How to pre-validate a bank account?

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How to pre-validate a bank account?

  1. Go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.

  2. Login with your valid credentials and password.

  3. After logging in, on the dashboard go to “Profile Settings”

  4. Navigate to “Pre-validate your Bank Account’

  5. Enter the following bank account details in the space provided

    ⇒ Permanent Account Number  (Please make sure the PAN is linked with the bank)
    ⇒ Name as in PAN (Please make sure the name is the same in PAN and is linked with the bank)
    ⇒ Bank Account Number
    ⇒ Account Type – Select from the drop-down list.
    ⇒ IFSC
    ⇒ Bank Name
    ⇒ Branch Name
    ⇒ Mobile Number (Please make sure the mobile number is linked with the bank)
    ⇒ E-mail address  (Please make sure the email ID is linked with the bank)

  6. After rechecking the details you have entered click on the “Prevalidate”  button.

  7. You will be redirected to another page where you will see an acknowledgment of the above request that is submitted. A status update for the same will be sent to your registered mobile number and registered email address.

    Alternatively, you can also use your bank’s net banking facility to pre-validate your bank account with PAN. This will help in e-verifying your income tax return and ECS credit of income tax refund.

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About CA Ankita Khetan 163 Articles
Ankita is a Chartered Accountant in practice and holds a Diploma in IFRS (from ACCA, UK). She is also a Commerce PG and Certified Independent Director (from IICA). She holds a certification in Forex and Treasury Management. Her area of expertise is GST and Income tax. She is passionate about reading, writing, and sharing knowledge on areas related to finance and taxation.

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