Check GST Number / GSTIN using GST Portal

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By Sakshi Shah on February 25, 2019

GST Number or GSTIN i.e. GST Identification Number is a unique number issued to a business registered under GST. This is a 15 digit number allotted on the basis of the PAN of the business.

How to find GST Number/ GSTIN using PAN?
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Enter GST Number and Verify GST details

Follow these steps to search GSTIN of business using the GST portal:

Step 1: Go to the GST Portal

Step 2: Go to Search Taxpayer > Search by GSTIN

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Step 3: Enter the GSTIN (GST Identification Number) of the business or enter the UIN (Unique Identification Number) of the business

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Step 4: Enter the CAPTCHA code and click on Search

Step 5: If the GSTIN entered is correct, the following details of the business are displayed:

  1. Legal name of the business
  2. Jurisdiction
  3. Registration date
  4. Type of taxpayer – regular, composition, NRTP, CTP etc
  5. Status of GSTIN
  6. Details of returns filed
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Step 7: If the GSTIN entered is incorrect, an error message is displayed

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How can I search GSTIN by PAN?