Guideline for GST Enrolment for existing Central Excise / Service Tax Assessees - A Step by Step instruction manual

By Registrationwala

19th April 2017


With the implementation of GST in India, we will be on our fastest route to success. Driven by the strong determination of the Union government backed by the central government we will bring about a massive change in the existing economic situation of the country. By implementing GST a majority of the indirect taxes will be subsumed; which were a hindering the growth of the nation.

The transition from indirect taxes to a simpler taxation system is still underway as the final GST is expected to be rolled out on 1st July 2017.

To be a part of this change, every taxpayer registered under the current taxation system will have to register under the proposed GST law.

This movement from one taxation process to another will be carried out in a phased manner. The process has already been initiated in November 2016, which was then extended to January 2017 to cover excise and services tax assessees in its ambit.

Eligibility to register for GST

  • The criteria for eligibility of registering under GST can be distinguished as follows.
  •  An individual that possess a valid Permanent Account Number and is currently registered under the present taxation system is eligible to register for GST.
  • A person who wants to voluntarily register for GST or is at the brink of crossing the stipulated turnover of GST is eligible to register for GST
  •  Casual traders, persons liable to TDS (tax deducted at source), non-residential Indians are also eligible to register for GST.
  • We take you through step by step procedure of registering for GST, this procedure is important and entails 3 steps that carry out the process.

Step 1 – This step will require you to Log on to ACES portal by putting to accessthe existing ACES User ID and Password. 

Step 2- After logging in, you will be taken to a page that avails a link to obtain the Provisional ID and Password. Otherwise, you can simply navigate using the Menu. 

Step 3- The final step is to note down the provisional ID  and password provided by the website. In case the provisional ID is unavailable you are requested to proceed to a section called the next step. 

Incase of any queryplease contact the CBEC Helpdesk at either 1800-1200-232 or email at

After executing all these steps you will finally have the Provisional ID and Password. After obtaining the same log on to the GST Common Portal ( using this ID and Password.

This portal has a guideline manual that will highlight information regarding te procedure to fill in the form 20. 


Guideline for GST Enrolment for existing Central Excise / Service Tax Assessees - A Step by Step instruction manual