Shop & Establishment Registration

  • PAN Card of the entity
  • Proof of Premises
  • KYCs of Directors / Partners / Proprietor
  • Certificate of Incorporation, MoA & AoA / LLP Agreement / Partnership Deed, if applicable
  • Photograph of the establishment with front-facia, display of goods traded from the premises or the business being carried out from the ises.
  • Details of Employees
  • Additional documents as may be applicable on case to case basis.
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WHAT?

Every State in India has established certain rules and regulation with respect to the working conditions in India. Shops and Establishment Act which is regulated by the Department of Labour has been designed to regulate the various working conditions viz. payment of wages, working hours, holidays, overtime, resting hours, children employment rules, maternity leaves, sick leaves, other casual leaves and other Terms and Conditions of the Service for the people employed in any shop or a commercial establishment. Rules and Regulations under the said Act varies from state to state. Every establishment is required to register itself under the Shops and Establishment Act within 30 days of its commencement.

WHO?
Each and every type of establishment requires registration under the said Act which includes:
  • Shops
  • Commercial Establishments
  • Hotels (whether residential or commercial)
  • Restaurants
  • Eating joints
  • Theaters
  • Public Amusements or entertainment parks
HOW?

Registration under the Act depends upon the state in which the registration is required. Most of the states have gone technologically sound and provides online process, while some of the states still continues to follow the manual procedure. Though the procedure may vary state to state still a general procedure followed in most of the states is as follows:

  • Step 1: Depending upon the state in which registration is required prescribed Form is submitted online/manually along with the prescribed fees as per the requirement of the State.
  • Step 2: On the receipt of the application and fees, verification is carried out by the Chief Inspector of the state.
  • Step 3: On verification if the inspector gets satisfied about the correctness of the application , the shops/ commercial establishment gets registered and the Inspector will issue the Registration Certificate to the owner of the Shop or Commercial establishment.