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Government Of Assam Labour Welfare

Register Under Inter State Migrant Worker's Act

Check list of documents required

  • A duly filled up application form "I" in (triplicate for manual submission) signed by the Employer or the Authorized signatory. Signature is required only for manual submission of application Form
  • A xerox copy of the Trade license issued by the local authorities.
  • A xerox copy of the registered partnership deed in the case of a partnership Firm/Establishment.
  • The original copy of the Treasury Challan depositing the requisite amount of fees as specified under Assam Rules-26 in the specified Head of Account or through the "e-Payment" when it is notified and functioning.
  • Address Proof.


An Act to regulate the employment of Inter-State Migrant workmen and to provide for their conditions of services and for matters connected therewith.

It applies :-
a. To every establishment in which five or more Inter-State migrant workmen (whether or not in addition to other workmen) are employed or who were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months.
Registration of certain establishments:-(1) Every principal employer of an establishment to which this Act applies shall make an application to the registering officer, in such from and manner and on payment of such fees as may be prescribed, for the registration of the establishment.

Overall process flow for the Service


The process flow consists of five (5) steps viz-

Steps 1:- The business entrepreneur (applicant) shall get ready according to the check lists.
Steps 2:- Fill up Form ‘I’ in (triplicate for manual submission) according to the guidelines which is available in the Department Office/Website.
Steps 3:- The filled up application completed in all respect and the prescribed fees deposited either through treasury challan in the specified head of account to the Govt. Treasury or through “e-Payment” alongwith the required documents are to be submitted to the ‘Facilator’ or the Registering authority.
Steps 4:- Submitted Form and documents are verified by the Registering officer and are officially processed.
Steps 5:- (a) If the applications is found to be correct in all respect than the application is accepted and a Certificate of Registration is issued to the applicant.
(b) If the application is found to be incomplete/incorrect, than the application is rejected with a reasoned reply to the applicant.

Eligibility Criteria:

Any entrepreneur/applicant interested to engage Inter-State Migrant Workers.

Guidelines for Filing up the form

  • The relevant information in Form “I” in (triplicate for manual submission) is to be filled up in Block Letters with Black Ink.
  • The application for Registration of a new establishment should be made in triplicate to the registering officer of the area in which the establishment sought to be registered before the engagement of inter-state migrant workers. Signature is required only for manual submission of application Form.

Fee including the payment mode

Rule12. Fees– (1) The fees to be paid for the grant of certificate of registration of an establishment under Section 4 is specified below-

If the number of migrant workmen proposed to be employed in the establishment on any day:-

Table fee
(a)is 5 but does not exceed 2030.00
(b)exceeds 20 but does not exceed 5075.00
(c)exceeds 50 but does not exceed 100150.00
(d)exceeds 100 but does not exceed 200300.00
(e)exceeds 200 but does not exceed 400600.00
(f)exceeds 400750.00

Mode of Payment: The requisite fees according to Assam Rules-12 should be deposited through treasury challan in the specified head of account or through “e-Payment” when it is notified & functioning.
The Heads of Accounts under which the receipt relating to the fees for Registration shall be credited is “0230- Labour and Employment 101-fees under the Inter State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Assam Rules, 1981. The security deposits shall be booked under the Head “ 8443-Civil Deposits and Conditions of Service Act,1979-166 deposits under Central State Acts-Deposits under the 116-deposits under Inter State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Assam Rules,1981” under the Section K-Deposits and Advance not bearing Interest.

Important Timeline

  • After verification if the application is found to correct in all respect than the certificate of registration is to be issued within 15 days from the date of receipt of the applications.
  • If the applications is found to incorrect than rejection with reasoned reply to be issued within 15 days.

How to apply

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Whether the service is Offline or Online

The local labour office according to the address of the establishment.
Office of the Asstt. Labour Commissioner / Office of the Labour Officer / Office of the Labour Inspector

In the case of any difficulty, please contact –
Office of the Labour Commissioner,
Assam, Gopinath Nagar, Guwahati – 16.
Ph. No. 0361-2547406

Forms to be filled

Click for filling form Forms - Forms-7 I.S.M.W.ACT.-P.E.

Service Outcome

Certificate of Registration of Establishment as principal employer employing Migrant Workman as per Section 4 of the Inter State Migrant Workman (R.E. & C.S.) Act, 1979 [Rule 3 (1)] framed there under.

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