Fill in all the details as per the identity and address proof documents you are submitting.
Get your thumb impression attested by a Magistrate/Notary before submitting the form, to avoid disqualification.
Write the complete address and provide accurate contact details in the form.
Fill in the application form in capital letters.
Don't make corrections or over-write anywhere on the form.
Do not use initials in the first name or last name columns.
Do not apply for a new PAN card if your old PAN card is lost/stolen/defaced. Request for a duplicate PAN instead.