Any person can apply Pan Card. Even Minor and Foreigners can also apply for Pan Card. One can apply pan card, New Pan Card, Correction in Pan Card, Reprint of Pan Card and Second Original Pan Card. Pan Application is made in prescribed form i.e. Form 49A and 49AA. There is separate form for correction pan application. Pan application can be made online as well as offline. After making the online or offline pan application, applicant can know his pan application status online. To know your pan status, you must have your pan application acknowledgement number. To know the pan card status nsdl, you will require to fill pan application acknowledgement No. whereas in case of pan card status UTI, you can know pan application status by filling Coupon No. allotted by UTI.
Once your pan application (after apply pan card) is approved by the Income-tax Department, a PAN Number / Permanent Account Number is allotted by the ITD. And after allotment of PAN No., it will be possible for you to know your PAN even though pan card has not been prepared and dispatched. Just after allotment of any pan number, you can know your pan number and thereafter, any person can try for pan card number verification or pan number verification. Process of ‘Know your PAN’, ‘pan number verification’ and ‘pan card number verification’ is the one and the same. Process of ‘Know your PAN’, ‘pan number verification’ and ‘pan card number verification’ is not different for NSDL applicants and UTI Applicants as the PAN Number is allotted by the Income-tax Department.
Facility of Process of ‘Know your PAN’, ‘pan number verification’ and ‘pan card number verification’ is provided by the Income-tax Department whereas facility of ‘know your pan status’ and ‘pan application status’ (after apply pan card) is provided indepently by NSDL for it’s applicants and UTI for it’s applicants. The process of ‘Know your PAN’, ‘pan number verification’ and ‘pan card number verification’ can be completed either with PAN No. or by the name and Date of birth of PAN Applicant.
However, pan card through whatsapp is concerned, this facility is Aadhaar based. Service of pan card through whatsapp is available only for Individuals. Except Individual, none else (such as Firm, company, HUF etc.) can apply for pan card through whatsapp / Aadhaar. An individual can apply through whatsapp for new pan card, correction in pan card, reprint pan card and duplicate pan card.