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Can we download the PAN online on NSDL?

Tax-payers can download their e-PAN from the NSDL website. Below steps need to be followed in order to download the e-PAN on the NSDL website.

Firstly: Visit the website

Secondly: Enter either the acknowledgement number or your PAN.

Thirdly: Enter the Aadhar number and the date of birth.

Fourthly: As part of the verification process in the next screen, you will also need to enter the otp send to your registered email id or mobile number.

Lastly: After the otp is entered you have to pay the relevant fee for download the e-PAN

If the PAN is allotted / changes in PAN Data are confirmed by the income tax department prior to 30 days then charges applicable for download of e-PAN Card is Rs.8.26/- (inclusive of taxes).


How can I get a new PAN card?

Application for PAN can be made online by visiting the NSDL website

The online application is straightforward and easy to navigate which allows the user to submit the form without any issues. The assessee has to select the application type as below:

  • New PAN – Indian Citizen(Form 49A)
  • New PAN – Foreign Citizen(Form 49AA)
  • Changes or corrections in existing PAN Data/Reprint of PAN card

After selecting the above, the required information such as category, applicant information, etc. needs to be filed in order to successfully validate the form. Once the form is submitted, the user will get the acknowledgment. The acknowledgment will be shared on their registered email ID through which they can track their application.

How can I check my PAN card status on NSDL website?

Most people find it hard to believe that the government has been continuously spending a lot towards the tech driven platforms in order to shift everything online. This includes the basic application forms, checking the status etc. for which the taxpayers had to previously face a lot of issues.

Once the application for PAN is submitted, the same can be tracked through the NSDL website 

After clicking on the above website, the taxpayer can select the type of application and enter the acknowledgement number. The acknowledgement number would have been received earlier on the registered email id and mobile number. Ensure to carefully put in the email id and mobile number in order to avoid any possible errors.

Is PAN card necessary for bank account?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made Aadhaar and PAN cards mandatory for opening bank accounts.

The RBI mandated know-your-customer (KYC) requirement. The central bank updated its master circular on KYC norms which banks follow while opening the bank account of the customers.

How can I know my PAN number in an Aadhar card?

The income tax department has provided the option of linking aadhaar to PAN. Taxpayers can directly link their PAN to the aadhaar from the income tax portal. Aadhaar can be linked from this link

Both aadhaar and PAN are mutually exclusive identities. If the taxpayer wants to verify their PAN they can do the same from this link