PFC 54EC Bonds – Features | Application Form | Rate of Interest | Allotment

PFC 54EC Bonds

If you have sold a residential property, land or building recently, you can avail of tax exemption on the resultant profit by investing in 54EC bonds (i.e. capital gains bonds).
The exemption is available u/c 54EC of the IT Act. The investment has to be made within 5 months of selling the property. These 54EC bonds are floated by Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC) from time to time.
PFC 54EC bonds come with a lock-in period of 5 years and are non-transferable. These bonds offer an interest rate of 5.00 per cent per annum, payable annually.


Issued byPower Finance Corporation Limited
TrusteeBeacon Trusteeship Limited
Investment OptionOnline or Offline.
EligibilityAny individual, Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), approved institution and non-resident Indian (NRI), can invest in these bonds provided certain conditions are met.
Mode of HoldingPhysical or Demat.
Issue priceINR 10000/- per Bond
Minimum investment Two Bonds of INR 10,000/- each. (i.e. Minimum ₹ 20,000)
Maximum investment 500 Bonds of INR 10,000/- each (i.e. maximum ₹ 50,00,000) in a financial
Note – Subject to provisions of Section 54EC of IT Act, 1961, as
TransferabilityNon-transferable and Non-negotiable
Loan facilityNo
Lock in Period5 Years
MaturityAt par, 5 years from Deemed Date of Allotment
Interest paymentEvery year on 31st July till redemption and balance along with
Rate of Interest5.00% annually
Redemption5 years 
Tax StatusTaxable
Tax BenefitSEC 54 EC

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Application Form

  • The PAN no. should be mentioned in the Application Form. A self certified copy of PAN card, Adhar card and certified copy of address proof of 1st Applicant and one cancelled cheque should be submitted along with application form.
  • Applicant’s name, address and application number should be mentioned on the reverse of the Demand Draft/Cheque. Cash, Money Orders or Postal Orders will NOT be accepted.
  • It is advisable that you keeps a photocopy of the application form and mentions his/her mobile number, email ID in the application form.

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PFC 54EC Bonds Allotment Status

Investor could check the status of application from the below link. Usually, it takes 10-15 working days
for the status to get updated in the below links.

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Contact Details


KFin Technologies Pvt Ltd, Selenium Tower B, Plot 31-32, Gachibowli,
Financial District, Nanakramguda, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500032.
Contact Person : Mr. M Murali Krishna & Mr. R. Williams
Tel: +91-40-6716-2222
Fax : +91-40-2343-1551

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