GSTR-3B Online Filing in the GSTN portal

An explanation on how to file GSTR-3B online

Hello Everyone, in our earlier post we have seen the online preparation and submission of GSTR-3B and challan creation and E-payment for GSTR-3B.

In this post, we will explain the various steps for the online filing of GSTR-3B.

Step 1: You should first login to the GSTN portal and finish the above-mentioned steps, then click on “PROCEED TO FILE” under the “6.1 Payment of Tax” tile.


Step-2: You can then mark the checkbox displayed for the declaration.

Step-3: Then you can see the Authorised Signatory from the drop-down list, select your authorized signatory.

Step-4: Later you can click on FILE GSTR-3B WITH DSC or else FILE GSTR-3B WITH EVC.


If you chose to FILE GSTR-3B WITH DSC:

You can click on “PROCEED”.

  • Choose the certificate and click on “SIGN”.

If you had chosen to FILE GSTR-3B WITH EVC:

Firstly enter the OTP sent to the email and mobile number of the Authorized Signatory registered at the GST Portal and click the “VERIFY”.


Step 5: Click “OK” in the confirmation displayed.


Step 6: Then it displays your status as “filed” in Form GSTR-3B.



Step-by-step guide on how to file GST Return-3B

Step 1: Log in to the GSTN portal

Step 2: The summary of each section has to be verified. If any changes are to be made, select the section and change the details. 

Step 3: ext, create challan if underpayment else adjust the tax payable and continue to file.

Step 4: Mark the checkbox for the declaration & select the Authorised signatory from the drop-down list

Step 5: Click on file GSTR -3b with DSC or with EVC

           Step 5.1: If file with DSC, read the DSC through embrigde exe

           Step 5.2: If file with EVC, enter the verification code received

Step 6: Click “OK” in the confirmation displayed. Record the ARN displayed.

Step 7: Filing status is displayed as “filed”. 

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