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Vellore - Apply or Renew License for Gym, Yoga, Fitness Centre

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This procedure explains various ways to Apply or Renew License for Gym, Yoga, Fitness Centre in Vellore.

Apply for Police Clearance

  1. Applicant should get clearance from the local police department for operating a fitness centre.
  2. Following link provides contact details: online Tamilnadu police In the given page please select the prompted options as appropriate and click “SUBMIT” button. User will get on screen information for the respective selection. Please clock “VIEWALL POLICE STATION” button at the end of the page to get desired contact number.
  3. Please go to your area police station and meet the authority to apply.
  4. Please obtain application form or write on a A4 sheet as advised.
  5. Link for form : Gym license Application
  6. Please submit the application along with required documents.
  7. Accepted application will be processed.
  8. Applicant will get clearance from the police department depending upon the adhering to the requirements of facility location and requirements.

Apply for Licence

  1. A Gym/Yoga/Fitness operator shall apply for a license with the civic agencies (municipal/corporation) of your area.
  2. Link for contact details :link1 AND link2 please select the “contacts” menu to get drop down list. Here select the appropriate section to get page to get the details as required. AND link AND link2
  3. Go to the respective office.
  4. Meet the respective authority at the office. Applicant shall get the advice from the authority to be followed to apply for the procedure.
  5. Collect the applicable application form or write on a plain A4 paper as per advice.
  6. Submit the completed application form along with required document as per our page.
  7. Authorities will check the submitted application and announce the fees / charges. Please pay and get the receipt.
  8. This application will be processed further. There will be an inspection process from the civic authorities to check the facilities.
  9. After all the above steps, applicant gets notification from the department. Please follow the notification to get the license.

For Renewal

  1. This license need to be renewed annually.
  2. Please go to the civic agencies (municipal/corporation) of your area from where the license was obtained.
  3. Link for contact details :link1 AND link2 please select the “contacts” menu to get drop down list. Here select the appropriate section to get page to get the details as required. AND link AND link2
  4. Application form for renewal can be obtained from the office Or please write on an A4 sheet as advised.
  5. Submit the application along with required documents as per our page.
  6. On accepting the renewal application, applicant will be a advised to make payment as applicable.
  7. Please pay and follow their guidelines to obtain the license.

  • It is advised to consult with municipal administration for your area to get information on any updated norms,
  • Every unit should have toilets and clean drinking water facility.
  • Apart from regular firm registration, a gym /Yoga/Fitness centre need to be registered with SSI, Labour and service tax to operate legally.


Required Documents[edit]

To apply for New License

  • Application form
  • Police clearance document
  • Firm registered certificate
  • GST Number
  • Letter head
  • Labour registration certificate
  • Details of machines or instrument used
  • Self declaration
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Rental agreement if it is a rented place
  • Any supporting document from local gym federation or association
  • Passport size photograph

For Renewal

  • Original valid license
  • health certificates of their employees
  • Aadhaar card

Apart from the above listed documents, authorities may ask for additional information or document. Please provide them for smooth processing.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Greater Chennai Corporation,
Sydenhams Rd, KannapparThidal,
Periyamet, Chennai – 600003,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Ph : +91 044-25619300 / 044-25384438
e-mail : [email protected]
Fax : 25383962.

Link for contact information: #Link for contact details :link1 AND link2 please select the “contacts” menu to get drop down list. Here select the appropriate section to get page to get the details as required. AND link AND link2

Director General of Police,
Director General of Police Post Box No.601,
Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai 600 004
Ph : 044-28448000,044-28447701
Email : [email protected]

Link for contact information: Director general of Police



  • Minimum area for the gym as per norms.
  • The area where the gym operates should be approved by local police station
  • Those who are 18 years and above are eligible to apply


  • Please pay as authority’s advice at the time of applying.
  • Don’t forget to take the receipt for the payment.


  • License is valid for a year or as notified on the license.
  • License needs to be renewed annually

Documents to Use[edit]

Gym license Application


Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

15 days

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  • Please maintain high standards of hygiene to avoid spread of infections and diseases.
  • Please follow the guidelines fixed by your state for size of the premises and zones meant for starting these centres.
  • There will be sudden check by the civic agencies.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the applicant
  • Address of the applicant
  • Father's Name
  • Aadhaar card
  • Police clearance


Need for the Document[edit]

  • No centre shall operate without proper permission and license.
  • Apply and obtain this license for a legitimate operation.

Information which might help[edit]

  • Make sure the materials used are sanitized (as applicable)
  • Please follow government’s announcement to avoid un-necessary actions for not following the policy.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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