ARN – Application Reference Number
What is ARN?
ARN is the Application Reference Number generated after the submission of the enrolment application with E-Sign or Digital Signature (DSC). It is a unique number assigned to each transaction completed at the GST System Portal. Note the ARN can be used for future correspondence with GSTN.
What is the format of ARN?
I am an existing taxpayer registered under Central Excise/ Service Tax and State VAT legislations. I have successfully submitted the details sought by GSTN as per application prescribed under model GST Law. What will happen next?
Application Reference Number (ARN) will be generated after the successful submission of the enrolment application at the GST System Portal. You can use this ARN to track the status of your application
I have not yet received the Application Reference Number (ARN). What should I do now?
If you don’t receive ARN within 15 minutes, an email will be sent to you with detailed instructions for further course of action.
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