Provision for GST registration.
- Every person/trader who is liable to be registered under section 22 or section 24 of GST Act shall apply for GST registration in every such State or Union territory in which he is so liable within Persons/Trader not liable for registration. Compulsory GST registration in certain cases. Procedure for GST registration. 30 days from the date on which he becomes liable to GST registration, in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed:
- Provided that a casual taxable person/trader or a non-resident taxable person/trader shall apply for GST registration at least 5 days prior to the commencement of business.
Explanation.—Every person/Trader who makes a supply from the territorial waters of India shall obtain GST registration in the coastal State or Union territory where the nearest point of the appropriate baseline is located.
- A person seeking GST registration under this Act shall be granted a single GST registration in a State or Union territory: Provided that a person having multiple business verticals in a State or Union territory may be granted a separate GST registration for each business vertical, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.
- Section 25(3) of CGST Act:- A person, though not liable to be registered under section 22 or section 24 of GST Act may get himself GST registered voluntarily, and all provisions of this Act, as are applicable to a GST registered person, shall apply to such person.
- A person who has obtained or is required to obtain more than one GST registration, whether in one State or Union territory or more than one State or Union territory shall, in respect of each such GST registration, be treated as distinct persons for the purposes of this Act.
- Where a person who has obtained or is required to obtain GST registration in a State or Union territory in respect of an establishment, has an establishment in another State or Union territory, then such establishments shall be treated as establishments of distinct persons for the purposes of GST Act.
- Every person shall have a Permanent Account Number issued under the Income tax Act, 1961 in order to be eligible for grant of registration:
Provided that a person required to deduct tax under section 51 GST Act may have, in lieu of a PAN, a Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number issued under the said Act in order to be eligible for grant of gst registration.
- Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (6), a non-resident taxable person/Trader may be granted GST registration under sub-section (1) on the basis of such other documents as may be prescribed.
- Where a person who is liable to be GST registered under this Act fails to obtain registration, the proper officer may, without prejudice to any action which may be taken under GST Act or under any other law for the time being in force, proceed to register such person in such manner as may be prescribed.
Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) of 25,––
- (a) any specialised agency of the United Nations Organisation or any Multilateral Financial Institution and Organisation notified under the United Nations (Privileges and Immunit.) Act, 1947, Consulate or Embassy of foreign countries; and
- (b) any other person or class of persons, as may be notified by the Commissioner, shall be granted a UIN in such manner and for such purposes, including refund of taxes on the notified supplies of goods or services or both received by them, as may be prescribed.
- The GST registration or the UIN shall be granted or rejected after due verification in such manner and within such period as may be prescribed.
- A certificate of GST registration shall be issued in such form and with effect from such date as may be prescribed.
- A GST registration or a UIN shall be deemed to have been granted after the expiry of the period prescribed under sub-section (10), if no deficiency has been communicated to the applicant within that period.
UIN- Unique Identity Number
PAN- Permanent Account Number