Establishments included in this Act are commercial establishments, residential hotels, restaurants, eating houses, theaters, or other places of public amusement or entertainment. Additionally, other establishments that the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare to be an establishment for the purposes of this Act would then classify as establishments.
Where goods are sold, either by retail, wholesale, or
Where services are rendered to customers.
It includes an office a store-room, godown, warehouse or work place, whether in the same premises
or otherwise, used in connection with such trade/ business.
A shop does not include a factory, a commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theater or other place of public amusement or entertainment;
Submit an application in the prescribed form to the Inspector of the area within 30 days of starting any work in your
shop/establishment. The application is to be submitted along with the prescribed fees and should contain the
1 Your name as the employer and the name of a manager, if any;
2 The postal address of your establishment;
3 The name of your establishment;
4 Such other particulars as may be prescribed.
Upon receiving the application for registration and the fees, the Inspector shall verify the accuracy and correctness of the
application. Once suitably satisfied, he shall enter the details in the Register of Establishments and issue a registration certificate
of your establishment to you. This certificate will be valid for 5 years and has to be renewed thereafter.
Remember, the registration certificate has to be prominently displayed at your establishment.
In case of any change with respect to any of the information given during the application for registration, the same has to be notified to the Inspector's office within 15 days after the change has taken place. Once again the Inspector will verify the correctness of the details furnished, make the related change in the Register of Establishments, amend the registration certificate or issue a fresh registration certificate, as he may deem fit.