A Short Guide to SMS E-Way Bill Generation

SMS E- WAY BILL is a mobile sms based E-Way Bill generation service. This facility is for all those small taxpayers who do not have enough resources for generating the E- WAY BILL via computer system and internet connection.

This initiative of generating E-way Bill by SMS is a welcome move to make the processes easy.

The tax payer can do three primary activities for creation of E Way bill via SMS-

  • To generate E- Way Bill
  • Update the vehicle details
  • Cancel the E- Way Bill

SMS E- WAY BILL is a very simple method of E- Way Bill generation. To initiate the process of registration via SMS at first the taxpayer has to register his mobile number on the GST e-way bill portal. This facility to create eway bills via SMS I available for transporters also.

1. Process for Taxpayers

Use your mobile number to send SMS for e-way bill generation is 77382 99899 (number as issues by CBIC) with the below mentioned commands

EWBG  E-Way Bill generation Key Word – It is fixed for generation
TranType Transaction type-refer the code
RecGSTIN Recipient’s GSTIN or URP for ‘UnRegistered Person
DelPinCode  Pin code of place of delivery
InvNo Invoice or bill number of the document of supplier of goods
InvDate Invoice or bill date of the document of supplier of goods
TotalValue Total value of invoice as per the bill /invoice
HSNCode HSN code of first commodity
ApprDist Approximate distance in kms between consignor and consignee
Vehicle Vehicle number in which goods is being move

 2. For Transporter-

For the transporter commands shall be as under-

EWBG  E-Way Bill generation Key Word – It is fixed for generation
TranType Transaction type-refer the code
SuppGSTIN Supplier’s GSTIN or URP FOR “Unregistered person”
RecGSTIN  Recipient’s GSTIN or URP for ‘UnRegistered Person’
DelPinCode Pin code of place of delivery of goods
InvNo Invoice or bill number of the document of supplier of goods
InvDate Invoice or bill date of the document of supplier of goods
TotalValue Total value of invoice as per the bill /invoice
HSNCode HSN code of first commodity
ApprDist Approximate distance in kms between consignor and consignee
Vehicle Vehicle number in which goods is being move

Updation of the Vehicle details –

For updating the vehicle related details there are some parameters that we one have follow on the sms E- WAY BILL system:-

EWBV E way bill vehicle updating key word
EWBNo 12 digit E-Way Bill for which the new vehicle has to be added
Vehicle New vehicle movement for movement of goods
ReasCode Reason code to indicate why the vehicle number is being added

Cancellation of E-Way Bill

Cancellation is only allowed for generation of E- WAY BILL. Cancellation is allowed within 24 hours of generation of E- WAY BILL is allowed within 24 hours of generation of E- WAY BILL

The format of sms request is as under-

EWBC     –  e-way bill cancellation key word

EWBNO   – 12 Digit e way number, which has to be cancelled

At the end if there cause no error than the reply comes that;” E- WAY BILL IS CANCELLED SUCCESFULLY”

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