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How To Check GST Application Status Using TRN

How To Check GST Application Status Using TRN (2023 Method)

After registering for the GST application, you will get the GSTIN within 2 to 6 working days of the application. 

During this period, you can check your GST application status.

You can track the status of your GST application on the GST Portal. While you can check the status by logging in to your GST portal dashboard, you can also check the status without logging in. We’ll cover both in this article. 

In this article, we will discuss all the details about TRN and how to check your GST application status using TRN

Let’s start by understanding TRN!

What is the temporary reference number TRN?

TRN or Temporary Reference Number is a unique number that is generated after completing the new user registration application. 

This unique number is valid for 15 days. You can access your new registration application form on the GST Portal using the TRN. You can access the portal using the TRN up until you submit the application.

How do I check my application status using TRN?

Follow these easy steps below to check the GST application status using TRN:


1: Initially visit the GST Portal.  

How To Check GST Application Status Using TRN
Click Service. Registration

2: Navigate to the Service tab in the upper bar.

3: In the Drop-down list, select the Registration option. Here choose the second option which is Temporary Reference Number (TRN).

How To Check GST Application Status Using TRN
Type Temporary Reference Number (TRN)

Step 4: After that, type the Temporary Reference Number (TRN) in the text box and enter the captcha code. 

Step 5: Click on Proceed. Next, you verify the OTP you received on your registered mobile number and email address.

Step 6: Again, click on the proceed button, and you will see the ‘My Saved Application’ page.  Here you can check the status of your registered GST application. 

How to check GST return status without login?

Now you can check status of GST Returns files by any taxpayer without logging in.

1. Go to https://www.gst.gov.in/

Search by GSTIN /UIN

2. Click ‘Search Taxpayer’. 

3. Select ‘Search by GSTIN/UIN’ from drop-down list.


4. Enter GSTIN/UIN of the Taxpayer and the captcha code.

GST return filing status

5. You will see the details of the company. Scroll down to see GST return filing status.

How long does it take to get a GST number after TRN?

When you register for the GST application, you will receive TRN to track your application status.  

As per the Govt rules, it takes around three to seven working days to get the GST number. 

How long is TRN number?

The Temporary Reference Number (TRN) is a 15-digit number that we can use to track the GST status.  

How do I recover my TRN number?

If you have lost your TRN, you can retrieve it from the SMS or the email where you received it post initiating the GST filing application. If you are still not able to find it, you need to fill in all the details in part A of GST REG-01 to get the TRN. 

FAQs: How to check GST application status TRN 

1. What are the 4 types of GST?

The four types of GST are as follows: 

1) SGST – State Goods and Services Tax, 

2) CGST – Central Goods and Services Tax,

3) IGST – Integrated Goods and Services Tax, and

4) UTGST – Union Territory Goods and Services Tax  

2. Why is my GST application still pending for processing?

After a GST application for new registration is submitted, the Tax Officer’s approval is pending. Due to this reason, the application status will appear as pending for processing. 

3. Is TRN mandatory?

TRN is an auto-generated unique number used to track the GST application status.

Wrapping Up

We hope this article on how to check GST application status using TRN is helpful for you. If you are still struggling with this topic, do leave a comment for us. To resolve your other GST queries, feel free to reach out to our expert team. For more such information, visit our website, InstaFiling.

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