How to Change Password in the New Income Tax Portal

Updated on: Jan 13th, 2022


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Taxpayers can e-file their income tax returns and make other income tax related compliances by logging in to the income tax e-filing portal. You can log into the e-filing portal using your PAN/Aadhaar and the password created during registration.

What are the Basic Requirements for Changing Password

  • Taxpayer must be registered on the income tax e-filing portal,
  • He must have access to the user ID and password

How to Change Password

If you want to change your existing password, you can log in to the income tax e-filing portal and follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Log in to the income tax portal” by entering your user ID, existing password and confirm your secure access message.
  1. Step 2: Click on ‘Change Password’ under ‘My Profile’ on the top-right corner of the screen.
  1. Step 3: Enter your current password and the new password of your choice. Then, confirm your new password. The new password must have characters between 8 and 14, uppercase and lowercase letters, at least one number and one special character.
  1. Step 4: Click on ‘Submit’
  2. Step 5: Once you have submitted successfully, you will receive a confirmation email and SMS in your registered email ID and mobile number.

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