‘Know your PAN’ was a service initiated by the Income Tax Department to retrieve information related to PAN. This service came in handy for situations like losing PAN card, or when you need your PAN number urgently but the information is unavailable. Or cases when you would want to cross-check the address registered against your PAN. For all these situations, ‘Know your PAN’ acted as a savior, for you could retrieve all the information by entering your
However, this facility was being misused and it posed a threat to privacy. Accessing someone’s PAN information became easy through ‘trial and run’ method. To avoid further frauds and misuse of the government facility, the Income Tax department discontinued ‘Know your PAN’ service and instead started ‘Verify your PAN service’. This is the new service started by the Income Tax Department through which you can verify your PAN credentials.
You can use this service to cross-check the information saved in the I-T department database related to your PAN. We have 3 options available to verify the PAN Card Online. Follow the steps mentioned below in an orderly manner:
Once you have opened the link, a window similar to this should appear on your computer screens:
Online verification of PAN is of following three types-
Under it, PAN can be verified online by a verification site through a software application.
PAN bulk verification can be divided into three types. So for more clarification, we have described it in detail-1. Verification of PAN in Bulk- For Government- Non-Government Agencies
Under it, you will need to perform the following steps-
Under this, verification can be done through file-based and software based or screen based. It depends on the choice of the user. Although this facility is chargeable on an annual basis. Registration under this costs to Rs.12000/- plus GST
Firstly check if you are allowed to use this facility provided by the department. If yes, then follow the steps mentioned below.
On the same link, you can check if you are eligible to use this portal. A list of beneficiaries is mentioned on the extreme left at the end of the page. Once you have accessed the link, a screen similar to the one mentioned below should also appear on your computer screens.
Such kind of information is not needed in any official or legal document. However, it is advised that you know your PAN well. Date of issue for PAN is always mentioned on the right side of your photograph in a vertical direction.
Residential status is not about your nationality. An Indian could be a non-resident and a foreigner could be a resident. This bifurcation is made by the I-T department for the purpose of computing income.
A person falls under the category of a ‘resident’ when he/she has spent almost 60 days in the current financial year and at least 365 days in four years preceding immediately the current financial year. Others fall in the ‘non-resident’ category.
PAN verification using PAN number can be done online by following the given steps : A) Login to income tax efiling website using PAN number and password. B) Go to profile settings --->> my profile to view details.
The registration charges are ?1200 p.a. plus Goods and Services Tax (GST). This facility is provided for one year and can be renewed on a yearly basis. Annual renewal charges are also ?1200 p.a. plus Goods and Services Tax (GST).
To verify your PAN Card details, follow these simple steps: A) Log onto Income Tax Department e-Filing website. B)Click on “Register Yourself” & Enter your PAN Card number. C)Fill up the Registration Form and submit it. D)A link will be sent to your email address. Click on this link to activate your account. E)Visit https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/e-Filing/UserLogin/LoginHome.html to Enter your account and click on “My Account”. F)Go to Profile Settings and click on PAN Details. G)Your details will be generated. You will receive the name, area code, jurisdiction, address and other information.
An organisation who has attempted to register for Online PAN verification can check its registration status by using the acknowledgement number provided. If the registration is successful a message bearing the same will be displayed on the screen along with the User ID. A message indicating the rejection will be displayed if it was rejected.
There are three methods of doing online PAN verification on income tax India website. They are: Verification of One PAN at a time; Bulk PAN Verification – For Government and non- Government agencies; and On-line PAN Verification – For approved Government and non-Government agencies on ‘User pays’ model.
Yes there is a software solution for bulk PAN verification. It is given on NSDL website and is known as software (API) - based PAN card verification.
Only certain agencies and organisations have been permitted to carry out verification such as central and state government agencies, Reserve Bank of India, Corporations that need to provide Annual Information Return (AIR), etc.
All individuals and companies are eligible for online PAN verification.
No, the required documents cannot be sent through email.
The facility of Online PAN verification can be availed for a year at a time. Thereafter, it is required to be renewed annually.
Ans. Yes, an entity can renew its PAN verification system online by logging into the official website with user ID and the digital signature.
Ans. Yes, taxpayer needs to enter full name for PAN verification.
Ans. No, Taxpayer cannot know his PAN because PAN is itself a login ID.
Ans. Yes, there will be Swachh Bharat Cess (SBC) at 0.5%. You will have to pay Rs.60 for all the types of verification methods.
Ans. Yes, You will need to pay an initial advance.
Ans. Yes, there is a software through which bulk PAN verification can be carried out. It can be done NSDL website.
Ans: No, the required documents cannot be sent through email.
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