PAN Card verification is an online provision that is made available on certain government websites. The verification process completes when the relevant details are submitted.
The Income Tax (IT) department has authorised NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited to provide an online PAN Card verification service for licensed agencies.
With the PAN Card online verification service, you can:
Check if the details of the PAN Card, such as the name on the PAN card, date of birth, father’s name, etc., are correct or not
The prerequisites for getting a PAN Card online verification service are as follows:
A valid PAN Card
For External Agencies: Registered user on the e-filing portal with valid credentials like the user ID and password
You can initiate an online PAN verification in three different ways. Follow the steps given below to complete your PAN verification online.
Step 1: Head to the e-Filing portal homepage
Step 2: Click on ‘Verify Your PAN’ on the e-filing homepage
Step 3: Enter the date of birth to log in
Step 4: Fill in the required details and click on the verify button
Step 1: Go to the Income Tax e-Filing portal homepage
Step 2: Click on ‘Link Aadhaar’ in the Sections drop-down menu
Step 3: Fill in the required details and click on the ‘Verify PAN’ button
Step 1: Visit the Income tax e-Filing portal
Step 2: Click on the ‘Verify Your PAN Details’ button
Step 3: Enter all the required info to complete the process
There are three types of responses that one can receive upon PAN verification online. These responses are:
Organisations or the Government that wish to verify up to 1,000 PAN Cards at one-time conduct file-based PAN Card verification.
Once you have logged in to the account, you can upload up to 1,000 PAN Cards in a similar file structure specified by the NSDL website.
After uploading the file, you need to click on 'Submit'.
Once done, within 24 hours, the website will display the PAN Card details.
However, if you do not follow the format mentioned on the website for uploading, the website will reject the request.
Screen-Based verification allows you to get verification for up to five PAN Cards.
Log in to the account.
After you log in, add the details of 5 PAN Cards to be verified. Add the numbers to the screen provided.
Once you click on 'submit', your screen will show the details of the PAN.
Under the software-based option, a verification site through a software application can verify PAN online. It is essentially an interface that allows you to make your PAN verification online.
All the individuals and entities included in the list given below are eligible for online PAN verification.
RBI and SEBI-approved organisations, including payment banks, credit information agencies, NBFCs, and investment advisors
Central and state government agencies like Income Tax Projects, Central Vigilance Commission, Central KYC Registry, etc.
Companies that are required to produce Statements of Financial Transaction/Annual Information Return
Credit card institutions, Mutual Funds, insurance companies, and housing finance companies also require PAN verification
The following details will be asked when you conduct an online PAN Card verification:
Amount to be paid
Mode of payment
Other personal details
Class of the Digital Signature Certificate
Name of the certifying authority
Digital Signature Certificate Serial Number
When conducting a PAN Card verification, you need to submit the following documents:
Authorisation letter and terms and conditions on the company’s letterhead
Two signed copies of the entity’s PAN Card
Two signed copies of the entity’s declaration
Two signed copies of the incorporation certificate from the entity
Two signed copies of the License/Certificate copy of the entity issued by the regulatory body
Cheque or DD in favour of NSDL for the applicable charges
Yes, you need to write your full name, including the first, middle, and last name, for online PAN verification.
You can track your registration status for online PAN Card verification by visiting KRA’s website and entering your PAN details.
The online PAN verification through all three methods on average is ₹12,000 excluding GST.