E-way Bill Generation

The Nationwide launch of the e-way bill for inter-state transportation of goods has thrown up new challenges for traders and transporters

E-way bill (FORM GST EWB-01) is an electronic document (available to supplier / recipient / transporter) generated on the common portal evidencing movement of goods of consignment value more than Rs. 50000/-.

It has two Components-

Part A 

comprising of –

  • details of GSTIN of supplier & recipient,
  • place of delivery (indicating PIN Code also),
  • document (Tax invoice, Bill of Supply, Delivery Challan or Bill of Entry) number and date,
  • value of goods, HSN code, and reasons for transportation;

 Part B

comprising of –

  • transport details – transport document number (Goods Receipt Number or Railway Receipt Number or Airway Bill Number or Bill of Lading Number)
  • Vehicle number for road.

Validity OF E-Way Bill

 


Bulk E-way Bill Generation Services

Includes :

  • E-way Bill Generation
  • Consolidated E-way Bill Generation for Transporters
  • Email to Transporter/ Consignee
  • Update vehicle details
  • Part- B access to transporter

 

Suitable for :

  • Logistic operators
  • Large-sized business houses
  • Transporters
  • Ecommerce Operators

Requirements for Generation of E-way Bill

  • Documents Required for GST Registration

    Requirements for Generation of E-way Bill

    • E-way Bill Portal Login details
    • Tax Invoices/ Bill of entry/ Challan related to the consignment of goods
    • Transporter ID or the Vehicle number (for transport by road)
    • Details of individual generated E-way Bill numbers in case of Consolidated E-way Bill for transporters

Procedure for E-way Bill Generation

  • Step 1

    Assignment of expert & Collection of Information by mail

  • Step 2

    Generation of E-way Bills / Consolidated E-way Bill

  • Step 3

    On generation of the E-way Bill, a unique e-way bill number (EBN) will be sent to transporter & consignee

  • Step 4

    Furnishing the Details of  Invoice / Bill of Supply / Bill of Entry / Delivery Challan in Part A and transporter details in PART-B of E-way Bill Entry form by Supplier / Receiver

  • Step 5

    On the basis of details furnished in PART- A & B Transporter will amend or update vehicle number filled in PART-B

Frequently Asked Questions

The consignment value is total value as mentioned on the invoice, bill of supply or delivery challan as the case may be including the applicable tax thereon

 

Yes, e-way bill is required to be generated where the goods are transported by consignor or consignee in his own vehicle or in a hired one.

Generally in case of an E-Commerce business model, the logistics is handled by an independent third party logistic service provider. So in such a case 4 parties are involved in the transaction (seller, buyer, logistic service provider and E-Commerce operator). In such cases, Part A of the E-Way bill should be furnished by the E-Commerce operator and Part B of the E-Way bill may be furnished either by the E-Commerce operator or by the third party logistic service provider.

Yes, even in case of sales returns, the e-way bill needs to be generated and in this situation, e-way bill needs to be generated by that person who is causing movement of such sales return or the transporter who is actually moving the goods.

HSN details are mandatory in Part A of the E-Way Bill online portal and hence the same would be required to be mentioned. It is expected that government will come out with suitable relaxation for mentioning of HSN code in such deserving cases.

The e-way bill is said to be generated when the details related to vehicle number is furnished in Part B of FORM GST EWB-01. Therefore, the validity of e-way bill will start from the date when the vehicle number will is updated in such Form not merely on updating Transporter ID.

Yes, either a registered person or a transporter can generate an e-way bill although it may not be mandatory