Download GST Registration Certificate using GST Portal

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By Sakshi Shah on April 2, 2020

GST Registration means allotment of a GST Number or GSTIN to the taxpayer who is liable to collect and pay tax to the government after claiming the credit of input tax paid on purchases.

When the application for registration under GST is approved by the GST officer, a unique GSTIN is issued to the taxpayer. The GST department does not issue a physical certificate of registration. The taxpayer can download his certificate of registration from his account on the GST Portal.

How can I check the status of my application for GST registration?

Follow the step-by-step guide to download the GST registration certificate from the GST Portal:

Step 1: Login to your account on the GST Portal

Step 2: Go to Service > User Services > View/Download Certificates

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Step 3: You can view the certificate description along with the date of issue of the certificate on the next page. Click on Download.

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Step 4: The registration certificate is downloaded in a pdf format.

  • First page – Business details such as legal name, address, constitution, certificate issue date and other details
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  • Annexure A – Details of GSTIN, legal name and additional places of business
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  • Annexure B – Details of GSTIN, legal name and details of Managing Director
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FAQs

1. How can I download GST certificate without login?

You can not download GST Registration Certificate without logging in the GST portal. One must log in to the GST portal to download his/her GST Registration Certificate.

2. How do I verify a GST certificate?

You can partly verify GSTIN or GST number on the first look of it by checking if the vendor’s PAN number matches with the digits between 3 and 10 in the GSTIN.

3. My Registration Certificate indicates that it is deemed approved. Is my Registration Certificate valid?

In case the Tax official does not take action in the stipulated time, the Registration Application is deemed approved. However, that does not impact validity of the Registration Application. The message is reflected in the Registration Certificate – “This is a system generated digitally signed Registration Certificate issued based on deemed approval of application on

.”