Shop and Establishment Registration process: Every shop and establishment is required to get registered under the Shops and Establishments Act, enacted by every state in India. Here follow the steps to get a shop and establishment license. it is also called a gumasta license or Shop and Establishment License.
Shop and establishment registration process
General Information Required For Shop (gumasta) License
Name of Shop Ex.: Gohil Stationary Mart etc.
Name of Employer/owner of Shop Ex.: Mr. Ashok Gohil etc.
Type of Business Ex. Stationary, Tea & Coffee Shop, Pan, etc.
Address of Shop: Address where the shop is located for communication.
Address of Employer/Owner of Shop: residential Address for communication.
Municipal Serve Number (if not available then Municipal house no. may written)
other information required as per the Shopex Act or Shop and Establishment Act.
Document Required for shop and establishment registration
The following Document is required for registering the shop and establishment or gumasta license.
Proof of Employer/ owner of Shop and establishment
Identity Proof: Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID, driver’s License, or any valid proof of Identity of owner/ employer of the shop and establishment
Address Proof: Aadhar Card, Voter ID, or any Valid proof of Address if owner or employer of shop and establishment.
Proof of ownership of property
Ownership proof of Shop and establishment is required to get a registration license
Original and Copy required before applying for registration
A valid proof may be an electricity Bill, Property Tax, Municipal Tax, Rent agreement in the case of a different owner, or any other document that shows valid ownership
An Application form As per the relevant state Act, might be available from the relevant municipality of the City. Such for may also be available from the general stationery store.
For Example: As per The Bombay Shop & Establishment Act. 1948 – also Applicable to Gujarat this is also called the Shopex License.
FORM A ( Application under Section 7(1) ,See Rule 5 )
FORM B (Application under Section 7(2-A), See Rule 5)
Other Document Required
Two recent passport-size photographs of the Employer/owner of the shop and establishment
Stamp of Shop and establishment
Photos of shop and establishment (optional but recommended)
Steps for shop and establishment registration
The following steps need to be followed for registration of the shop and establishment/ gumasta license:
Collected All Information and Documents as shown Above
Fill Up All the Information in the Application Form As per the required Act
take the signature of the Employer/ owner asked, attach photo if required attach
Attached Document which is required as says above
Submit To Shop License Dept. of Municipal Corporation of Relented City
Provide a Shop license after verifying the document and the Officer May visit the Place where the shop and establishment are located if required