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How to Generate e-Way Bills on E-Way Portal?
Last Updated 8 months ago

The e-way bill (EWB) portal provides a seamless gateway to generate e-way bills (single and consolidated options), change vehicle number on the already generated EWB, cancel generated EWBs and many more…

E-way bills in EWB-01 can be generated by either of two methods:

  1. On the Web
  2. Via SMS
This topic covers the step-by-step process of generating the e-way bills on the E-way bill portal (web-based).

There are some pre-requisites for generating an e-way bill (for any method of generation):

  1. Registration on the EWB portal
  2. The Invoice/ Bill/ Challan related to the consignment of goods must be in hand.
  3. If transport is by road – Transporter ID or the Vehicle number.
  4. If transport is by rail, air, or ship – Transporter ID, Transport document number, and date on the document.
Here is a step by step Guide to Generate E-Way Bill (EWB-01) online:

Step 1: Login to e-way bill system.
Enter the Username, password and Captcha code, Click on ‘Login’

Step 2: Click on ‘Generate new’ under ‘E-waybill’ option appearing on the left-hand side of the dashboard.
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Step 3: Enter the following fields on the screen that appears:

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1) Transaction Type:

Select ‘Outward’ if you are a supplier of consignment

Select ‘Inward’ if you are a recipient of consignment.



2) Sub-type: Select the relevant sub-type applicable to you:

If transaction type selected is Outward, following subtypes appear:

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If transaction type selected is Inward, following subtypes appear:

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Note: SKD/CKD- Semi knocked down condition/ Complete knocked down condition

3) Document type: Select either of Invoice / Bill/ challan/ credit note/ Bill of entry or others if not Listed
4) Document No. : Enter the document/invoice number.
5) Document Date: Select the date of Invoice or challan or Document.

Note: The system will not allow the user to enter the future date.

6) From/ To: Depending on whether you are a supplier or a recipient, enter the To / From section details.

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Note: If the supplier/client is unregistered, then mention ‘URP’ in the field GSTIN, indicating that the supplier/client is an ‘Unregistered Person’.

7) Item Details: Add the details of the consignment (HSN code-wise) in this section:

  1. Product name
  2. Description
  3. HSN Code
  4. Quantity,
  5. Unit,
  6. Value/Taxable value
  7. Tax rates of CGST and SGST or IGST (in %)
  8. Tax rate of Cess, if any charged (in %)


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Note: On the implementation of E-way bills, Based on the details entered here, corresponding entries can also be auto-populated in the respective GST Return while filing on GST portal.

8) Transporter details: The mode of transport(Road/rail/ship/air) and the approximate distance covered (in KM) needs to be compulsorily mentioned in this part.

Apart from above, Either of the details can be mentioned:

  1. Transporter name, transporter ID, transporter Doc. No. & Date.
OR

  1. Vehicle number in which consignment is being transported.
Format: AB12AB1234 or AB12A1234 or AB121234 or ABC1234

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Note: For products, clients/customers, suppliers, and transporters that are used regularly, first update the ‘My masters’ section also available on the login dashboard and then proceed.

Step 4: Click on ‘Submit’. The system validates data entered and throws up an error if any.

Otherwise, your request is processed and the e-way bill in Form EWB-01 form with a unique 12 digit number is generated.

The e-way bill generated looks like this:

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Print and carry the e-way bill for transporting the goods in the selected mode of transport and the selected conveyance.




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