How to check active taxpayer status

How to check active taxpayer status

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued guideline for facilitating taxpayers to check active taxpayers status.

Active Taxpayer can check status in three ways:

A verification through Online Portal

The ATL status check allows you to confirm your Active Taxpayer status.

Check Active Taxpayer status by SMS

Check Individual’s Active Taxpayer status by SMS:

Type “ATL (space) 13 digits Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)” and send to 9966.


Check Active Taxpayer status of AOP and Company by SMS:


Type “ATL (space) 7 digits National Tax Number (NTN)” and send to 9966.

AJ&K Active Taxpayer can check status at:

For Individual, type AJKATL (space) CNIC (without dashes). Send it to 9966.
Having NTN AJKATL (space) 11 digit NTN (without dashes). Send it to 9966.

Check Active Taxpayer status by downloading ATL

You can download ATL from:

Active Taxpayer List (Income Tax)

AJK active taxpayers list is similar to ATL (Income Tax). Finance Act, 2018 made amendment in the Income Tax Ordinance 2001.

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