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GST Registration for Foreign Non-Resident Taxpayer

From first of July, 2017, the GST i.e. Goods and Service Tax has been actualized in India and the foreign citizens are additionally required to get GST enrollment and document GST returns. As per the GST Act, the “Non-Resident Taxable Person” means any individual who at times embraces exchanges including supply of products or administrations or both, regardless of whether as chief or operator or in some other limit, yet who has no settled place of business or living arrangement in India. All foreign citizens residing in India, these people are required to choose an approved individual in India to comply with GST.

Registration Requirements

To apply for GST registration as a non-resident taxable person, the application must be submitted in FORM GST REG-09. GST registration is PAN-based for regular taxpayers.

GST Deposit

GST Deposit for Non-Resident Taxable PersonsNon-resident taxable persons and informal taxable persons under GST are required to remit a savings for GST registration. The amount of credit score for GST registration would equal the anticipated tax liability during the validity of the registration.

Validity of Registration

GST registration for non-resident taxable persons are provided with a validity period (Normally 90 days and renewable). The validity period would be based on the request of the taxable person and amount of GST deposit remitted. If a non-resident taxable person intends to extend the validity period of GST registration, an application can be made in FORM GST REG-11 before the end of the validity of registration.

Documents Required
PAN or Tax Identification Number of the Applicant.
Proof of Business Incorporation and Address Proof of Promoters.
For the authorised signatory in India, PAN would be required along with an acceptable address proof like passport, driving license, voters identity, etc.
Proof of Address The following proof of principal place of business must be submitted.
For own premises – Any document in support of the ownership of the premises.
For Rented or Leased premises – A copy of the valid Rent / Lease Agreement with any document in support of the ownership of the premises of the Lessor.
For all other scenarios – A copy of the Consent Letter with any document in support of the ownership of the premises of the Consenter like Municipal Khata copy or Electricity Bill copy.
Bank Account Statement & Class 2 Digital Signature
Foreign Non-Resident Taxpayer – GST Registration Procedure

To obtain GST registration in India, the following steps can be followed by a non- resident taxpayer:

  • Step 1: Appoint an Authorised Signatory.
  • Step 2: Provide Authorisation to Authorised Signatory.
  • Step 3: Apply for GST Registration.
  • Step 4: Pay GST Deposit.
  • Step 5: GST Registration Certificate Issued.
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  • Non-Resident GST Registration


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  • Non-Resident GST Registration
  • 1 Year Authorised Signatory
  • 1 Year Place of Business Address


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  • Non-Resident GST Registration
  • 1 Year Authorised Signatory
  • 1 Year Place of Business Address
  • GSTR-5 Return Filing
FAQs on GST Registration for foreigners
What is the time limit for taking registration under GST?
An entity liable to be registered under GST should apply for registration under GST within 30 days from the date on which the entity becomes liable to register for GST. Casual taxable persons and non-resident taxable persons are required to be registered under GST, prior to commencing business.
Can I register for GST voluntarily?
Yes. Any entity wishing to claim input tax credit can registered voluntarily, even if not liable to be registered. After registration, voluntarily registered entities will also have to comply with regulations as applicable to a normal taxable person.
Can a business operate across India with one GST number?
No. An entity operating in multiple states will have to get registered separately for each of the States from where taxable supply of goods or services is made.
Can entities with VAT or service tax apply for new GST certificate?
Procedure has been provided in the GST portal for migration of existing service tax or VAT or central excise to GST. Entities registered under old tax laws must complete GST migration mandatorily to obtain GST.
Is PAN mandatory for registerting under GST?
Yes. PAN is mandatory for normal taxpayers and casual taxable persons to be registered under GST. However, PAN is not mandatory for a non-resident taxable person for obtaining registration.