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Q: I have PIO card issued in 2011like apassport type prints. is it valid to travel to India?

A: *The government of India has notified that all existing PIO card holders shall be deemed to overseas citizens of Indian cardholder (merger of PIO to OCI) *Until applicants are in receipt of an OCI...

Q: How can NRIs do the sale/transfer of shares held by them with repatriation benefits?

A: In the case of shares /debentures /bonds acquired by NRIs through stock exchanges under the Portfolio Investment Scheme, general exemption has been granted for transfer through stock exchanges...

Q: Are NRIs permitted to transfer/sell their shares held on non-repatriation basis to resident freely?

A: Yes. General exemption has been granted by Reserve Bank for transfer/sale of shares/debentures/bonds by NRIs/OCBs through stock exchanges if such transfers are made in favor of an Indian citizen or...

Q: How to convert minor PAN to major PAN card?

A: To change PAN card form from minor to major, you should fill and submit the "Request for new PAN card and/or changes or correction in PAN data" Form. Keep in mind that In order to Link Aadhaar with...

Q: Should we apply for new PAN, in case of PAN information changed?

A: PAN is for life and Individuals can have only ONE PAN. Having more than one PAN is also illegal. In case of change of information of a person who has a PAN, they should not apply for new PAN but...

Q: Can US citizen being of Indian origin get PAN card?

A: Foreign citizens who wish to apply for a PAN need to provide the relevant documents similar to what Indian citizens provide, such as ID proof and proof of address. Fee for foreign PAN applications...

Q: Can we use same PAN card acquired in India after changing citizenship?

A: Since PAN is for life, you should be able to use the same PAN card number to file your taxes in India.

Q: Can gold jewelry be taken on the transfer of residence?

A: No, gold jewelry cannot be taken under transfer of residency, transfer of residence allows duty-free import of used household goods. The only duty-free allowance that can be availed when it comes...

Q: Difference between resident and non-resident PAN card?

A: There is no requirement for a former Indian citizen to surrender their PAN Card and apply for a new one. A person can only have one PAN Card and it is valid for life. There is no difference in...

Q: How to change the address on PAN card?

A: 1.Go to https://tin.tin.nsdl.com/pan/index.html 2.Select - Changes or Correction in PAN details 3.Select - Online Application for Changes Or Correction in PAN Data (PAN Change Request Form)...