How to correct wrong name in PAN Card? Here’s how you can correct it

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How to correct wrong name in PAN Card? Here’s how you can correct it
How to correct wrong name in PAN Card? Here’s how you can correct it

New Delhi : PAN Card in India is considered as an identity proof of an individual. In many financial tasks, it is considered as an official document, which if not submitted, can keep the whole work hanging. Even, when a PAN Card has wrong name printed, one has to face many difficulties. In some case, it can be considered a fake one.

How to correct the wrong name in PAN Card

Even if your name is wrong on the PAN card, you will not have to spend any money to get it corrected. However, there is an option to make changes for free, without a single paisa. The condition is that if mistake happened in Income tax Department. If this is the case, then the PAN card will be re-released with your correct name.

Follow these steps to get free PAN card with correct name

Step 1: Visit incometaxindia.gov.in/archive/changeform.pdf and download this form. After downloading the form, you will have to fill your correct name simultaneously.

Step 2: As a valid document, you can use the Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Marksheet of Tenth, and the identity card issued by the Government Department.

Step 3: If you have changed your name later, you will have to give a copy of that official gazette, in which the name changed has been printed.

Step 4: By saving this form, you can send it through your email to the Income Tax Department. Along with this, one has to attach a document. 

Step 5: After this, you will receive an email from the Income Tax Department through your personal e-mail, in which your changed name will be given. Just after approving it, your name and address will be changed