ESIC mandates bank account details and mobile number registration for registering as an IP

Jun 30, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) on June 29, 2020 has ordered to make bank account details of an employee and mobile number registration mandatory for registering as an insured person. Hence, bank account details and mobile number are now a pre- requisite for an employee to be registered on an IP. 

The followings will be implemented:-

 Bank Details and Mobile Number :- While registering a new insure person, the mobile number should be mandatory filled. It should be available in the ESIC database. The number should be unique or it should be accessed through OTP.

 Updation of account details and mobile number of existing insured persons.

 Bank account details mandatory for availing cash benefits and claim reimbursements.

 Bank details of existing insured persons can be done by the employer by logging into employer portal accessing “Update particulars of existing persons” link.

All the manuals pertaining to above changes should be available on the ESIC website. This order shall come into effect from July 01, 2020.

[Circular No. I-/11/13/04/2020-ICT]


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