Documents required for ESI registration
To be Submitted by Employer

Registration Certificate or Licence issued under Shops and Establishment Acts or Factories Act.

Address Proof: Latest Rent receipt of the premises you are occupying indicating the capacity in which the premises are occupied, if applicable.

Latest building Tax/Property Tax receipt (Photocopy).

Memorandum and Articles of Association/Partnership Deed/Trust Deed depending on the entity that is applying for registration.

Photocopy of certificate of Commencement of production and/or Registration No. of CST/ST (or GST once it becomes applicable).

Copy of PAN Card

Evidence in support of the date of commencement of production/business/first sale (e.g. Copy of First Invoice).

Month wise employment position, salary etc.

Copy of bank statement

ESI Registration Deliverables


Issue of ESI Registration Certificate

ESI Registration Deliverables

  • After procuring the documents the company needs to submit the Employer’s Registration Form
  • Once the forms are submitted a unique identification number will be generated
  • Though the registration has a lifetime validity, any changes in the company in terms of employees need to be intimated to the ESIC

ESI Registration Criteria

  • After procuring the documents the company needs to submit the Employer’s Registration Form
  • Once the forms are submitted a unique identification number will be generated
  • Though the registration has a lifetime validity, any changes in the company in terms of employees need to be intimated to the ESIC

Advantages of ESI

Sickness Benefits

Employees registered under ESI scheme are paid their respective wage or salary at the rate of 70%, owing to any certified sickness for a maximum of 91 days in any year; provided they have strictly followed the rules given in the ESI Act of 1948.

Medical Benefits

ESIC offers many welcome medical facilities and benefits to the employees and their families, through support of its wide network of hospitals and dispensaries situated all across the country. Medical care and facilities are also available to the spouse of any retired or permanently disable employee on payment of a nominal annual premium of INR 120/-.

Maternity Benefits

Married women are given maternity benefit for pregnancy in form of the fully paid leaves for three months, provided they have contributed to ESIC at least for 70 days in the preceding financial year.

Dependents' Benefits

In case of death of an employee caused by any occupational hazards or employment injury, the ESIC pays 90% of his/her monthly salary to his/her dependents every month.

Disablement Benefits

Disablement benefit is offered to the ESIC covered employee in form of the payment of his/her 90% monthly salary in every month till existence of the specified disability to work.

Other Benefits:

In addition to these benefits, employees registered under ESIC are also eligible to receive many other advantages such as funeral expenses compensation, physical rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation, old age medical care, etc.

FAQ's

Yes, it is the statutory responsibility of the employer to register the Factory/ Establishment under the ESI scheme within 15 days from the applicability.

Yes, ESI pays wages to the dependents of the family of an employee in an event of death on a proportion monthly basis.
Yes, Employees are covered under ESI scheme starting from day one of their job.
Any employer, who fails to pay the contribution within the limit prescribed under Regulation 31, is liable to pay interest at 12% per annum. The interest will be calculated on each day of delay.
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