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Pin To Pin Distance: E-Way Bill

Khush Trivedi , Last updated: 02 April 2024  

Under GST regime for quick and easy Movement of goods across India without any hindrance, all the check posts across the country are abolished. However to track the movement of goods & controlling any Tax evasion E-way Bill system has been introduced. 

What is E-Way Bill?

E-way bill consists two words 

  • Way bill: A waybill is a receipt or a document issued by a carrier giving details and instructions relating to the shipment of a consignment of goods.
  • Electronic: Electronic Way Bill (E-Way Bill) is a compliance mechanism wherein by way of a Digital interface the person causing the movement of goods uploads the relevant Information prior to the commencement of movement of goods and generates e-Way bill on the GST portal.
Pin To Pin Distance: E-Way Bill

In short E way bill is an electronic Document generated on GST portal evidencing movement of goods.

What is Pin to Pin Distance?

Pin to pin distance is the calculated physical distance between two places using their respective postal PIN codes as reference points. This measurement plays a pivotal role in various logistics operations, including generating e-way bills under the GST regulations.

Why pin to pin distance is important for e-way bill?

When any person causing movement of goods a requirement of generating E way bill may arise & hence When generating an e-Way Bill for transporting goods it is required to know the distance between starting point & destination in order to create valid E way bill

The e-Waybill system has been enhanced with a feature that automatically calculates the movement distance for goods using the Postal PIN codes of the origin and destination.


Such automation system will provide precise measurement of distance avoiding miscalculations of transit times. Such accuracy is also essential for effective planning.

How to use Pin to Pin calculator on GST PORTAL?

E-way bill generation is quite easy as it can be done through any electronic device by using GST Portal. To use pin to pin calculator one should follow below steps 

  • Step 1: Visit the official Goods and Services Tax e-waybill  portal. 
  • Step 2: under search tab find Pin to pin distance 
  • Step 3: Enter the source and destination postal PIN codes.
  • Step 4: The tool will then calculate and display the distance.

Benefits of Pin to Pin Distance 

By using this calculator following benefits can be derived

  • No human Intervention hence it provide Better Accuracy 
  • One can quickly check the distance between the places which save time & cost 
  • Helps to comply the regulations of E way bill
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