Documents Required for GST Registration

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| Updated on: August 24, 2021

Introduction

Any taxable person seeking registration under the GST Law implies obtaining a unique number from the concerned tax authorities for the purpose of collecting tax on behalf of the government and to avail Input Tax Credit for the taxes on his inward supplies.

In this article, we help you with the list of documents required for GST registration. The following are the documents needed for GST registration and it must be submitted by persons or entities applying for GST registration.

List of Documents required for Sole Proprietorship / Individuals

Here is the list of documents needed for GST registration:

  • PAN Card of the Business and Applicant: The first thing in GST registration documents list is to get the PAN (Permanent Account Number) of the business and of the authorized signatories/applicant (Directors / Partners / Proprietor)

  • Contact details and a valid Email address: A valid mobile number and an email address of the Primary Authorized Signatory is required to be filled at the time of GST registration.

  • Proof of Place of business: Principal Place of Business is the primary location within the State where a taxpayer's business is performed or where the business's books of accounts and records are kept.

  • As a supporting document for GST registration, keep following documents handy :

    • Any supporting document giving the title to the ownership of the premises such as Latest Property Tax Receipt or Municipal Khata copy or copy of Electricity Bill.

    • Copy of the valid Rent / Lease Agreement/Consent letter (as applicable) and

    • For every additional place of business in the state, proof of such additional place of business.

  • Valid bank account number from India: You need to mention details of the bank accounts maintained for conducting business. You can enter details of up to 10 Bank Accounts. You will also need to fill the Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) number of the same bank and branch.

  • Other required documents for GST registration:

    • List of Goods and Services

    • Proof of appointment of Authorized Signatory (Letter of Authorization or copy of board resolution)

    • Authorized Signatories photo (soft copy)

    • It is important to have a digital signature (class 2 digital signature) in case of Companies and LLP’s, of the person who is authorised to sign the GST application

    • Incorporation certificate (for Company)

    • Other regulatory registration details such as Professional Tax, State Excise License details (If applicable)
  1. What Should be the Size of Each GST registration Document Uploaded

Type of Document

Supported Type

File Size

Partnership Deed in case of Partnership Firm

JPEG, PDF

1 MB

Certificate of Incorporation in case of public limited/ Private limited company/ PSU/ LLP/ Unlimited Company

JPEG, PDF

1 MB

Trust deed/ Registration certificate in case of Trust  / Society/ Club/AOP

JPEG, PDF

1 MB

Certificate of Establishment in case of Foreign company  / Foreign limited liability partnership

JPEG, PDF

1 MB

Photo/copy of Resolution passed by Board of Directors/ Managing Committee and Acceptance letter/letter of authorization in case of proof of authorised signatory

JPEG, PDF

100 KB

The first page of bank passbook copy/Bank Statement / a cancelled cheque

JPEG, PDF

100 KB

Documents required for Partnership deed/LLP Agreement

  • Documents of Partners:- PAN Card, Passport size photograph and Address Proof of Partners,
  • Partnership Deed,
  • PAN card of Firm,
  • Registered Office Address proof:-
    Self-owned property – Copy of electricity bill, landline bill, water bill, municipal khata copy, property tax receipt
    Rented property – Rent agreement and No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner of the rented property.
  • Bank account details- a copy of the cancelled cheque, the front page of passbook or bank statement
  • Additional documents in case of LLP– Copy of Board Resolution, Registration Certificate of the LLP
    Proof of appointment of authorized signatory (Digital Signature Certificate of any one of the designated partner)

Documents required for Private Limited / Public Limited / One Person Company (Indian or Foreign)

  • PAN Card of the company
  • Registration Certificate of the Company (Certification of incorporation) given by MCA
  • Memorandum of Association (MOA) /Articles of Association (AOA)
  • PAN card, Passport size Photograph and Aadhaar card of all Directors,
  • PAN card and Aadhaar card of the authorized signatory.
  • Board Resolution or any other proof of appointing authorized signatory
  • Registered Office Address proof:-
    Self-owned property – Copy of electricity bill, landline bill, water bill, municipal khata copy, property tax receipt
    Rented property – Rent agreement and No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner of the rented property.
  • Bank account details- a copy of the cancelled cheque, the front page of passbook or bank statement

Documents required for HUF

  • PAN card of HUF
  • PAN Card and Aadhaar card of Karta
  • Passport size Photograph of Owner
  • Registered Office Address proof:-
    Self-owned property – Copy of electricity bill, landline bill, water bill, municipal khata copy, property tax receipt
    Rented property – Rent agreement and No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner of the rented property.
  • Bank account details- a copy of the cancelled cheque, the front page of passbook or bank statement

Documents required for Society or Trust or Club

  • Pan Card of society/Trust/Club
  • Registration Certificate of society or club
  • Passport size Photograph and PAN Card of Promoter/ Partners
  • PAN card and Aadhaar card of the authorized signatory.
  • Board Resolution or any other proof of appointing authorized signatory
  • Registered Office Address proof:-
    Self-owned property – Copy of electricity bill, landline bill, water bill, municipal khata copy, property tax receipt
    Rented property – Rent agreement and No objection certificate (NOC) from the owner of the rented property.
  • Bank account details- a copy of the cancelled cheque, the front page of passbook or bank statement


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