A permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a laminated card, by the Income Tax Department, to any "person" who applies for it or to whom the department allots the number.
PAN enables the department to link all transactions of the "person" with the department. These transactions include tax payments, TDS/TCS credits, returns of income, specified transactions, correspondence, and so on. PAN, thus, acts as an identifier for the "person" with the tax department. Any situation comes in handy for losing a 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
PAN Card Verification Online Follow the steps mentioned below:-
Step 1:- Click on the following link to open the PAN verification portal. https://www.incometaxindia.gov.in/Pages/tax-services/online-pan-verification.aspx
you have opened the link, a screen similar to this should show on your computer screens.
Step 2:- Click on the following link to open the PopUp Box.
Logon to the ‘e-Filing’ Portal https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/
Now You click the Yes button then Open the new Screen the verification process is processed and you click the Cancel then you back to the previous screen.
Step 3:- Click on the Verify Your PAN option on the left-hand side Menu List.
Now click the Verify Your PAN option then you go to a new page. and fill in the further details.
Step 4:- Enter your Valid Details According to the Original Documents :
After filling in the PAN Card details, then click the Continue option and Continue the PAN verification process. if You Enter the Correct details then you go to the new Page. otherwise please enter the valid details.
Step 5:- OTP would be sent to your registered mobile number, Please enter the OTP.
you enter the valid OTP then click Validate option. if you enter a valid OTP then you go to the new Window else Please Enter the valid OTP.
Step 6:- Submit the form, further your current PAN status will be displayed. then your PAN is active and the information is already registered with the database, then show a similar screen to this will be displayed to you.
Like this message appearing, be assured that your PAN is active and your information is up-to-date in the Income Tax department database.