Generate OTP

About

  • This is the first of a two-step process.
  • This API takes in dob of the taxpayer and the taxpayer_id i.e. PAN or TAN to generate OTP.
  • Income Tax Department initiates an OTP on the taxpayer mobile and E-mail. Sample OTP can be seen below. :point-down:
  • The Taxpayer can then verify the OTP using the Verify OTP API,

Background

Add Client mechanism initiates the consent-based mechanism of the User being added as Quicko's ERI Client. To perform Fetch/E-File ITR, the first step is to add the end-user as Quicko's ERI Client.

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Add Client mechanism ensures that all operations are done with the consent of the Taxpayer as the OTPs are sent to registered mobile and email of the Taxpayer

Sample OTP

Mobile OTPMobile OTP

Mobile OTP

Email OTPEmail OTP

Email OTP


Endpoints

HTTP Method

Resource URL

Description

GET

/itd/eri/authorize/otp

Takes tax_payer_id , dob of Taxpayer and initiates OTP Validation for Add Client

API EndpointAPI Endpoint

Body Paramters

Param

Type

Description

Example

tax_payer_id

string

10-character alpha-numeric taxpayer identifier e.g. PAN, TAN

EGLPR1122X

dob

string

Date of Birth of a Taxpayer, Format: DD/MM/YYYY

18/11/1994


Result

Param

Type

Description

Example

message

string

Message about whether OTP has sent.

OTP has been sent successfully

transaction_id

string

Transaction ID.

206bafdf-af4c-44d3-a591-35d32b2454cf


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