FAQs on GSTR3B Offline Utility

1. How can I download and open the GSTR3B Offline Utility in my system from the GST Portal?

  1. Login to the GST Portal www.gst.gov.in .

  2. Go to Downloads > Offline tools > GSTR3B Offline Utility > Download button.

  3. Unzip the downloaded Zip file which contain GSTR3B_Excel_Utility excel sheet

  4. Open the GSTR3B_Excel_Utility excel sheet by double clicking on it.

2. What are the basic system requirements/ configurations required to use GSTR3B Offline Utility?

The offline functions work best on Windows 7 and above with Internet explorer 10+ and MSEXCEL 2007 and above. Detailed system required are available at (https://www.gst.gov.in/download/returns).

3. How do I open or launch the GSTR3B Offline Utility?

One can launch the GSTR3B Offline Utility by double clicking the downloaded GSTR3B_Excel_Utility excel sheet.

4. Is the Offline tool mobile compatible?

No. Offline tool cannot be used on mobile. Currently, Offline tool can only be used only on desktops.

5. Can a taxpayer sign/ submit his GSTR3B return in the Offline tool?

No. After upload of the return to the GST Portal, the taxpayer has to preview the form, submit, Offset liability and then file GSTR-3B.