The passwords to the TRACES account doesn’t require any special characters or numbers. Additionally, the users are not prompted to change the password to their account after a certain number of days. The Taxpayers can perform the following functions on the TDS Reconciliation And Enabling System (TRACES):
Steps to Change the Account Password on TRACES
- Login to TRACES portal
- Change Password Option
Therefore, click on the “Change Password” option. Enter the following details in the respective fields:
1. Old Password
2. New Password
3. Confirm New Password
- Save the changes made
Thus, click on the “Save” option.
The request to change your password will be updated on the system within the next 48 hours.
The user ID for the taxpayers is the same as their PAN number.
After the completion of the procedure of “Forgot Password,” a confirmation e-Mail indicating the successful change in password will be sent to the taxpayer after that taxpayer. Therefore, the taxpayer can then login to their TRACES account using the new password.