One of the basic business licenses required to operate any business in India. It is issued by the State Government, through local municipal corporations upon payment of requisite fees and submission of mandatory documents, as determined by the Authority after inspection. The facility is both online & offline, depending on the jurisdiction. Our expert team offers hassle free, one-stop solutions in providing document checklists, application preparation & filing, inspections follow-ups till final issuance of the License. Additionally, we offer 360-degree License Life cycle management services as well.
Issued by the Labour Department under State govts, the Shops & Establishment Registration is a mandatory compliance point for any business operating in India with a physical presence. Shops & Establishments include offices, store-rooms, godowns, warehouses, commercial establishments, residential hotel, restaurant, eating-house, theatres etc. Applications are filed both online/offline. The online portals frequently require offline follow-up with Labour departments to solve technical glitches or to resolve queries. Upon resolution of the queries, along with mandatory documents, a Registration certificate is issued for a defined period, which needs to be mandatorily displayed in the licensed premises. Our expert team having a Pan-India presence has been successfully filing and obtaining S&E registrations for our clients across India.
Every organisation that employs contract labourers through a contractor needs to file an application for Contract Labour registration with the State Labour Department. Every contractor intending to deploy contract labour at any site needs to obtain a Contract Labour License. The threshold for obtaining a Registration/License varies from state to state, with non-registration carrying penal consequences. The process is both online and offline, depending on the State. Some States offer the online registration through a Single-window portal, while others allow such registration and licensing to be done through State Labour Departments. Our expert Licensing Team has strong experience in handling complex Contract Labour Registrations for major MNCs and corporate giants, across various States.
Most states in India including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand & Gujarat have implemented a facility of Single Window Business clearances. After registering in this portal through Common Application Form (CAF), applicants can apply for multiple registrations/licenses/permits, for example, Factory License, CLRA Registration, Environment Consent, Legal Metrology registration, Trade License etc. However, it is noteworthy that all such single window portals are yet to be fully functional and suffer from intermittent technical glitches. Our Application Team has considerable expertise in identifying the relevant authority and effecting required changes to ensure completion of the application process through the CAF system.
A Food License or FSSAI License is a strict legal mandate to operate any food-related business in India. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a legal authority that offers a food license to all Food Business Operators (FBO) in India and all FBOs are bound to abide by the guidelines, rules & regulations of the authority. An FBO needs to apply for FSSAI License or Registration, which is determined by certain factors like the size of production, turnover, nature of food business activities and range of operations. Licensing/Registration needs to be filed through FOSCOS, a new online portal which has been introduced recently in line with the ease of doing business initiatives of the Govt. Our expert team can help your business file Food licenses for any location in India by providing consultations on eligibility & document checklist, preparation and filing of application, ensure timely follow up with concerned authorities, support during site inspections and finally obtain the license/registration.
Under the Legal Metrology Laws of India, selling or distributing all packaged goods in India, for eg. export goods, food products, and consumer goods requires certificate from the Legal Metrology Department. The scope of LMR registration is to standardise and comply with the measurement and weighing mandates of the Govt. of India, for all packaged products. The Controller of Legal Metrology, appointed at the State level is the issuing authority for three categories of LMR registrations –
ii. Repairer of Weights & Measures
iii. Dealer of Weights & Measures.
Our experienced Licensing Team can help your business obtain all necessary registrations, renewals along with necessary document support for filing complex applications, supported by follow up with concerned govt. authorities for obtaining the relevant registrations.
The Ministry of Labour & Employment in furtherance of the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ has introduced an online web portal, Shram Suvidha Portal, which acts as a single platform for all labour compliances. It is a single point of contact for Enforcement Agencies, Principal Employers & Employees and Contractors for transparency in reporting, inspection management and swift redressal of grievances. Through this portal, the Government issues a unique identification number, Labour Identification Number (LIN) issued to Employers. It is provided to businesses enabling them to submit returns and get various registrations required under Labour laws at a single online window. A unit registered with different Labour enforcement agencies is identified uniquely and allotted a single unique LIN. Our experts in the Licensing Team can help businesses obtain this critical registration with ease and speed.
Establishments employing 20 or more employees are mandatorily required to register with the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). EPFO registration is obtained through the Shram Suvidha Portal. Thereafter individual UANs (Universal Account Number) for all eligible employees are generated through the EPFO portal.
Establishments employing 10 or more employees are mandatorily required to obtain Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) registration to cover the medical and hospitalisation costs of employees. ESI registration is also obtained through the Shram Suvidha Portal. Employees registered under the ESI enjoy a range of benefits like medical attendance and treatment for the person insured and their families.
Our Expert Licensing Team helps businesses obtain both the EPFO and ESI registrations with ease. Our services include, application preparation, filing, status update, Govt. follow ups till issuance of relevant registrations.