Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has launched the E-Invoice Verifier App, a user-friendly solution for verifying e-Invoices and related details. This app aims to simplify the e-invoice verification process, ensuring accuracy and convenience for taxpayers. In this article, we will explore the key features, benefits, and usage of the E-Invoice Verifier App.
The E-Invoice Verifier App developed by GSTN offers several notable features and benefits. Firstly, it enables users to scan the QR code on e-Invoices and authenticate the embedded value, ensuring the accuracy and authenticity of the invoice. The user-friendly interface and intuitive navigation make it easy for users to navigate through the app’s functionalities. The app supports verification of e-Invoices reported across all six Invoice Registration Portals (IRPs), ensuring comprehensive coverage and convenience for taxpayers. Importantly, the app operates on a non-login basis, eliminating the need for users to create accounts or provide personal information, enhancing the overall user experience and convenience.
To use the E-Invoice Verifier App, taxpayers can download it from the Google Play Store (iOS version coming soon) and install it on their mobile devices. By scanning the QR codes on their e-Invoices, users can authenticate the information embedded in the code and compare it with the information printed on the invoice. The app does not require any user login or authentication process, allowing anyone to freely scan QR codes and access available information. For more detailed information and guidance, users can refer to the comprehensive FAQ document within the app.
GSTN is committed to enhancing the user experience with the E-Invoice Verifier App. They are also working on launching Version 2 of the app, which will include the Search IRN functionality to further streamline e-Invoice verification.
Relevant GSTN Advisory Dated 08.06.2023 is as follows:
Dear Valued Taxpayer,
1. The E-Invoice Verifier App developed by GSTN, has been introduced which offers a convenient solution for verifying e-Invoices and other related details. GSTN understands the importance of efficient and accurate e-invoice verification, and this app aims to simplify the process for your convenience.
2. E-Invoice Verifier App – Key Features and Benefits:
i. QR Code Verification: The app allows users to scan the QR code on an e-Invoice and authenticate the embedded value within the code. This helps in identifying the accuracy and authenticity of the e-Invoice.
ii. User-Friendly Interface: The app provides a user-friendly interface with intuitive navigation, making it easy for users to navigate through the app’s features and functionalities.
iii. Comprehensive Coverage: The app supports verification of e-Invoices reported across all six IRPs, ensuring comprehensive coverage and convenience.
iv. Non-Login Based: The app operates on a non-login basis, meaning users are not required to create an account or provide sensitive personal information to access its functionalities. This simplifies the user experience and makes it more convenient for users.
3. How to use the e-Invoice Verifier App:
i. Download the App: Visit the Google Play Store and search for “E-Invoice QR Code Verifier.” Download and install the app on your mobile device free of charge. The iOS version will be available shortly.
ii. QR Code Scanning: Utilise the app to scan the QR codes on your e-Invoices. The app will authenticate the information embedded in the code and one can compare it with information printed on the invoice.
4. GSTN emphasizes that the e-Invoice Verifier App does not require any user login or authentication process. Anyone can freely scan QR codes and view the available information.
5. For more detailed information please see the FAQs in the app. This comprehensive FAQ document will provide you with additional guidance on using the app and resolving any queries you may have.
6. GSTN is dedicated to enhancing your experience with the E-Invoice Verifier App and providing a process of seamless e-Invoice verification. GSTN is also working towards launching Version 2 with the Search IRN functionality, which will further streamline your e-Invoice verification.