The process of applying for GST registration online is as follows:
- Go to the official GST portal (gst.gov.in) and click on the “Services” tab.
- Select “Registration” and then click on “New Registration”.
- Fill in your business details, such as business name, PAN number, email address, and mobile number.
- An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number and email. Enter the OTP to verify your details.
- Fill in the application form with your business details, such as address, bank account information, and GST identification number (GSTIN).
- Select the type of business entity, such as proprietorship, partnership, LLP, or company.
- Choose the nature of business activities and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate applicable.
- Upload the required documents, such as PAN card, bank statement, and photo of authorized signatory.
- Preview the details filled in the application form and submit the form.
- Make payment of the GST registration fee through the online payment gateway.
- After successful payment, the application will be reviewed by the GST department.
- Once approved, the GSTIN will be issued and can be accessed through the GST portal.
Note: The process and requirements may vary slightly based on the state where your business is located. It is advisable to seek the assistance of a tax consultant or professional to avoid errors in the application process.