The PAN card is a laminated card with the complete name including surname, Date of Birth, PAN, Signature and coloured photograph of the individual in the front side. The rear side contains the address of the Income tax department in India.
You can easily download the PAN form or apply online from www.utitsl.co.in. Filled in applications can be handed over back to the UTIISL authority at a nominal fee of Rs. 94. The database of the information filled in the PAN form remains with the government and UTITSL cannot use it for any other purpose.
Also to track down the status of the card you will be provided with an acknowledgement number during the time of application.
You can access www.incometaxindia.gov.in and click on PAN> status of PAN and type your name, acknowledgement number (unique 15 digit number) and date of birth to know the status after 3 days of applying for the PAN.
You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicant should search for the PAN application online with the following details:
1. Application type
2. Acknowledgement number
3. Name including the surname
4. Date of Birth, provided in the PAN form.
If in case you have applied for the PAN card online, you have to know the application status by providing the 12 digit number of the transaction obtained during the application.
It is the individual’s responsibility to get the acknowledgement receipt printed in less than 30 days within the submission of the application.