modify and cancel eway bill

Steps to edit or modify E-way Bill

Cancel E-Way Bill

In this post, we will discuss how to modify, update and cancel the e-way bill under GST in case of any changes required.

We will cover the following:

Update Vehicle Number on e-way bill

While generating an e-way bill Vehicle number is optional. But, an e-way bill without the Vehicle number is not valid for the movement of goods.

The e-way bill portal provides you with the option of updating vehicle numbers, it can be used in the following cases.

  • If the Vehicle Number was not entered while generating the e-Way Bill OR
  • The goods are shifted to another vehicle/conveyance during transit due to break down or any transhipment.

Follow the steps to update vehicle number on GST e-way bill

Step-1 Go to with your login credentials. Click on the e-way bill and select Update Part B/ Vehicle.


Step-2  On selecting Update Part B/ Vehicle the following screen appears. Here select the appropriate option and enter the e-way bill number and click on Go.


A list of filtered e-Way Bills will appear according to your choice. Select the relevant e-Way Bill for which you want to update the vehicle number.

Step-3 Fill in the relevant details on this page and click on Submit.


The e-way bill gets updated and if there are any errors it will be displayed on the screen.

Update Transporter ID on e-way bill

  • Originally assigned Transporter/ seller who generated E-way bill can change/ re-assign the Transporter ID thereby replacing the existing transporter with a new transporter.
  • If the originally assigned transporter assigns another transporter by changing the Transporter ID, then the seller cannot make any changes.

Here are the steps of re-assignment of another transporter:

Step-1 Under the e-way bill, select the Update EWB transporter option.


Step-2 Enter the e-way bill number and click on Go.


Step-3 Next, enter the new transporter ID (the name of the transporter appears automatically for you to check). Then, click on Submit.


The updated E-way bill appears on the screen. Click on Print to print the E-way bill.

How to cancel an e-way bill?

If the goods were not transported as per the details given in the e-way bill, then the generator of that e-way bill can cancel the e-way bill.


  • E-way bills can be cancelled by the Generator of that e-way bill only.
  • The time limit to cancel is within 24 hours of generating the e-way bill.
  • Once cancelled, it is illegal to use such an E-Way Bill.
  • If the e-Way Bill is verified by any empowered officer it cannot be cancelled.

Follow the below steps:

Step-1 Click on the e-way bill option and select Cancel from the drop-down.


Step-2 Enter the EWB number for which e-way bill you want to cancel and click on “Go


With that, we have come to the end of this post.

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