What is an E-way bill?

The E-way bill is an Electronic Way Bill for movement of goods to be generated on the E-way Bill Portal. It is a permit needed for intra-state and inter-state transportation of goods worth more than Rs 50,000/- . It contains the details of goods, the recipient, the consignor & the transporter.

When an E-way Bill is generated, a unique E-way Bill Number (EBN) is allocated

Contents Of E-way Bill

An E-way bill contains the following:

  • GSTIN of the recipient
  • Place of the Delivery
  • Invoice/ Challan Number
  • Date of Issue
  • Value of Goods
  • HSN Code
  • Transport document number
  • Vehicle Number’

When is the E-way bill Generated?

Before the goods of worth more than Rs 50,000 are shipped, an e-way bill is generated and includes details of goods, the recipient, the consignor & the transporter.

An e-way bill is generated for Supply of goods & non-supply transactions like return of goods, import/export, supply of goods for exhibition etc.

Who should generate an e-way bill?

  • Registered Person - E-way bill must be generated when there is movement of goods of more than Rs 50,000 to or from a registered person.
  • Unregistered Person - Even an unregistered person must generate an e-way bill.
  • Transporter - Transporters carrying goods by Rail, Air, Road etc also needs to generate e-way bills

Note - If a consignment is found without an e-way bill, the concerned person needs to pay a penalty of Rs 10,000/- or equivalent amount of tax evaded (whichever is greater).

You can download the app on Google Play

Check out the video instruction to create an invoice with GimBooks

Existing E-way Bill

Home Screen

When you open the App, you will reach your Home Screen

You will see the option of E-way Bill over there. Click on it.

Whichever E-way Bills you have created, will appear there with the status (Active / Expired)

Update E-way Bill

If you want to make any changes to the existing E-way Bill, Tap on the Update option and you can make the required changes.

Cancel E-way Bill

If you want to Cancel any E-way Bill, tap on the Cancel option,

Choose your reason for can cancelling it from the drop down list:

  • Duplicate
  • Order Cancelled
  • Data Entry Mistake
  • Others

And add the Remark.

Click on Proceed.

There will be a pop up which will ask for your confirmation, Tap on Yes

How to create E-way bill in Gimbooks - Step By Step

  1. Firstly, you need to make an invoice.

Note - For creating an Eway bill, you need to have either

  • Vehicle Number or Transporter ID
  1. After creating the e-invoice, Save it. And in the bottom of the screen, you will see the option of ‘e-way bill
  2. Click on it and then select generate E-way Bill.

Your E-way bill is ready.

  1. You can click on ‘preview’ on the bottom of the screen to see your e-way bill.

You will be able to check the details like:

  • Transaction Type
  • Vehicle Number / Transporter ID
  • Product Details
  • GST bifurcation
  • Amount, etc
  1. You can Share, Print or Download your E-way bill through the preferable Network.

Other Case, If you are sending your product to Third Party

Add your Buyer & the consignee while making the invoice and follow the above mentioned steps.

Click on ‘preview’ on the bottom of the screen to see your e-way bill.

Your Transaction Type would be Bill To - Ship To ( When the third party will be receiving the product in the pace of the buyer)

By now, it must be clear that it is just a ‘few seconds’ job to generate your E-way Bill on mobile through Gimbooks. If you have any doubts, you can contact us.