reasons. We can update any of the details of ours in the PAN Card and income tax department. What I mean by any details is like you can change your Signature in PAN Card, name, photograph, address, Date or Birth etc.

But when you want to change any of your details in income tax department records, they will allow you but they need perfect and valid documents which show the changes. I will share the documents which can be considered as the proof documents for PAN card name change procedure. If you have any of these listed documents you can change your name in the income tax records.

Marriage Certificate.

Any couple when gets married they get Marriage Certificate when they register their marriage. Marriage Certificate is a legal document and hence it can be used as the document of your name change not only in PAN Card but also in Voter ID, Passport etc.

Marriage Invitation Card.

Every married couple has this with them, it is an invitation for your relatives and family friends with which you will invite them to be present at your marriage. In this, the card names of the couples will be mentioned and so this accepted by income tax department.

Photocopy of Passport with Husband’s name.

Passport is an address proof document in India, a photocopy of the passport is also accepted to change your name. But your Husbands name should be mentioned in the passport.

Further Process:

So these are the documents which are accepted as proof documents if you have any of these you can change your name. Now what you need to do is to fill the online form to change your name in PAN Card after marriage. I have mentioned the procedure below.

First of all, you need to open NSDL website, you can use this link provided here to open the website.

After you open NSDL website with the link provided above you need to click on “Changes or Correction in PAN details. You can refer the image below to do so.

PAN card online

After you click on that a new window will get opened in your web browser, and in that window, you will be provided with a link to the Do’s and Don’ts while updating details. Read them carefully. When you finish read the Do’s and Don’ts you need to click on Online Application for Changes or Correction in PAN Data (PAN Change Request Form). You can refer the image embedded below.

Online Application for Changes or Correction in PAN data

When you click on the link which I told you a new web page will be opened in which you will be given guidelines which you need to read very carefully. After that scroll down and select a category and click on select, you can refer the image below to do so.

Change Name in PAN Card after Marriage

After that, the main form will get opened in a new web page which you need to fill. The form looks like shown in the image below.

Form to get new PAN Card

As you are doing the task to Change PAN Card Signature/DOB/Name/Photo Online you need to enter your existing Permanent account number in the space provided.

After filling the form you need to make a payment of Rs.107 and you can pay that via Credit or Debit Card, Netbanking, Cheque or Demand Draft whichever is convenient for you. After that, you need to click on Submit. You will be provided with an acknowledgment number.

You need to take a printout of the form which you just filled. Paste your 2 recent photographs in the space provided and make your signature where space for the signature is provided. You need to post the Envelope to the NSDL office, I will provide you the address where you need to send the printout of the form. You need to mention your Acknowledgment number on the Envelope.

Make sure all the supporting documents are enclosed in the envelope which were mentioned in the guidelines which were given to you.

NSDL Office address: Income Tax PAN Services Unit, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8, Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune – 411016.

So this was how you can change the name in PAN card after marriage, I hope you are clear with all the steps which are mentioned in this guide. All you have to do is collect one of the document which is accepted by the income tax department to change your name in their records.

After that fill the online form, you have read the procedure to fill the form above. Once filled send the printout of the application to the NSDL Pune office whose address I have mentioned above. If you have any kind of doubts regarding the procedure to change your name in PAN Card after marriage you can comment below. I will respond to your comment as soon as possible.


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