GST ARN Number
GST ARN Number
GST ARN number stands for Application Reference Number. GST ARN number is generated on the GST Portal automatically on submission of a GST registration application. GST ARN number can then be used for tracking the status of GST registration application until GST Certificate and GSTIN is issued by the Government.
ARN Number Generation
ARN number is generated on the GST Portal after submission of a GST registration application. Once the GST ARN number is generated, it can be used to track the status of the GST registration application.
How to Check GST ARN Status
Once you have obtained a GST ARN number, the status of the GST ARN can be checked online on the GST Portal. To check the GST ARN status, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Access GST Portal at https://gst.gov.in
In the main menu, click on Track Application Status under Services.
Step 2: Enter ARN Number
Enter the ARN number in the field provided and complete the CAPTCHA
Step 3: View Status
On submitting the form, the status of the ARN number is displayed below.
GST ARN Status
The following are the different types of ARN Number Status with its meaning.
Form Assigned to Approving Officer
The GST application has been assigned to an Officer. The application is pending on Government side with an Officer for processing.
Pending for Clarification
The processing officer has requested clarification on the GST registration application filed. You should submit the clarification through the GST Portal at the earliest.
Clarification Filed – Pending for Order
In this case, a clarification has been filed by the applicant for the concerns raised by the GST Officer. You can expect an order soon.
Clarification NOT Filed – Pending for Order
In this case, a clarification was not filed by the applicant within the time provided. An order rejecting the GST registration application will most likely be passed by the GST Officer.
GST registration application has been approved by the GST Officer. You will receive the GSTIN and GST registration application shortly.
GST registration application has been rejected by the GST Officer. You will have to apply again, if you need a GST registration.