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If you are a deductor, you can file Statement Form 15G and Form 15H on the income tax department website.

Registration Process

  • To file the Statement of Form 15G and Form 15H, you should have a valid TAN and you should be registered as Tax Deductor & Collector on the income tax department website. (Read : how to apply for a TAN – here)
  • If not already registered, register yourself first as Tax Deductor & Collector to proceed.

Filing Process

  • Go to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
  • Click on ‘e-file’ and then ‘Prepare & Submit Online Form (Other than ITR)’

e-file Form 15G & Form 15H

  • Click on FORM 15G/FORM 15H (Consolidated) and prepare the xml zip file.



  • DSC(Digital Signature Certificate) is Mandatory to file FORM 15G/15H
  • Generate signature for the zip file using DSC Management Utility
  • Go to e-File -> Upload Form 15G/15H
  • Select the Form Name either Form 15G or Form 15H, Financial Year, Quarter and the Filing Type. Click Validate.


  • Once the details are validated, the following screen is displayed.


  • Browse and attach the ZIP file and Signature file.
  • ZIP file and Signature file can be generated from the DSC Management Utility.
  • Download the DSC Management Utility from the button provided.
  • Click Upload. On successful upload, the success message is displayed on the screen.


Filing Status

  • To view the status of uploaded file, Go to My account –>View Form 15G/15H.
  • Once uploaded the status of the statement shall be “Uploaded”.
  • The uploaded file shall be processed and validated.
  • Upon validation the status shall be either “Accepted” or “Rejected” which will reflect within 24 hours from the time of upload.
  • Accepted statements shall be sent to CPC-TDS for further processing.
  • In case the status is “Rejected”, the rejection reason shall be available and the corrected statement can be uploaded.

Keep in mind

  • Only one original submission will be accepted for combination of TAN, Financial Year, Form and quarter.
  • TAN, Filing Type, Quarter and Financial Year entered in XML should match with the TAN, Quarter, Financial Year and Filing Type in upload screen.
  • UIN should be unique for the TAN and financial year.
  • Financial year and TAN in the UIN should match with the TAN and Financial Year for which the statement is being uploaded.



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