FAQ’s on New GST Registration, Queries Related for First Time User

FAQ’s on New GST Registration, Queries Related for First Time User. GST Registration Process is started from 25th June 2017 (25-06-2017) and lot of users asked various queries related to GST Registration. Here below we provided summarised queries related to GST New Registration at GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in). Now check more details for FAQ’s on New GST Registration from below…
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FAQ’s on New GST Registration

1. I am on the landing page of the New Registration Application and there are two radio buttons – New Registration and Temporary Reference Number (TRN). Which one do I need to select?

Select the New Registration Application to begin applying for GST Registration .

If you have already filled Part A of the Registration Application and have a valid TRN, select Temporary Reference Number.

2. I am applying for a new registration. Which state should I select?

Select the state in which you are applying for the registration.

Once you select a state in Part A of the Registration Application, it cannot be changed at a later stage.

3. My principal place of business is in State ‘X’ but I am applying for a new registration for State ‘Y’. Which state should I select?

Select the state for in which you are applying for the registration as registration is state-specific.

4. In the field for PAN, do I need to put my own PAN or the PAN of the business?

Please enter the PAN of your business. In case of proprietor, please provide your personal PAN.

5. Whose e-mail ID and mobile number should I give in the PART A of the Registration Application?

Please give details of the Primary Authorised Signatory in the Part A of the Registration Application . 

6. What is Captcha Code? Why do I need to fill it?

Captcha Code is a numeric code that must be filled every time a taxpayer login to the GST Portal. It has been added as an additional security measure.

7. The Captcha Code provided is not legible. What should I do?

You can click the refresh icon next to the code and the system will generate a new code for you.

8. I clicked the SUBMIT button and now the system is asking me for a mobile OTP and an e-mail OTP but I haven’t received either. What do I do? / I have received my mobile OTP but not my e-mail OTP or vice versa. How long should I wait?

Please wait for at least 180 seconds after generating the OTPs.

In case you have still not received the OTP/s, make sure you are checking the correct mobile phone and e-mail inbox. For e-mail OTP, you must also check the spam folder of your e-mail account.

In case you have still not received one or both the OTPs, please click the Click to Resend OTP option available on the screen. Both the OTPs will be sent again.

9. How long are the OTPs valid? OR Are the OTPs valid for a limited period of time? OR What is the validity of the OTP?

The validity period of each OTP is clearly mentioned in the SMS and e-mail. They are valid for at least 10 minutes.

10. I have entered both OTPs correctly but the system is saying the OTPs are not valid.

It is possible your OTPs have expired. Click the Click to Resend OTP option available on the screen. Both the OTPs will be sent again. Please wait for at least 180 seconds after generating the OPTs.

Please note, when you generate fresh OTPs, both previous OTPs (mobile as well as e-mail) become invalid. You will now need to enter both mobile and e-mail OTP again.

11. How long should I wait for the OTPs before clicking on the resend OTP button?

Please wait for at least 180 seconds.

In case you have still not received the OTP/s, make sure you are checking the correct mobile phone and e-mail inbox. For e-mail OTP, you must also check the spam folder of your e-mail account.

In case you have still not received one or both the OTPs, please click on Click to Resend OTP option available on the screen.

Please note, when you generate fresh OTPs, both previous OTPs (mobile as well as e-mail) become invalid.

12. What is a TRN?

TRN or Temporary Reference Number is a unique 15-digit reference number that allows you to access your new registration application on the GST Portal in the pre-login mode (without valid login credentials).

TRN is generated when you successfully submit all the fields of PART A (first page) of the new registration application and successfully validate your mobile number and e-mail ID by correctly entering the respective OTPs.

Your TRN is sent to you via SMS and e-mail. It is valid for 15 days from the date of creation.

13. Now that I have generated my TRN, how do I begin filling PART B of my new registration application?

Please go to the New Registration page and select the radio button Temporary Reference Number. Now enter your TRN and click PROCEED. A new page will open where you will have to enter the Mobile OTP and e-mail OTP which will be sent to you when you click PROCEED. Enter the respective OTPs and you will be directed to the landing page of PART B of the New Registration Application (Business Details section).

14. I did not write my TRN or I have forgotten my TRN?

Your TRN is also sent to you via SMS and e-mail.

15. I did not write my TRN and I also deleted the SMS and the e-mail that were sent to me. What do I do now?

In such a case, you will have to fill in all the details in PART A of the Registration Application again. Upon completing the process, a message will be displayed ‘You already have a TRN generated <TRN number> with this combination’.

Be sure to save the TRN this time!

