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How to Change Name in PAN Card after Marriage? Know Full Details Here

In Indian culture, it is a common practice for a woman to change her surname after she gets married, and hence it becomes very important to update these changes in the necessary documents such as PAN Card.

M Kanika
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In Indian culture, it is a common practice for a woman to change her surname after she gets married, and hence it becomes very important to update these changes in the necessary documents such as PAN Card.

For all those women whether they are from rural communities or from urban communities, this important news is for the women, who are married or about to get married & plans to change the name on the PAN card.

Then, here is the basic information, which you need to keep in mind.

Documents Required

  • The documents one needs to submit are a marriage certificate, marriage card, advertisements that deal with that you are changing your surname, and the advertisement should be published in a newspaper, Husband's ID proof under which his name & address are mentioned correctly and some of the photographs.

  • To change your surname on the PAN Card, you need to first fill-up an application form.

  • Note- Fill in all the details mentioned and tick the column where you need to make changes.

Who Can Make Changes?

  • Any married woman who wishes to change her name in PAN Card can fill in the form.

  • Or any person who wishes to make changes can also do so.

  • The person needs to submit a newspaper advertisement while explaining the changes you have done.

Is it Necessary to Change Surname on the PAN card after Marriage?

  • All those women who have changed their surname after their marriage must make needful changes to the PAN card too.

  • The change will only take place when the Income Tax Department receives an application.

Does PAN Number change with Change in a Surname?

  • The PAN card number remains the same even if you change your surname or your signature.

  • The term PAN Number means Permanent Number and so it will remain unaffected by all those changes you do.

  • The PAN or Permanent Account Number is a ten-digit alphanumeric number that is mainly assigned by the Income Tax Department to a taxpayer.

  • PAN number is mandatory for financial transactions such as, receiving a salary, investing money in stock markets, mutual funds, sale & purchase of assets.

  • The PAN number enables Income Tax Department to link all transactions to the person who holds the particular PAN card.
  • PAN Card is one of the documents accepted for the photo identification of an individual. 

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