Last date for GST Enrollment (30 Apr. 2017) at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in)

Last date for GST Enrollment at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in) extended upto 30 Apr. 2017: Enrollments open for existing registered assessees under VAT, Service Tax, Excise; Applicants can now use Mobile Application (Android App); Also check status of Enrollment/ Registration

The Government has launched new GST portal/ website (www.gst.gov.in) exclusively for GST. Existing Taxpayers of VAT, Service Tax, Central Excise, etc. have been advised for early enrollment at GST portal, i.e. updation of profile information and uploading of certain documents, for smooth transition to GST.

Provisional ID and Password for enrollment have already been provided by the respective VAT/ Tax Offices to the Existing Registered Dealers/ Taxpayers of all the states, e.g. DVAT Communicates Provisional User ID and Password for Migration to GST.

Revised Schedule/ Last Date for GST Enrollment (State-wise) at GST Portal

The last date/ deadline for enrollment with GST portal had been extended to 30 Apr. 2017 for all taxpayers/ dealers registered under VAT (all states), Service Tax, Excise, etc. However, it is likely that the deadline for GST enrollment will be further extended upto 31 May 2017 in view of substantial number of cases pending enrollment, problems being faced by applicants during enrollment process at the GST Portal, etc.

StateStart DateEnd Date
Puducherry8-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Sikkim8-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Maharashtra14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Goa14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Daman and Diu14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Dadra and Nagar Haveli14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Chhattisgarh14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Gujarat15-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Odisha30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Jharkhand30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Bihar30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
West Bengal30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Madhya Pradesh30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Assam30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Tripura30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Meghalaya30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Nagaland30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Arunachal Pradesh30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Mizoram30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Manipur30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Uttar Pradesh16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Jammu and Kashmir16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Delhi16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Chandigarh16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Haryana16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Punjab16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Uttarakhand16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Himachal Pradesh16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Rajasthan16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Kerala1-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Tamil Nadu4-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Karnataka1-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Telangana1-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Andhra Pradesh1-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act but not registered under State VAT7-Jan-1730-Apr-17
Enrollment of Taxpayers who are registered under Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT25-Jan-1730-Apr-17
New registration under VAT/ Service Tax/ Central Excise after January 201601-Feb-201730-Apr-2017

Steps by Step Guide/ User Guide/ FAQs on GST Migration or Enrollment Process

Existing taxpayers registered under Excise, Service Tax and State Tax Laws such as VAT, Entry Tax, Luxury Tax and Entertainment Tax, those who have received SMS/ E-Mail with Provisional ID and Password can enroll with the GST Common Portal using Provisional ID and Password. For their assistance following guidelines have been issued by GSTN/ CBEC:

Steps for Existing taxpayers to enrol with GST Portal using Provisional ID and Password

CBEC’s User Guide for Excise/ Service Tax Migration to GST

CBEC’s FAQs on GST Migration Process

GST Registration vs. GST Enrollment

It may be noted that User enrollment at GST Portal should not be construed as completion of GST Registration in itself. This exercise is for updation and validation of data of existing taxpayers registered with various tax authorities for use at GST Network (GSTN) post implementation of GST. Subsequently the exercise will be converted from GST Enrollment to GST Registration after receipt of certain information/ documents, as may be prescribed under the GST Laws.

Mobile Application (Android App) – ‘GST Enrollment’

Now taxpayers can check status of their application for GST enrollment/ registration, even using Mobile Application (Android App). The GST Network (GSTN) has launched an Android App (Mobile Application) named as GST Enrollment. The Taxpayers may complete GST enrollment process and provide Provisional ID and Password token while submitting the application. Please refer the FAQs and Manual for details relating to use of Mobile App for the purpose.

Tutorials for using GST Portal

Users can also refer the following tutorials for accessing and utilising services of the GST portal including for enrollment of users:

a) FAQs b) User Manual c) System Requirements d) Video Tutorial

Check GST Enrollment/ Registration Status

Now GST portal is equipped with sharing information on status of GST Enrollment/ Registration of Taxpayers those who have submitted requisite information in due course, as under

Check Registration Status at GST Portal

Free NSDL’s eSign during Enrollment at GST Portal

CBEC has advised on 31 Mar. 2017 that all Central Excise and Service Tax taxpayers migrating to GST can use NDSL’s eSign services, apart from CDAC eSign, which will become functional from 4 Apr. 2017 for submission of Form 20 on GST portal after activation of provisional ID. It may be noted that NSDL’s eSign is free to use during enrollment till 30 April 2017.

ICAI Presentations on GST Migration

Indirect Tax Committee of the ICAI has come out with certain presentations on GST migration/ enrollment process, to facilitate the taxpayers,  as under:

PPT on GST Migration

Step by Step Guide for GST Enrollment (existing Assessees- Excise & Service Tax)

All India GST Helpline

For any query/ clarification/ support/ help/ guidance, relating to GST enrollment, etc. the users may please contact the GST Portal’s official helplines, as under:

GST Help Desk Number: 0124-4688999

GST Email Support: helpdesk@gst.gov.in

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