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Check PAN Card Application Status on NSDL

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Maharshi Shah

Income Tax
PAN & Aadhaar
PAN Status
Track PAN
Last updated on June 29th, 2021

Step by step instructions to check PAN card application status on the NSDL portal. PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric ID. The Income Tax Department (ITD) issues the PAN. The TIN-NSDL portal provides a facility to apply for PAN over the internet through its online services.

Moreover, the portal also provides the option to check the status of an impending PAN card application using the acknowledgement number on the TIN-NSDL portal. The 15-digit acknowledgement number is sent to the applicant after the completion of the application process.

Check PAN Card Status
Enter the acknowledgment number received after the successful application of your PAN application & fees payment to track your PAN card status.
Check PAN Card Status
Enter the acknowledgment number received after the successful application of your PAN application & fees payment to track your PAN card status.

TIN-NSDL e-Gov portal also provides the option to make changes or corrections in the PAN allotted. A new PAN card will be issued to the applicant with all the changes or corrections being made as per the requirement of the applicant.

Steps to Check PAN Card Status on NSDL

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Follow steps below to monitor the PAN status of the application that you have applied using TIN-NSDL Portal.

  1. Visit the TIN-NSDL portal and click on PAN

    Navigate to Services > PAN option from the dashboard on the TIN-NSDL portal.
    TIN-NSDL - PAN Services

  2. Select the appropriate option

    Navigate to “Know Status of Your Application” option to check your PAN status. Know Status of Your PAN Application

  3. Choose following options

    Select the “Application Type” from the drop-down list and enter the “Acknowledgment Number.”

  4. Enter Captcha

    Enter the captcha code from the given image.
    Track PAN Application Status - TIN-NSDL

In case you applied via UTITSL portal, you can check your PAN card application status there.


What is the procedure for applicants who cannot sign?

In such cases, Left Hand Thumb Impression (preferably in black ink) of the applicant should be taken on the PAN application form at the place meant for signature. This should be attested by a Magistrate or a Notary Public or a Gazetted Officer, under official seal and stamp.

What are different ways to inquire about PAN card application status on NSDL Portal?

You can check the status of your PAN Application in the following ways:

1. You can inquire about the status of your application by accessing the
NSDL-TIN website at the “Status Track” option and quoting your unique 15-digit acknowledgement number after three days of your application.

2. You can also obtain the status of your application through SMS (Short messaging service) using mobile phones. For this, you have to type the word “NSDLPAN” followed by your 15-digit acknowledgement number and send it to 57575. For example SMS NSDLPAN 012345678901234 to 57575.

3. You can also check the status of your application through Interactive Voice Response (IVR) by calling our call centre on 020-27218080.

Can I have more than one PAN?

No. Obtaining/possessing more than one PAN is against the law and may attract a penalty up to INR 10,000. Therefore, it is advisable not to obtain/possess more than one PAN

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Avatar for Ron Ron says:

    Hey @Rahul you can track your PAN Application status from

    Step 1: Go to

    Step 2: Enter your application coupon number

    Step 3: In case you forgot PAN Application Coupon Number, Enter your 10-digit PAN Number
    Step 4: Enter Date of Birth/Incorporation/Agreement, etc.

    Step 5: Enter the Captcha Code for PAN Card transaction Status

    Step 6: Now, click on “Submit” button

    Step 7: Your PAN Card transaction status will appear on the screen

  2. Hey @Rahul,

    Thanks for reaching out to us!

    Its very simple to track the application status by the following:

    1. Visit the UTIITSL website-
    2. Enter your 10 Digit PAN card number
    3. Date of Birth
    4. Captcha code for verification and click on submit.

    Your PAN card status will be displayed on the screen

    Hope this helps!

    Also, @Ron thank you so much for your valuable input and being part of our community. Cheers!