If you have applied for a PAN card, but do not know your PAN number (Permanent Account Number) yet, or you cannot remember the number given to you by the IT – Income Tax Department of India, then there is a way of finding out what it is.
The following will be asked before giving you your number:
- First Name
- Middle Name
- Date of Birth
You will be asked these things for identification reasons and for finding your application.
Just visit this website: https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/knowpan/knowpan.jsp
Incase you are an NRI – Non Resident Indian or a PIO – Person of India origin and you cannot still find more information on your PAN number, then you may consult some private PAN assistance broker firm at:
How can NRIs go about Applying for a Indian IT PAN Number?
Applying is very easy. In every town where there is an Income Tax Department, there is now an Income Tax PAN Service Center too. This has been set up specifically for handling PAN cards and PAN numbers. If the city is a bigger city than most, there will be two centers there. Just visit one of these centers and get you PAN taken care of. If you still have trouble finding it, you can get addresses and more information off of the Income Tax Office’s website. If you don’t know it, it’s incometaxindia.gov.in.
Or you may check out these private PAN brokers at:
The center will only take applications that are completely filled out, don’t have any mistakes, and are submitted with the necessary documents. Make sure that you double check the application before you submit it. The Income Tax Department is the one that will allot the number that you will be given. Overall, you are obtaining your PAN from them. You should go to the Income Tax PAN Service Center near you to obtain a PAN card or make any changes in your details.