How to Track PAN Card Status

PAN Status

Are you looking for ways to track your PAN card status online or make corrections to it? The online PAN card tracking application has proven to be an extremely efficient choice for contemporary taxpayers. According to the Income Tax Department’s directions, the National Securities Depository Limited has created an online PAN application procedure.

After applying for a new PAN card, receiving it can take up to 20 days. You can verify its status online at the UTIITSL or NSDL websites. You may obtain your PAN status offline by phone or SMS.

In this blog, we’ll discuss how to check the PAN status on the UTIITSL and NSDL websites, as well as by phone and SMS. We will also discuss monitoring the PAN status via the application number.

How to Track PAN Status on NSDL Website

As the applicant, you can check the PAN card status on the NSDL website by providing the application type and 15-digit acknowledgement number. Check the steps below to track the PAN status on the NSDL website:-

Step 1: Visit the NSDL website.

 Visit the NSDL website


Step 2: Select’ PAN- New/Change Request’ under the ‘Application Type’ drop-down.

Select PAN- New - Change Request

Step 3: Enter the 15-digit acknowledgement number.

Enter the 15-digit acknowledgement number

Step 4: Verify the captcha code.

Verify the captcha code

Step 5: Click the ‘Submit’ button.

Click the 'Submit' button

The PAN status will then be displayed on the screen.

Note: The PAN card status can be tracked only after 24 hours of application submission.

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Tracking PAN Status on the UTIITSL Website

The application for a new PAN card can also be made on the UTIITSL website. Once the application is submitted, the applicant receives an application coupon number which can be used to track the PAN card application status. Here are the steps to do so:

Step 1: Visit the official UTIITSL website’s PAN tracking page.

Step 2: Enter your PAN number or the application coupon number.

Step 3: Enter the applicant’s date of birth.

Step 4: Verify the captcha code. Click the ‘Submit‘ button.

Step 5: The redirected page will display the applicant’s PAN card status.

How to Track UTI/NSDL PAN Status Using PAN Number

If there are any changes or corrections, a fresh application has to be made on the UTI or NSDL website. The PAN status can be tracked on each of these websites using the PAN number or application coupon number. Here are the steps to do the same:-

Step 1: Visit the official UTI or NSDL website.

Step 2: On the homepage, click the ‘Track your PAN card‘ tab under the ‘For PAN Cards’ drop-down menu.

Step 3: Enter your PAN number or application coupon number after being redirected to the PAN status tracking page.

Step 4: Verify the captcha code. Click on the ‘Submit‘ button. The PAN status will then be displayed on the screen.

Tracking PAN Status Using Aadhaar Number

In addition to the methods mentioned above, the PAN status can also be tracked using the applicant’s Aadhaar number. Given below are the steps for the same:

Step 1: Visit the official e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department.

Step 2: Click the ‘Instant PAN through Aadhaar‘ tab under the ‘Quick Links’ drop-down.

Step 3: After being redirected to a new page, click on the ‘Check Status / Download PAN‘ option.

Step 4: Enter the Aadhaar number on the field provided on the next page.

Step 5: Enter and verify the captcha code. Click the ‘Submit‘ button. This will trigger an OTP being sent to the registered mobile number.

Step 6: Validate the OTP.

Step 7: On the next page, you will be able to view the PAN card status. If the e-PAN has been generated, you can also download the same.

Other Ways to Track PAN Status

When an applicant files for a new PAN card, it usually takes up to 20 days to receive the PAN card. For this reason, the Income Tax Department provides the applicant with a 15-digit acknowledgement number used to track the PAN status. Apart from tracking the status online, the applicant can track the status in the below-mentioned methods:

  • Telephone call
  • SMS facility

Tracking PAN Status Through Phone Call

The applicant can track the PAN status through a phone call by calling the TIN call centre on 020-27218080. The TIN call centre representatives are available 7 days a week between 11 am to 7 pm. You will need to provide the acknowledgement number, and the PAN status will be provided to you. Please note that one can also track the PAN status on the IVR after call centre timings.

Tracking PAN Status Through SMS

Any individual who wants to check the PAN status by SMS can send ‘NSDLPAN’ followed by the 15-digit acknowledgement number to 57575. The PAN status will then be sent to the registered mobile number.

