Search GST Number / GSTIN by PAN on GST Portal

By Sakshi Shah on February 18, 2019

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

GST portal allows searching the GST Number or GSTIN of an entity using its PAN.

Enter GST Number i.e. GSTIN and verify business details
How to verify GST Number/ GSTIN?

Follow this Step-by-step guide to search GSTIN of a business using GST Portal:

Step 1: Go to the GST Portal

Step 2: Navigate to Search Taxpayer > Search by PAN

Search GST identification number by PAN

Step 3: Enter the PAN (Permanent Account Number) of the business

Search GST identification number by PAN- Enter PAN

Step 4: Interpret and enter the CAPTCHA code and click on search

Step 5: A list of GST Numbers or GSTINs associated with the PAN is displayed with the details of the state of registration and the status

Search GST identification number by PAN- GSTIN details

Step 6: If there is no GSTIN issued on the entered PAN, or if the PAN entered for GSTIN check is incorrect, in that case, an error message is displayed

Search GST identification number by PAN- invalid
How can I verify GSTIN of a business?


1. Can I search for GST Number or GSTIN using the legal name of the business?

Only by using the PAN GST Numer or GSTIN can be searched. GSTIN cannot be searched using the legal name or any other detail of the business. On the other hand, if you have a GSTIN, you can verify the details of the business using the GSTIN.