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E-verification on Income Tax Portal
Pankaj Singh
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Method 1: e-Verification Through Aadhaar OTP

  • Log in to your Income Tax e-filing account.
  • Under the ‘e-file’ tab > select ‘Income Tax Returns’ > then ‘e-Verify Return’.
  • If you do not have Aadhaar OTP available with you: Select the option ‘I would like to verify using OTP on mobile number registered with Aadhaar'.
  • If you already have the Aadhaar OTP with you: Refer to ‘method 2’
    Note: For e-verification of your ITR through Aadhaar, ensure that your mobile number is linked to Aadhaar. Also, ensure that your PAN is linked with your Aadhaar number.
  • You will see a pop-up window on your screen. Tick the checkbox stating 'I agree to validate my Aadhaar details' and then click on 'Generate Aadhaar OTP'.
  • Enter the 6-digit OTP received on your registered mobile number and click on the ‘Validate’ button. On successful submission, your ITR will be verified.
    Note: OTP will be valid only for 15 minutes.

Method 2: e-Verification Through Aadhaar OTP Already Available

  • If you already have Aadhaar OTP available with you: Select ‘I already have an OTP on Mobile number registered with Aadhaar’.
  • Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Continue’.
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