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PAN Card Status – How to Check Your PAN Application Status Online

Updated on: Mar 16th, 2023 - 8:52:14 AM

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The Union Budget 2019 proposed to allow taxpayers to use Aadhaar instead of PAN to file income tax returns on or after 1 September 2019. It was proposed in the Union Budget 2019 that the income tax officers can allot PAN to taxpayers who file their taxes with Aadhaar.

Know your PAN application status

This article describes the process to check application status. The following are the ways to check your PAN application status:

  • Call: You can track your PAN application status by calling TIN call centre on 020-27218080 and providing your 15-digit acknowledgement number of PAN application.
  • SMS service: SMS service: You can track the status of your PAN application by sending 15-digit acknowledgement number of PAN application to ‘57575’. You will receive an SMS with the current status after some time.
  • Online: Online: Apart from the above, applicants can track the current NSDL PAN status application online.

Pan Card Tracking based on acknowledgement number

Step 1.  Log on to the official PAN website

Step 2. Select application type as ‘PAN – New/Change Request’ from the drop-down menu.

Step 3.Enter acknowledgement number and click on ‘Submit’.

How to Check Pan Card Status based on Name and Date of birth?

Step 1. Visit here

Step 2. Enter Name as given for the PAN application (First Name, Middle Name and Last name/Surname) (Applicants other than ‘Individuals’ should write their name in the field for Last Name/Surname only)

Step 3. Enter date of birth/ Incorporation/ Agreement/ Partnership or Trust Deed/ Formation of Body of Individuals/ Association of Persons and click on ‘Submit’.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an alternative to PAN to open a bank account?

You can open a bank account by filling From 60 if you don’t have PAN.

The status of PAN card is saying ‘Application is inwarded’. What does this mean?

This means that the application is received by the department and is under process.

Can I use the 15-digit acknowledgement number for opening a bank account

Yes, it is possible to quote the 15-digit acknowledgement number to open a bank account.

Can I have multiple PANs?

No, it is not possible to have multiple PANs.

How to check PAN Card status through SMS?

You need to send an SMS typing ‘ NSDLPAN acknowledgement number’ to 57575. 


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