Composition Scheme

How do I opt for the Composition Scheme?

Composition Scheme

What are the steps involved in applying to Opt for the Composition Scheme on the GST Portal?

To opt for the composition scheme on the GST Portal, perform the following steps:

1. Access the URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

In case of New Registration:

GST Home page

2. Log into the GST Portal by entering your login Credentials.

Log into the GST Portal

3. Once you have logged in, select ‘Application to Opt for Composition Scheme’ from the Registration Menu.

Application to Opt for Composition Scheme

4. You will be directed to a new screen – Application to Opt for Composition Scheme. Your GSTIN, Legal Name of Business, Trade Name (if any), and Address of Principal Place of Business will be displayed.

Address of Principal Place of Business

5. Below that, your Nature of business and Jurisdiction will be listed.

Nature of Business

6. Below these details, there is a Composition Declaration that you must check to pledge to abide by the conditions and restrictions for Taxpayers who are under the Composition Scheme.

Composition Declaration

7. Before submission, you must also check the box for Verification (below the Composition Declaration) that states that all the information given is true and that nothing has been concealed from the authority.


8. Finally, before submission, select the Authorized Signatory from the dropdown menu and enter the Place.

Authorized Signatory

9. Once you select the Authorized Signatory and enter the Place, the options to submit the form will get activated. Select the desired mode – DSC, E-sign, or EVC – and click the corresponding submission option. For the purpose of this manual, we will submit the application using DSC.

application using DSC

10. You will get a prompt to confirm your action, click on PROCEED to move forward.


11. The system will retrieve the installed digital signatures available on your system using the emSigner and you will get a pop-up to select the desired DSC. Select the desired signature.

installed digital signatures

12. Once you select the desired digital signature (it will get highlighted in blue), click Sign. If your digital signature is authenticated, you will get a SUCCESS message.

digital signature is authenticated

13. The system will perform some validations and if they are successful your ARN for the work item will be generated and sent to you via e-mail and SMS within the next 15 minutes.

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  1. manohar lal mehta says:

    how to open e-way bill.if bill value is under 50000.00
    and purchased from other state whether i have to issue e-way bill ? who will issue the e-way bill

  2. Sunil Minocha says:

    This kind of an effort is quite appreciative and is useful in day to day professional pursuits. However, despite attempts made and successful migration & ARN Ack. the link for filling application opting for composition shows validation error. therefore, i am unable to submit it successfully. Please guide as we are left with just a few days before the limitation period ends.

  3. says:

    in most of the case in which documents upload after 28/06/2017 or documents not upload yet for migration. no option of services shown, who apply for composition scheme

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