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Shop & Establishment License

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Starts from ₹ 2,000/- (All Inclusive) (DISCOUNT CODE APPLIED: GET50OFF) ₹ 1000/- Only The service is currently only available in Maharashtra state except Mumbai.
Registration is valid for lifetime. (no renewal required)
One resubmission of form in case of any query by the Department.

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    The above price is inclusive of all.

    Purchase Plan
    • For companies having employees up to 9
    • Validity of license is lifetime
    • Plan applicable for new license, change in license or cancellation of license
    • No need of renewal
    • Applicable for Maharashtra state only except Mumbai
    Shop & Establishment License

    The above price is inclusive of all.

    Purchase Plan
    • For companies having employees more than 9
    • Validity of license is 1 year
    • Plan applicable for new or renew license, change in license or cancellation of license
    • Renewal at every 1 year
    • Applicable for Maharashtra state only except Mumbai

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    Who should buy this package?

    • Any individual running a shop where they are carrying out business activity
    • Any individual having an office (establishment) where they are carrying out business activity
    • Any corporate head office or branch office in which commercial activities are carried out
    • Any individual running business or work from home

    What services offered under this package?

    • 20 minutes call on the complete basics of shop act and its applicability
    • New/Renew Shop & Establishment License
    • Update/Modify/Amend Shop & Establishment License
    • Cancel Shop & Establishment License
    • Filing form to the Labour Department
    • Payment of government fees
    • Receipt of the application form
    • Receipt of the license

    What details and documents are required?

    In case of Proprietorship (Sole Owner)
    • Photo of Proprietor
    • PAN & Aadhaar Card of Proprietor
    • The Electricity Bill or Municipal Tax Receipt for registered address
    • Name board of the business
    In case of Company / LLP / Partnership Firm
    • Photo of the authorized partner/director
    • PAN & Aadhaar Card of authorized partner/director
    • Incorporation Certificate/Partnership or LLP Deed
    • PAN Card of Company / LLP / Partnership Firm
    • The Electricity Bill or Municipal Tax Receipt for registered address
    • Name board of the business

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Shop & Establishment License? And What is the objective of the license?

    Each Indian state has enacted rules and regulations regarding working conditions. The objective of this license is to create

    • an obligation for each employer with a commitment and
    • protect the rights of employees/workers in businesses.

    I have already started the business; Can I take a license now?

    Yes, you can register your business under Shop & Establishment License within 30 days of the commencement of your work. That is proof of the existence of the entity. It is a required document for opening a current account in the bank.

    Is it applicable for Private Limited Companies?

    Yes, it applies to every shop & establishment regardless of their business structure. Companies registered under the Companies Act, 2013 also have to apply for a shop & establishment license.

    What are the specific cities in which you can serve this service?

    At present, we are serving in Maharashtra except for Mumbai.

    Whether I need to apply for Shop & Establishment license if I start my business with no employees?

    Yes, it applies to all businesses, even if you do not employ any employees or workers.

    What is the fee structure of Government Fees?

    There is a nominal online filing fee chargeable by the labor department website.

    Information Guide

    Shop and Establishment License (Shop Act License)

    The Labor Department of the state government governs the Shop and Establishment licenses. It is required for every new shop or establishment to get it registered under the Shops and Establishment Act. Businesses have to apply within 30 days from the commencement of the work.

    Background of Shop & Establishment License

    The Shops and Establishments Act is the law that every Indian state has passed to regulate working conditions and also to provide statutory obligations on the employer and rights of employees.

    Regulations under Shop & Establishment License

    Basic Fundamental Objective
    • To regulate the work conditions and
    • ensure the worker’s rights are protected businesses.
    All entities must be enrolled

    It is an unquestionable requirement to register for a Shop & Establishment License to all kinds of businesses/freelancers, professionals, etc. It is mandatory enlistment for opening a current account or applying for a loan.

    Every shop and establishment must register within 30 days of starting work, regardless of whether it has employees or not. The Shop & Establishment certificate has to be displayed prominently in the shop/premise of business.

    Business from Home

    Proprietors who wish to start or manage their business from home also require Shop & Establishment License.

    Renewal of License

    Every employer has to apply for a Renewal of license within 15 days of the expiry of the existing registration certificate.

    Records to be maintained

    All businesses need to request approval from the Labour Department and keep registers up to date regarding hiring, pay, credit reductions, fines, deduction and advances, salary, holidays under the said act. All details regarding annual holidays and the number of employees need to be submitted to the Labour Department every year.