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What is Shop and Establishment Registration?

Shop and Establishment registration is mandatory for all business premise that falls under the definition of shop or establishment. A shop can be defined as any retail, wholesale, or warehouse, or workplace where goods are sold or services rendered to the customers. On the other hand, the establishment is a commercial, public place such as restaurants, theatre, eating outlets, or places of entertainment.

The State Labour Departments require businesses to be under the respective state’s Shop and Establishment Act. This is done to ensure that the working conditions and rights of workers including working conditions, working hours, leaves, wages, etc. can be monitored. Since the licenses are State Subject, the rules could vary from one state to another.

It is mandatory to apply for Shop act license within 30 days of commencing the operations. You are required to apply even if you are working from home. Online Shop and Establishment Registration are also possible in some states. You can opt for affordable plans offered by Provenience which ensures a hassle-free and seamless registration process.



It is mandatory to complete shop and establishment registration to avoid legal implications.


Since Shop and Establishment registration online is now possible in some states, the process of registration is easy and quick.

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Bank as per their policy for opening a current account for busineess demand for government business registration certificate.Most bank demand shop and establishment registration certificate for opening current account.


    • Every shop and establishment needs to register itself compulsorily under this Act within 30 days of commencement of work

Shop and Establishment Registration Process

  • 1
    Basic Documents

    Arrange and provide Basic documents as per the list provided by us

  • 2
    Payment of Fees

    Make the payment of fees

  • 3
    Initiate process

    Since the process is offline in most of the state it takes time from 3 days to 1 Month depending on the state to state

  • 4
    Key Deliverables

    Get the Shop and Establishment certificate

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Shop and establishment license is a mandatory license for all shops and establishments as defined under the act.

Yes, Shop and Establishment Act is governed by the state and will be different from one state to another.

No, there is no single certificate across the nation. The intricacies of the law vary from one state to another. Shop and establishment registration Delhi will be different from Jaipur or Mumbai. However, in most states, online shop and establishment registration is possible.

The shop and establishment act is in place to ensure adheres to rules and regulations along with legality to monitor the working conditions in businesses that are considered shops or establishments.

You can visit the official site from here to know the fees and the process. Alternatively, you can reach out to our experts to get quick and hassle-free shop and establishment registration Delhi.

It varies state to State and generally takes seven working days.

Gumasta License is a registration required for doing any kind of business in the state of Maharashtra. It is governed by the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai under the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act.