GST Registration process in India: Step by Step Guide

GST Registration process

GST is a form of indirect tax implying on the trade of goods and services. Goods and Service tax is appraised in the form of a percentage that is determined by the Indian government and the taxation rate is varying on GST types namely IGST, CGST, SGST, and UTGST. 

It is mandatory for every scale of business to register for Goods and Services Tax. So, the question is how to register for GST online. 

Well, there are two ways to enroll in the GSTIN number in India. 

  1. Using Official GST Portal
  2. And, though Nkoolwal & Company  

We will discuss the procedure for GST registration in both the following step-by-step. I highly recommend you to read the conclusion section carefully…! 

How to complete the registration process online on the GST Portal?

Step 1 – Simply, visit and find ‘register now’ link under taxpayer (normal).

Step 2 – It will take you to the new window where enter the following details:

  • Select New Registration
  • In the drop-down under ‘I am a’ – select Taxpayer
  • Select State and District from the drop-down
  • Enter the Name of Business and PAN of the business
  • Enter your personal email Id and active mobile number in order to get OTP and confirmation
  • Click on Proceed 

Step 3 – Enter the OTP received on the email and mobile. Click on Continue. If you have not received the OTP click on Resend OTP.

Step 4 – After clicking on continue (if successful) it will generate TRN (Temporary Reference Number) on a new window. The same will also be sent on your provided email and mobile. Recommend to save it. 

Step 5 – Go to the homepage of GST Portal. Click on Register Now link under taxpayer (normal).

Step 6 – Now, select Temporary Reference Number (TRN). Enter the TRN and the captcha code and click on Proceed.

Step 7 – You will receive an OTP on the registered mobile and email. Enter the OTP and click on Proceed. It will login to the GST portal dashboard. 

Step 8 – Default on the Dashboard you will see that the status of the application is shown as drafts. Click on Edit Icon.

Step 9 – Fill in all the details and submit appropriate documents. Here is the list of documents that are required while applying for GST registration in Jaipur or across other regions.  

  • Photographs
  • Constitution of the taxpayer
  • Proof for the place of business
  • Bank account details
  • Authorization form

Step 10 – Once the detail correctly feeds in. Now you have to verify them. Simply, tick on the declaration and submit the application using any of the following ways. 

  • Using DSC – Application is mandatory
  • Using e-Sign – OTP will be sent to Aadhaar registered number
  • Using EVC – OTP will be sent to the registered mobile

Step 11 – This is it. A successful message is displayed and APN (Application Reference Number) is sent to registered email and mobile. 

Further, you can check the ARN status for your registration by entering the ARN in GST Portal.

Now, have a look at the second method for GST Registration. 

How to Enroll for GST India Through Nkoolwal & Co.?

Nkoolwal is an online techno-driven platform also a reliable GST Registration Company in India that renders you to register for GSTIN number in a fast, simple, and secure way. 

Here are the steps for doing GST registration. 


These are the step-by-step guides to register for GST. I have provided you with two alternative ways of getting a GSTIN number for your business. If you want to get your registration done in a safe, fast, and secure manner – opt for a second method in case you want to save your time and don’t want to follow a rigid process like mentioned in the first method. 

Good Luck! Think Good!

GST Registration process in India: Step by Step Guide

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