Many of us get confused while opening the PDF downloaded/received from various government sites. The Income tax and TDS Site also contain many documents which require different type of Passwords to open the PDF downloaded/received from the respective sites. One person cannot remember all types of PDF passwords because the passwords are nearly same and contains a minor change which makes it even more confusing.

Following is the table which contains various functionalities and the types of password format required for it.

List of Password required for opening various documents

Functionality Password Format Example
ITR V PAN number (lowercase alphabet) and the DOB (“DDMMYYYY” format). aaaa11111a01012011
Form 16/16A/27D/TBR PAN (first 5 letter in uppercase) and DOB (“DDMMYYYY” format). AAAA101012011
Form 16B Date of Birth of the BUYER (in DDMMYYYY format) 01012011
Form 26AS Date of Birth (in DDMMYYYY format) 01012011
Any Intimation/Order (Income Tax) PAN NO. Along With Date of Birth in Lower Case aaaa11111a08081997
Intimation received through Email First Four Letters of TAN_Date of Filing of Regular Statement (DDMMYYYY) AAAA_01012011
Extracting TDS Consolidate file TAN number and Request number MUMR03066R_1083
PAN card PAN number (lowercase alphabet) and the DOB (“DDMMYYYY” format) aaaa11111a08081997
Aadhaar Card First four letters of Name in CAPITAL letters and your Year of Birth (YYYY) MAHE1989
Extracting Justification Report JR_<TAN>_<Form Type>_<Quarter>_<FY> JR_AAAA11111A_24Q_Q3_2010-11
Extracting TDS Certificates ZIP File TAN In Upper Case AAAA11111A
Extracting 26AS ZIP File Date Of Birth in (“DDMMYYYY” format) 01012011
Opening TDS Provisional Receipt/Ack TAN No. In Lower Case aaaa11111a

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One response to “Income Tax and TDS Password Format with Examples”

  1. rakesh kumar singh says:

    Hi sir
    I got e tan on my email id
    But pdf need password nsdl given hint
    Six digit on application
    But there is nothing pls help me to open pdf file

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