The Permanent Account Number (PAN) issued by the Income Tax Department of India. It is one of the important documents possess by an individual. This is a 10- digit alphanumeric number that is essential for everyone to carry out the financial transactions. PAN card also considers as an identity proof that is also helping the government to prevent the cases of tax evasion.
This number is being issued to an individual after applying for a PAN card either through NSDL or UTIITSL.
When you apply for a PAN card via NSDL, the entity will generate a 15-digit PAN acknowledgment number. In the case of UTIITSL, it will generate a 09-digit acknowledgment number. All will help in tracking the status of the PAN number.
One who files an application for a new PAN card or is requesting for making changes in the existing PAN can find the information about the status with the PAN acknowledgment slip or PAN acknowledgment form provided.
If an individual applies for PAN Card via offline mode, then the agent will provide the acknowledgment number to whom the form is submitted.
PAN acknowledgment number is provided to an individual after he or she submits the PAN application form. Acknowledgment number in case of online mode is being sent to the registered email address of the applicant. An individual can download it from the email and use that acknowledgment number to track the status.
An individual who has applied for a new PAN card or correction of an existing PAN Card.
The PAN acknowledgment number is being provided by NSDL. It enables the individual to know about PAN Status of their PAN application. In case, the number got misplaced, it is not possible to check the PAN application status.
When one applies for PAN card from the website of UTI, the applicant can check the status of the PAN application even if the coupon number is misplaced or lost, by using PAN number available on PAN acknowledgment slip.