Ever since the launch of e-Way Bill, people across India are consistently facing issues due to lack of internet knowledge. With a view to overcome this issue, the Government of India has allowed users to generate e-Way Bill via SMS. Here is how to generate e-Way bill using SMS.
Generate eway bill Via SMS
To generate eway bill, you must register your mobile number from where you will generate eway bill.
To register your mobile number, you need to go the eway bill portal https://ewaybill.nic.in/
After that you should select registration and click on “For SMS”.
After selecting ‘For SMS’ option, you would be required to enter your registered mobile number which had been used for GSTIN registration. After entering the mobile number, click on ‘Send OTP’. This will get you an OTP from the department on your mobile via SMS. Enter the OTP on the computer.
After entering the OPT, you will get the option to select User ID (incase you have multiple IDs registered to the same mobile number). Once the user ID has been selected, click on ‘Submit’.
Yes, it is very simple you can generate e-Way bill by sms. There are three scenarios that will be covering here:
- e-Way bill for Suppliers
- e-Way bill for Transporters
- e-Way bill for updation of Vehicle Number
E-Way Bill for Suppliers
Suppliers are required to send the following:
For example: If a supplier is making an intra-state delivery of goods worth ₹2,00,000 bearing HSN Code- 1234 through Invoice No. 1999 dated 06/06/2018 via vehicle number OD 12 AB 1234, then the drafted SMS would be:
“EWBG OSUP 12ABCDE1234Z1ZU 340021 1999 06/06/2018 200000.00 1234 23 OD12AB1234”
This SMS needs to be sent to the respective mobile number as mentioned by the department.
Within a few minutes, an e-Way Bill will be generated and sent to your registered number with the date.
e-Way bill for Transporters
Transporters are required to send the following:
NOTE: This SMS code contains an additional information, that is, Supplier’s GSTIN number.
So, taking the above example (e-Way bill for Supplier) and considering that the Supplier’s GSTIN number is 11ABCDE2343S1ZP, the generated code will be:
“EWBG OSUP 11ABCDE2343S1ZP 12ABCDE1234Z1ZU 340021 1999 06/06/2018 200000.00 1234 23 OD12AB1234”
Again, this SMS needs to be sent to the respective mobile number as mentioned by the department.
e-Way bill for updation of Vehicle Number
For this purpose, the required SMS structure is:
Now by taking the above example, let’s consider that the vehicle couldn’t complete its journey while transporting the goods and was replaced by another vehicle numbered as OD 12 AB 5678. Therefore, the SMS draft would be:
“EWBV (E-Way Bill No.) OD12AB5678 BRK”
The department replies promptly if there are no errors in the procedure.
Users can generate their e-Way Bill via web-based application. Complete Guide of Generation of eway bill via eway Web Portal