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Updated December 27th, 2023 at 17:21 IST

PAN Card for Minors: Step by step guide to apply for permanent account number

A guide provides step-by-step instructions on applying for a PAN card for minors.

Navya Dubey
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A minor can apply for a PAN card. If a minor earns more than Rs 15,000 per month then he can file ITR. It is very important to have a PAN card to file ITR. There is no such age limit to file an ITR.   

When does a minor require a PAN card? 

A PAN card for a minor is necessary in a situation if parents decide to invest in their child's name, a PAN card becomes essential. When minor plan to open bank account, pan card is required. Lastly, if the minor earns an income, having a PAN card is a requirement. 

Who can apply? 

The application for making a PAN card of a minor is made on behalf of his parents or whoever is the legal guardian. 

How to Apply - Step by step process

Step 1: Visit the official website of NSDL 

Step 2: Read the instructions carefully to fill out Form 49A. 

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Step 3: Upload necessary documents such as birth certificate, photos, Adhar card and photo of the parents. Upload signatures of parents only. 

Step 4: Proceed with payment of Rs 107. Click on the submit button. Saved the number provided to track the status of the application. 

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Published December 27th, 2023 at 17:21 IST

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