Employees State Insurance (ESI) Registration

Employees State Insurance (ESI) Registration

Employees State Insurance commonly known as ESI, any employer can register for ESI Registration under ESI Act 1948. ESI Registration number is applied online and all its compliance related filing is also done online.

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Employees State Insurance (ESI) is governed by Employees State Insurance Act 1948 and regulated by Employees State Insurance Corporation commonly known by its abbreviated name ESIC; ESIC is established under Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.

All such factories which employs 10 or more than 10 employees shall mandatorily required to get registered for ESI and comply with the provisions of ESI; whereas in case of establishment other than factory minimum number of employees required for registration are 10 / 20, in some states there are 10 and in other there are 20. Minimum number of employees required for registration of establishment other than factory are 10 for Jharkhand, Kerala, Orissa, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Delhi, Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chattishgarh, Gujrat, Haryana and Uttrakhand; and for remaining states minimum number of employees required for registration are 20. Employees State Insurance (ESI) is a social security scheme which mandate every registered organisation to comply with the provisions of ESI Act, which in turn will provide Medical benefit, Sickness Benefit, Maternity Benefit, Dependants Benefit, Disablement Benefits, Other Benefits such as funeral expense etc to the employees covered under ESI Act.

To apply for registration of ESI, user need to file online application form that can be accessed from ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) Portal esic.in. ESIC has discontinued the registration application through offline i.e. physical mode, all the application for registration need to apply through online route only. The registration of employers at ESIC is routed to registration.shramsuvidha.gov.in this portal is initiative of Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, this is common portal for registration of EPF and ESI.

The Government of India is continuously working on reducing the compliance burden and ease of conducting business in India, in this initiative, newly incorporated companies can apply for ESI registration number online at the time of incorporating the company just by providing consent and allowing MCA (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) to generate ESIC number along-with registration of Company. Post getting ESI number by newly incorporated companies, they need to comply with Employees State Insurance Act only when they cross the threshold limit of employment.

All the monthly and annual return relating to ESI are filed online on the portal of ESIC which can be accessed on esic.in. To provide easy access to its users ESIC has categorised its services for employers and employees.

Services for Employers available on EPFO portal are Filing of monthly returns accessible through secure user credentials, member passbook, establishment search, TRRN search, other relevant information available on the dashboard after user login.

Employees can also get their user credentials registered on EPFO portal using their IP number, IP is Unique Number allocated to employees.

Registration requirement for employers for ESI are:

  1. Name, registered address, corporate address and all branches / division address is required if the payroll of all employees are centralised.
  2. Date of incorporation of the entity and date from which the requirement to register under ESIC arises.
  3. Total employees strength
  4. Business activity including location wise, i.e. activity undertaken in factory and activity undertaken in corporate office.
  5. Director / Partner / Manager / Key Managerial Person Details
  6. Employee’s details including their PAN and aadhaar in order to generate IP.
  7. Bank account details of the organisation

With the ever changing the Law and regulatory requirements, we keep on track and advise the same on timely manner in order to ensure proper compliance. We at ReturnFilings.Com will understand the purpose of your ESI registration in India and thereafter will provide you detailed analysis mentioning the law requirement and compliance need to fulfill in order to operate it economically and efficiently. We at ReturnFilings.Com will provide you details of regulatory filings in order to ensure proper smooth and timely compliance. We at ReturnFilings.Com are determinate to provide end to end solution; our motto is you concentrate on your business while we at ReturnFilings.Com will take care of all your compliance need.