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I. STEPS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION

a. Applicant will fill TAN Change Request form online and submit the form.
b. If the data submitted fails in any format level validation, a response indicating the error(s) will be displayed on the screen.
c. The applicant shall rectify the error(s) and re-submit the form.
d. If there are no format level error(s) a confirmation screen with data filled by the applicant will be displayed.
e. If the applicant requires any amendment to this data, it can choose the edit option, else it shall choose the confirm option.
f. For Changes or Correction in TAN data, fill all mandatory fields (marked with *) of the Form and select the corresponding box on left margin of appropriate field where correction is required.
g. TAN change request can be made for 'change of category of the applicant' only if category is erroneously mentioned in the Income Tax Department (ITD) TAN database. For example if ABC Ltd. is categorised as 'Firm' in ITD TAN database the category can be changed to 'Company' which is the correct category.
h. For Cancellation of TAN, fill all mandatory fields in the Form, enter TAN to be cancelled in Item No.6 of the Form and select the check box on left margin. TAN to be cancelled should not be same as TAN (the one currently used) mentioned at the top of the Form.

II. PAYMENT

i. The fee for TAN Change Request form is 62.00 ( 55.00 application charge + 12.36% Service Tax).
j. Fee can be paid either by
  • demand draft or
  • cheque or
  • Credit Card / Debit Card or
  • Net Banking.
k. Demand draft / cheque shall be in favor of 'NSDL - TIN'.
l. Name of the applicant and the acknowledgment number should be mentioned on the reverse of the demand draft / cheque.
m. Demand draft shall be payable at Mumbai (to be sent to NSDL).
n. Applicants making payment by cheque shall deposit a local cheque (drawn on any bank) with any HDFC Bank branch across the country (except Dahej). The applicant shall mention TANNSDL on the deposit slip. List of HDFC Bank branches.
o. Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking payment
Facility of making payment by credit card / debit card / net banking is not available for below mentioned categories
  • Central Government / State Government and
  • Statutory / Autonomous Bodies

Persons authorised to make credit card / debit card / net banking payment for other categories are as below:

Category of applicant Authorized person whose credit card / debit card / net banking can be used for making the payment
Company/Branch/Division of a company Any Director of the Company
Individual (Sole Proprietorship) / Branch of Individual Business Self
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) Karta
Firm / Branch of Firm Any partner of the firm
Association of Persons/Body of Individuals/ Association of Persons (Trusts)/Artificial Juridical Person Authorised signatory covered under section 140

Applicants making credit card / debit card payment will be charged an additional surcharge of 5.00 + service tax by the bank providing payment gateway facility.

Applicants making payment through Net Banking facility will be charged an additional surcharge of 4.00 + service tax for payment gateway facility.

On successful credit card / debit card / net banking payment, acknowledgment will be displayed. Applicant shall save and print the acknowledgment and send to NSDL as mentioned in point 'V - Mode of Submission of Documents' below.

Applicant shall select appropriate mode of payment and fill relevant details in the application.

III. ACKNOWLEDGMENT

p. On confirmation, and in case of credit card / debit card / net banking payment (on successful payment) an acknowledgment screen will be displayed. The acknowledgment consists of:
  • A unique 14-digit acknowledgment number
  • Status of applicant
  • Name of applicant
  • Contact details (address, e-mail and telephone number)
  • Payment details
  • Space for signature

Acknowledgment will also indicate fields in which change requested.

q. Applicant shall save and print this acknowledgment.
r. Signature / Left thumb impression should only be within the box provided in the acknowledgment. In case of applicants other than 'Individuals', the authorised signatory shall sign the acknowledgment and affix the appropriate seal or stamp.
s. Left hand thumb impression, if used, should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.

IV. DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION

t. Proof of TAN (existing TAN . i.e. the one currently in use).
u. Proof of TAN(s) to be surrendered/cancelled, if any.
v. Applicant may submit the TAN allotment letter received from ITD as proof of TAN. In case the applicant does not have TAN allotment letter, he can submit a printout of his TAN details using TAN search facility provided at www.incometaxindia.gov.in or www.tin-nsdl.com
w. Relevant documentary proof to support request for correction/change in TAN change request to be forwarded to NSDL along with TAN acknowledgment.
In case the applicant's address changes to a different city and the new address falls under different RCC (Regional Computer Center of Income Tax Department) then applicant needs to apply for a new TAN in Form no. 49B.
x. The address of applicant should be an Indian address only.

V. MODE OF SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS

The acknowledgment duly signed along with relevant proofs to be sent to NSDL at
NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited
5th Floor, Mantri Sterling,
Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8,
Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk,
Pune 411 016.

y. Superscribe the envelope with 'APPLICATION FOR TAN CHANGE REQUEST-Acknowledgment Number' (e.g. 'APPLICATION FOR TAN CHANGE REQUEST-88301020000097').
z. Your acknowledgment, demand draft, if any, and proofs, should reach NSDL within 15 days from the date of online application.
aa. Applications received with Demand Draft /cheque as mode of payment shall be processed only on receipt of relevant proofs and realisation of payment.
bb. Applications received with credit card / debit card / net banking as mode of payment shall be processed on receipt of relevant documents (acknowledgment and proofs).

VI. CONTACT US

cc. For more information
  • Call PAN/TDS Call Center at 020 - 27218080
  • Fax: 020 - 27218081
  • e-mail us at
  • SMS NSDLTAN <space> Acknowledgement No. & send to 57575 to obtain application status.
  • Write to : NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 5th Floor, Mantri Sterling, Plot No. 341, Survey No. 997/8,Model Colony, Near Deep Bungalow Chowk, Pune 411 016.

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