GST E-Way Bill – Validity, Generation and Cancellation of E-way Bill 2021

GST E-Way Bill: In the last couple of months, there has been only one word in our professional life, “GST”, which is scheduled to roll out from the 1st of July 2017.


GST E-Way Bill

GST E-Way Bill:In the last couple of months, there has been only one word in our professional life, “GST”, which is scheduled to roll out from the 1st of July 2017, bringing a sweeping change the way the taxation of the economy will behave henceforth. All of us as professional brothers have been gearing up to meet the challenges in this transition in the one of the greatest tax reforms post-independence. check more details for “GST E-Way Bill” from below…

GST E-Way Bill 2021

Information to be furnished prior to commencement of movement of goods and generation of e-way bill


  • Every registered person,
  • movement of goods ,
  • consignment valueandgt; Rs.50,000.



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  • in relation to a supply; or
  • for reasons other than supply; or
  • due to inward supply from an unregistered person,

Movement of Goods

Requirements to be fulfill:

  • Before commencement of movement,
  • Furnish information relating to the said goods in Part A of FORM GST INS-01, electronically, on the common portal

Generation of E-way Bill

By R. Consignor or R. Consignee:

Consignor or consignee as the case may be generate e-way bill in FORM GST INS-1 electronically on the common portal after furnishing information in Part B of FORM GST INS-01;

By Transporter

Goods are handed over to a transporter, the registered person shall furnish the information relating to the transporter in Part B of FORM GST INS-01 on the common portal and the e-way bill shall be generated by the transporter

By Unregister to registered

The movement shall be said to be caused by such recipient if the recipient is known at the time of commencement of movement of goods.

E-Way Bill Number (EBN)

Upon generation of the e-way bill on the common portal, a unique e-way bill number (EBN) shall be made available to the supplier, the recipient and the transporter on the common portal.

Generation of New e-way bill in case of transit transfer

Single Consignment

Any transporter transferring goods from one conveyance to another in the course of transit shall, before such transfer and further movement of goods, generate a new e-way bill on the common portal in FORM GST INS-01 specifying therein the mode of transport.

Multiple Consignment

Where multiple consignments are intended to be transported in one conveyance, the transporter shall indicate the serial number of e-way bills generated in respect of each such consignment electronically on the common portal and a consolidated e-way bill in FORM GST INS-02 shall be generated by him on the common portal prior to the movement of goods.

Cancellation of E-way Bill

Not verified in transit

Goods are either not being transported as per the details furnished in the e-way bill, the e-way bill may be cancelled electronically on the common portal, either directly or through a Facilitation Centre notified by the Commissioner, within 24 hours of generation of the eway bill.

Verified in transit

Provided that an e-way bill cannot be cancelled if it has been verified in transit in accordance with the provisions

Validity of E-way Bill

An e-way bill or a consolidated e-way bill generated shall be valid for the period as mentioned in column (3) of the Table below from the relevant date, for the distance the goods have to be transported, as mentioned in column (2).

1Less than 100km1 Day
2100km to 300km3 Days
3300km to 500km5 Days
4500km to 1000km10 Days
5Greater than 1000km15 Days

Calculation of time Period

Period of e-way bill counted from date on which the e-way bill has been generated and the period of validity shall be counted from at this time. Its called relevant date.

Acceptance or rejection by Recipient

Actual Acceptance

The details of e-way bill generated shall be made available to the recipient, if registered, on the common portal, who shall communicate his acceptance or rejection of the consignment covered by the e-way bill.

Deemed Acceptance

Where the recipient does not communicate his acceptance or rejection within seventy two hours of the details being made available to him on the common portal, it shall be deemed that he has accepted the said details.

Other Points

  • The e-way bill generated under rule 1 of the CGST rules or GST rules of any other State shall be valid in the State.
  • The facility of generation and cancellation of e-way bill may also be made available through SMS.

Documents and devices to be carried by a person-in-charge of a conveyance

Physical or Digital

The person in charge of a conveyance shall carry — (a) the invoice or bill of supply or delivery challan, as the case may be; and (b) a copy of the e-way bill or the e-way bill number, either physically or mapped to a Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) embedded on to the conveyance in such manner as may be notified by the Commissioner.

Inspection and verification of goods

Summary Report and Final Report

A summary report of every inspection of goods in transit shall be recorded online by the proper officer in Part A of FORM GST INS – 03 within 24hours of inspection and the final report in Part B of FORM GST INS – 03shall be recorded within 3 days of the inspection.

Verification is done

Where the physical verification of goods being transported on any conveyance has been done during transit at one place within the State or in any other State, no further physical verification of the said conveyance shall be carried out again in the State, unless specific information relating to evasion of tax is made available subsequently.

Uploading information regarding detention of vehicle

Where a vehicle has been intercepted and detained for a period exceeding 30 minutes, the transporter may upload the said information in FORM GST INS- 04 on the common portal.

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