GST Registration has been made mandatory for the businesses having an aggregate annual turnover of ₹ 20 lacs. The threshold limit is ₹ 10 lacs in North-eastern states (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Sikkim & Manipur) and Hilly states (J&K, Himachal Pradesh & Uttarakhand).
This blog post will help readers to track their GST Registration Application Status through ARN and to understand the various status of registration.
After the successful submission of GST Registration Application online, the unique ARN (Application Reference Number) is issued automatically by the department, which can be used to track the status of GST Registration application online. Moreover, this unique ARN assists further in all kinds of GST transactions as well. Before making an application for GST Registration, every applicant needs to get enrolled with the Digital Signature.
An applicant must keep the following basic set of documents handy while applying for an ARN –
Following the below-mentioned steps, the current GST Registration Application Status can be tracked easily by using ARN.
Step 1: Go to GST Portal (www.gst.gov.in).
Step 2: Go to ‘Services’ and then click on ‘Registration’ and choose ‘Track Application Status’
Step 3: Enter the unique ‘Application Reference Number’ (ARN) and the Captcha Code and now click on ‘SEARCH’.
Now, one of the following statuses will be displayed as ARN Application Status – (For easy understanding of terms, their respective meaning have been mentioned in front)
If the annual turnover threshold limit is not less than the prescribed limitation (i.e. 10 lacs for North-East states and Hilly states and 20 lacs for other states), GST Registration becomes an integral part of the business. But, if it is ignored, the defaulter would be liable to pay heavy penalty.