How to get Permanent Account Number (PRAN) for Atal Pension Yojana (APY)

Central Government introduced Atal Pension Yojana (APY) in order to provide pension benefit for  employees of unorganized sector. In the previous post the information on opening an Atal Pension Yojana (APY) account online in State Bank of India (SBI) was mentioned. The accounts opened in this scheme will also be maintained by the Central Record Keeping Agency under National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL). In order to facilitate the users to know the status of APY account opened, one can check online through NSDL. To check the balance and other information first the users need to obtain Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) from NSDL website and take a copy of it for further communication such as upgrade or downgrade of pension amount, change of personal information etc. The PRAN e-copy will also have Full Name of the individual holding the account, Permanent Retirement Account (PRAN) Number, Date of Birth, Assured Pension (which is same as Premium Amount to be paid monthly) along with the Nominee name. Also, the pension start date will also be mentioned on the e-copy of PRAN. APY service provider will be respective bank or agency from which scheme is enrolled.

One can obtain the Permanent Account Number (PRAN) for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) as follows:


2. Select the option Click to Search without PRAN and fill the following details:

    a. Provide Subscriber Name

    b. Bank Account Number where the APY account was linked while opening APY account

    c. Date of Birth of Subscriber


Enter the details and captcha in order to continue

3. Select the option e-PRAN View and provide the CAPTCHA answer. Once you click Submit, your copy of e-PRAN will be available. 

Copy of ePRAN opened in website

To print the e-PRAN details with background color while printing select the option Background Graphics. If you are using Google Chrome you can view this option of selecting Background Graphcis can be accessed from more settings in print dialogue box of Chrome. Alternatively you can save it as PDF also.

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