GST Migration Process :
In order to avoid a problem of session out on GST common portal, readers are advised to keep all things ready as stated in each step below;
**Step 1 GST Migraiton : Creation of User ID & Password on Common Portal**
This is the first step towards enrolment for migration to GST, which start with provisional ID and password as given to the taxpayer by respective State Vat department through dealer’s login. On entering provisional Id & Password, GST Common portal will ask for Email Id and Mobile number of authorized person on which two different onetime passwords shall be sent.
**Step 2 GST Migraiton : Details of Business**
After successful creation of user Id & Password, taxable person need to login into GST common portal. After login on the dashboard itself a provisional GST number shall be seen, which shall start with state code followed by 10-digit pan number and 3 more system generated digits. In very first tab taxpayer has to enter various business details.
**Step 3 GST Migraiton : Details of Proprietor, Partner, Managing and Whole Time Director, Karta**
In this tab details (of Proprietor, Partner, Managing and Whole Time Director, Karta) such as Full Name, Full Name of Father/ Husband, DIN Number, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Gender, Designation, PAN Number, Aadhar Number shall be entered.
**Step 4 GST Migraiton : Details of Authorised Signatory**
All the details as stated in point no 3 above are also common for authorized signatory. Apart from that a scanned copy of board resolution or authority letter evidencing appointment of such person as an authorized signatory along with acceptance letter shall be uploaded on GST common portal.
**Step 5 GST Migraiton : Details of principle Place of Business**
Details such as Address (Building/Flat No, Name of Premises, Road, Locality, State, District, Pin code etc.), Official Email-Id, Mobile Number, Office Telephone Number, Nature of possession of premises (i.e. Own, Rented, Leased, Consent, Shared), Scanned copy of Proof of Principle place of business i.e. in PDF/JPEG format with maximum size of 1 MB is required to be given under this tab.
**Step 6 GST Migraiton : Details of Additional Place of Business**
Additional places includes factory, office, godown, warehouse or any other place where taxable person stores his goods or provides or receives any goods and/or services. All the details as specified for principle place of business are equally applicable for additional place of business also.
**Step 7 GST Migraiton : Details of Goods & Service supplied**
HSN wise details of 5 top goods should be specified. HSN codes as stated here are the same as stated under existing Central Excise Law. Similarly, details of top 5 services along with the Service Accounting code should also be given under the details of services.
**Step 8 GST Migraiton : Details of Bank Accounts**
A taxpayer needs to provide top 10 bank account numbers along with IFSC code and Scanned Copy of first page of Bank Statement/passbook of each bank account. Copy of bank statement can be scanned in PDF/JPEG format with maximum size of 500 KB in case of bank statement and 100 KB in case of bank passbook.
**Step 9 GST Migration : Verification**
After filling an application a person can submit the application using Class-II or Class-III digital signature (DSA). Filling of an application with DSA is mandatory for Companies and Limited liability partnership. Taxpayer other than Company and LLP can also file an application by using e-signature option. i.e. by using Aadhar number of authorized person.