GST State Code List

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Pramit Pratim Ghosh | Nov-21-2019

Introduction

While migrating to a GST registration or while going for a new registration, most businesses would have received the 15 digit provisional ID or GSTIN (Goods and Services Tax Identification Number). Knowing the structure of the GSTIN is crucial for a business - to ensure that one’s suppliers have quoted the correct GSTIN in their invoices, and also to ensure that one mentions their own GSTIN correctly in invoices to customers – as input tax credit is dependent on this due diligence.

The 15 digit ID comprises of – 2 digits signifying the state code; 10 digit PAN number; 1 digit signifying number of registrations; and 2 digits having default and checksum values.

GST State Code List of India

Thus, it is important for businesses to know about the GST state code list, which form the first 2 digits of the GSTIN. This state code list under GST, is prescribed as per the Indian Censes of 2011, and is as follows:

State code list under GST

State

State code list under GST

State

01

Jammu & Kashmir

19

West Bengal

02

Himachal Pradesh

20

Jharkhand

03

Punjab

21

Orissa

04

Chandigarh

22

Chhattisgarh

05

Uttarakhand

23

Madhya Pradesh

06

Haryana

24

Gujarat

07

Delhi

25

Daman & Diu

08

Rajasthan

26

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

09

Uttar Pradesh

27

Maharashtra

10

Bihar

28

Andhra Pradesh (Old)

11

Sikkim

29

Karnataka

12

Arunachal Pradesh

30

Goa

13

Nagaland

31

Lakshadweep

14

Manipur

32

Kerala

15

Mizoram

33

Tamil Nadu

16

Tripura

34

Puducherry

17

Meghalaya

35

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

18

Assam

36

Telengana

   

37

Andhra Pradesh (New)

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