Shop and Establishment Registration

₹ 5,000/- (inclusive all)

  • Consultancy for registration requirement
  • Collection of basic Information
  • Provide Required Documents for shop and registration certificate
  • Preparation of registration application
  • Filing of registration application
  • Shop & Establishment Registration Certificate

Documents Requirements


A self-attested copy of PAN card Of Proprietor/Partner/ Director

  • Address Proof

Self- attested copy of address proof of Proprietor/Partner/Director

  • Passport size photograph

2 passport sized photograph of the business owners

  • Proof of Establishment
  • Rent agreement/ Ownership Deed/ Lease Deed
  • NOC from the owner if rented property
  • Incorporation Documents
  • MoA – AoA of Company, Partnership Deed/ LLP Agreement, etc. along with registration certificate, if any, recently clicked the photo of the establishment.


Knowledge Base

What is Shop and Establishment Registration?

Shop and Establishment registration is a state-based registration for every business entity to register under local Government. Every entity established with the commercial purpose, including trading and service firms, restaurants, coffee house or hotels and also the place of public amusement must obtain this registration. Generally, the time limit provided for the registration is 30 days from the date of establishment.

The main purpose of such registration is to work as per the State laws and secure the benefit for the employees. The license would work as proof of commercial activities for many other registrations and is also helpful for opening a bank account.

Advantages of Shop and Establishment Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

1.What is the objective of the Shops & Establishments Act?

Every Indian state has enacted certain rules and regulations with regard to conditions of work. The objective is to secure uniform benefits for employees working in different establishments, from shops, commercial establishments and residential hotels to restaurants, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.

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

Every shop and establishment needs to register itself compulsorily under this Act within 30 days of commencement of work. As this is such a basic license, many other licenses require this as proof of a commercial business. For example, most banks will require you to furnish it if you want to open a current account.

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

Under the Shop and Establishment Act, every business has to seek approval from Department of Labour and keep up-to-date registers regarding details of employment, fines, deductions and advances, salary and holidays. The requirements may vary from state to state. Files related to annual holidays and number of employees need to be submitted to the office of the Municipal Corporation annually.

4.Our’s will be a registered private limited company having registered office in Karnataka. Do we also need to get Shop Licence?

The shop & establishment act is applicable to every office and shop where commercial activities are carried on even on employing one employee. Your Office /Corporate office will be covered under the Shop & Establishment Act. and the provision of leave and other rules shall be applicable, even when your company is registered under companies Act.

5.What are the government fees applicable for registraton under Shop and Establishment Act?

These are the government fees applicable for registration under Shop and Establishment Act. These depend on the state and the number of employees.

Andhra Pradesh

    • 0 Employees: Rs. 30;
    • 1 to 5 employees: Rs. 100;
    • 6 to 10 employees: Rs. 200;
    • 11 to 20 employees: Rs. 1000


    • 0 Employees: Rs. 5;
    • 1 to 10 employees: Rs. 15;
    • 10 to 25employees: Rs. 30;
    • 25 and above employees: Rs. 50

Madhya Pradesh

    • 0 Employees: Rs.100
    • 1 to 3 employees: Rs.150;
    • 3 to 10 employees: Rs. 200;
    • More than 10 employees: Rs. 250


    • 0 employees: Rs. 100;
    • 1 to 5 employees: Rs. 300;
    • 6 to 10 employees: Rs. 600;
    • 11 to 20 employees: Rs. 1000;
    • 21 to 50 employees : Rs. 2000;
    • 51 to 100 employees : Rs.3500;
    • 101 or more: Rs. 4500