How to search GST Number / GSTIN by PAN of business in India?
Enter the PAN of the business, to search the GST number or GSTIN. GSTIN or GST Identification Number is allotted on the basis of PAN and State of the taxpayer. The 3rd to 12th digit of a GSTIN is the PAN of the business.
Is PAN compulsory to obtain GST Number / GSTIN in India?
Yes. PAN (Permanent Account Number) is mandatory to apply for GST Registration and get GSTIN (GST Identification Number) in India. The 3rd to 12th digit of GSTIN is the PAN of the taxpayer. However, in the case of the non-resident taxable person, PAN is not mandatory and registration can be granted on the basis of an alternate prescribed document. Therefore, you can use the PAN of the business to search GST details like GSTIN / GST Number of a business.
Can there be multiple GST Numbers / GSTINs issued on the same PAN?
Yes, there can be more than one GST Identification Number issued on a single PAN. This is usually the case when the assessee has branches in multiple states or separate business verticals within a single state. In such a case, you will get all the GST numbers allotted on that PAN when you search the GST number by PAN.
How to find PAN of a business to search GST by PAN?
Usually, you can find the PAN of the business on the contracts and agreements you sign with them. You need the PAN (Permanent Account Number) of the business to search GST number / GSTIN of a business.
What GST details are shown after searching GST Number / GSTIN by PAN?
Once you enter details like PAN (Permanent Account Number) in the search GST number / GSTIN tool, you will get the following GST details of a business: