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How to reset service tax password

Today we discuss on the How to reset service tax password, if a user after getting service-tax-registration lost the user id and password than how to recover it. what is process to reset the service tax user name and password.

 Methods for reset service tax password –

If user has forgot the service tax password than he can reset the password by any of the following methods. user can select the methods as per his available data.

First Methods of reset service tax password –

This is primary and easy steps to get the password. Check you’re the entire mail id and search the mail-id in the name of Department is sending the mail to the Email id mention on ST-1 Form. If you find the Mail in that both Username and password will be mention. Check that username and password.

If you have reset the password already than this password will not work but username will be the same. If unable to reset the service tax password than go for Step 2

Second Methods reset service tax password –

If you have found the mail from the than go to the and mention the userid and click on forgot password buttons.

Select a question that has been selected at the time of registration of service tax application and mention the answer on that application. After giving right answer new password box will appear on the screen and you can mention the new password.

Third Methods reset service tax password –

If you have forgot the mail id given in ST-1 or hint question answer than make an application to the service tax department for re-issue of the service tax password in the new emailed. Application will contain the Service tax code ,Division and Range etc. Application format is given below in annexure A

How to got  the Service Tax Code –

Service tax code will be starting from your Pan number and end with ST001 or SD001. If applied twice than it will be ST002 or SD002

How to get the Division /Commissioner ate and Range in service tax

Visit Easiest payment website and mention the service tax code and press tab buttons. it will give you all the information required for filling the service tax application. or login to and click on know your location.

What to do if service tax account is blocked?

Go to the and click on unblocked your account and mention the service tax code and answer the secret question. If forgot the secret question answer than make an declaration as mention in annexure A.

Need of Service tax passwords

Service tax password will be needed to file the service tax return. An assesee can pay the service tax payment online without password but unable to file the return. So if you forgot the password than reset the password to avoid the penalty of not filing the service tax return.

Annexure A


Format of Declaration Application For Reset service tax user id and password

                                                                                                             DECLARATION FORM FOR ACES

Name of Registered Assessee:                                 

 STC (Service Tax Code/ Reg. Code):                       


  1. Division:                                                
  2. Division:                                                
  3. Range:
  4. Email id:
  5. Repeat Email id:
  6. Constitution of your Firm:
  7. Contact Person Name:
  8. Contact Number:

 I______________ hereby declare that I am duly authorized by _______________to sign this declaration and the contents of this declaration are true and correct.






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  1. tarun sharma CA

    Sir…if i forget the secret question & make application for reset of password then in such case what is time period within which i get my new password?
    ThNks in advance

  2. Sir, Where to make application …? is it online submission or manual submission at service tax department…?

  3. where is to offline submit of this declaration along with cover letter ?

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