When an individual aspires to commence business operation in any part of the country, acquiring a registration under the Shops and Establishment Act is essential. While each state in India has their own specific issues relating to it, each state has also issued their own state-specific shops and establishment act. For any type of business to have a physical presence in India, registration is provided under the provisions of this state-specific act by the local authority, which is primarily the Municipal Corporation. One such state governing these registrations in Maharashtra. Gumasta license is one such registration certificate that is issued by the Bombay Shops and Establishment Act in Mumbai. The application process is looked after by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
Irrespective of the turnover of the business, all businesses require this registration if the employees working in the business organization are 10 or more than 10. The registration is an essential proof of legal entity for a shop, firm, or business. Moreover, it gives the employer the right to pursue business. Many banks consider this registration as a prerequisite for opening business bank accounts. While the government tries to maintain records through this registration, the registration is usually issued for a period of one year. It can be issued for a longer period after the prescribed fee is paid in this regard. Once the time period of registration is over, it requires a renewal. To continue business operations legally, renewal of Gumasta is as important as its registration.
Following are the documents which are required while applying online for renewal of Gumasta License (note all documents should be of size 75kb to 100 kb only):
Notification to applicant will be sent on his Email or SMS. Hence request to provide email address and mobile number.
Please check your license fits the following criteria: