UQC Codes

UQC (Unique Quantity Code) in GST

UQC (Unique Quantity Code) in GST

UQC stands for “Unique Quantity Code” which is used to measure quantity under the GST system. Since UQC code is used in GST return filing on GST portal, the GST software of the user must be in line with the UQC code requirement of the GST portal for seamless return filing. Further, UQC codes also eliminates the confusion of taxpayers with different vendors using different metrics for the same quantity. Hence, UQC will also help the end consumers easily compare purchases. According to Section 31 of GST Act, GST invoices must always contain the quantity as well as UQC code. In this article, we look at the list of all UQC code in GST.

GST UQC Code List

UQC

Quantity Description

BAG BAGS
BAL BALE
BDL BUNDLES
BKL BUCKLES
BOU BILLIONS OF UNITS
BOX BOX
BTL BOTTLES
BUN BUNCHES
CAN CANS
CBM CUBIC METER
CCM CUBIC CENTIMETER
CMS CENTIMETER
CTN CARTONS
DOZ DOZEN
DRM DRUM
GGR GREAT GROSS
GMS GRAMS
GRS GROSS
GYD GROSS YARDS
KGS KILOGRAMS
KLR KILOLITRE
KME KILOMETRE
MLT MILLILITRE
MTR METERS
MTS METRIC TON
NOS NUMBERS
PAC PACKS
PCS PIECES
PRS PAIRS
QTL QUINTAL
ROL ROLLS
SET SETS
SQF SQUARE FEET
SQM SQUARE METERS
SQY SQUARE YARDS
TBS TABLETS
TGM TEN GRAMS
THD THOUSANDS
TON TONNES
TUB TUBES
UGS US GALLONS
UNT UNITS
YDS YARDS
OTH OTHERS

If a UQC related to your product is missing, then you may use the UQC “OTH“, which means ‘Others’ as your Description of Quantity. The GST network portal accepts only the correct UQC for the respective products. Using any other variations of the code will generate an error during return filing.

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