Virtual Principal Place of Business (VPPoB) is a virtual rented commercial place where sellers can get registered to start a business in a new state where they do not have a GSTIN. This PPoB, for all purposes, will be a virtual office for the seller.
Kerala is a good location for doing business for a number of reasons, including:
High literacy rate:Kerala has the highest literacy rate in India, at 93.91%. This means that there is a large pool of educated and skilled workers available for businesses.
Good infrastructure:Kerala has a well-developed infrastructure, including roads, railways, airports, and ports. This makes it easy for businesses to transport goods and people.
Favorable government policies:The Kerala government is supportive of businesses and has implemented a number of policies to make the state more attractive to investors.
Strong tourism industry:Kerala is a popular tourist destination, which means that there is a large market for businesses that cater to tourists.
Natural resources:Kerala is rich in natural resources, such as rubber, tea, and spices. This provides opportunities for businesses in these sectors.
VPPOB & APOB Registration Process for E-commerce Sellers
STEP 1: Discuss with our Experts
Get in touch with our Experts via Call, Whatsapp, Email and Share your Requirements
STEP 2: Finalise Quote
Get an Email Quote of VPPOB and Process Payment
STEP 3: Complete VPPOB KYC
Share Company Documents with our Team and Complete Agreement Signing and Documentation as per Government Norms
STEP 4: PPOB GST Application
Once Documentation is complete, our team will apply for GST Number for Each State
STEP 5: Amazon & Flipkart Warehouse Addition
Post GSTN Approval, our team will process Additional Place of Business Amendment
Benefits of VPPoB (Virtual Principle Place of Business)
Sell Your Inventory in 12 States, get Seller Priority, Better Reach, Fast Delivery & Increase Sales
Access 50+ FCs
Get access to Major Marketplaces Fulfillment Centres Across 12 States. Experience Growth in your Business!
Amazon/Flipkart's Algorithm automatically prefers sellers with More FC which means Same Day Delivery to Customers
Reduce Returns by 50%
Store Inventory in Amazon/Flipkart FC's get orders from Prime Customers and get rid of Logistics & Delivery Issues
Add Amazon/Flipkart Warehouses in Kerala as your APOB
Get Access to Warehouses of Amazon and Flipkart and Keep Your Products Closer to the Customer. To enroll in the Amazon FBA program, a seller has to mandatorily register Amazon Fulfilment Centre as an “Additional Place of Business” (APOB) in their GST registrations. The fulfillment centers of Amazon India rent space in their warehouse to a seller.
VPPoB is Ideal for
Amazon and Flipkart Facilities in Kerala
There are 2 Amazon fulfillment centers and 1 Flipkart fulfillment center in Kerala.
The total area of all Amazon and Flipkart fulfillment centers (FCs) in Kerala is approximately 2.2 million square feet.
The total capacity of all fulfillment centers (FCs) in Kerala is approximately 11 million cubic feet.
Importance of VPPoB(Virtual Principal Place of Business)
VPPoB allows you to obtain a GSTIN in a new state where you do not have a physical presence. In order to avail FBA services from Amazon, you are required to have a PPoB in the state and add the Amazon fulfilment centre address as the APoB address to your GST certificate so that you can ship your inventory directly to the Amazon fulfilment centres in such state.
Documents Required for VPPoB
Nature of Document
Yes (of Partner)
Yes (of Director)
Yes (of Partner)
Yes (of Director)
MOA, AOA, COI
Authorised Signatory Letter
Frequently Asked Questions
In Simple Words, Virtual Address is a physical address that can be used for all business correspondence and mails. Today eCommerce Sellers need a Virtual Office Address to Store and Sell their Products in Multiple Fulfillment Centre's, This will help Amazon and Flipkart Sellers grow their Sales and Reach by Providing their customers with Fast Delivery.
The Type of Rent Agreement varies from state to state on the basis of GST Prerequisites. We provide Sellers with a Registered Rent Agreement in Kerala State whereas other states Accept Notarised Agreement.
In the same VPPOB Package we provide our clients with GST Services which include - PPOB Application, Clarification, Rejection Clarification, Re-application and APOB Addition
Yes, GST number can be obtained with a Virtual Office. Address Proof, Registered/Notarised Rent Agreement and NOC from legal owner is provided.
Average TAT for All the States is 20-25 Days, considering all documents are verified (except West Bengal and Kerala)
There are a total of 1 Flipkart fulfillment centers (FCs) and 2 Amazon FCs in Kerala.
More than 10,000 Happy Clients.
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