How to Get GST Number Online

Published On: Mar 14, 2023Last Updated: Nov 23, 20234.4 min read

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a comprehensive tax levied on the supply of goods and services in India. It has replaced many indirect taxes that were levied earlier. As per the GST law, businesses with an annual turnover of more than Rs. 20 lakhs (Rs. 10 lakhs for North Eastern states) have to obtain a GST registration number. In this article, we will discuss how to get a GST number online.

Steps for GST registration

The process of getting a GST number online is simple. You can easily complete it in a few steps. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you apply for GST online:

Step 1: Visit the GST Portal and choose New Registration

Firstly, to apply for GST number online, visit the official GST portal. On the homepage, click on the ‘Services’ tab and select ‘Registration’ and then ‘New Registration’ from the dropdown menu.

New registration on the GST website

Step 2: Fill the GST Registration Form

After that, once you click on the ‘Registration’ option, a few options will show; click on new registration. You will be directed to the GST registration form. Fill in all the required details such as your business name, PAN, email address, and mobile number and click on proceed. (If you already have any linked registrations, then you will be taken to a page with a list of them. Click on proceed at the bottom of the list.)

Step 3: OTP verification

After that, you have to do an OTP verification. Provide the OTP you receive on your Mobile number and Email id and click on ‘proceed’.

OTP Verification

Step 4: TRN Generated

Once that’s done, a TRN (Temporary Reference Number) will be generated. Please note down this TRN as it will be needed in the next steps of the registration process.

GST TRN issued

Step 5: Registration with TRN

Once that’s done, repeat steps 1 and 2. After that, choose the “Temporary Reference Number (TRN)” option; fill in the required details and click on “Proceed”. You will once again have to go through an OTP verification as well.

Step 6: Saved Application

This should take you to a page with your saved application. Click on the edit icon.

GST Saved Application

Step 7: Fill the form and upload the documents

This will take you to a page with the registration form. It has several tabs. You need to fill every tab with the required details and attach the required documents for GST Registration. Then, click on “submit”. You can submit the form either with an e-signature, EVC, or a digital signature certificate (DSC).

GST registration form

Step 8: Verification of Application

The final tab of the application form is the verification tab. It requires you to do OTP verification.

GST Registration form verification

Step 9: Submission

Finally, a success message with the details of your application will appear. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application on your email id and phone number.

Successful submission of GST registration application

Cost of Registering GST

With LegalWiz’s services, you can get a GST registration for as little as INR. 1999. Costs include application fees as well as professional charges. The GST application requires several attested documents from different professionals to be attached. Hence it’s preferable to get your registration for GST done by professionals.


In conclusion, getting a GST number online is a simple and straightforward process. By following the above steps, you can apply for and obtain a GST number quickly and easily. It is essential for businesses to register for GST to avoid any legal implications and benefit from the various benefits offered by the GST regime. Moreover, after successfully registering for GST, it is important to keep checking your GST status. You can easily check your GST registration status with ARN. Checking your GST status ensures that you can provide any additional documents that are needed within the required time.

FAQS regarding GST registration Process

Any business with a turnover of Rs. 40 lakhs and above needs to get a GST registration irrespective of the business type. (For north-eastern and hill states, the turnover required is Rs. 10 lakhs)

There is no government fee for GST registration. However, individuals and entities registering for GST through the online registration process have to pay for the professional services availed. Additionally, if you choose to pay the estimated tax liability during registration by clicking the “create challan” button, you will have to pay that as well.

Yes. Even sole proprietors and partnership businesses can apply for GST registration. In comparison to companies, such taxpayers enjoy certain exemptions and advantages when it comes to GST return filings as well.

It takes about 2-6 days on average to receive your GST number after successfully submitting a GST application.

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  1. Kailash kumre 24/06/2023 at 8:03 am - Reply

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