Verify PAN Card Online: A Step-By-Step Guide

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By Hiral Vakil on March 7, 2019

PAN is a unique identification number provided to all eligible taxpayers. There are many situations where one might need to verify a PAN:

  • An employer needs to verify his/her employees PAN for the purpose of TDS
  • Deductor needs to verify deductees PAN for the purpose of TDS
  • Financial Institutions need to verify PAN to verify taxpayers identity
  • Credit Agencies need to verify PAN to verify taxpayers identity
  • A tenant may need to verify the Landlord’s PAN
  • Property buyer may need to verify Property seller’s PAN for the purpose of TDS

Verify PAN by PAN Number

  • Visit https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  • Navigate to Know Your Jurisdiction
  • Provide a valid PAN of the PAN holder
  • Enter the captch code and click submit
  • If the PAN is available in Income Tax PAN database, the details linked with that number will be displayed.

Verify PAN by DOB and Name

  • Visit https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  • Navigate to Know Your PAN
  • Provide basic information such as Date of Birth/Date of Incorporation and First Name, Middle Name, Last Name of the PAN holder
  • Enter captch code and click submit
  • If the information submitted matches with Income Tax PAN database, the Permanent Account Number linked with details will be displayed along with Name, Status and Jurisdiction.

FAQs:

1. How to bulk e-verify PAN? 

Banks and Financial Institution can register as External Agency to bulk verify PAN.

2. Can I verify someone else’s PAN? 

The Income Tax department is very strict about unauthorized access to PAN data. However, under valid use case, one can use services available through income tax website.