Your TIN-NSDL PAN Status is more important now that a PAN is mandatory in order to submit taxes or receive a refund in India and there are many reasons why you might want a status of a PAN.  In addition, a PAN is becoming required for many other aspects of life in India. If you want a PayPal account with an Indian address you need a pan, if you want to buy a cellular phone you require a PAN, If you want a bank account or to hook up electricity to your home, you need a PAN.

TIN-NSDL PAN means Tax Information Network – National Securities Depository Limited Permanent Account Number. Every tax paying Indian citizen is required to have one and only one. This number follows you around for your life. The means if your card is stolen, lost or destroyed, then you will need a reprint of the same number on a new card.

There are many reasons when you need to know a status of a PAN.  Most common reasons are if you have just submitted a new application for a first time card, if you need a reprint of a card, if you need to verify that the PAN is not fake or verify that the data on the PAN is accurate.

When trying to find the status of a personal card you require the first, middle, last name of the holder and the holder’s father as well as the holders date of birth. You cannot verify the status of someone else’s PAN unless you are an authorized institution that has an account in standing order.

Knowing the status of your personal card or application can save you time and headache. If the process is held up and requires additional information, knowing this status can ensure that you provide the required information in a timely fashion and ensure the continued processing of your current application.

In addition, you need to ensure that the data is spelled in the format that the ITD has on that PAN. Any slight variation will render no results from your search. If you need a PAN Number Verification you will either have to contact an agency that is empowered to divulge that information or settle with a lack of information.

On a personal basis, knowing your TIN-NSDL PAN Status can save you time and ensure that your current application process proceeds in a timely fashion.

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