CSC PAN Card: A Complete Guide on CSC Pan

CSC PAN Card: A Complete Guide on CSC Pan

PAN (Permanent Account Number) is a unique identifier the Indian Income Tax Department issued. It’s a 10-character alphanumeric code provided to Indian citizens in the form of a laminated ‘PAN Card. It has become an important document that people use as a form of identity proof. Earlier, people would go to the post office to apply for a PAN Card, but today they instead opt for a CSC PAN Card.  

You might be wondering what CSC is and how it’s helping people apply for a PAN Card. This blog will provide all essential details on what a CSC PAN Card means, what documents are required, and how to apply. 

What is a CSC PAN Card?

The CSC PAN Card is the regular PAN Card obtained through the CSC portal. CSC, known as Common Services Center, is conceptualised as ICT-enabled, front-end service delivery points for delivery of Private, Social, and Government Sector Services in the following areas 

  • Entertainment
  • Education
  • Health
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • FMCG products
  • Agriculture 
  • Utility payments

CSC is the platform where the Village Level Entrepreneurs or VLEs may conduct all their work and activities and serve the users or the customers. Therefore, the PAN obtained through the CSC portal is called CSC PAN Card. 

Documents Required for Identity Proof

The following documents are accepted as identity proof for PAN Card registration:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card
  • Driving License
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Matriculation Certificate

Documents Required for Address Proof

The following documents can be used as address proof for PAN Card registration:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID Card
  • Telephone Bill
  • Electricity Bill
  • Water Bill

Note: The utility bills must not be older than six months. 

How Can VLE File the PAN Card Application Form?

If you are a Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE),  follow the steps below to file the PAN Card application form: 

Step 1: Visit the website of Digital Seva Portal and log in with your user ID and password. 

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Services’ section and click on the ‘PAN Card E KYC Services’ box. 

Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page. Tap on the ‘VLE Users click here’ option. 

Step 4:  Navigate to the menu bar and click ‘Apply New Pan’. You will get a drop-down list of options. Tap on the ‘Application for New PAN 49A’ link. 

Step 5: Fill out the application form by entering valid applicant details. 

Step 6: Upload your documents, including your photo, signature, PAN form, and other related documents.

Step 7: After document submission, VLE must make the payment using the preferred mode. 

Step 8: Produce an acknowledgement slip. 

Step 9: Create a batch at regular intervals with a minimum of one application. 

Step 10: Send the hard copies of the PAN card to the required address at the end of the month. 

The same procedure applies to CSC UTI PAN.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to apply for a PAN card CSC NSDL?

Applying for a PAN Card through CSC is easy. Visit the official website of Digital Seva Portal. Navigate to the menu bar and click on the ‘New PAN Application. Select ‘49A New PAN application’ under the application. Choose the category, and enter your name, DOB, Email ID and mobile number. Pay using a CSC wallet or any mode of payment as per your preference. Submit and download the NSDL PAN receipt after completing your application form.

What are the charges for applying for a PAN card?

For an Indian communication address, the fee for obtaining a PAN is ₹ 93 (excluding GST), while for a foreign communication address, the fee for the PAN is ₹ 864 (excluding GST). You can pay the application fee through a debit or credit card, a DD (Demand Draft), or net banking.

Is a PAN card valid without a signature?

A valid and verified signature must be on the PAN Card, or the PAN Card won’t be genuinely valid.

What documents are required for a PAN card?

For a PAN Card, you must submit documents, such as identity proof, address proof, and birth certificate. 

How can you track the status of your PAN application?

Simply, navigate to the URL Click on the ‘Apply’ tab and select the ‘Status Check’ link. Furnish your application ID and the Captcha Text and click on the ‘Submit’ button. 

How does CSC work?

CSC e-Governance India Limited is an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) that works toward connecting local people with insurance companies, banks, government departments, and with several service providers in the private sector by employing an IT-enabled network of citizen service points. 

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