Process to Check Status of GST registration
Hemlata Khandenwal / 2020-05-05 12:27:27


GST is the most discussed topic in India. Some people are still confused about the process for registration, filling the return form, tax invoice, e-way bill, and the process for knowing the status of GST application and other forms related to GST. In this article, we discuss the process or the steps to check the status of registration under GST.

Procedure to check Status of registration in GST

For this facility of the businessmen, on the advice of the central government, the GST Council has also provided a system to check the registration status of GST on the GST portal. 

What is GST?

The GST stands for goods and service tax which is an Indirect tax that is levied on the supply of goods and services in India. The GST has applicable from 1st July 2017. It is a centralized tax regime on businesses. It has changed many indirect tax laws that previously existed in India. This system has been introduced by removing 17 different taxes levied at the center level and 23 at the state level.

What is an ARN number under GST?

An ARN is a 15 digits application reference number which is acknowledged from the GST portal while submitting the GST registration application. The ARN number helps to track the application status of registration on the GST portal. If the applicant already knows his registration application number, then it is much better, but in case the applicant does not know his ARN then, here is the Process to know the application number.

How to check the Application reference number on the GST portal?

The process to check the ARN (application reference number) on the GST portal is as follows:

To check the ARN, the applicant has to complete some steps by visiting the website of the GST Council. This step is like this:

Step 1 –Website 

Open the website 

Step 2 –Log in

Existing USER Login has to be clicked.

Step 3–Username and password

Now the login page will open in front of the applicant, on this page he will have to present his username and password. After turning it on, click the send button.

Step 4–Continue

Now the page will be opened. Welcome page online here.] Now applicant has to click on the continue button.

Step 5–Save the application

Now the applicant will be seeing the dashboard on the screen of his laptop or computer. Now the applicant has to go to my savings application. Here they have to click on the My Application Status page. Now they will see the ARN status of their enrollment application. This is the application reference number, keep it in writing.

Also, know about the refund claim process under GST 

How to check the registration Status of GST?

Now there are being told about the step to check the registration status of GST.

Step 1 - Type the link 

Click on the website

Step 2 –Application number (ARN)

Now the applicant has to type the application reference number and unique captcha. 

Step 3-Search button.

The applicant needs to click on the search button, after a few seconds, he will see his registration Status Number.

Who can take registration under GST?

Any individual, company, the person can take registration under GST.

Is the registration under GST mandatory for every business?

The business that’s turnover is above 40 lakh, and (20 lakhs in some north-eastern states) are mandatory to take registration under GST.

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