Can GST registration be obtained without an address proof

There are various documents you have to upload for GST registration. Address proof is one of them. And the most interesting fact is that there are different types of address proof used for GST registration.

On the basis of the nature of the premises, you have to choose valid address proof. Nature of the premises means whether the premises are rented or leased or owned etc.

So, you can not get GST registration without address proof.

Following are the list of the documents which can be used as a valid address proof:

DOCUMENTS FOR OWN PREMISES

Following are the valid documents for own premises

  1. Electricity bill
  2. Legal Ownership Documents
  3. Municipal Khata Copy
  4. Property Tax Receipts

DOCUMENTS FOR LEASED/RENTED PREMISES

Following are the valid documents:

  1. Electricity bill
  2. Legal Ownership Documents
  3. Municipal Khata Copy
  4. Property Tax Receipts
  5. Rent/Leased Agreement
  6. Rent receipts with NOC (In case there is no rent/leased agreement or such agreement has expired)

DOCUMENTS IF THE PROPERTY IS SHARED

Following are the valid documents:

  1. Consent Letter
  2. Electricity Bill
  3. Legal Ownership Documents
  4. Municipal Khata Copy
  5. Property Tax Receipts

DOCUMENTS IF THE PROPERTY IS USED BY CONSENT OF THE OWNER

Following are the valid documents:

  1. Consent Letter
  2. Electricity Bill
  3. Legal Ownership Documents
  4. Municipal Khata Copy
  5. Property Tax Receipts

DOCUMENTS FOR ALL OTHER CASES

If the nature of possession of the premises is not mentioned or cleared then the Legal Ownership Document is the only valid document.

Type and Size of the documents

All the documents related to address proof must be either in JPG format or in PDF format. In most of the cases, the maximum size of documents is 100 KB. But the size of Legal Ownership Documents is maximum 1 MB, Rent or lease agreement is maximum 2 MB and Rent receipts with NOC is 1 Mb

So, you can use the above-mentioned documents as a valid address proof.

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