How to register as a GST Practitioner?

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By Sakshi Shah on March 25, 2019

A GST(Goods and Service Tax) Practitioner is a professional who manages GST compliances on the behalf of GST registered dealers. He can apply for GST Registration, file GST Returns, make application to claim the refund, make application for cancellation of registration etc. on behalf of his clients.

Follow these steps to apply to register as a GST Practitioner:

Step 1: Go to the GST Portal

Step 2: Click on ‘Register Now’ on the Home page

OR

Go to Services > Registration > New Registration

Part A:

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’ on the next page that appears and select the relevant options.

  • ‘I am a’ – select GST Practitioner
  • State/UT and District – select state in which registration is required
  • Name – mention name as per PAN
  • Add PAN of business
  • Add e-mail and mobile number of the primary authorised signatory
  • Enter the characters seen in Captcha Image
  • Select ‘Proceed’
Register GST Practitioner

Step 4: An OTP Verification page would be displayed. Enter the OTP (One-Time Password) received on the mobile number and e-mail entered in Step 3 above. OTP is valid for 10 minutes.

If OTP is not received or is invalid, click on the option ‘Click here to resend the OTP’ to receive a new OTP.

Step 5: You will receive a 15 digit TRN (Temporary Reference Number) on the registered e-mail and mobile. The screen will also show the validity of the TRN.

Register GST Practitioner-TRN

Part B:

Step 6: Go to Services > Registration > New Registration and click on ‘Temporary Reference Number (TRN)’. Enter TRN, characters seen in the Captcha Image and click on ‘Proceed’

Step 7: An OTP Verification page would be displayed. Enter the OTP (One-Time Password) received on the mobile number and e-mail. The same OTP would be sent on e-mail and mobile number. OTP is valid for 10 minutes.

If OTP is not received or is invalid, click on the option ‘Click here to resend the OTP’ to receive a new OTP.

Step 8:My Saved Application’ page would be displayed. Click the Edit Icon under the column ‘Action’.

Register GST Practitioner-TRN.7

Part B of the form has four different tabs. Enter the details by selecting relevant options. Upload documents in .pdf and .jpeg

What are the documents required for GST registration in India? Registration under GST requires a series of documents depending on the nature of business

Step 9: The first tab is ‘General Details’. Enter the necessary details and upload the relevant documents.

Registration of GST Practitioner on GST Portal

Step 10: The second tab is ‘Applicant Details’. Enter the necessary details and upload the relevant documents.

Registration of GST Practitioner on GST Portal

Step 11: The third tab is ‘Professional Address’. Enter the necessary details and upload the relevant documents.

Registration of GST Practitioner on GST Portal

Step 12: The last tab is ‘Verification’. There are two options to Submit the Application at the bottom of the page.

  • Submit with DSC – DSC means Digital Signature. Sign the application using DSC token. However, you must register the DSC on the GST Portal.
How to register or update a DSC on the GST Portal?
  • Submit with EVC or Submit with E-Signature – Under this option, you would receive an OTP on registered mobile and registered email. Enter the OTP and submit the application.

Step 13: Once the application is submitted, a success message is displayed. You would receive an Acknowledgement Reference Number i.e. ARN on your registered email and mobile in the next 15 minutes.