Employee State Insurance (ESI) Registration

Running your office and factory with 10 or more employees and salary less than 21000? Apply for ESI registration Now!


About This Plan

Employee State Insurance Scheme is a social security scheme to give social protection to employees earning upto Rs. 21,000/- per month. The employer and employee contribute fixed amount to the fund monthly. The State Governments also contribute 1/8th share of the cost of Medical Benefit.

The protection is provided against the events of sickness, maternity, disablement and death due to employment injury and to provide medical care to the insured employees and their families.

ESI is a must for entities employing 10 or more persons. ClearTax experts will help you get registered under the scheme.

Services Covered


  • Drafting documents
  • Filing of forms with Authorities
  • Issue of ESI Code
  • Documented Follow-up
  • Business hours -Expert Support

Who Should Buy

Should Buy

Every person/entity operating from a shop/office/business establishment employing 10 or more employees

How It's Done

This plan is equipped with end-to-end online fulfillment via our expert. No hassle, 100% Digital.

15 days estimate
  • Purchase of plan
  • Upload documents on Vault
  • Drafting of documents
  • Submission of documents and application with Department
  • Receipt of Registration letter

Documents To Be Submitted

Rent agreement of your registered officeNo objection certificate from the owner of the property of the property
Ownership proofBusiness Constitution certificate
Supporting documents (if any)Month wise employment position, salary etc.
Rent agreement of your registered office
No objection certificate from the owner of the property of the property
Ownership proof
Business Constitution certificate
Supporting documents (if any)
Month wise employment position, salary etc.


  • ESI is a comprehensive Social Security Scheme designed to provide social protection to the employees against sickness, disablement and death due to employment injury and other events. The fund is self financing where employer and employee contribute on monthly basis and the amount can be utilised towards reimbursing expenses incurred on health of employee and his family members.

  • Yes.It is the Statutory responsibility of the employer to register the Factory/Establishment under the ESI Scheme within 15 days from the day of its applicability.

    • When an employee joins insurable employment, he has to fill in a Declaration Form (form1) and submit a family photo in duplicate to the employer.
    • The employer then submits the documents to the ESI Branch Office.
    • The employee is then allotted an insurance number, the same number is then used for the purpose of his identification under the scheme. He is further issued a temporary identity card for availing medical benefit for self and family for a period of three months.
    • Thereafter, he is provided with a permanent photo identity card. A person once registered need not register again in case of change of employment. The same registration can be transferred from one place to the other.
    • Employee gets full medical care during the period of his incapacity for restoration of his health and working capacity.
    • He get financial assistance to compensate the loss of his/ her wages during the period of his abstention from work due to sickness, maternity and employment injury.
    • Provision of Artificial Limbs, hearing aids, etc as a part of medical treatment when required.
    • Medical care benefit is extended to his/her family members also.
    • In case of death of insured employee due to employment injury, the spouse, widowed mother and children are entitled to Dependent’s benefit.
  • There are a couple of benefits that employer gets on getting Employee State Insurance Registration for his business. *The employer gets his employee protected by ESIC in all respects, so the employee can concentrate on his work.

    • The employer is relieved from providing any medical care to the employee and his family.
    • Employer is relieved from payment of Maternity Benefits.
    • Employer is relieved from payment of any compensation under the Workmen’s Compensation Act.
    • Any entity, be it a government office, public sector or private sector entity which has 10 or more employees needs to get registered under the Scheme. The application must be filed within 15 days of reaching the employee count of 10.
    • Where the employer wishes to provide the benefits to his/her employees, he may voluntarily apply for registration.
  • You don't need to be present in person during any stage. The entire procedure will be carried out by our experts. You just need to upload the required documents on the ClearTax Encrypted Document vault and you will receive the registration on service fulfilment.

  • Usually the entire process takes a week’s time. Depending on the work load with government department the process might take longer time. Make sure that you keep the required documents ready so that we can complete the entire process in least time.

    • Eligible employee needs to contribute in total 1.75% of their salary (basic+allowances).
    • Registered Employers need to deposit 4.75% of salary paid(basic+allowances) to ESI corpus every month.


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