Income Tax

FEMA/RBI Regulations

Permanent Account Number (PAN)

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten digit unique alphanumeric combination. It is issued to all juristic entities as identified under the Indian Income Tax Legislation. It is issued by the Indian Income Tax Department (through its appointed body e.g. NSDL). PAN is equivalent to a national identification number in India, and also serve an important role as an ID proof.

Permanent Account Number
A sample PAN Card

Salient Features of PAN: