List of Documents required for Shop Act License in UP

  • Photograph of Establishment and owners
  • Identity Proof all partners, employees, and workers
  • DIN / PAN Card
  • Treasury Challan  
  • Aadhar Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter Id
  • Rent Agreement, if Rented
  • Electricity Bill

Why shop and establishment act required?

The U.P. Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1947, was enacted in the year 1947 to provide for holidays and to regulate the hours of employment in shops and commercial establishments.

When to Registration under shop and establishment act

(1) Every owner of a shop or commercial establishment shall within three months of the commencement of such business or within three months of the commencement of the Uttar Pradesh Dookan Aur Vanijya Adhishthan (Sanshodhan) Adhiniyam, 1976, whichever is later, apply to the Chief Inspector for registration of his shop or commercial establishment.