Tracking your PAN card status is now possible wherein you can know the application status of your card. In this article by H&R Block, you will find out about the different modes of tracking your PAN Card as well as understand the meaning of possible statuses that you may receive.
Online mode of tracking the PAN card application status is one of the fastest and most popular ways of tracking. Just by following a few simple steps, you can stay up-to-date with the changes in the status of your application. You can check your PAN application status on the UTITSL or NSDL website. If you have applied for PAN card on the e-Mudra portal, you can check the status on its website.
You are required to keep your application number handy if you want to check your application status on UTITSL website. To know the status of the application, you should follow the steps given below:
After you submit the information, your application status will be displayed on the screen.
You can check both your application status as well as your payment status for PAN card on the NSDL portal. Follow the steps given below to complete the process:
Your PAN card application status will be displayed on the screen.
In case you don’t remember your acknowledgement number or have misplaced the receipt, you can still check your pancard status. To check the application status, follow the steps given below:
The application status of your PAN card will be shown on the screen.
In case you have applied for your PAN card on the e-Mudhra portal, you will have to follow the steps given below to check your application status.
The application status of the PAN card will be displayed on your screen.
After you apply for a PAN card, it takes around 15 to 20 working days for you to receive the card. To make it easier for the taxpayers to track the status of their card and to keep them updated on what is happening, the government provides them with a 15-digit acknowledgement number after receiving their application. Apart from the online modes of tracking mentioned above, you can also use any one of the two other modes, as discussed below, to track your PAN status.
You can make a call to the TIN call centre to get an update on the current status of your PAN application. You can reach out to them on 020-27218080 and provide them with your application acknowledgement number.
You can track your application status through a specialised SMS service. All you have to do is type ‘NSDLPAN’, space and the 15-digit acknowledgement number and send it to 57575.
For example, “NSDLPAN 012345678900000” and send it to 57575
You will receive an SMS containing information about the status of your application.
To check the PAN card application status, you are required to have the following documents with you.
A PAN card is valid for your entire lifetime. The validity will not be affected by the change in your residence, change in your assessing officer, etc. However, you will have to notify the Income Tax Department about the changes in the details that you had provided while applying for the PAN card. You can opt for the option of ‘Request for a new PAN Card Or/And Changes or Correction in PAN Data” to furnish all the relevant changes. You can even change the photograph on your card.
People who have applied for PAN card and have made the payment through credit card or debit card or internet banking can check their transaction status online. To check your transaction status, you will have to log on to the official TIN NSDL portal and then go to the ‘Transaction Page’ where you will receive the recent update about your PAN application. You will have to enter the transaction number which you have received after making the payment along with your name and your date of birth to check the status of your application.
A. PAN card has simplified the taxation system for the government as well as taxpayers who don’t have to carry different documents for different purposes by providing sufficient information about a person. PAN card is used for a lot of financial transactions made over a fixed amount thereby bringing transparency.
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A. In case you have misplaced or lost your application acknowledgement number, you can check your application status on the NSDL portal using your name and date of birth.
A. This message is hard to decipher as it cannot be said if the application will be accepted or rejected by the Income Tax Department. If you see this message for a considerable amount of time, it doesn’t mean that your application will stand to be rejected. It may so happen that the officials may take additional time to scrutinise every application or there may be a delay in updating the application status.
A. This status means that your application has been received and the process has begun.
A. It usually takes up to 15 to 21 days for your card to arrive at your address. However, the number of days may differ.
A. If this status comes up, the best solution is to get in touch with the authority and clear your doubts. If the authority asks you to sort things in a given time-frame your application may get accepted else you will have to apply for the PAN card again.
A. If you receive this message, there is a high possibility that the authority did not receive the application that you have submitted due to some reason.
A. You should immediately get in touch with the officials at the department.
A. A lot of people get duplicate PAN cards for the sole purpose of evading taxes. To curb this problem, the government has made it illegal for one person to possess two or more PAN cards.
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