The process of downloading Form 16A are as follows:
1. Login with your User Id and Password.
2. In the main menu, click Downloads > Form 16A.
3. You can either download file for all PANs or for selected PANs. For all PANs, you need to select FY and Quarter. For Selected PANs, you have to select PANs from the given list.
4. Validation Screen will appear. Enter validation details. This will also generate an authentication code.
5. Details of authorized signatory will be picked up from profile and displayed.
6. Click Submit.
7. File will be available in Download > Requested Downloads.
To view the e- tutorial on how to download Form 16A, click here
Rather than going through the above mentioned steps, Deductors can easily download TDS certificate from the TRACES website using TDSMAN software. The software is fully integrated with TRACES and helps downloading of TDS certificate from the software itself.