Rule 25 of CGST Rules 2017: Physical verification of business premises in certain cases

Provisions under Rule 25 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 relating to “Physical verification of business premises in certain cases”, are as under:

CGST Rule 25: Physical verification of business premises in certain cases (Chapter-III: Registration Rules) 

Where the proper officer is satisfied that the physical verification of the place of business of a person is required due to failure of Aadhaar authentication before the grant of registration, or due to any other reason after the grant of registration, he may get such verification of the place of business, in the presence of the said person, done and the verification report along with the other documents, including photographs, shall be uploaded in FORM GST REG30 on the common portal within a period of fifteen working days following the date of such verification.

Amendments History:

1. Rule 25 substituted vide Notification No. 16/2020 Central Tax dt. 23rd March, 2020.


It may be noted that the above information is based on Updated CGST Rules 2017 (amended upto 5th May 2020), as compiled/ shared by CBIC (i.e. as notified/ amended upto 5th May 2020 by the CBIC). However, for detailed/ official information and/ or subsequent updates, please refer relevant Notifications. E&OE

Further, it may be noted that CGST Rules 1 to 26 (pertaining to Chapters on items, like 'Preliminary', 'Composition' and 'Registration') were initially notified by CBIC vide Notification No. 3/2017 Central Tax dt. 19 June 2017, applicable w.e.f. 22 June 2017 (or as may be specified in respective Rules).

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