Know Your Pan Status – Know Your Jurisdiction – Card Number
Know your Pan Status by Name and Date of Birth online:
Sometimes it may happen that you may not know your pan number or may forget to carry your pan card with you, and you may face an instance where you have to fill in some important documents where you don’t know your pan no. or other important details like status, jurisdiction and the exact number of your pan card.
The PAN number is compulsory for most of the financial transactions in India like:
opening a bank account
receiving taxable salary
income tax e-filing
receiving professional fees
sale of assets
purchase of assets
during high value transactions
Sometimes you may also require to know your pan details where you must:
Know your pan status like whether it is active or not
Know your pan jurisdiction
Know your pan number
Here’s where this article is going to help you, we are going to help you in getting all the above details specifically related to your PAN.
Now if you have a smart phone you can easily track your pan card details online. Your mobile phone can just come to your rescue here, you only need an internet connection and you must just click the below mentioned URL^ which will take you to a government website, where on opening the website you will see a form asking you details like:
Date of Birth/Incorporation (DD/MM/YYYY)*
[*please note the first two fields are mandatory] and then you just have to enter the Captcha Code and hit SUBMIT button to know all your pan card details, that’s it.
^You can just click here to check pan card status: KNOW YOUR PAN
You can now easily know your pan card status, it is unique to each individual having a life time validity.
Another important point to note here would be that once pan number is issued it is not affected by a change of address throughout India.
More Details about Applying for New PAN:
Form 49A for Indian Citizens:
Form 49AA for NRI Citizens:
Some Important Points one must know while applying:
Found Mistakes in Your Pan Card Data, click the below given link to apply for corrections or changes in your Pan Card:
One single character initial is allowed in the middle name field in your PAN Card application for individual category.
(Please note: The name in proof of identity and the proof of address should exactly match with the name given in application form)
For New PAN Card applications, in case of Individual and HUF applicants if Address for Communication is selected as Office, then Proof of Office Address along with the Proof of residential address is to be submitted to NSDL w.e.f. applications made on and after 1st November 2009.
As per the RBI guidelines, the entities making e-commerce transactions are required to provide PIN (Personal Identification Number) while executing an online transaction. Accordingly, before making payment for online PAN/TAN applications using credit card / debit card / net banking, please ensure that the PIN is obtained from your respective Banks.
Application for New PAN :
This form should be used only when the applicant has never applied for a PAN before or does not have a PAN Card allotted to him or her. An applicant can visit Income Tax Department website to find whether a PAN has been allotted to him or not.
Reprint of PAN card :
This application should be used when PAN has already been allotted to the applicant but applicant requires a PAN card. A new PAN card bearing the same PAN is issued to applicant.
While filling this form, applicant should not select any of the check boxes on the left margin of the form. However, the check box for Item no. 7. Address for communication will be selected by default as this address will be updated in the records of ITD.
Transaction Status Inquiry :
This facility can be used if you have made the payment for the online application through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking. Using this feature, you can:
1. track the status of your application by mentioning transaction number which is displayed on screen at the time of application.
2. change the mode of payment to Cheque or Demand Draft, if the payment through credit card / debit card / net banking has been unsuccessful.
3. regenerate & print the acknowledgement receipt within 30 days of the date of online application.
Changes or Correction in PAN details :
This application should be used when PAN has already been allotted to the applicant, but when data associated with the PAN (e.g. name of applicant / father’s name / date of birth / address) is required to be updated in records of ITD. A new PAN card bearing the same PAN but updated information is issued to applicant.
While filling this form, applicant should select the relevant check box on the left margin of the form. The check box for Item no. 7. Address for communication will be selected by default as this address will be updated in the records of ITD.
It is required that any change in the information provided to ITD at the time of making application for allotment of PAN, should be intimated to ITD by way of filing this form.
Status Track for PAN application :
You can track the status of your application for new PAN / reprint of PAN card / Changes or Correction in PAN details using the 15 digit unique Acknowledgment Number after three days of application using this facility.