Whether you are a company, shop, cinemas, restaurants, newspaper establishments or private educational institutions – you have to register for ESI. We will serve you for your ESI Registration in 3 simple steps -
We collect the necessary documents like filled forms and photographs
Our team of experts verifies every detail of employee and his family members
And then we send the applications to the government office for approval.
Employee State Insurance or ESI is a scheme commenced by the Government of India to offer medical, monetary and other advantages to workers. ESI is managed by an autonomous authority - Employee State Insurance Corporation – which lies under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
By law, any company that has more than 10 employees mandatorily need to have ESI. In some states, the number of employees is 20.
At Vakilsearch, we assist you with online ESI registration. Our services comprise of:
Also, taxpayers with a turnover of less than Rs.1.5 crore can opt for composition scheme to get rid of tedious GST formalities and pay GST at a fixed rate of turnover.
ESI Registration ensures that employees enjoy the following advantages under the Employees’ State
From the very first day of employment, registered ESI members and their families are entitled to enjoy the benefits of complete medical care and insurance.
Pregnant women are entitled to maternity benefits that are payable upto twenty six weeks. This period can be extended by 30 days on medical advice. To qualify for maternity benefits, employers are required to contribute their wages for 70 days in the preceding two contributions periods.
Disabled employees can get 90% of their monthly salaries as disablement benefits.
Absence from work during illness can be taken for a maximum of 91 days per year along with 70% of the monthly wages.
In the unfortunate event of the demise of an employee during the employment, the dependents of the deceased will receive 90% of his/her monthly salary.
The family of the deceased employee is entitled to an additional amount of Rs.10,000 towards funeral expenses.
In the case of confinement of an insured woman or wife of an employee occurring in a place with no medical facilities under the ESI scheme, confinement expenses can be availed.
In addition, some of the need-based benefits:
Permanently physically challenged, insured employees are entitled to undergo vocational rehabilitation training at VRS.
Available to employees in the case of physical disablement due to an employment injury or occupational hazards.
Old Age Medical Care
An annual payment of Rs.120 ensures medical care benefits for retiring ESI employees or for those who are opting for VRS/ERS. Insured ESI members retiring on account of permanent disabilities are also entitled to the same benefits.
Extended Sickness Benefits
ESI members suffering from chronic diseases can avail the extended sickness benefit for upto 2 years, provided the sick leave of 91 days are expired. Among other conditions, the criteria for eligibility for this benefit include that the concerned ESI member should have been working for at least 2 years at the onset of the sickness and its subsequent diagnosis.
Enhanced Sickness Benefit
This benefit was introduced in 1976 as a measure to encourage ESI employees to undergo vasectomy or tubectomy for family welfare. Registered ESI members willing to undergo the sterilisation procedures are eligible for enhanced sickness benefit of 100% of their daily average wages. This benefit also allows a recuperating period of 7 days for vasectomy and 14 days for tubectomy from the date of surgery or admission in the hospital. Extension of this benefit can also be availed in case of post-operative complications
When you choose Vakilsearch for ESI Registration, we complete it in three simple steps that take minimum possible time.
Form Filling: The ESI registration form is filled by you completely and the necessary documents are submitted.
Verification: Every detail you provide is cross-checked to ensure there are no errors or omissions made. This may take a maximum of 12 days.
Submission: The ESI application along with other legal paperwork is submitted by us which requires 2 working days.
Your part of the ESI registration is completed at this point. The government reviews the application and processes your registration. Once granted, Vakilsearch sends you:
As per the ESI Act of 1948, all establishments are eligible for ESI registration provided they fulfill the criteria of having the required number of employees in that state. The entities covered are:
Under the Employees' State Insurance Act of 1948, many establishments are eligible for registration as long as they have the required number of employees in that state. The entities covered are:
For hotels and restaurants, it is mandatory to only offer the service and not have any manufacturing functions. In some states, medical and educational institutes are not included. For newspaper establishments, there is no coverage under the Factory Act.
The general rule to be eligible for ESI (Employees' State Insurance) registration is to have 10 or more workers. But in some regions, ESI is applicable only if there are more than 20 employees.
Other eligibility criteria that need to be fulfilled are:
For industrial units, where there are chances of occurrence of injury or health issues at the business premise, all employees with salary less than Rs.21,000 compulsorily need to have ESI.
ESI registration requires the following documents to be submitted by the employer along with the application:
To register for ESI (Employees' State Insurance) the employer has to submit the following documents along with the application:
For ESI filings, monthly pay sheet is required for computing contribution amount for each employee.
Due Dates For ESI:
Due Dates For PF:
These were the documents filed by the company. The employee has to submit two copies of the family photo.
ESI returns are to be mandatorily filed bi-annually along with the following documents:
If the processing time taken by authorities is not factored, Vakilsearch can get your ESI (Employees' State Insurance) registration as early as 12 days. When you consult with us on ESI Online Registration you get:
We ensure our affiliates take care A-Z of the ESI registration process without any hassles. We take all the effort while you can stay focused on the business.
3 Working Days
If you've got all the documents and sign the authorisation letter immediately, it will take us three working days to file the application with the Registrar of Copyright in Delhi.
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We make your interaction with government as smooth as is possible by doing all the paperwork for you. We will also give you absolute clarity on the process to set realistic expectations.
160 Strong Team
Our team of experienced business advisors are a phone call away, should you have any queries about the process. But we'll try to ensure that your doubts are cleared before they even arise.
Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) widens its health insurance coverage to Arunachal Pradesh
23 October 2020
In its effort to provide health insurance to more people, the Government of India has widened its coverage by including the state of Arunachal Pradesh under the ESI scheme, applicable from 1st November 2020.
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Mar 06, 2020: Company incorporation under EPFO, ESIC to be done on new MCA portal
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Mar 9, 2020: SPICEe+ form stipulates mandatory registration of EPF & ESIC
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