1. Who is a Chartered Accountant?
A Chartered Accountant (CA) is a registered member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. A CA can file ITRs, Audit Reports and other statutory forms on behalf of his/her clients.
2. What are the prerequisites for registering as a CA?
The prerequisites for registering as a CA are Membership Number and Enrollment Date. Your PAN should be registered on the e-Filing portal and a valid and active DSC should be registered with the specified PAN.
3. Do I need a DSC to register as a CA?
Yes, you need a DSC to register as a CA. If your DSC is not registered, you need to first register it on the e-Filing portal.
4. Do I need the emsigner utility to register on the e-Filing portal as a CA?
Yes, you will need to download and install the emsigner utility. The link for the download is made available to you at the time of registration
This pre-login service is available to Chartered Accountants (CAs) who want to register and access the e-Filing portal. The Registration service enables the user to access and track all tax-related activities.
2. Prerequisites for availing this service
3. Step-by-Step Guide
Step 1: Go to the e-Filing portal homepage, click Register.
Step 2: Click Others and select the Category as Chartered Accountant and click Continue.
Step 3: Enter all the mandatory details like PAN, Name, DOB, Membership Number and Enrollment Date on the Basic Details page and click Continue.
Step 4: On successful validation with the ICAI database, the Contact Details page appears. Enter all the mandatory details like Primary Mobile Number, Email ID and Address and click Continue.
Step 5: Two separate OTPs are sent to your mobile number and email ID entered in Step 4. Enter the separate 6-digit OTPs received on your mobile number and email ID and click Continue.
Step 6: Check if all the details entered are correct. Edit the details in the screen, if necessary, then click Confirm.
Step 7: On the Set Password page, enter your desired password in both the Set Password and Confirm Password textboxes, set your personalized message, and click Register.
Step 8: Click Proceed to Login to begin the login process. Your login details will be emailed to your primary email ID.
Note: Log in and update your profile to access all the features available to you on the e-Filing Portal.