What is the password to open for ITR pdf ?

What is the password to open for ITR pdf ?

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Income Tax
The password for the ITR is combination of PAN (in lower case) and Date of Birth in ddmmyyyy format.

What is the password to open ITR ?

Income tax deptt sent you a encripted pdf , and most of the tax payers find himself unable to open their ITR . here we are going to explain the method of opening ITR :-


Please note that the pdf document is password protected to ensure it is accessed by the appropriate user.

The password is a combination of the PAN number (lowercase alphabet) and the date of birth in the format ddmmyyyy.

For example, if the PAN number is AAAAP2222A and the date of birth is 10-Jan-2008, then the password will be aaaap2222a10012008

What should be done if pdf is still not opened  ?


In case you are unable to open the document, please contact Efiling Income Tax Administrator at ask@incometaxindia.gov.in

while asking fo rsupport to the IT Deptt , Do not forget to  attach and to provide the following information in your email details :

1.Your ITR PDF 

2.Your PAN  number 

3.Your Assesment Year (to which you want the support 

They will contact you only by a mail and give you the solution .So do not worry if after reading the above procedure some times if you fail to open your ITR.


What is the reason behind it ?

Your pdf is encripted by artificial intellgence through a programme manged at cloud machine .It might b epossible during encrition if the server down the it may effect on your pdf 

and the same pdf  give your trouble while opening . 

providing the document along with pan number and assessment year.


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  • /admin/frontimages/student/academic-cover.jpg Aafaq Ahmed Salafi| 10-Aug-2018 06:39:35

    Show my itr file

  • /admin/frontimages/defaultimage/default.gif Sridhar D| 18-Mar-2020 08:04:31

  • /admin/frontimages/defaultimage/default.gif Sandip Pandit| 31-Mar-2020 03:35:05

    thanks for nice update ,it works .Thanks exmonline.org

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