How To Check If Your PAN Is Active Or Not?

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There were reports that government has deleted or de-activated more than 11.44 lakh permanent account numbers (PANs) as of 27 July in cases where multiple numbers were found allotted to one person.

Do you know whether your PAN No is still valid or not? You can check the validity of our PAN card by visiting income tax e-filing website. Know how to check if your PAN card is still active or not.

Step 1

Go to the Income Tax Department's e-filing website In the home page, you can see a column Services. Click on "Know Your PAN" option available on the list. Linking Aadhaar With PAN: What To Do If Name On Aadhaar Does Not Match With PAN?

Step 2

The website will take you to a new page. The new window will ask you to enter all your basic personal details such as name, status, religion, etc. While entering the mobile number, make sure that you are entering the same mobile number which you entered on your form while applying for your PAN card. Enter the details, and click on the "Submit" option. Where Do You Need To Quote PAN Number Post Demonetization?

Step 3

You will get an OTP password on your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP you received on the next page and click on "Validate" button. How To Link PAN With Your Aadhaar Quickly?

Step 4

If you have more than one PAN number registered with your details, a notice will pop up in the window. The notice shows "There are multiple records for this query. Please provide additional information." You may need to provide some extra details such as fathers name, address, etc. Enter this data.

Step 5

After submitting all the above-mentioned details, a new window will appear. You can see the validity of your PAN Card and the number of the active PAN Card and its jurisdiction in the new window. How To Get PAN Card Within Two Days? 

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Story first published: Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 11:06 [IST]
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