How to do ESI Registration

By | October 6, 2018
(Last Updated On: October 6, 2018)

How to do ESI Registration


Key Points to remember regarding ESi registration:- 

❖ Registration of employers under ESI Act is fully online, without requirement of submission of any physical application documents either before the registration or after it.

❖ The employer registration is totally online and on real time basis. No manual intervention / approval is required for registration.

❖ The employer is required to submit the information in the online screens (SCREEN SHOTS ENCLOSED) and on successful submission of the information; the code number is generated automatically and displayed to the employer. A copy of the Registration letter(C-11) can be printed from the link provided. A copy of registration letter ( C-11) along with the user credentials ( user ID and password) are also sent automatically to the email of the employer.

❖ The Registration (C-11) is a computer-generated letter and is not required to be physically signed by issuing authority and can be used by the employer as a valid proof of registration.
❖ Once the code number is generated and C-11 is sent to the email address of the employer,the employer can log on to the website of the ESIC ( and can perform all the online activities.
❖ The mandatory fields in the online registration form are marked with Asterisk (*).
❖ The mandatory / non-mandatory information required to be filled in the screens can be seen from the snapshot of the screens given in the help file which should be kept ready for avoiding the delay in filling up of the information.

❖ The total number of employees required for registration under ESI Act for factories is 10 for Pan India. For Establishment, the number of  employees required for each station under ESI Act is 10/20 . Please check the applicability of the establishment depending upon the number of employees from the table (enclosed).

Minimum Number of Employee required for registration of Establishment.

How to do ESI Registration

❖ In the Drop Box for selection of the Branch Office, the employers are free to choose any Branch Offices nearest to their unit. In the Drop Box for selection of Inspection Division employers can choose any Inspection Division.

❖. In case of manpower suppliers, security agencies / contractors and Govt. contractors, after the generation of Code Number the registering employers are required to pay the advance contribution for six months, which is worked out as follows:

The number of employees ( getting upto Rs.21000 per month) x minimum wages x 6 x 6.5%

❖ The advance contribution is to be paid online and the registration letter along with user ID and password is sent to their email on receiving confirmation from State Bank which may take one day in case of account with SBI and 2 days in case of account with other banks.

❖ In case, employer face any problem, in registering their units online, they can send an email giving the details of the problem encountered to the it help desk of ESIC and at the email address

❖ In case any official of the ESIC requires any physical documentation after registration, please write to the following mail

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