Procedure to Generate e-Way Bills on E-Way Bill Portal

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 can be generated by either of two methods:

      On the Web

      Via SMS

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

      Registration on the EWB portal

      The Invoice/ Bill/ Challan related to the consignment of goods must be in hand.

      If transport is by road – Transporter ID or the Vehicle number.

      If transport is by rail, air, or ship – Transporter ID, Transport document number, and date on the document.

STEP-1: Login to e-way bill system.

STEP-2: Click on ‘Generate new’ under ‘E-waybill’ option appearing on the left-hand side of the dashboard.

Step 3: Enter the following fields on the screen that appears:

Transaction Type:

      Select ‘Outward’ if you are a supplier of consignment

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

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

If transaction type selected is Outward, following subtypes appear:

If transaction type selected is Inward, following subtypes appear:

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.
6) From/ To: Depending on whether you are a supplier or a recipient, enter the To / From section details
7) Item Details: Add the details of the consignment (HSN code-wise) in this section:

      Product name


      HSN Code



      Value/Taxable value

      Tax rates of CGST and SGST or IGST (in %)

      Tax rate of Cess, if any charged (in %)

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.

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

      Vehicle number in which consignment is being transported.

      Format: AB12AB1234 or AB12A1234 or AB121234 or ABC1234

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.

Step-1: How to register for SMS facility?

Login to E-way bill portal, Click on ‘Registration’ appearing on the left-hand side of the dashboard and select ‘For SMS’ from the drop-down.

Step-2: The mobile number registered for the GSTIN gets partly displayed. Click on ‘Send OTP’. Enter the OTP generated and click on ‘Verify OTP’.

Only those mobile numbers that are registered with the website can be registered for the SMS facility.

A maximum of two mobile numbers can be registered against one GSTIN.

For multiple user IDs against a single mobile number, Following screen appears: