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Shop and Establishment Registration

Shop Establishment registration, also called labour registration is a state based registration and as a business owner of a shop or establishment, you are compulsorily required to get the same registered under the Shops and Establishment Act (Shop Act) within 30 days of eastablishing it, whether or not you have employee. The Labor department of the state issues such licence and has facilitated system for getting shop licence online. The Act is designed to regulate payment of wages, hours of work, leave, holidays, terms of service and other work conditions of people employed in shop and commercial establishments. Initially the registration under shop and establishment act was done manually by sending a statement with prescribed documents to the chief inspector, but after the year 2010 this process have been exclusively made online and every occupier of shop and establishment needs to register by making a shop licence online application under this act through prescribed procedur and get the shop act registration online. The licence is granted for a period of 5 years and has to be renewed thereafter by making a online shop act licence renewal application to the department.

Unilex being the professionally managed firm provides Shop and Establishment Registration online within 1-2 working days*. Our professionals help in estimating the cost of Shop and Establishment Registraion, document required for Shop Registration and hassle free procedure for getting Shop act licence.

Documentation for for shop act registration


identity proof.


PAN card.



Process involved in registering a Shop Act Registration



Obtaining the required information



Submission of application



Licence Issue

Benefits of registration under shop and establishment act?

It is mandatory document for shops and establishment for opening any current account with Banks.
If licence not taken then the inspector of the concerned state may cause hurdles in the smooth running operations of shops and establishment.
The employees under the licencee shop and establishment will get the common benefit with others working in diferent shops and establishments.

What is an Establishment under shop and establishment act?
a shop
commercial establishment
residential hotel
eating house
place of public amusement or entertainment, but does not include a factory.
What is a Shop under shop and establishment act?

Shop means any premises:

  • - Where services are rendered to customers.
  • - Where goods are sold, either by retail, wholesale, or
  • - It includes an office a store-room, godown, warehouse or work place.

FAQs About shop act license

What is the object of the Delhi Shops & Establishments Act?
The object of Delhi Shops and Establishments Act, 1954, is to give some minimum benefits and relief to the vast unorganized sector of employees, employed in Shops and Establishments. Industrial Dispute Act 1947, and Delhi Shops & Establishments. Act, 1954 are supplemental to each other.
Whether Registration is mandatory under the Act?
Yes, Registration is mandatory under the Act.
In how many working days shall in get my shop and establishment certificate?
Through Unilex you will get your certificate of registration within 1-2 working days.
Do any physical presence required for obtaining such licence?
No, the process is completely online.
Whether an employer is bound to maintain some records pertaining to the employees?
Yes, the employer is bond to maintain records and display notices as provided under section 33 and Rule 14 of the Shop and Establishment Act, 1954.
How is shop act licence renewal done?
The license is granted for a period of 5 years and has to be renewed thereafter by making a online shop act licence renewal application to the department.

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