How to e-verify Income Tax Return by providing Demat Account


Along with the facility of generating EVC through Bank account details, CBDT through its notification has introduced one more mode of generating Electronic Verification Code (EVC) through Demat account authentication. Using this method, an assessee can generate EVC by his demat details registered with NSDL/ CDSL. The depositories (CDSL/ NSDL) participating in this facility will be as provided in

Step 1: First, Log on to your Income tax profile.

Step 2: Under Profile Settings a facility to Pre validate Demat Account details shall be available.

Step 3: Provide the required details viz. Demat Account Number,Email ID and Mobile Number.

Step 4: The Income Tax Site will then validate the demat details provided along with the PAN and Name against the details registered with the respective depository.

Step 5: When the pre validation is completed, you can opt for Generate EVC using Demat Account Details.

Step 6: Generated EVC will be sent to your Email and/or Mobile Number verified from CDSL/ NSDL.

Step 7: After you receive the code, Click on ‘e-Verify’ link to e-Verify the return.

Step 8: Now, as you already have EVC, click on “Option-1” and enter the EVC that you received.

Step 9: You will see the success message. Now, download the acknowledgement.

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