E Way Bill Registration & Login Process Online

On the e-Way portal, an electronic waybill, better known as the e-way bill, is created for moving goods. It is an important document that is generated electronically and that must be borne by the person carrying any container load of goods in excess of INR 50,000 in value. The motion can be both inter-state and intra-state.

The digitized system has helped reduce the time and cost of invoice generation for nationwide goods transport. The introduction of e-way bills has reduced the number of checkpoints and the amount of time taken to verify goods in transit. It needed warehouse requirements and the costs of maintaining them. The online process has facilitated the generation of e-way bills for the logistics industry from anywhere in the country.

There are 4 key actors in the e-way bill manufacturers, consumers, transporters, and tax officers. The first three parties are interested in conveying a shipment from source to destination, while the tax officers are responsible for ensuring that both the manufacturers and the consumers pay for the shipment.

For this reason, both registered undertakings and unregistered transporters must complete e-way bill registration on the e-way bill portal to generate e-way bills, which is now a very important element in the transport or shipping of goods.

Who should generate an e-way bill?

If a registered person makes a move with a consignment of products, either as a buyer or a seller in his or her vehicle or a leased vehicle or by air, rail or ship, then he or she shall generate the electronic e-way bill in Form GST EWB 01 on the common portal by providing the correct information in Part B of the GST form.

If a registered person makes a move with a consignment of products, either as a buyer or a seller in his or her vehicle or a leased vehicle or by air, rail or ship, then he or she shall generate the electronic e-way bill in Form GST EWB 01 on the common portal by providing the correct information in Part B of the GST form.

How to generate an e-way bill?

  • Login to the e-way bill site, and press ‘Generate New’ on the Main menu tab.
  • It would appear that a bill generation form has to be filled in with the correct information. Select ‘Outward’ if you are a manufacturer and press ‘Inward’ if you are a recipient. Enter GSTIN wherever possible.
  • Once the GSTIN is entered, it will auto-fill the basic details. The second part of the form must be filled out with the product name and description, the HSN code, the applicable IGST or CGST rates and the approximate distance to be traveled.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ after filing in the details to generate the e-way bill. To generate a consolidated e-way bill, you must enter the ‘e-way bill number’ in the appropriate field and click “Send.”

E-Way Bill Registration and Login

  • Go to your https:/ewaybillgst.gov.in e-way bill portal.
  • Locate ‘Registration’ at the top of the page and insert the cursor. You will have to select ‘e-Way Bill Registration’ from a drop-down menu.
  • Enter the new screen with your GST Identification Number, enter the captcha code, and click ‘Go.’
  • You’ll be redirected to a new page where you need to generate and verify a One-Time Password. This page auto-populates your details, such as the GSTIN, name, trade name, and address. Click on ‘Send OTP’ after you have checked the details and ensured that they are correct. Clicking on ‘Verify OTP’ will need to enter and verify the OTP.
  • You will be redirected to a new page where along with a password, you can create a new user ID.

E-Way bill exemptions

  • The carriage of goods is through a non-motorized vehicle.
  • In the event that the goods being transported have a customs seal and were carried under customs supervision.
  • In the case of transit freight being transported from or to Bhutan or Nepal.
  • In case the containers carrying the cargo are empty.
  • If the consignor of the goods is the government of the State, the central government, or a local authority and the goods are transported by rail, there is no need to generate an E-Way bill.
  • In case goods are transported to a Container Freight Station or an Inland Container Depot for customs clearance purposes from airports, ports, lands customs station, or air cargo.
  • If the goods come with a customs seal and are transported from another customs station to a customs station, or from an Inland Container Depot to a customs port.

How to Set E-Way User ID and Password

  • The user ID will contain between 8 and 15 characters, including alphabets, numerals, and special characters.
  • The E-Way password has to be at least 8 characters long.
  • The username and password must be kept secure and must not be shared with anyone.

Advantages of e-Way bill

  • A Single e-Way Bill can be used for moving goods across the country.
  • No need for a Transit Pass under the GST regime in any Territory.
  • Being an online operation, traders do not need to go to tax offices to collect and send new GST Way Bill forms.
  • The introduction of the eWay billing system increased verification process speed, which in effect increased transportation efficiency.
  • On the eWay bill portal, you can check the eWay bills generated by other GST registered companies/individuals against your GSTIN.
  • Environmentally friendly: No need to keep multiple copies of the GST Way Bills, which makes it an environmentally friendly paper-saving system.
  • Automated GSTR-1 generation: It is prepared automatically using the details provided at the time of generation of the e-way bill. That saves time when GST returns are filed.
  • The movement of goods can be easily tracked online with e-Way Bill number.

The period of validity shall be considered from the moment the E-Way bill is generated. The commissioner may issue a prolongation of the validity period for the transfer of certain goods. The extension details are set out in the notification.

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