How to Download PAN Card Online? | Job Binary

Permanent Account No (PAN) is a unique ten-digit code (alphanumeric number) issued by the Income Tax (IT) Department. A number is issued by the department to any “person” who applies online/offline or without application, usually in the form of a laminated card.
PAN allows to link all transactions of “person” with TDS/TCS credits, tax payments, wealth income/income/gift/FBT, correspondence, specified transactions and other IT department. Hence, PAN is treated as an identifier for the person held by the tax department.
PAN enables linking of various important documents like tax payment, tax demand, assessment, tax payment related to tax debtors. It helps in easy retrieval of information and reconciliation of information related to taxpayer’s borrowing, investment and other business activities collected from various internal and external sources to identify and combat tax evasion and tax base widening.
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what is ePAN card?
An ePAN card is a virtual or electronic one PAN Card Contains cardholder’s permanent account number details. There are two easy ways to download E-PAN either from NSDL Portal or UTIITSL Portal.
How to download ePAN card from NSDL portal?
There are two ways to download e-PAN card through NSDL portal:
Download the e-PAN using the acknowledgment number
Step 1: Visit e-PAN download portal ( to download PAN card online through acknowledgment number.
Step 2: On the landing page, enter the acknowledgment number and date of birth given to you after submitting the PAN card application and other necessary details along with the captcha code.
Step 3: Three options are available to receive OTP – e-mail id, mobile number; or both. Select any one of them and click on “Generate OTP” to receive OTP.
Step 4: Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on “Validate” button to download your ePAN card.
Step 5: Click on “Download PDF” to download PAN card online instantly.
Also read: How to Check Tax Credit Statement (Form 26AS)
Download ePAN using PAN option
Step 1: Visit NSDL PAN Portal –
Step 2: Enter required details like PAN, Aadhaar Number (Individuals only)*, Date of Birth, GSTN (Optional).
Step 3: Now enter captcha code and click “submit” to download ePAN card without paying any fee.
How to download PAN card online from UTIITSL portal?
Check the steps here to download e-PAN card through UTIITSL portal;

  1. Step 1

    Visit the ePAN portal of UTIITSL ( Download PAN online.
  2. Step 2

    Enter required details like PAN, date of birth, GSTIN number (optional) and captcha code and submit the application.
  3. Step 3

    On successful submission, user has to select option to send OTP to mobile number, email id or both. The link is then sent to the selected source.
  4. Step 4

    Key in the OTP and click Submit.
  5. Step 5

    If the PAN issue period is more than 30 days, the user will be directed on a new page to make an online payment of Rs. 8.26.
  6. Step 6

    After successful submission of payment, user can download e-PAN card online.

    (Source: NSDL and UTIITS website)

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