PAN card for Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

How to apply for PAN card for Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)?

a)    Requirements:

(i)            For HUF, an affidavit made by the Karta of HUF stating name, father's name and address of all the coparceners on the date of application is required along with copy of proof of identity & proof of address of Karta.
(ii)           Proof of address of residence stated in the application
(iii)          Proof of Identity of the Karta (Copy of any 1 of the following):

  1. School leaving certificate
  2. Matriculation certificate
  3. Degree of a recognized educational institution
  4. Depository account statement
  5. Credit card statement
  6. Bank account statement/ bank pass book
  7. Water bill
  8. Ration card
  9. Property tax assessment order
  10. Passport
  11. Voters Identity Card
  12. Driving License
  13. Certificate of identity signed by Member of Parliament or Member of Legislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or Gazetted Officer.

(iv)         Address Proof of the Karta (Copy of any 1 of the following):
  1. electricity bill*
  2. Telephone bill*
  3. Depository account statement*
  4. Credit card statement*
  5. Bank account statement/bank pass book*
  6. Rent receipt*
  7. Employer certificate*
  8. Passport
  9. Voters Identity card
  10. Property tax assessment order
  11. Driving License
  12. Ration card
  13. Certificate of address signed by Member of Parliament or Member ofLegislative Assembly or Municipal Councilor or Gazetted Officer.
* The documents submitted should not be more than 6 months old from the date of application

b)    Steps in applying for PAN

Step 1: Read the instructions carefully before filling the form from


Step 2: Go to the website “” Click on “New PAN for Indian Citizen (Form 49A)”.

Step 3: Click on “Online Application for New Pan (Form 49A)”. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and select the ~Category of Applicant~ from the drop box as Hindu Undivided Family.

Step 4: Details of Area Code, AO type, Range Code, AO number can be obtained from “

Step 5: After filling in the form, select a mode of payment as per your convenience. The options provided are demand draft, cheque, credit/ debit card and net banking.

c)    General guidelines for filling the form:

  1. In the column for date of Incorporation/Registration of the HUF, date of creation of HUF should be mentioned. In case the HUF is an ancestral HUF date can be 01-01-0001 where the date of creation is not available.
  2. HUFs should write their full name starting from the first block of Last Name/Surname. If the name is longer than the space provided for the last name, it can be continued in the space provided for First and Middle Name.
  3. HUFs shall mention HUF after their full name.
  4. For HUF, residential address is mandatory
  5. Only Karta of the HUF must fill and submit the form online. In case of any errors the form can be rectified and resubmitted.
  6. On submission, a confirmation screen with all the data filled by the applicant will be displayed. The applicant may either edit or confirm the same.
  7. On confirmation, an acknowledgement will be displayed. The acknowledgement will contain a unique 15-digit acknowledgement number.
  8. This number is important and must be saved for future tracking of PAN status
  9. The Signature / Left Thumb Impression of the Karta should be only within the box provided in the acknowledgement. If the Karta is providing thumb impression, the same should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or a Gazetted Officer under official seal and stamp.
If applicant selects 'copy of depository account' as proof of identity or proof of address, it is mandatory to fill in Depository Account Details.

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