The GSTN has enabled the Aadhaar Authentication/e-KYC facility for Taxpayers on the GST portal. Though this KYC authentication is optional as of now, Taxpayers are advised to complete e KYC documents for GST registration at the earliest. In our previous article, we have explained the steps Taxpayers can take to complete the Aadhaar Authentication. However, in some instances, the signatories may not have an Aadhaar. In these cases, the Government has given the Taxpayers an option to complete the authentication process for GST e KYC verification. In this article, we will list out the steps the Taxpayers can take to complete the authentication process of e KYC for GST registration, in the next few steps you'll come to know how to do e KYC in GST portal.
Step 1: Log in to the GST portal.
Step 2: A pop-up appears. Here, select ‘YES, NAVIGATE TO MY PROFILE’. Step 3: After the Taxpayer clicks on ‘YES, NAVIGATE TO MY PROFILE’’, he/she will be navigated to the ‘My Profile’ page. Here, a new tab called ‘Aadhaar Authentication Status’ has been enabled. By clicking on this tab, the Taxpayer can ‘UPLOAD E-KYC DOCUMENTS’. Step 4: The color of the tab will change from blue to green, and the details of both the Promoter/ Partner and Primary Authorized Signatory will be displayed. Here, select the ‘Type of E-KYC Document’ from the drop-down list. The options available are:
Furthermore, we'll also provide information on how to update KYC in GST portal and e KYC documents for GST registration in the next paragraph.
Note: JPG and PDF file formats are only accepted. Step 5: Click on ‘UPLOAD DOCUMENTS’. Step 6: Once the upload is completed, a confirmation message is displayed. Click on ‘OK’. Note:
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