ESI payment and return filing due date
An employer should pay their contribution and the employees’
contribution on a monthly basis to the ESIC. The due date for paying ESI
contributions is 15th of the following month.
Further, an employer needs to file ESI return on a
half-yearly basis. Here are the due dates for filing half-yearly ESI
Period of return
Due date of filing
April to September
October to March
However, these due dates can be extended or changed through
an official notification by the ESIC department.