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GST Portal : Check Composition Scheme Status

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Maharshi Shah

Composition Scheme
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GST Portal
Last updated on April 19th, 2021

An individual can search the list of taxpayers who have opted in/out of the Composition Scheme. This list is available at the GST Portal. The user could search for the list without logging in to the GST Portal. The instructions listed below explain the procedure to check status of composition scheme on GST Portal.

Check Composition Scheme Status – Before Login to GST Portal

  1. Visit GST Portal and Navigate to Search Composition Taxpayer

    Visit the GST Portal. Go to Search Taxpayer > Search Composition TaxpayerGST Portal - Search Composition Taxpayer Navigate

  2. Select Opt In or Opt Out

    Select either Opt In for Composition Scheme or Opt Out of Composition Scheme from the dropdown

  3. Search using GSTIN

    Enter GSTIN of the business and enter captcha. Click on Search to view the statusGST Portal - Search Composition Taxpayer - Enter GSTIN

  4. Search using State

    Enter State, Financial Year, Legal Name of the business and enter captcha. Click on Search to view the statusGST Portal - Search Composition Taxpayer - Enter State

Check Composition Scheme Status – After Login to GST Portal


Can I choose for Composition Scheme in one year and change in the later year?

Yes, You can switch between the Composition Scheme and the normal scheme on the basis of your turnover. The option to change is available in the beginning of the financial year. Taxpayer can opt in or withdraw from Composition Scheme by submitting an application on the GST Portal. However, this flip flop comes along with alterations in the way you issue invoices and file GST returns.

When does an individual who opted for composition pay tax?

An individual who opted for composition pays tax under GST CMP-08 on a quarterly basis prior to the 18th of the subsequent month of the quarter during which the supplies were made (changeable by the government notification).

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @Shweta_Saini

    You can opt out of Composition Scheme from your account on GST Portal. Once the taxpayer type is updated to Regular in your profile, you can start filing GST Returns under the regular scheme. If you are facing any issues while making the withdrawal application, you can create a grievance on the GST Portal.

    Do let us know if you have any further queries.

  2. I want to be able to claim input tax credit for GST paid. Should I opt for the GST composition scheme or regular scheme?

  3. Hey @Joe_Fernandes

    If you wish you claim Input tax credit, you should opt for GST Regular Scheme.

    Read more about the difference here.