Receipt number to be quoted in Form 16/16A will be generated by TIN. Receipt number will be generated for the quarterly TDS/TCS statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards uploaded to TIN. Receipt number generated will be of eight digits (alphabets) and will be applicable only for statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards. Eight digit receipt number can be obtained by viewing the status of the quarterly TDS/TCS statement at under Quarterly Statement Status feature available at TIN website (www.tin-nsdl.com).
Receipt number provided by TIN is in addition to the provisional receipt number provided on acceptance/upload of quarterly TDS/TCS statement. Provisional receipt number will be referred as Token no for the statements pertaining to FY 2010-11 and onwards.
to check your receipt number go to tin-nsdl website and check quarterly statement status and the you will found the 8 digit receipt number as shown in picture below