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Government Of Assam Labour Welfare

Register Under The Contract Labour 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 contract labour in certain establishment and to provide for its abolition in certain circumstances and matters connected therewith.

It applies:-

a. To every establishment in which ten or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding twelve months as contract labour.
b. It shall not apply to establishments in which work only of an intermittent or casual nature is performed.

Registration of certain establishment : Every principal employer of an establishment to which this Act applies shall make an application to the registering officer in the prescribed manner for registration of the establishment.

Overall process flow for the Service


Description of the Process

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 in the Govt. Treasury or through “e-Payment” along with 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 intending to engage contractual workers can apply for the registration under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 before the commencement of work.

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 contractual workers. Signature is required only for manual submission of application Form.

Fee including the payment mode

Rule 26 Fees
: The fees to be paid for the grant of a certificate or registration under Section 7 is specified below namely:-

If the number of workmen proposed to be employed on contract on any day-

(a)is 10 ........................................ Rs.20.00
(b)exceeds 10 but does not exceed 20 .............. Rs.40.00
(c)exceeds 20 but does not exceed 50 .............. Rs.100.00
(d)exceeds 50 but does not exceed 100 ............. Rs.200.00
(e)exceeds 100 but does not exceed 200............. Rs.400.00
(f)exceeds 200 but does not exceed 300............. Rs.600.00
(g)exceeds 300 but does not exceed 400 ............ Rs.800.00
(h)exceeds 400 but .............................. Rs.1000.00

Mode of Payment: The requisite fees according to Assam Rules-26 should be deposited through treasury challan in the specified head of account.
The Heads of Accounts under which the receipt relating to the fees for Registration shall be credited is “0230- Labour and Employment 106-Fees under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Rules, 1971”.

Important Timeline

  • After verification if the application is found to correct in all respect than the certificate of registration is 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 and submit Your Query– Office of the Labour Commissioner,
Assam, Gopinath Nagar, Guwahati – 16.
Ph. No. 0361-2547406

Forms to be filled

Click for filling form - Forms-4 C.L.ACT-P.E

Service Outcome

Certificate of Registration of Establishments as Principal Employer under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 and the Rules framed there under.

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