The Income Tax Department has prescribed certain changes in the existing design of the PAN Card with effect from January 1, 2017.
(i) Quick Response (QR) code having details of the PAN applicant is printed on PAN card for enabling verification of the PAN Card;
(ii) Legends have been incorporated for particulars Name, father’s, and date of birth fields. Position of PAN & signature has been changed.
(iii) Position of PAN & signature has been changed.