ESI Registration

Employee’s State Insurance(ESI) is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. For all employees earning INR 21000 or less per month as wages, the employer contributes 4.75 percentage and employee contributes 1.75 percentage, total share 6.5 percentage. This fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESI) according to rules and regulations stipulated therein the ESI Act 1948, which oversees the provision of medical and cash benefits to the employees and their family through its large network of branch offices, dispensaries and hospitals throughout India. ESI is an autonomous corporation under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. But most of the dispensaries and hospitals are run by concerned state governments.

Employees registered under the ESI enjoy a range of benefits under the scheme. Employee enjoy medical attendance and treatment for the person insured and their families including full range of medical, surgical and obstetric treatment, supply of all drugs, ambulance services, super-specialty consultation, etc., In addition, to the medical care, insured persons also enjoy sick pay benefits. Registration with ESI provides the employee with tremendous benefits and improves worker morale and retention.

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

Advantages of ESI Registration

Keep it simple

  • It provides complete medical benefits

  • It includes dependants

  • It can be used at different ESI dispensaries and hospitals

  • Any payments made will be reimbursed Access to Medical care in ESI Dispensaries/Hospitals

  • Choose ESI Registration because :

    • Provides complete medical care to employees

    • Includes employee’s dependants also

    • Mandatory for units with >10 employees

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