Shop Establishment Certificate

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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Shop Establishment Certificate

When an entity starts to employ people may be as casual workers, full-time employees, contract-based etc to regulate the work conditions and ensure the workers’ rights are protected then there is a need to get Shop Establishment Certificate. It is also called Shop License informally.

The Shop Establishment registration is a state -based registration required while establishing a hotel, shop, or any commercial place. It is relevant for every new shop/establishment to get it registered under the Shops and Establishment Act. You can get a License within 30 days from the commencement of the work. The validity of Shop Establishment License is for one year and it can be renewed every year.

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Who should have Shop & Establishment License

  • Who is running a shop or having an office or place where they are carrying out business activity.
  • Every entity who has an office (or branch) where any commercial activity is being carried out

Why shop establishment is mandatory to register?

Generally, individuals register under Shop & Establishment to open the current account with the bank as a bank does not allow to open a current account without at least two documentary proofs such as service tax registration, Import-export code and VAT registration etc. Apart from opening a bank account, it is more important to have this license otherwise inspector inspecting the business premises may cause unnecessary problems for the businessman.

Documents required for Shop and Establishment License

  1. Passport size photo of the applicant.
  2. Photo of the shop along with the owner.
  3. List of management employees and directors, if applicable.
  4. Details of the company, employees, and their wage rates
  5. Address proof of establishment
  6. Affidavit to be shared with the applicant

Information required before Shop & Establishment license

  • Employer’s name and manager name.
  • Postal address of the establishment.
  • Name of the establishment.
  • Establishment category of the restaurant, amusement park, hotel etc.
  • The number of employees.

Advantages of the Shop & Establishment Registration

  • It establishes a current account: It can help an individual to open the current account with the bank by getting this certificate from Chartered Accountant.
  • Smooth inspector visits: Any inspector from the state government or local municipality visits the premises of your office, then you can easily flow from his trap as you are already registered.
  • No Compliance: It does not require any compliance after registration. Hence, there will be only a one-time cost.
  • Registrations: It is online and the whole process can be completed within two days only.

What Is Included In Our Package?

Procedure for Company Registration

Documents Required for Shop and Establishment Certificate

  • Address Proof of Shop/Establishment

  • Passport Size Photograph

  • Copy of PAN Card

  • Partnership Deed or COI

  • Authorization letter/self attested letter for owner

  • Challan/Payment Receipt/Transaction Receipt

Why Shop and Establishment Certificate

  • Easy to obtain

  • Minimal Compliances

  • Audit not required

Frequently Asked Questions

1. 1. What are the objectives of the shops and establishment act?
All Indian state has enacted certain rules and regulations with regard to conditions of work. The main objectives are to secure uniform advantages for employees working in different establishments from shops, residential hotels, and commercial establishments to restaurants, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.
2.What are the regulations under the shop establishment act?
The shop establishment act sets rules for working hours per day and week, guidelines for spread-over, rest interval, opening, and closing hours, national and religious holidays, closed days, rules for employment of children, overtime work, young persons, and women, rules for maternity leave, annual leave, sickness and casual leave, rules for employment and termination of service maintenance of registers and records. Besides, display of notices and obligations of employers as well as employees are also mentioned.

3. What are the records to be maintained under the Shops and Establishment Act?

Every business has to seek approval from the Department of Labour and keep up-to-date registers regarding details of employment, fines, deductions and advances, salary and holidays under the shop establishment act. Maybe the requirements vary from state to state but files related to annual holidays and number of employees need to be submitted to the office of the Municipal Corporation annually.

4. When is a Shops and Establishments Act license required?

All shop and establishment need to register itself compulsorily under this act within 30 days of commencement of work. Many other licenses require this as proof of a commercial business as this is such a basic license. Mostly, the banks require you to furnish it if you want to open a current account. So, to get shop establishment license, you would need to provide the PAN card of the business owner or the business itself, a copy of the rental agreement or sale deed, and details of all the employees.

5. Is registered private limited company having a registered office in Karnataka also need to get Shop Licence?
Of course, the shop and establishment act is applicable to every office and shop where commercial activities are carried on even on employing one employee. The Office or Corporate office will be covered under the Shop and Establishment Act. Moreover, the provision of leave and other rules shall be applicable, even when your company is registered under Companies Act.

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