16. It has been more than 15 days since I generated a TRN. Can I still access my new registration application?

In such a case, you will have to fill in all the details in PART A of the Registration Application again. Upon completing the process, a message will be displayed ‘You already have a TRN generated <TRN number> with this combination’.

17. Does the TRN expire 15 days after I generate it or 15 days after my last login?

The TRN expires 15 days after it is generated regardless of any number of logins by you.

18. I have logged into my new registration application successfully using my TRN, Mobile OTP, and E-mail OTP. What  is the next step?

Please click on the blue box with the pencil icon inside it to continue filling your Registration Application.

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  1. Sir ,I forgot my TRN number and I didn’t receive any TRN number in my mobile and Gmail . I couldn’t register again

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  2. Sir ,I forgot my TRN number and I didn’t receive any TRN number in my mobile and Gmail . I couldn’t register again

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  3. I AM A GENERAL ORDER & SUPPLIER OF GOODS AS WELL AS REIMBURSEMENT SERVICES ON COMMISSION BASIS.
    THERE FORE PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS OF REIMBURSEMENT CODE ON SUPPLY OF GOODS AS WELL AS SUPPLY OF SERVICES.
    ALSO PLS. PROVIDE HSN/SAC CODE OF COMMISSION ON SUPPLY OF SERVICES/GOODS & WHAT WOULD BE ITS GST RATE.
    RGDS.
    SATISH YADAV
    +91 9007436793

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  4. I AM A GENERAL ORDER & SUPPLIER OF GOODS AS WELL AS REIMBURSEMENT SERVICES ON COMMISSION BASIS.
    THERE FORE PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS OF REIMBURSEMENT CODE ON SUPPLY OF GOODS AS WELL AS SUPPLY OF SERVICES.
    ALSO PLS. PROVIDE HSN/SAC CODE OF COMMISSION ON SUPPLY OF SERVICES/GOODS & WHAT WOULD BE ITS GST RATE.
    RGDS.
    SATISH YADAV
    +91 9007436793

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  5. I am holding a Service Tax Registration number for Consulting Engineers Business {Code :057}.
    The number is on my personal name but Consulting business is carried under the name of xxx {Propitiatory Firm} with a PAN # on my personal name.
    I wish to know-
    1. I hvae migrated from Service tax to GSTN,but still have to Register it with GSTN and to get the Provisional Registration #.
    2. I dont expect that my Turn over in near future will cross Rs.20.00 Lacks.
    3. Under these circumstances – I have to do the Registration under GSTN OR NOT??
    4. Can I cancel my Registration as I will not be satisfying the required conditions for Registration.
    5. I will be collecting Service Tax on my Bill till 30th of June 2017,under What I have to pay the collected Service Tax-Old Service Tax # and/or New GSTN registration #.
    6. If I dont have to Register under GSTN ,then How to pay the collected Service Tax.?Under What Head.?
    Wish to get the Clarification on all queries raised above at the earliest .
    Regards,
    P L KULKARNI

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  6. I am holding a Service Tax Registration number for Consulting Engineers Business {Code :057}.
    The number is on my personal name but Consulting business is carried under the name of xxx {Propitiatory Firm} with a PAN # on my personal name.
    I wish to know-
    1. I hvae migrated from Service tax to GSTN,but still have to Register it with GSTN and to get the Provisional Registration #.
    2. I dont expect that my Turn over in near future will cross Rs.20.00 Lacks.
    3. Under these circumstances – I have to do the Registration under GSTN OR NOT??
    4. Can I cancel my Registration as I will not be satisfying the required conditions for Registration.
    5. I will be collecting Service Tax on my Bill till 30th of June 2017,under What I have to pay the collected Service Tax-Old Service Tax # and/or New GSTN registration #.
    6. If I dont have to Register under GSTN ,then How to pay the collected Service Tax.?Under What Head.?
    Wish to get the Clarification on all queries raised above at the earliest .
    Regards,
    P L KULKARNI

    Reply
  7. Sir part A I have wrongly selected the type now i need to change in part A of registration .how can i do that

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  8. Sir part A I have wrongly selected the type now i need to change in part A of registration .how can i do that

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  9. i received provisional id and password but mistakenly done new registration in gst portal and received trn number. now i want to login with the provisional id and password to migrate the data. what should i do to login with provisional id and password now.

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  10. i received provisional id and password but mistakenly done new registration in gst portal and received trn number. now i want to login with the provisional id and password to migrate the data. what should i do to login with provisional id and password now.

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  11. after completing part A, Iam unable to upload the file in JPEG or PDF format also. File is getting uploaded till 99% but not 100%.Please let me know the reason.

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  12. after completing part A, Iam unable to upload the file in JPEG or PDF format also. File is getting uploaded till 99% but not 100%.Please let me know the reason.

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