Download GST Registration Certificate on GST Portal

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 GST Officer approves the application for registration, the GST Department issues a unique GSTIN to the taxpayer. The Department does not issue a physical certificate of registration. The taxpayer can download his certificate of registration from his account on the GST Portal.

GST Application Status: Track GST Number Status using ARN
GST Application Reference Number or ARN is generated after GST Registration Application. Track GST Application Status for GST Number or GSTIN using ARN.
GST Application Status: Track GST Number Status using ARN
GST Application Reference Number or ARN is generated after GST Registration Application. Track GST Application Status for GST Number or GSTIN using ARN.

Steps to Download Certificate of Registration on GST Portal

  1. Login to GST Portal

    Go to GST Portal. Enter the username and password to login to your account.

  2. Navigate to View/Download Certificates

    Go to Services > User Services > View/Download Certificates.

  3. Certificate Details

    Hence, you can view the certificate description along with the date of issue of the certificate on the next page. Then, click on Download.

  4. Registration Certificate – First Page

    The registration certificate is downloaded in a pdf format with the following details. The first page displays the following business details – legal name, address, constitution, certificate issue date, and other details.

  5. Registration Certificate – Annexure A

    Annexure A displays the following business details – Details of GSTIN, legal name, and additional places of business.

  6. Registration Certificate – Annexure B

    Details of GSTIN i.e. GST Identification Number, legal name, and details of the Managing Director.


Can I download GST Registration Certificate without logging into GST Portal?

No. Taxpayer cannot download the certificate of registration without logging into the GST Portal. Once the GST officer processes the registration, the taxpayer will receive an email with GSTIN and first-time login credentials. Using these credentials, the taxpayer can log in to the GST Portal and download registration certificate.

In how many days does GST Department issue GSTIN and GST Registration Certificate?

Once the taxpayer submits an application for registration, the tax officer responds to it within 7 working days. However, if the application is successfully processed, the GST Department sends GSTIN and first-time login credentials to the registered email. If the tax officer needs additional information, details of the same are communicated on registered email. The application is processed only once the taxpayer provides additional details and documents.

How to cancel GST Registration?

In order to cancel the GST registration of a business, you need to visit the GST official portal. Go to services > Application for cancellation. Provide details and valid reasons. You can then submit the cancellation request.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @HarshitShah

    GST Registration is the application for GST Number or GSTIN(GST Identification Number). Under the GST(Goods and Service Tax) Regime, it is mandatory for to have GSTIN to collect, pay GST and claim the Input Tax credit.

    For GST registration, the dealer has the following options:

    • Compulsory Registration: Under certain scenarios, the businesses have to get registration under GST

    When is Compulsory GST Registration needed?

    • Voluntary Registration: The business does not have the liability to register under GST, however, can apply for GST Registration. This usually is when the businesses are willing to take advantage of the Input Tax Credit facility

    • Registration under Composition Scheme: Composition scheme is a voluntary and optional scheme for registering under GST. Under the composition scheme, the compliance is simpler and lesser returns are to be filed. The tax is to be filed at a fixed rate. If the business turnover is in between INR 40 Lakhs and 1.5 Crores, they can opt for GST Registration under Composition Scheme

    • No Registration: In the case, when your business does not fall under the conditions for compulsory registration you do not require GST Registration

    Read more on GST Registration Types.

    Hope this helps!