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GST government website or portal is hosted at https://www.gst.gov.in/ . The government portal for GST is a website where a taxpayer can carry out all the compliance activities of GST, before and after GST login. They can do activities such as GST registration, return filing, payment of taxes, application for a refund, etc. on the GST login Portal.

Latest Updates on GST government portal

24th February 2022
The government portal has opened up the declaration in form CMP-02 for composition taxable persons interested to continue or newly opt into the scheme for FY 2022-23.

20th January 2022
1. Difference between tax payable and paid is now shown on the government portal with amounts of excess of shortage.
2. The Search GSTIN/UIN facility is upgraded to fetch the shortfall in payment of tax dues.
3. Fresh validations are added while suspending GST registration.
4. Get access to the i nterest calculator while filing GSTR-3B.

21st August 2020
The Aadhaar authentication process has been introduced for GST registration. Details are available in our article here.

How to register on the GST website?

Visit the gst.gov.in website and make an application for GST Registration. On submission of all the details and documents, an acknowledgement number is allotted. After due verification by the GST officer, the registration process is completed by allocation of GST Identification Number (GSTIN). In the process, you will also get username and can set password for the official GST login. You can read our article to learn the entire process of GST registration .

How to login to the government portal?

There are two types of GST login procedures for www.gst.gov.in. One is for existing users, and another is for new users. Let’s see in detail about both the procedures.

Steps to GST login for an existing user

Step 1: Visit www.gst.gov.in or the official GST website and click on ‘Login’ appearing on the right-hand corner of the homepage.

  Step 2: Enter the username, password, captcha code and then click on the ‘LOGIN’ button.

Step 3: You will see your dashboard upon a successful GST login. You can view a summary of the GST credits that you have, ‘FILE RETURNS’ tab, ‘PAY TAX’ tab, Annual Aggregate Turnover (AATO) along with notices/orders received and saved forms.


Steps to GST login for a new user

Step 1: Click on the Login link given in the top right-hand corner of the GST Home page

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Step 2: Click on the here link in the instruction at the bottom of the page that says “First time login: If you are logging in for the first time, click here to login”.

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Step 3: Enter the provisional ID/GSTIN/UIN and password received on your e-mail address. Also, input the given captcha and then click on “Login”.

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Step 4: The new credentials page is displayed. Enter the username and password of your choice. Re-confirm the password and then click on “Submit” button.

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Step 5: A success message is displayed once the username and password have been created. You can now login to the GST official Portal using these credentials.

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Step 6: When you login for the first time on the official GST website, you will be prompted to file a non-core amendment application to submit bank accounts details. Click on ‘FILE AMENDMENT’ button.

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Step 7: The application form for editing is displayed and non-core fields is available in editable form. Edit the details in the bank accounts tab by clicking ‘ADD NEW’ button and submitting the application.

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Services available on GST website

Here is a list of some services available on the GST official Portal. Click on the service to see the detailed guide.

  1. Application for Registration for Normal Taxpayer, ISD, Casual Dealer
  2. Application for GST Practitioner
  3. Opting for Composition Scheme (GST CMP-02)
  4. Stock intimation for Composition Dealers (GST CMP-03)
  5. Opting out of Composition Scheme (GST CMP-04)
  6. Filing GST Returns
  7. Payment of GST
  8. Filing Table 6A of GSTR-1 (Export Refund)
  9. Claim Refund of excess GST paid (RFD-01)
  10. Furnish Letter of Undertaking(LUT) (RFD-11)
  11. Transition Forms (TRAN-1, TRAN-2, TRAN-3)
  12. Viewing E-Ledgers
  13. Filing of GSTR-9 -Annual Return
  14. Filing of GSTR-9C -Reconciliation Statement

Other than the above services changing core and non-core fields, browsing notices received, filing ITC Forms, Engage/ Disengage GST Practitioner are some of the other services provided on the GST Portal/ GSTN.

FAQs on GST Login

How to register on the GST portal?

Every person must register for GST when the annual turnover exceeds the  threshold limit through the GST government portal. It is a simple 11-step process to register on the government’s GST portal. You can refer to this guide to register on the GST website or get a quick and easy registration done through Clear .

How to login to the GST portal with ARN?
  • First, go to the GST website at https://www.gst.gov.in/  and click the  ‘Login’  button at the top right corner. 
  • You will get the option  First time login: If you are logging in for the first time, click here to login .
  • Next, enter your ARN/Provisional ID/ GSTIN/ UIN and password received by email to login.
  • Finally, you can then set a username and password, which you can use to login in the future.
How do I get a GST username and password to login?

Once you complete the first time login using ARN/Provisional ID/ GSTIN/ UIN, you set the desired user name and password to login in future.

What to do when the GST password is locked?

If you have forgotten the password, you can generate a new one by clicking on the “Forgot Password” link available on the login page. A pop up will appear asking you to enter the registered email id. Enter the mail id and then click on the send button. Finally, you can set a new GST login password once you have entered the received verification code.

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