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PAN Card for OCI / PIO / Visa
FORM 49AA


Foreign citizens can apply for the Pan Card in faster time and minimum documents with no attestation required. Apply with Passport, OCI, PIO or Visa Copy. Pan Card allows foreign citizens to buy/sell properties, conduct financial transactions, etc.

How to apply Pan Card for Foreign Citizens?


  • Applicant must hold a valid foreign Passport
  • Fill the Form 49AA (above) and submit the supporting documents
  • Applicant will receive both e-Pan (e-mail) & Physical Pan Card through international delivery to all countries.
  • Print and sign the application form and submit the copies of your ID proof and proof of address by post (check the requirements below)
  • For further assistance, e-mail us at [email protected]



Proof of Documents Required & Photo


Only photocopies are required for supporting documents along with Pan Card Application - Do not submit original documents.

1. ID and Birth Proof
(Choose one):

  • Copy of OCI or PIO card, OR
  • Copy of Foreign Passport

2. Address Proof
(Choose one):

  • OCI card, OR
  • Foreign Passport, OR
  • Bank a/c statement

3. Photo Requirement

Applicants are required to paste two photographs on the Pan Card Application Form. Background color can be white or light blue. Photo sizes must be:

· 3,5cm x 2,5cm

Don’t use normal printer paper to print the photos. It is advised to get the photo from a local photo studio or center. Photo must be printed on proper photo paper.

Pan Card Processing


After the submission of an receival of physical documents. Tax officials begin their processing. The processing time is the following:

  • 7 to 10 days for e-Pan Card (received on the email provided)
  • 3 to 4 weeks for Physical Pan Card



Additional information


Foreign Citizens holding OCI or PIO or valid India Visa are eligible to apply for PAN Card online. No attestation required.

  • Applicants from worldwide countries obtain PAN Card using online Form 49AA.
  • Applicant will receive clear instructions on email - to paste photo, sign the documents, & send by post to Pune address
  • After receiving of all documents in India, PAN Number is usually allotted within 5 to 10 working days.
  • You can receive your e-PAN by email immediately once your PAN Number has been allotted
  • Track status online until OCI PAN Card is delivered to foreign countries including USA, Canada, Australia, UAE, etc.
  • For further assistance, e-mail us at [email protected]