There are mainly two kinds of PAN applications:
1. Program for allowance of PAN: - This application should be used when the candidate has never used for a PAN nor does not have PAN utilize him. All Applicants may check out ITD’s at it official web page www.incometaxindia.gov.in to discover whether a PAN card has been utilized him or not.
Following kinds have been informed by ITD for posting programs for allowance of new PAN card. :
FORM 49A: - To be loaded by Indian people such as those who are situated outside of India.
FORM 49AA: - To be loaded by international people.
2. Program for new PAN Cards or/and Changes or Improvements in PAN Data: - Those who have already acquired the PAN and wish to acquire the new PAN card or want to create some changes / corrections in their PAN details, are needed to publish their programs in the following type recommended by ITD:
Apply for a new PAN card or corrections as well as changes in particular PAN card. All citizens of India as well as international people can use the same type.A new PAN card keeping the same PAN but modified details is released to candidate in such situation. Therefore, these documents are essential for applying for a new or renewal of passport. You should keep these documents handy so that you can show them whenever required.