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

BAGBAGS
BALBALE
BDLBUNDLES
BKLBUCKLES
BOUBILLIONS OF UNITS
BOXBOX
BTLBOTTLES
BUNBUNCHES
CANCANS
CBMCUBIC METER
CCMCUBIC CENTIMETER
CMSCENTIMETER
CTNCARTONS
DOZDOZEN
DRMDRUM
GGRGREAT GROSS
GMSGRAMS
GRSGROSS
GYDGROSS YARDS
KGSKILOGRAMS
KLRKILOLITRE
KMEKILOMETRE
MLTMILLILITRE
MTRMETERS
MTSMETRIC TON
NOSNUMBERS
PACPACKS
PCSPIECES
PRSPAIRS
QTLQUINTAL
ROLROLLS
SETSETS
SQFSQUARE FEET
SQMSQUARE METERS
SQYSQUARE YARDS
TBSTABLETS
TGMTEN GRAMS
THDTHOUSANDS
TONTONNES
TUBTUBES
UGSUS GALLONS
UNTUNITS
YDSYARDS
OTHOTHERS

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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