ESI Return Filing and Due Date

Employee's State Insurance(ESI) is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. ESI Registration is mandatory for employers having 10 or more employee. For all employees earning Rs.15,000 or less per month as wages, the employer must contribute 4.75% and employee must contribute 1.75% towards ESI. The ESI fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESI) according to rules and regulations stipulated therein the ESI Act 1948, which oversees the provision of medical and cash benefits to the employees and their family through its large network of branch offices, dispensaries and hospitals throughout India. ESI is an autonomous corporation under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. IndiaFilings can help you obtain ESI registration for your business.

All employers having 10 ore more employees are required to be registered with Employee State Insurance (ESI) Corporation. Those entities having ESI Registration must then file ESI returns. ESI returns are due half-yearly. IndiaFilings can help file ESI returns for your business. Our ESI experts can also help you computer ESI payments and maintain ESI regulation compliance for your businesss. Use ReminDue to know more about your due dates for ESI return and ESI payment due date.

Reasons to Register a ESI


Employee's State Insurance Corporation(ESI) is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. The scheme provides Employees with a comprehensive Social Security Scheme for protecting the employees during sickness, injury or disability.

ESI Contribution

ESI contributions must be made by the employer for all employees having a salary of less than Rs.15,000 per month. The employer must contribute 4.75% and employee must contribute 1.75% of the wages for ESI.

ESI Benefits

Employee's State Insurance Corporation(ESI) is a self-ESI provides employees registered the scheme with a host of medical and sickness benefits. Employees registered under the scheme can avail medical facilities and are also entitled for sick pay benefits.

Continued Compliance

Organizations under ESI coverage must file annual return showing the changes if any during the preceding year. Return of contributions enclosing copy of all ESI contributions paid must be submitted once every six months.

ESI Registration

ESI Registration for Employers having more than 10 employees. The Employer must contribute 4.75% of the Employees wages towards ESI. Once, registered the organization is allotted a 17 digit unique identification code.

Document Collection

An IndiaFilings ESI Expert will collect the necessary information and documents for preparation of ESI return for your business.

Return Prepartion

Based on the documents and information presented, an IndiaFilings ESI expert will prepare your ESI return and send for your approval.

Return Filing

Once the ESI return is verified and approved by you, our ESI expert will file your ESI return with the ESIC department.

ESI Return Filing FAQ's

What is the ESI scheme?

The ESI scheme is a comprehensive social security scheme that is designed to accomplish the task of socially protecting the employees in the organized sector against the event of sickness, maternity, disablement, and death due to employment injury.

What is the Salary limit in ESI?

The existing wage limit for coverage under the ESI Act is Rs. 21,000 per month w.e.f from 1.01.2017.

Is ESI calculated on basic salary?

The ESI Scheme will be calculated on the gross salary of 21,000 if the salary is above 21,000 the ESI will still be constant.

Who is not eligible for ESIC registration?

The ESIC scheme does not cover the workers or the employees that earn more than Rs.21,000 per month and in the case of a person with disabilities, the maximum wage is Rs. 25,000

Is the family of the employee covered under ESIC?

The employee insured person and the family are entitled to avail medical benefits from the very first day of his or her joining the insurable employment.

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