In this post, we will learn the e-way bill generation through Eway bill portal.
We will cover the following:
- E-way bill meaning
- Pre-requisites of the e-way bill
- E-way bill format
- Generation process
- E-way bill reprint
- Part-B of e-way bill generation
E-way Bill is an electronic waybill for the movement of goods which can be generated on the Eway Bill Portal.
Eway bill can be generated, extended or cancelled through the Eway bill website, SMS, and by Site-to-Site Integration (through API). When an Eway bill is generated a unique Eway bill number (EBN) is allocated and is available to the supplier, recipient, and the transporter.
Pre-requisites of the e-way bill:
The pre-requisites for generating Eway bill are as below;
- Registration on the E-Way Bill portal
- The Invoice / Bill / Challan related to the consignment of goods must be in hand.
- If transportation is by road, Transporter ID or the Vehicle number must be in hand with you.
- If transportation is by rail, air, or ship, Transporter ID, Transport document number, and date on the document must be in hand.
E-way bill Format
The FORM GST EWB-01 contains all the details of the e-way bill. It contains two parts i.e, Part A and Part B
|PART A||PART B|
|GSTIN of Recipient (if the recipient is unregistered mention as URP)||Vehicle Number in which goods are transported|
|Place of Delivery – PIN Code of Place|
|Invoice or Challan Number|
|Invoice or Challan Date|
|Value of Goods|
|HSN Code – At least 2 digit of HSN Code|
|Reason for Transportation – Supply / Exp / Imp / Job Work etc|
|Transportation Document Number (TDN) – Document Number provided by the transporter|
E-way bill generation process
Step-1: Visit Eway bill common portal website at ewaybillgst.gov.in/login and log in.
Step-2: You will be re-directed to the dashboard of your Eway bill portal login. Information regarding your recent process in the portal and other options will be available on this screen.
Step-3: Different options required for Eway bill generation are listed as below.
Step-4: To generate a new Eway bill, go to “e-Waybill -> “Generate New”.
Step-5: The details entry screen will be displayed. Enter the required details;
Transaction Type: Outward if you are the supplier and Inward if you are the recipient of the goods.
Sub Type: Depending on the transaction type, the sub-type of the transaction will be displayed.
Document Details: The information of the document being sent with the goods i.e., Document type, document no and document date.
Note: You will not be allowed to enter the future date.
Bill From & Bill To details: The details of the supplier and the recipient of the goods. Depending on the type of transaction, your details will be auto-filled in From / To section.
Enter the other details.
Note: If the supplier/recipient is unregistered, then mention ‘URP’ in the field of GSTIN, which indicates that the supplier/recipient is an “Unregistered Person”.
Item Details: Complete Details of the items that are being transported.
Transporter Details: The details of the transporter, transportation mode and the transporting vehicle details are given in this section.
Step-6: On entering all the details, click on Preview to re-look into the details. On successful preview, click on Submit to generate the Eway Bill Number (EBN)
E-way bill reprint
If you want to re-print the Eway bill, then follow the below steps;
Step-1: Go to the e-way bill option on the left of the screen. Under this option, select Print EWB.
Step-2: Enter the EWB No. which is required.
The EWB will be displayed, which can be re-printed and used.
Part-B eway bill generation
If you want to update the PART-B information in the EWB, then follow the below steps;
Step-1: Go to the e-waybill option on the left of the screen. Under this option, select Update Part B / Vehicle.
Step-2: Enter the EWB No. or the date of EWB generation. The EWB generated will be listed.
Step-3: Next, Select the relevant EWB, make the required changes and click on Submit.
The changes will be updated.
This ends the post on e-way bill generation from e-way bill portal.