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Seeks to lay down the special procedure for completing migration of taxpayers who received provisional IDs but could not complete the migration process.

Circular No.ES/147/2017-18                                                                          August 08, 2018

To: Members of the Council

Sub.: Seeks to lay down the special procedure for completing migration of taxpayers who received provisional IDs but could not complete the migration process.

Dear Member,

We are glad to inform you that the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued  Notification No. 31/2018- Central Tax dated 06th August, 2018 by seeking to lay down the special procedure for completing migration of taxpayers who received provisional IDs but could not complete the migration process.

The Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby specifies the persons who did not file the complete FORM GST REG-26 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 but received only a Provisional Identification Number (PID) (hereinafter referred to as “such taxpayers”) till the 31st December, 2017 may now apply for Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN).

The special procedure to be followed for registration of such taxpayers is given here-below:-

  1. The details as per the Table below should be furnished by such taxpayers to the jurisdictional nodal officer of the Central Government or State Government on or before the 31st August,  2018.

Sr. No.

Details

 

1

Provisional ID

 

2

Registration Number under the earlier law (Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)/Central Excise/Service Tax Registration number)

 

3

Date on which token was shared for the first time

 

4

Whether activated part A of the aforesaid FORM GST REG-26

Yes / No

5

Contact details of the taxpayer

 

5(a)

Email id

 

5(b)

Mobile

 

6

Reason for not migrating in the system

 

7

Jurisdiction of Officer who is sending the request

 
  1. On receipt of an e-mail from the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), such taxpayers should apply for registration by logging onto (https://www.gst.gov.in/) in the “Services” tab and filling up the application in FORM GST REG-01 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017.
  1. After due approval of the application by the proper officer, such taxpayers will receive an email from GSTN mentioning the Application Reference Number (ARN), a new GSTIN and a new access token.
  1. Upon receipt, such taxpayers are required to furnish the following details to GSTN by e-mail, on or before the 30th September, 2018, to migration@gstn.org.in:–
  1. New GSTIN;
  2. Access Token for new GSTIN;
  3. ARN of new application;
    Old GSTIN (PID).

      5)  Upon receipt of the above information from such taxpayers, GSTN shall complete the process  of mapping the new GSTIN to the old GSTIN and inform such taxpayers.

  1. Such taxpayers are required to log onto the common portal www.gstn.gov.in using the old GSTIN as “First Time Login” for generation of the Registration Certificate.

Please note that such taxpayers shall be deemed to have been registered w.e.f. the 1st July, 2017.

Members may kindly make a note of the above procedures.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

S. BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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