A PAN card is very important; Government-issued documents used as an identity proof, though it is mostly used for filing of tax. The Income tax department has very soundly taken the help of digital technology to provide quick services to Indian citizens. Nowadays, getting a PAN card has become easier, faster with technology-enabled hassle-free processes.
There are two authorities of PAN, UTI, and NSDL, who provide their official websites to apply for PAN card and check PAN card status by Name, DOB, PAN Number & Coupon Number (Application Number).
PAN Card Status by Name, DOB
An applicant can take the help of the NSDL (www.tin-nsdl.com) or the UTI (www.utiitsl.com) official websites. There it only asks for name and date of birth in a specific format to process further and shows you the status of your PAN card in few clicks.
Only a few things that you need to take care before submitting the form i.e. the name that you enter should be with correct spellings, the date of birth that you enter should be in the prescribed format in that form field. It will not recognize your application if either of your entries is incorrect.
PAN Card Status by PAN Number
An applicant also can know the PAN card status using only the PAN number. This service is available only for the applicant who has already got the PAN card and now wants to change / correct the PAN card information.
PAN Card Status by Coupon Number
For applicants, who have freshly applied for a PAN card can visit the NSDL (www.tin-nsdl.com) or UTI (www.utiitsl.com) sites, where it will ask for the Coupon Number (Application Number / Acknowledgement Number) to proceed and to show you the status.
In all the above procedures of checking the PAN card status, correct information with prescribed formats to be provided for getting the status successfully without any error.