Gumasta License


Ideal for shops and commercial establishments

Pricing for Delhi and Mumbai:Rs. 2,999 only(All Inclusive)

Pricing for other states: Rs. 5,499 only(All Inclusive)

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Gumasta License

What is Gumasta License?

Gumasta License is a registration for doing business in the state of Maharashtra which is governed by the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act. This License will provide you the authority to do your business at a particular place. The Labour Department is responsible for making all registrations under this law. It is the basic requirement for any business to be recognized by Government or Bank for all business irrespective of whether it is done by a single person or big organization. It is not possible to obtain GST registration in Maharashtra without having Gumasta License.

However, it is compulsory to register under this act within 30 days of starting the business. The validity of this Gumasta Certificate is only for 5 years. But it has to be renewed after the expiry of 5 years.

Hurry up! Apply today to get Gumasta registration through Legal Raasta and enjoy the perks.

Categories of Gumasta License

  • Retail or wholesale shops.
  • Premises from where services are provided to customers.
  • Store-rooms, godowns, and warehouses.
  • Any other place of work.
  • Residential hotels.
  • Restaurants or eating houses.
  • Any Public amusement place/entertainment/theater

Features of Gumasta License

Following are the aspects of the business that need to be regulated under Shop Act:

  • Opening and closing time of business.
  • Closing days.
  • Hours of Work.
  • Weekly off-days and leave policy for employees.
  • Payment of wages for holidays.
  • Business premises cleanliness and other factors such as ventilation etc.
  • Breaks for meals or taking rest.
  • Precautions and provisions for any accidents.
  • Maintenance of records.
  • A policy of dismissal of employees.
  • Payment Time of wages as well as other conditions.
  • Provisions against employing children.

Procedure of Gumasta License

What Is Included In Our Package?

Documents required for Gumasta License

Documents requirements may vary state to state in case of shop establishment certificate as every state has a different registration procedure. Following are the documents:

  • Name of the Business or shop.
  • Complete address of the business.
  • Name of the employer.
  • Mention the nature of the business such as boutique, bakery etc.
  • State the location of the business
  • Any ID proof of the occupier/employer such as Aadhar Card, voter ID, or passport.
  • A copy of PAN card of the employer or occupier.
  • Any address Proof of business such as utility bills like electricity or telephone, or rent deed/agreement etc.
  • Mention the category of Establishment, such as shop, theater, restaurant etc.

Advantages of Applying for Gumasta License

  • You can avail for all the advantages and tax subsidies from the Maharashtra State government available for this scheme once you register for Gumasta License.
  • It acts as a proof of legal entity that gives you the right to conduct business in the Maharashtra State.
  • Every business requires a business bank account to collect money from the customers. Most of the banks demand the Gumasta License as a proof of identity to open a business bank account.
  • It establishes trust with customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Gumasta License?

Gumasta License is generally a legal obligation governed by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment act. It provides you a certified authority to do your business through shop or business place. It is also known as the Shop Act license. So, this license is important for all either you are a small trading business or a service provider.

2. What is the deadline for Gumasta License?

The deadline for this is within 30 days of starting the business.

3. What is the validity of Gumasta License?

The validity of this License is only for 5 years. After 5 years it has to be renewed.

4. What are the documents required for Gumasta License?
  • PAN card
  • Ration card.
  • Statement from current firm Accounts.
  • Driving license.
  • Voter ID card.
  • Rent Agreement / Registry ( Any One )
  • Rubber Stamp of proprietor and address.
  • 2 – Color Photo Graphs.
5. What are the key features of Gumasta License?
  • Hours of operation
  • Working hours for women
  • Protection of women
  • Over time
  • Holidays and leave
  • Welfare of workers
7. Does a new business require Gumasta License?

Yes, it is necessary for every business. It is mandatory to make this license for a new business within a time specified by the state government before starting the business.

8. Where does the office of Gumasta license?

Application of Gumasta License can be easily done online in the maximum number of states, Hence, there is no need to visit any government office.

9. Where can I find Gumasta license online agent?

Legal Raasta can provide you with the best online services for Gumasta license and you will not have to deal with the unreliable and un-cooperative agents.

10. Where can I get all the information regarding Gumasta license online?

You can get all the online information regarding the Gumasta license in India on Legal Raasta or you can consult with our experts for your individual queries.

11. What is the difference between Gumasta license and shop act license?

There is no difference between Gumasta license and shop act license. Gumasta is a Persian word which is known as for agent for English.

12. How to do online Gumasta license registration?

You can follow the procedure of Legal Raasta given above to get it online with ease and simplicity.

13. How can I track my application status of Gumasta license?

You can use the online facility “check status” given on citizen portal in order to keep track of your application for shop act license. The unique application number or transaction ID is essential in order to use this facility.

14. Does a small shop also require Gumasta registration?

Every commercial establishment whether it is a small or large or self- employed/ professional hires has to register for Gumasta license.

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