Tracking PAN Card Status Without Acknowledgement Number

If you have lost or forgotten your acknowledgement number but still want to track the PAN card status, you can do so by using your name or date of birth. Let’s take a look at how you can do so using both these methods:

Checking PAN Card Status Using DOB and Name

Here are the steps to track the PAN card status using the date of birth and name:-

Step 1: Visit the PAN tracking page of the NSDL website.

Step 2: Click ‘PAN โ€“ New/Change Request‘ under the ‘Application type’ menu.

Step 3: Select’ Name‘.

Step 4: Enter your full name, including your middle name.

Step 5: Enter the date of birth.

Step 6: Click on ‘Submit‘, and the PAN card status will be available to you.

Tracking PAN Card Status Using Coupon Number

Once you submit your PAN application on the NSDL or UTIITSL website, you will receive an application coupon number. This can be used to track the application status.ย 

Visit the UTIITSL or NSDL PAN Card portal. Enter the application coupon number after you click on the ‘Track PAN Status‘ option. Your PAN card status will be visible to you after that.

Services Offered by UTIITSL

Apart from PAN card applications, individuals can also use the website for several PAN related activities like tracking PAN status, PAN verification, etc. The other services offered by the UTIITSL website are as follows:-

  • Details regarding PAN centres are available on the portal
  • Infrastructure services
  • IT services
  • Mutual Funds related services

Services Offered by the NSDL Website

Given below is the list of services that a user can avail on the official NSDL portal:

  • TAN details verification
  • Checking PAN card status
  • Correction of PAN details
  • Annual Information Return Filing
  • AIN Registration


We’ve covered every potential option to track PAN card status online and offline. However, to provide more information, the concerns about the NSDL website and the benefits and services offered have been addressed. The knowledge will help you achieve your goal more easily.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I know my PAN card status on the UTIITSL website without an acknowledgement number?

If you do not have an acknowledgement number from the UTIITSL PAN card application, you should contact the UTIITSL officials. You cannot track PAN card status without an acknowledgement number.

What if I make a PAN card application simultaneously on both the UTIITSL and NSDL websites?

If you make PAN card applications on both the NSDL and UTIITSL websites, only the application made first will be considered. The second application will be rejected on the grounds that there is already an existing application. Please note that the application payment made will not be refunded.

How can I track the postal status of my PAN card after it has been dispatched?

Applicants can check the postal status of their PAN card using the 15-digit acknowledgement number provided during the PAN card application.

How many days should I wait before tracking PAN card status?

You can check the status of your PAN card after 24 hours of PAN application submission. However, this timeline may differ based on varying circumstances.

Why is my PAN card status showing 'deleted'?

If you see any such message, it is advised that you should get in touch with the income tax officials immediately.

What is an acknowledgement number for a PAN card?

The PAN Card Acknowledgement Number is a distinctive 15-digit code thatย confirms the accurate completion of your PAN card request.

How do you check the PAN card status by application number?

The user can track the current state of their application online by going to the Protean e-Gov Technologies Limited or UTI PAN websites and clicking the ‘Track PAN status’ option.

What if my PAN card is not delivered?

If a PAN card is not delivered, the candidate may ask that it be resent by visiting the NSDL / UTI website. Simply click ‘Customer Service’ and place your query in the ‘Complaints/Questions’ area.

When I check the status of my PAN card application, it shows no matching record found. What should I do?

If the application status displays a โ€˜record not found’ notification, the Income Tax Department failed to evaluate and register your request in their record. Please contact the TIN or PAN card office to confirm the status.

How do I check my PAN card application status using the SMS facility?

The candidate should text ‘NSDLPAN’ to 57575, preceded by the 15-digit acknowledgement number issued to them when their form was successfully submitted.

How do I know the PAN card acknowledgement number?

When applying for a new PAN card or requesting a change to an existing PAN card, the acknowledgement number can be found on the PAN acknowledgement paper or the PAN acknowledgement form given. Moreover, a confirmation slip is emailed to the email address indicated on the online application form after applying online.

The PAN card status shows โ€˜Application is inwardedโ€™. What does this mean?

The PAN card status showing โ€˜Application is inwarded’ means the department has received the application and is under processing.

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