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Steps to Verify ITR Online Using Kotak Mahindra Net Banking

Updated on: 03 Aug, 2022 04:38 PM

Step by Step procedure for e-verification of Income Tax Return
Every individual knows the importance of filing Income Tax Return within the specified time period. Filing the returns alone is not sufficient, one also needs to verify it. Only after the return is verified, Income Tax Department starts checking it. Both online and offline methods are available to e verify the returns. An individual can verify Income Tax Return easily through the bank where he has an account. This option is available at many banks, and today we will tell you how to e verify your ITR using Kotak Mahindra Net Banking.

Important: e-verify your income tax return within 30 days, else your return will be considered as not filed.

Step 1: Login to your account at income tax efiling website. Once logged in, from the tabs click on “My Account” & from the drop down menu, select option “e-Verify Return”.


Step 2: Now you’ll see the list of ITR(s) filed as shown in the screen below. Here click on “e-Verify” button.


Step 3: Here, from the options, select Option 2. A box will appear & here select “EVC - Through Net Banking”.

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Step 4: Once you select the Net Banking option, the steps for e verification using net banking will be shown. Go through them & after that click on “Continue” button.


You will be redirected to the screen where all the banks approved by Income Tax Department for e verification of ITR through Net Banking will be shown. From here, click on “Kotak Mahindra Bank”.


Step 5: As you select the bank, a Disclaimer screen shall appear & here click on “Continue” button. You will be taken to the log-in screen Kotak Mahindra Bank.


Step 6: At Kotak Mahindra Bank login page, you’ll have to enter “CRN/ Customer ID” or “Nickname” (if you have set any) and the password. After this click on “Secure Login” button.


Step 7: From the various tabs on dashboard, select the last tab “More”. A drop down list will appear and click on the second option “eTax”.


Step 8: Then on left-hand side, from various options select “E-Filing (Income Tax)”. After this, opt for the state (under the jurisdiction where you have filed ITR) and tax type then click on “Submit” button.


Step 9: Check-mark the terms & condition box then click on “Submit” button.


Step 10: Now you are redirected and logged into your account at the Income Tax efiling website. Here, under tab “My Account” select option “e-Verify Return”.

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Step 11: On the next screen, click on “e-Verify”. A screen-blocker will appear asking for your confirmation to e verify return, here click on “Continue” button.


Step 12: Congratulations! Your ITR is now successfully e verified & the message will be shown as in screen below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q- How can I activate mobile banking in Kotak Mahindra?

Registering on Kotak Mobile banking app is very simple. You can download Kotak bank app from Play Store or app store. Login with your Customer Relationship Number (CRN). Find your CRN from your Debit/Credit card. Authenticate account using debit or credit card or net banking password and then enter the activation code sent to your registered mobile.

Q- Where can I find my CRN number Kotak Mahindra Bank?

You can find your CRN using two ways. First, your CRN is the number under your name on your Debit/Credit Card. Second, SMS CRN to 9971056767 from your registered mobile number to know your CRN.

Q- How can I get my Kotak Internet banking password?

Click on “Forgot / Blocked Password” link to regenerate password or on “Password Locked?” to get your existing password in the Net Banking login page. Enter User ID (CRN) or Net Banking Nickname. Answer two mandatory questions. Select any one method from Debit Card / Security Questions / Credit Card for additional verification. After verification, enter a 6 character password of your choice and the other 6 characters password will be sent to your preferred email ID and mobile number. Go on login page of Kotak and then enter password of 6 characters and other 6 characters of Kotak code sent.

Q- How can I generate EVC through net banking in Kotak Mahindra Bank?

Select the e-verify option which is usually under the 'Tax' tab after that you will automatically redirected on income tax portal.. Click on the 'My Account' tab and select 'Generate EVC' option. A 10-digit alpha-numeric code will be sent to your email and mobile number.

Q- How can I open Internet banking in Kotak Mahindra Bank?

You can also register for Net Banking via these options.
Option 1: You can request for Net Banking registration by calling our Customer Contact Centre - 1860 266 2666 (24x7) or +91 22 6600 6022.
Option 2: You can also submit a physical request form or drop the filled form in drop box placed in Branch & ATM.

CA Abhishek Soni
CA Abhishek Soni

Abhishek Soni is a Chartered Accountant by profession & entrepreneur by passion. He is the co-founder & CEO of Tax2win is amongst the top 25 emerging startups of Asia and authorized ERI by the Income Tax Department. In the past, he worked in EY and comes with wide industry experience from telecom, retail to manufacturing to entertainment where he has handled various national and international assignments.