How to Apply PAN Card for Church?

To carry our all financial transactions for Church, it needs to have Bank account. And for opening any bank account in India, PAN Card on name of entity is mandatory. So after forming Church Trust with legal documents like Church Trust Deed on Stamp with Notary, another important document that is required is PAN Card for Church. You can quickly Apply PAN Card For Church online

Church Trust PAN Card Front Side

PAN Card Back Side

PAN Card Back Side

Why PAN Card required for Church Trust?

  1. For opening bank account of Church Trust, PAN Card on the name of Church Trust is required along with the Church Trust Deed.
  2. For filing Income Tax Return on the name of Church Trust.

Let’s check out complete procedure for Applying PAN Card for Church Trust.

Documents required for Application of PAN Card for Church Trust

Any one of the following as Proof Of Identity:

  • Copy of Church Trust Deed
  • Copy of Registration Certificate issued by Charity Commissioner

Proof Of Identity establishes the name of your Church Trust which will be printed on Church’s PAN Card.

Any one of the following as Proof Of Address:

  • Copy of Church Trust Deed
  • Copy of Registration Certificate issued by Charity Commisioner

PAN Card will be sent on address mentioned in Proof Of Address.

Any one of the following ID Proof of any one Trustee who signs or have major share holding in Church Trust:

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport
  • Voter ID / Election Card

How to Apply PAN Card For Church Trust Online?

After getting all documents ready, we are set to Apply for New PAN Card Online by following steps:

Step 1: Fill the Application Form

Open Trust PAN Card Form by clicking on below button:

A form will open which will like below image:

Now enter all details in Form:

  1. Enter Full Church Trust Name. This will be printed on PAN Card.
  2. Select Church Trust Identity Proof like Church Trust Deed OR Registration Certificate, whichever is available.
  3. Now select the Date on which Church Trust Deed is created or registered. Date is mentioned in the Deed Or Registration certificate.
  4. Now select the address proof. Address is already mentioned in Church Trust Deed, so you can select Deed as proof. PAN Card will be delivered to address mentioned in selected address proof.
  5. You will be asked to enter Managing Trustee Name also.
  6. Enter contact details like mobile & email address.
  7. After completing the form, submit the form.

STEP 2: Upload Documents

After submitting the form, you will be taken to Verify Details Page. Now re-verify all data that you entered in form. If you made mistake while entering data then you can edit it by going back.

Now after data verification, you can proceed to Upload Documents section. It will look somewhat like below image:

Upload documents as per proofs selected in Trust PAN Card Form. You can upload file in any format like images, pdfs OR you can just take photo from your mobile camera and upload.

STEP 3: Payment

After uploading all your documents, submit them. You will be taken to the payment page. Payment can be done via many online methods like wallets like Paytm, Freecharge, Google Pay, UPI etc., Debit card, Credit card or Netbanking.

On successful payment, your application will be sent for processing. Generally New PAN CArd Application takes about 7 to 12 working days. However, you will receive PAN Card soft copy i.e. e-PAN Card early in email mentioned in the Form that you filled in the first Step-1.


How do I make Church Trust Deed for forming Church Trust?

Simply visit any Notary Centre and ask them to create Church Trust Deed for your Church. They will create deed in specified format required for Church Trust deed.

Is it necessary to notarise the Church Trust deed?

Yes, it is mandatory to notarise the Church Trust deed.

Who signs the legal documents for Church Trust?

Church Trust Deed should define one Trustee as an Authorised Signatory who will be responsible to sign on behalf of the Trust.

What date of creation will be printed on pan card for Church Trust?

Date of formation of the Church Trust will be mentioned in the deed created & that will be printed on PAN Card. If it is not mentioned in deed, then please mention it.

Where PAN Card of Church Trust will be delivered?

Address from where Church Trust will carry out it’s business should be mentioned in Church Trust deed. PAN Card will be sent in courier to that address.

Will I also receive digital PAN Card copy?

Yes, you will also receive PAN Card in digital format in your email.