GST Enrollment Re-opening from 1 June 2017 for 15 days at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in)

GST Enrollment/ Registration window at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in) to re-open for remaining Taxpayers from 1 June 2017 (last date 15 June 2017); Now Temporarily Closed after 30 Apr. 2017 (as last extended)

As on 30 April 2017, when Phase-1 of enrollment was closed, about 60.5 lakh taxpayers (out of 84 lakh) had enrolled. The enrollment window is planned to re-open, in view of the reasons, like substantial number of cases pending enrollment, problems being faced by applicants during enrollment process, etc., i.e. taxpayers those who could not enroll with GST Portal will get another chance soon.

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

Presently, the GST Enrollment process is temporarily closed, after 30 April 2017, however, the enrollment window will re-open for 15 days from 1 June, 2017 to give another opportunity for enrollment to remaining taxpayers. Further the taxpayers who have enrolled but did not digitally sign the enrollment form also can complete the process of enrollment during the said period of 15 days.

State (Re-start Date 1 June 2017: End Date 15 June 2017)
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act but not registered under State VAT
Enrollment of Taxpayers who are registered under Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT
New registration under VAT/ Service Tax/ Central Excise after January 2016

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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