Minor PAN Card do not have Applicant's Photo on it. Also it have parent's/guardian's signature on it. When Minor PAN is updated to Major PAN Card, it will have Applicant's photo and signature as well. PAN holder details is printed on physical Card. It has PAN number printed on top and contains PAN holder's name, date of birth, father's name. Most important, it also has Hologram which makes it genuine ID proof for its holder. This is why Major PAN Card is asked to by banks or other financial institutions as proof of Identity.
You can update PAN Card Minor to Major by filling up above online 'Minor to Major PAN Card Application Form' and complete all steps with required documents.
Yes after 18 years age. As Major PAN Card have Applicant's photo and signature on it, Banks or Financial Institutions ask to present Major PAN Card as PAN proof while opening bank account or getting any loan. Hence sometimes, at such moments PAN Card minor to major update is required.
For PAN Card Minor to Major Application following documents are required:
Updated Minor to Major Card will be delivered to PAN Holder's Home Address by Courier mentioned in PAN Form while applying pan card minor to major update online. Address proof having same address needs to be submitted along with application.
After applying PAN Minor to Major, you can track PAN card status on our portal at below link:
Track PAN Card Status