Tracking your PAN card status is a simple process which allows you to check the progress of your PAN card application.
In this guide by H&R Block, you will learn how to check PAN status through online and offline modes, and what each type of status means.
The Income Tax Department has appointed two agencies, namely UTIITSL and NSDL to issue PAN cards on behalf of it. You may have to wait for a few days to track the status of your application after it is submitted.
You can track your application through the following methods:
To check the application status on the UTIITSL website, you will require either the Application Coupon number or PAN number, along with the date of birth.
In case you made an online application with credit card/debit card/net banking transaction, you will require the transaction number, along with your name and date of birth.
SIDE NOTE: You get a transaction number on your screen post payment, while applying for a PAN card online.
In case you made an application through offline payment (demand draft), you will require the 15-digit acknowledgement number.
SIDE NOTE: You get an acknowledgement number after successful submission of PAN application.
In case you have misplaced your acknowledgement/transaction number, you can still check your PAN card application status with your name and date of birth.
To check the application status online on the e-Mudhra portal, you will require the application number and your date of birth.
PAN card application status can be tracked by calling the TIN-NSDL call centre on
020-27218080. You will require the 15 digit acknowledgement number to proceed.
A specialised SMS service is established to track the PAN application status. All you must do is type “NSDLPAN” along with the 15-digit acknowledgement number and send it to 57575.
For example- NSDLPAN <012345678901234>
You will receive an SMS containing information about the status of your application.
If you applied for a physical PAN card, it would be sent to the address mentioned in the application form through Speed Post. It takes 15 to 21 days usually to receive your PAN card, assuming there are no corrections/discrepancies.
To know the delivery date, follow the given steps:
A. In case you have misplaced or lost your 15-digit acknowledgement number, you can check your application status on the NSDL portal using your name and date of birth.
A. It usually takes three days for you to be able to check the status of your application. However, it may vary slightly.