Person who has applied for the PAN card through NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) can track/check his PAN card application status by using the SMS facility of NSDL.
But Before checking the PAN Card Application Status one should be ready with following details.
Acknowledgment Number: 123456789012345 (It’s a 15 Digit Number printed on the acknowledgment receipt issued by the NSDL for FORM 49A).
To check the PAN Card application status one has to send the SMS by: NSDLPAN<space>”15Digit Acknowledgment No” and Send it to 57575.
Example of SMS: NSDLPAN 123456789012345
Send it to 57575