Last date for GST Enrollment (30 Apr. 2017) at GST Portal (

Last date for GST Enrollment at GST Portal ( extended upto 30 Apr. 2017: Enrollments open for existing registered assessees (upto 31 Jan. 2016) 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 ( exclusively for GST. Existing Taxpayers of VAT, Service Tax, Central Excise, etc. (registered upto 31 Jan. 2016) have been advised to enroll at GST portal at the earliest. However GST enrollment of subsequent registrants (i.e. cases registered from 1 Feb. 2016 onwards) has not yet started.

The GST portal has advised for enrollment of users, i.e. updation of profile information and uploading of certain documents, for smooth transition to GST. Provisional ID and Password for enrollment shall be provided by the respective VAT/ Tax Office to the dealer/ taxpayer in advance, in line with the enrollment schedule of respective states, e.g. DVAT Communicates Provisional User ID and Password for Migration to GST.

Steps for Existing taxpayers registered under Excise, Service Tax and State Tax Laws such as VAT, Entry Tax, Luxury Tax and Entertainment Tax, those who received SMS/ E-Mail with Provisional ID and Password, to enrol with the GST Common Portal using Provisional ID and Password:

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

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.

Mobile Application (Android App) – ‘GST Enrollment’

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.

Revised Plan of GST User Enrollment (State-wise) at GST Portal

The last date or deadline for enrollment with GST portal for dealers (registered upto 31 Jan. 2016) is now extended upto 30 Apr. 2017 for all taxpayers registered under VAT, Service Tax, Excise or any combination thereof. Now taxpayers can check status of their application for GST enrollment/ registration, even using Mobile Application (Android App). Further, enrollment process has not yet opened for subsequent registrants (i.e. those registered from 1 Feb. 2016 onwards).

Revised Schedule of the users enrollment/ activation at GST Portal for various states:

StateStart DateEnd Date
Daman and Diu14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Dadra and Nagar Haveli14-Nov-1630-Apr-17
West Bengal30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Madhya Pradesh30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Arunachal Pradesh30-Nov-1630-Apr-17
Uttar Pradesh16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Jammu and Kashmir16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Himachal Pradesh16-Dec-1630-Apr-17
Tamil Nadu4-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 2016Not Yet StartedNot Yet Started

Tutorials for using GST Portal

It may be noted that revised deadline/ last date for enrollment with GST portal for dealers registered under VAT (all states), Excise, Service Tax or any combination is now extended upto 30 Apr. 2017.

Users can also refer the following tutorials for accessing and utilising services of the GST protal 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:


  1. Sanjay Shah Nov 19, 2016
  2. Sushil Vyas Dec 6, 2016
    • Ashwani Mehta Dec 6, 2016
  3. V K Pandey Dec 19, 2016
  5. Atul Dec 27, 2016
    • mukesh verma Mar 28, 2017
  6. Neha Dec 29, 2016
  7. Irfan Khan Dec 30, 2016
  8. B.MD. SHABBIR Dec 31, 2016
  9. Jitendra Kumar Patel Jan 1, 2017
    • Ashwani Mehta Jan 2, 2017
  10. NARENDRA MISHRA Jan 2, 2017
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  11. MAHENDRA Jan 3, 2017
  12. Narahari BS Jan 3, 2017
  13. K S PRASAD Jan 7, 2017
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  15. ATULL DESAI Jan 8, 2017
  16. a ramesh kumar Jan 10, 2017
    • dchandrakanth Jan 14, 2017
  17. Lalit Malani Jan 14, 2017
    • Yogesh Jan 21, 2017
  18. B.Krishnamurthy Jan 25, 2017
  19. Thomas Paul Feb 3, 2017
  20. prakash Feb 15, 2017
  21. UDAY C TASGAONKAR Feb 19, 2017
  22. Murthy Mar 4, 2017
  23. Rajendra Mar 5, 2017
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  25. Niranjan Singh Mar 24, 2017
  26. Purushotham Apr 1, 2017

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