Check GST Registration Status

What is ARN?

ARN stands for “Application Reference Number.”An ARN is a unique reference number assigned to each GST registration application submitted by a taxpayer or business entity.

When someone applies for GST registration, they fill out an application form with their business details and other relevant information. Once they submit this application on the GST portal, it goes through a verification and approval process by the GST authorities. During this process, the system generates an Application Reference Number (ARN) to track and identify their registration application.

How to Check GST  Registration Status or GST ARN Status?

To check the GST ARN (Application Reference Number) registration status in India, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the GST Portal:
    Go to the official GST portal, which is the government’s online platform for all GST-related activities. The URL for the GST portal is
  2. Click on “Track Application Status”:
    On the GST portal’s homepage, you’ll find various options in the main menu. Click on the “Services” tab, and under that, select “Registration” from the drop-down menu. Then, click on “Track Application Status.”
  3. Enter the ARN:
    In the “ARN” field, enter the Application Reference Number (ARN) that you received when you submitted your GST registration application.
  4. Solve the CAPTCHA:
    To verify that you’re not a robot, you will be required to solve a CAPTCHA. Enter the characters as shown in the CAPTCHA image.
  5. Click on “SEARCH”:
    After entering the ARN and solving the CAPTCHA, click on the “SEARCH” button.
  6. View the ARN Registration Status:
    The system will search for the application using the provided ARN, and the registration status will be displayed on the screen. It will show whether the application is pending, approved, rejected, or any other relevant status.
  7. Check for Updates:
    If your application is pending or has been approved, you can also check for updates on the portal regarding any additional requirements or actions needed