e-Return Intermediary

  • An eligible entity shall register online with NSDL at www.tin-nsdl.com by filling up the Registration Form as per the guidelines provided. Physical applications shall not be entertained.
  • On confirmation of the application an acknowledgment screen containing a unique 15-digit acknowledgment number shall be displayed.
  • The applicant shall save and print this acknowledgment. The duly signed acknowledgment along-with proof for fulfillment of eligibility criteria, due diligence certificate and requisite payment (application fee) should be sent to NSDL.
  • Payment can be made either by Cheque or Demand Draft in favour of 'NSDL - ERI' for ₹ 4,720/- [non-refundable application fee (inclusive of GST 18%)]. Demand Draft shall be payable at MUMBAI. Applicants making payment by cheque shall deposit a local cheque (drawn on any bank) with any HDFC Bank branch across the country (except Dahej). The cheque should be deposited in the account number '05422320001766'. Name of the applicant and acknowledgment number should be mentioned on the reverse of the Cheque / Demand Draft. List of HDFC Bank Branches.
  • The above-mentioned documents should be sent to NSDL at 'e-Return Intermediary Cell, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Limited, 1st floor, Times Tower, Kamala Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai - 400013. Tel: 020 - 2721 8080. Fax: 020 - 2721 8081.
  • Superscribe the envelope with 'APPLICATION FOR e-RETURN INTERMEDIARY - ACKNOWLEDGMENT NUMBER' (e.g. 'APPLICATION FOR e-RETURN INTERMEDIARY - 880010100000011').
  • Acknowledgment along with requisite documents and payment should reach NSDL within 15 days from the date of online application.
  • On receipt of requisite documents and realisation of payment NSDL will assign a user-id and password. NSDL will also intimate a URL provided to access the ITD web-site specified for upload of data in prescribed format (schema) as provided in e-Filing Schema Developer's Guide. The user-id & password along-with the URL will be intimated by email at the email address provided in the application form.
  • On receipt of the user-id and password the applicant may log-in to the ITD site and conduct the data transmission test as directed in the ITD site.
  • On successful completion of this test, ITD will enable the applicant for filing of e-Returns as per the scheme.
  • For this purpose ITD will provide a unique e-Return Intermediary Identification Number (ERIIN) and password to the applicant.
  • Status of application will be intimated by e-mail at the e-mail id provided in the application form.
  • If the application is rejected, NSDL will intimate by email at the email address provided in the application form.
  • For any future correspondence with NSDL, the applicant should quote 15-digit acknowledgment number.