In line with recommendations of the GST Council, CBIC notifies that migration window has been re-opened once again upto 31/08/2018 for taxpayers/ persons those who have failed to file Form REG-26 to register at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in) but received only Provisional Identification Number (PID) till 31/12/2017.
CBIC Central Tax Notifications 31/2018 dt. 06/08/2018: Special Procedure for GST Migration Window open upto 31/08/2018
G.S.R… (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 148 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby specifies the persons who did not file the complete FORM GST REG-26 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 but received only a Provisional Identification Number (PID) (hereinafter referred to as “such taxpayers”) till 31/12/2017 may now apply for Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN).
2. The special procedure to be followed for registration of such taxpayers is as detailed below:-
(i) The details as per the Table below should be furnished by such taxpayers to the jurisdictional nodal officer of the Central Government or State Government on or before 31/08/2018. (please refer attachment for Table)
(ii) On receipt of an e-mail from the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), such taxpayers should apply for registration by logging onto http://www.gst.gov.in in the “Services” tab and filling up the application in FORM GST REG-01 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017.
(iii) After due approval of the application by the proper officer, such taxpayers will receive an email from GSTN mentioning the Application Reference Number (ARN), a new GSTIN and a new access token.
(iv) Upon receipt, such taxpayers are required to furnish the following details to GSTN by e-mail, on or before 30/09/2018, to [email protected]
(a) New GSTIN;
(b) Access Token for new GSTIN;
(c) ARN of new application;
(d) Old GSTIN (PID).
(v) Upon receipt of the above information from such taxpayers, GSTN shall complete the process of mapping the new GSTIN to the old GSTIN and inform such taxpayers.
(vi) Such taxpayers are required to log onto the common portal http://www.gst.gov.in using the old GSTIN as “First Time Login” for generation of the Registration Certificate.
3. Such taxpayers shall be deemed to have been registered with effect from 01/07/2017.