ESI Return due date Extended for October – 2019 to March 2020 Period

In continuation to the Employees State Insurance Corporation, Circular no. P-11/12/Misc./1/2019(M)-Rev.II dated 18th March, 2020 ESIC department has further extended the due date and provide Relaxation of time limit for filing and depositing ESI Contribution for the month of February, 2020 and March 2020.

Further Extension:

The employers are allowed to file the return of Contribution up to 15th July, 2020 for the contribution period from October, 2019 to March, 2020.


Text of the Circular is as follows:-

NEW DELHI – 110 002
Website – Ph : (011) 23234092

ESIC..Chinta se Mukti

No.P-11/12/Misc./1/2019(M) Rev.II Dated : 01.07.2020

All RDs/Directors (I/c)/JDs (I/c) /DD (Pc)
Regional Office/Sub-Regional Office,

Sub: Relaxation of time limit for filing contribution for the period ending March, 2020-regarding


In continuation of this office letter of even number dt. 18.05.2020 on the subject noted above, it is informed that the Director General, in exercise of powers vested under regulation 100, has further relaxed the provisions as entered in regulation 26 of the Employees’ State Insurance (General) Regulation, 1950.

According, the employers are allowed to file the Return of Contribution up to 15.07.2020 for the contribution period from October, 2019 to March, 2020.

In this regard it is advised to give wide publicity to the above relaxation in Local Media, Trade Associations and Employers Unions etc.

This issues with the approval of Director General.

Yours faithfully



Copy to :
1. ICT Division, Hqrs. Office for necessary action.
2. Website Manager, with the request to upload the above letter on the website of ESI Corporation.


Circular Attached for reference:



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  1. johney says:

    I cant file monthly contribution of march 2020, there is any way to file the same? how can we file monthly contribution for april 20 ie,on lockdown time ,there is no work whole month

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