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How to Register with SFT Reporting Portal?

As per section 285BA, specified persons are required to furnish statement of financial transactions or reportable accounts to the Income Tax Authority or such authority as prescribed.

Income Tax Department constructed a reportable account or Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT) portal to document these activities. Learn how to register for ITD reports?

This document covers

  1. How to Register as Reporting Entity?
  2. How to Register Digital Signature?

How to Register with SFT Reporting Portal?

1. How to Register as Reporting Entity?

To file Statement of Financial Transactions, the specified persons are required to register as reporting entity first.

Step 1:

Go to and click on login.

IT Portal Home Page
Reporting portal Page

Step 2:

After login, Go to Pending actions and click on Reporting portal and click on proceed

Step 3:

Select New Registration after redirected to reporting Portal and click on continue

New Registration Page
Form Type Page

Step 4:

Select the Form Type as Form 61A/61B/61 and Select the Entity category and click on Next

Step 5:

Enter the details of the Reporting Entity and click on Add Principal Officer

Details of Reporting Entity Page
Add Principal Officer Page

Step 6:

Enter the details of Principal Officer and click on Submit. However, you can add Designated Director also.

Step 7:

Enter Designated Director Details and click on Submit

Designated Director Details Page

Step 8:

Upon Successful submission, a registration request number is generated. The Registration number is called ITDREIN. Temporary Login credentials will be sent to registered mobile no and email id. The user is required to change the password after login

If the user has not received the credentials to email, they need to go to and click on forgot password. Enter the Pan and select option Using OTP. Enter the OTP and set the password

2. How to Register Digital Signature?

  1. Login to
  2. Select the Form Type and ITDREIN
  3. Select Authorized Person Type as Designated Director and click on proceed
  4. Click in Profile and click on Upload Digital Signature
  5. Go to DSC Management Software like HyperPKI Token Manager or WD Proxkey and Login
  6. Select the certificate and click on Export. Save the Signature file in selected location
  7. Now go to Reporting Portal and click on Upload
Reporting portal Home Page

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Disclaimer: This article provides an overview and general guidance, not exhaustive for brevity. Please refer Income Tax Act, GST Act, Companies Act and other tax compliance acts, Rules, and Notifications for details.