Clinical Establishment Registration


Registration and regulation of clinical establishments are provided for in the Clinical Establishments Act. Health facilities throughout the country with a view to prescribing essential care   Minimum criteria for special kinds of facilities and services the clinical establishment provides this.


The Clinical Establishment Act intends to make a database of clinical establishments available. Medical organizations are allowed to operate. Consequently, the ultimate aim is to enhance the quality of public health by removing it.

Additional targets are:

  • To prescribe fundamental minimum requirements for various categories of medical institutions to ensure that adequate treatment is provided by hospital services.
  • To gather the requisite clinical establishment statistics for Formulation of strategies, preparation, execution, reaction and evaluation appraisal.

This act is not adopted by every state, so the establishment which is established in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram, Himachal Pradesh and all Union Territories (namely Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, and Pondicherry) except Delhi from 01 March 2012 are not required to get recognize under this act.

All establishments like a hospital, maternity home, nursing home, dispensary, clinic, sanatorium, or any other institution that offers services, facilities requiring diagnosis, treatment or care for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality or pregnancy in any recognized system of medicine need to get registration under Clinical Establishment Act. The registration is also applicable to the laboratory and diagnostic centre or any other place where pathological, bacteriological, genetic, radiological, chemical, biological investigations or other services with aid of laboratory or other medical equipment are carried out. (Please refer to the Definition in the CEA 2010.)

All clinical establishments across all recognized systems of medicine (i.e. Allopathy, Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa Rigpa) in the both public and private sector are covered under this Act. This includes, all establishments owned, controlled or managed by the Government, a trust (public or private), a corporation registered under a Central, Provincial or State Act (whether or not owned by the Government), local authority and a single doctor.

Benefits of registration

  • Without any inquiry or review, Provisional Registration is on the basis of the information provided by the establishment
  • Once in place, the registration system will assist in enhancing the Healthcare establishment standards within a couple of years. It some uniformity can also be reached in the quality of treatment across the nation.
  • Registration will help you become part of the clinical establishment District, State and National Register and government support in collecting the required inventory for better management and allocation of healthcare Infrastructure, human capital, logistics and supplies, etc.
  • Patients' trust in the clinical institutions would be improved through getting registered under the Act.


STEP 1 Create a new account on the CERRS portal

STEP 2 Do the login after making the account on the portal

STEP 3 Click on apply for a provisional certification

STEP 4 Fill all the required information related to the establishment

STEP 5 Review the form once before submission

Consequences on not getting registered

No one can run a clinical establishment without registration. Yes, a monetary penalty would be imposed. In case, a clinical establishment is being run without registration:

· First contravention - up to Ten thousand rupees

· Second contravention – up to Fifty Thousand rupees

· Any subsequent contravention -may extend to five lakh rupees.

· If a Clinical establishment fails to pay fines imposed it would be recovered as an arrear of land revenue. The clinical establishment may be shut down by the district administration. All orders of Registering Authority would be appealable

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