Self Certification

The process of conducting inspections shall be made more meaningful and simple! Startups shall be allowed to self-certify (through the Startup mobile app) with 9 Labour Laws and 3 Environment Laws (refer below). In case of the labour laws, no inspections will be conducted for a period of 3 to 5 years. Startups may be inspected on receipt of credible and verifiable complaint of violation, filed in writing and approved by at least one level senior to the inspecting officer:

The Startups may self-certify compliance in respect of the following


Labour Laws:



Environment Laws:

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has published a list of 36 white category industries. Startups falling under the “White category” would be able to self-certify compliance in respect of 3 Environment Acts – 


In order to self-certify compliance, you may log on to ‘Shram Suvidha Portal’ by clicking below: