How to Authenticate Notice issued by Income Tax Department?

Authenticate Notice

The Authenticate Notice / Order issued by ITD service is available to both registered and unregistered users of the e-Filing portal as a pre-login service to verify the authenticity of a Notice, Order, Summons, Letter or any correspondence issued by Income Tax Authorities.

STEP BY STEP GUIDE

Step 1: Go to the Income Tax Portal homepage.

Quick Links

Step 2: Click Authenticate Notice / Order issued by ITD under Quick Links.

Authencticate Notice issued by ITD

Step 3: Select either of the following options to authenticate the notice / order –

Authenticate Notice Options

If you select the option – PAN, Document Type, Date of Issue and Mobile Number

Step A: Enter PAN, Document type, Assessment Year, Date of Issue and Mobile Number and Click Continue.

PAN

Step B: Enter the 6-digit OTP received on the mobile number entered by you in Step 2 and click Continue.

Enter OTP
      Note :-
  •  OTP will be valid for 15 minutes only.
  •  You have 3 attempts to enter the correct OTP.
  •  The OTP expiry countdown timer on screen tells you when the OTP will expire.
  •  On clicking Resend OTP, a new OTP will be generated and sent.

Once the OTP is validated, the document number of the notice issued along with the date of issue of the notice will be displayed.

Result

Note: In case no notice was issued by ITD, it will display a message – No record found for the given criteria.

 If you select the option – Document Identification Number and Mobile Number

Step A: Select Document Identification Number and Mobile Number.

Mobile Number
No Record Message

Step B: Enter Document Identification Number and Mobile Number and click Continue.

Step C: Enter the 6-digit OTP received on the mobile number entered by you in Step B and click Continue.

Enter OTP

Note :-

  • OTP will be valid for 15 minutes only.
  • You have 3 attempts to enter the correct OTP.
  • The OTP expiry countdown timer on screen tells you when the OTP will expire.
  • On clicking Resend OTP, a new OTP will be generated and sent.
Authenticate Notice
Document Reference Number

Once the OTP is validated, a success message will be displayed.

Note: In case no notice was issued by ITD, it will display a message – No record found for the given Document Number.

Authenticate Notice