How To Apply For New Pan Card With The Verification Certificate

The Income Tax Department of India mandates every citizen to obtain PAN card so that it can evaluate individual income slab and tax returns. Any individual/HUF planning to apply for a PAN Card must be able to submit a specific set of documents required by the IT department out of which identity proof and address proof are of utmost importance. For the validation of both the proofs, an applicant may submit any one from the prescribed list of documents with the application request form.

List Of Documents For Identity Proof (Any One) For Pan Card Validation

  • Aadhaar Card
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Degree of Recognized Educational Institution
  • Bank Account Statement
  • Property Tax Assessment Order
  • Water Bill
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Ration Card
  • Passport

List Of Documents For Address Proof (Any One) For Pan Card Verification

  • Telephone Bill
  • Electricity Bill
  • Statement of Bank Account
  • House Rent Receipt
  • Certificate of the Employer
  • Voter’s Identity Card
  • Ration Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport

Moreover, to smoothen the procedure of application further, the department also has provisions for individuals unable to provide their proof of address or identity. Such individuals are allowed to submit identity or address certificates duly attested by a Gazetted Officer, Councillor of the respective Municipal Committee, Member of the Legislative Assembly, or Member of Parliament.

The current format of the application has been inducted by the Income Tax Department to regulate the procedure.

Procedure To Apply For Verification Certificate

The format for Verification Certificate is mentioned under provisions of rule 114(4) of Income Tax Rules, 1962 of PAN (individual/HUF) and it is available for download at the IT department’s official website.

An applicant can download the Gazetted Officer form for PAN card in fillable Pdf version and fill in the required details. The application has two sections - one for the applicant and the other for the corroborator.

One Has To Fill In The Form With The Following Information for Verification Certificate

  • For the applicant – a passport size photograph (same as the one affixed on PAN application for), applicant’s name, father’s name, date of birth, address of residence (in case the applicant has resided at more than one address in the past one year, they have to mention it), office address, and if the applicant has their name changed then they have to mention the previous name.
  • For the corroborator – full name, designation at work, the name of the organisation or department where they hold the position, office address, employee id number, photocopy of the I-Card, contact number, and signature with an official seal.

Also, there are two other certificate that can be used in an applicant does not have identity or address proofs. These are:

New Gazetted Officer Certificate for PAN Card (Annexure A)

This form is to be filled by the Gazetted Officer, MLA, MP or Municipal Councillor. On the right hand corner of the form, the applicant has to affix a passport size photo and then read the keep in mind the following details to know how to fill Annexure A for PAN Card.

  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Resident Address
  • Office Address
  • Name Change (in case of any change in name)

The issuing authority is required to fill in a declaration that affirms their role as the certifier of the applicant. Then, they have to attest the photograph of the applicant with their signature and official rubber stamp. Both signature and stamp have to appear half on the photo and half on the application form. The issuing officer also needs to fill in the form with the following details:

  • Signature of the Issuer
  • Full Name
  • Designation
  • Department/ Organisation/ Constituency
  • ID Card number along with a photocopy of the card enclosed with the form
  • Telephone Number
  • Mobile Number
  • Address with location
  • Official Seal
  • Date
  • Place

Certificate Of The Employer (Annexure B)

The use of Annexure B in PAN Card is the almost the same as Annexure A. But in this case, the applicant can only submit Annexure B if they do not have an address proof. Here too, on the right hand corner of Annexure B, the applicant’s passport sized photo needs to be affixed and they need to provide their residential address.

The employer, then, have to fill in the following details to certify the authenticity of the applicant’s address

  • Required details in the declaration statement
  • Office Address
  • Registration Number of the Company/Institution
  • PAN Details of the Organisation
  • Full name of the Issuing Officer
  • Designation
  • PAN Card details of the Individual
  • Office Address with location
  • Telephone Number
  • Mobile Number
  • Signature of the Issuing Officer with Official Seal

The verification certificates, mentioned above, will act as an identity as well as address proof, once it is filled and attested.

Here you Can Download or Save The Gazetted Officer Form For Pan Card Verification


Certificate to be used by a member of parliament/Member of Legislative Assembly/ Municipal Councillor or Gazetted officer under sub-rule (4) of rule 114 of the income-tax Rules,1962)

(To be attested by issuing authority with his/her signature & rubber stamp appearing half on the certificate and half on photograph)

I hereby certify that I know Sh./Smt/Kum…… …………………………………………………………………

son/daughter of ……………………………………..and his/her personal particulars as given below are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I recommend issue of PAN card by the Income-tax Department to him/her.

  Father's Name (Even in case of married ladies Father's Name is to be provided  
  Date of Birth  
  Residence Address (if applicant has resided at more than one place during last one year then all such address with dates should be mentioned  
  Office Address  
  Previous Name (in case of change in name)  

Details of issues of certificate

Office address with location (Signature)

Office Seal Full Name:

Date: Designation:

Place: Department/Organisation Constituency: Identity card No: Mobile:

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