All about Student PAN Card application

A PAN or (Permanent Account Number) card is a non-transferable identity card issued by the NSDL on behalf of the Government of India is an absolute necessity for all tax-paying citizens of India. In addition to the tax-paying proof feature, as this card is issued by the government, it can play the role of an identification card for almost all public and private purposes, which is why a PAN card can be issued to both an adult as well as someone below 18 years. This article helps you learn about all the important information about a Student Pan Card and how to apply for it.

Application for PAN card for students

Step 1: Collect the PAN card application form 49A from the office or simply download the online PAN application form from the NSDL or UTIITSL website.

Step 2: Tick on ‘Minor PAN Card’ if you are below 18 years of age, if not, go for the regular PAN card.

Step 3: Carefully fill out all the necessary information in the form.

Step 4: Submit the form to the office along with all the necessary documents and a certain amount of application fee required for the submission process.

Step 5: Keep the letter of acknowledgement that you will receive after, safe for future reference.

After completion of the PAN card verification procedure, the PAN card can be received at the address mentioned in the form.

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PAN Card documents list

The following documents are necessary for PAN card registration:

  • Two passports sized photographs.
  • The photocopy of any Identity card like passport proof, Aadhaar card, driving license or Voter’s ID, etc.
  • The photocopy of any address proof like Aadhaar card, Passport, Bank account statement (not older than 3 months), Driving license, Electricity/gas connection/telephone bill (not older than 3 months), etc.


The benefits of a PAN card are numerous even to minor individuals. It serves as an identity proof that is universally accepted by government as well as private institutions. Moreover its lifelong validity ensures that the unique number issued to an individual will not change which makes it convenient as well as highly secure for them to link all transactions to this single identity card. This article contains all the necessary information about Student PAN Card and its application procedures.