How to Register for TAN in India? Documents Required for Registration


Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) is a unique 10-digit alphanumeric code that is mandatory for entities that are required to deduct or collect tax at the source. It is essential for organizations to have a TAN to ensure that taxes are collected and paid to the government in a timely manner. This article will discuss the process of TAN registration and the documents required for the same.

Process of TAN Registration:

The process of TAN registration is as follows:

  • Step 1: Visit the NSDL TIN website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘TAN’ option under the ‘Services’ tab.
  • Step 3: Select the ‘Apply Online’ option.
  • Step 4: Choose the appropriate form based on the category of the entity.
  • Step 5: Fill in the required details such as the name, contact information, and PAN of the entity.
  • Step 6: Once the form is filled, submit the same online.
  • Step 7: Make the payment online or offline, as per the applicable fees.
  • Step 8: After successful payment, an acknowledgment receipt will be generated, which can be used to track the status of the application.


TAN registration is a simple process that can be completed online by following the above steps. 
It is mandatory for entities that are required to deduct or collect tax at the source to obtain a TAN. The documents required for TAN registration include the PAN card of the entity, proof of identity, proof of address, and entity-specific registration documents. It is essential to ensure that the correct documents are submitted to avoid any delays in the TAN registration process.
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