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Application for Registration of establishment under the Orissa Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1956

General Instructions

As per provisions of Sec. 4 of the Orissa Shops & Commercial Establishment Act, 1956, the employer of shop or commercial establishment located within Municipal Corporation/ Municipality/ NAC area and engaging one or more employee(s) has to apply for registration of his establishment within 30 days from its commencement.

Further under Sec. 12 clause (4) of the Orissa Shops & Commercial Establishment Act, 1956, the State Government may allow an establishment to remain open throughout the week if they are satisfied that the establishment employs additional staff for the purpose of working on weekly holidays or on a day on which such establishment remains closed. This provision enables the Department to provide a license for the establishment to operate for 365 days provided there additional staff. The user for the license can follow the same process as in the user manual attached below.

Based on the geographical location, and the application will be routed to the designated District Labour Officer. Prior to applying to this service, if the applicant has applied for PEAL, the first section of the Registration of an Establishment under the Orissa Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, 1956 will get auto-populated from the PEAL form. Applicant who did not fill the PEAL form, will have to fill all the fields.

Fields marked with ‘*’ are mandatory and should be filled in before submitting the form on the single window portal. Leaving fields blank in the Form is not allowed. In case applicants wish not to enter data in a field, they can put “NA” if it is a text/description field or a “0”, if it is a numeric field. In case of errors, the form will show an error message. The applicant may correct the data and save the form again.

Some of the fields can accept multiple values. If the applicant wishes to furnish more than one item, he may use the “+” button to add more rows. Similarly, if he wishes to remove a row, he may use “x” button.

Applicants can attach documents in digital format as documentary evidences which the department will use for verification. Clicking on the choose button will let them select the document to be uploaded. Before submitting the document, they needs to ensure that all the information furnished by them is satisfactory and correct to the best of their knowledge and understanding. After checking that the information furnished in all the fields are in order, they can submit the application by clicking on the ‘Submit’ button.

After the form is successfully submitted, applicants can pay the required fees either online or offline. If they wish to pay offline, they may choose the ‘Over the Counter’ option on the Cyber Treasury payment gateway. A challan with the account details of the department will then be generated. The applicant will take the hard copy of the challan to the nearest branch of the bank selected and deposit the amount either by Cash, or by means of Demand Draft. Once the fee is processed by the bank, the bank will send a transaction ID via SMS, which then will have to be entered on the Cyber Treasury portal to complete the application process.

Upon payment the applicant will receive an SMS & Email notification with the application number from the single window portal. 

Checklist of Documents

  1. Notice of Weekly Off-Day (Form 7)
  2. Notice of Daily Hours of Employees (Form 5)


Registration of an Establishment under the Orissa Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, 1956 is provided within 15 working days from the date of submission of application. The department can however raise queries on the application within 7 working days of receipt of application.

Field Instructions

Sl#. Field Name Instruction
1 Name of the Employer Enter the name of the Owner/Manager/ Supervisor of the establishment
2 Father’s/Husband’s Name Enter the name of the Father or Husband of the  Owner/Manager/ Supervisor of the establishment
3 Postal Address Enter the address of the Owner/Manager/ Supervisor of the establishment. District and Block/NAC/ Municipality can be selected from the dropdown list
4 Name of the Establishment Enter the name of the establishment for which license is sought
5 Postal address of establishment Enter the address for communication of the establishment
6 Category of establishment Select from the dropdown list
7 Date of Commencement Enter the date of commencement of commercial activities at the establishment


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