All the existing tax payers registered under Central Excise, Service Tax, State Sales Tax / VAT (except exclusive liquor dealers if registered under VAT), Entry Tax, Luxury Tax, Entertainment Tax (except levied by the local bodies) have to enroll under Goods and Service Tax (GST) as data with different assessing authority is not complete or many tax payers has taken multiple registration, this Enrollment process has been started from October 2016 so that data of existing taxpayers can be validated before March 2017. There is no auto enrollment under GST so each tax payer has enroll for the GST.  Enrollment under the GST is common for both Central GST and the State GST. There will be common registration, common return and common Challan for Central and State GST. As one PAN allows one GST Registration in a state, you may register one business entity first

Once you enrolled under GST it will issue Provisional ID FORMAT OF GSTIN: 01ABCDE1234B1Z5

01 ABCDE1234B 1 Z 5
state Code permanent account number Entity Number of the same PAN In the state Alphabet “Z” by Default Check sum digit

Information required before doing provisional registration under GST 

Before enrolling with GST System Portal, you must ensure to have the following information/ documents available with you:-

  • I. Provisional ID received from State/Central Authorities;
  • II. Password received from the State/Central Authorities;
  • III. Valid Email Address;
  • IV. Valid Mobile Number;
  • V. Bank Account Number
  • VI. Bank IFSC

List of Documents required for Provisional registration under GST 

  • a. Proof of Constitution of Business :
    • i. In case of Partnership firm: Partnership Deed of Partnership Firm (PDF and JPEG format in maximum size of 1 MB)
    • ii. In case of Others: Registration Certificate of the Business Entity (PDF and JPEG format in maximum size of 1 MB)
  • b. Photograph of Promoters/ Partners/Karta of HUF (JPEG format in maximum size of 100 KB)
  • c. Proof of Appointment of Authorized Signatory (PDF and JPEG format in maximum size of 1 MB)
  • d. Photograph of Authorized Signatory (JPEG format in maximum size of 100 KB)
  • e. Opening page of Bank Passbook / Statement containing Bank Account Number of < Account Number>, Address of Branch, Address of Account holder and few transaction details (PDF and JPEG format in maximum size of 1 MB)

DSC is mandatory for enrollment by Companies, Foreign Companies, Limited Liability Partnership (LLPs) and Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (FLLPs), But using DSC first tax payer need to register their DSC on GST System Portal by clicking “register your DSC”.

Applicant E-sign the GST Enrollment Application using Aadhaar based OTP, After validating the Aadhaar Number, the GST system Portal will send a request to UIDAI system to send a One Time Password (OTP). 2. UIDAI system will send OTP to email address and mobile number registered against Aadhaar number. System will prompt user to enter OTP. The user will enter the OTP and submit the document. The e-Signing process is complete.

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