To make GST payment, GST payment challan must first be generated from the GST portal. Once the payment challan is generated, payment can be made by internet banking, credit/debit card, NEFT or cash payment at designated banks. In this article, we look at the procedure for creating GST payment challan and making GST payment.




GST Payments Modes

GST payments can be made through the following modes:

  1. Internet Banking through authorised banks;
  2. Credit card or Debit card through the authorised bank;
  3. National Electronic Fund Transfer or Real Time Gross Settlement from any bank; or
  4. Over the Counter payment through authorised banks for deposits up to ten thousand rupees per challan per tax period, by cash, cheque or demand draft.

Banks Accepting GST Payments

The following banks have been authorised to accept GST payments on behalf of the Government. Taxpayers can generate a GST payment challan and proceed to one of the following banks for payment of GST by cash, cheque or DD.

  • ALLAHABAD BANK
  • ANDHRA BANK
  • AXIS BANK
  • BANK OF BARODA
  • BANK OF INDIA
  • BANK OF MAHARASHTRA
  • CANARA BANK
  • CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA
  • CORPORATION BANK
  • DENA BANK
  • HDFC BANK
  • ICICI BANK LIMITED
  • IDBI BANK
  • INDIAN BANK
  • INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK
  • JAMMU AND KASHMIR BANK LIMITED
  • ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE
  • PUNJAB AND SIND BANK
  • PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
  • STATE BANK OF INDIA
  • SYNDICATE BANK
  • UCO BANK
  • UNION BANK OF INDIA
  • UNITED BANK OF INDIA
  • VIJAYA BANK

Procedure for Creating GST Payment Challan

You can follow the steps below to easily crate a GST payment challan. Creating a GST payment challan is the first step in making GST payment.

Step 1: Login to the GST Portal.

Sign in to your GST account on the GST portal. Click on create challan in the GST dashboard.




GST Payment Challan - Create Challan
GST Payment Challan – Create Challan

Step 2: Enter details of GST payment you would like to remit

In the page shown below, enter details of GST payment you would like to remit. The amount must be provided under the heads of CGST, IGST, Cess and SGST. Further, the breakup of payment made towards tax, interest, penalty, fee and others can also be mentioned.




Select the mode of payment from the payment modes option. Once all the details are mentioned, click on Generate Challan.

GST Payment Challan - Generate Challan
GST Payment Challan – Generate Challan

Step 3: Verify GST payment details

In the next screen, verify details of payment and click on make payment. In case of cash payment, a GST payment challan as shown below will be generated. The payment challan can be produced at one of the banks mentioned above to make over the counter payment.

Sample GST Payment Challan
Sample GST Payment Challan