FSSAI Food License

Online FSSAI Registration or FSSAI Online Application is essential for all the operators of Food Business weather wholesalers, manufacturers, suppliers, traders, Re-packers, etc. There are different types of FSSAI Registration & the type of FSSAI Registration depends upon the annual turnover of the Food Business.

Get any of 3 types of FSSAI registration

Basic Registration : For Sales <10 lakh/year

State Registration : For Sales of 10 lakh – 2 Crore/year

Central Registration : For Sales > 2 Crore/year

FSSAI application code in 7 days & license in 60 days

Online FSSAI Registration and License

The Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 introduced to improve the hygiene and quality of food has brought about tremendous changes in the food industry. As per the Act, no person shall commence or carry on any food business except under a FSSAI license or FSSAI registration. Therefore, any food manufacturing or processing or packaging or distributing entity is now required to obtain a FSSAI License or Registration.
FSSAI License is issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Family Health & Welfare, Government of India. Application to commence a food business must be made to the FSSAI in the prescribed format. Based on the application and supporting documents, FSSAI will accord approval. IndiaFilings can help your business obtain FSSAI Registration or License quickly and hassle-fee. Talk to our Business Advisors and we will help you get the necessary FSSAI approvals and registrations.

Documents required to obtain FSSAI License

  • Declaration form

  • Declaration form

  • Copy of Property paper (If owned property)

  • Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)

  • Food Safety Management System plan or certificate

  • Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)

  • Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Director

  • Form IX: Nomination of Persons by a Company along with the Board Resolution

Additional documents for Manufacturer

  • Blueprint/layout plan of the processing unit

  • List of Equipment and Machinery

  • List of food category desired to be manufactured

  • Pesticide residues report of water

  • Pesticide residues report of water

Why you should get FSSAI License?

  • There is a high degree of consumer confidence in safety & quality of food.

  • It helps to promote innovation in foods products.

  • It helps in removal of multiple regulations.

  • It facilitates trade without compromising consumer safety & a larger share.

Guidelines on FSSAI License Number

  • The 14-digit number provides information about the manufacturer’s license or registration details and the manufacturing state which will be called as fssai no.

  • The Brand owner shall display the FSSAI logo and his license number on the label of food package.

  • In case of imported food products, the importer shall display FSSAI logo and license number along with the name and address of importer on a sticker to be affixed before customs clearance.

What is Food License?

Food License is a government certificate issued by FSSAI department to commence & carry on any food related business.

Who all requires FSSAI License?

FSSAI License is mandatory for all Food Business Operators including all manufacturer, Re-Packer, trader, retailer, wholesaler, supplier, Transporters, importer & exporter etc.

Which type of FSSAI License do I require?

License/Registration type depends on the annual turnover of the food business. Please refer to the above explained License category for more clarification.

if turnover is less than Rs. 12 lace in a FY then FSSAI registration is required, For annual turnover more than Rs. 12 Lac in FY and less than Rs. 20 CR in then you fall under category of FSSAI License as " FSSAI State License " is applicable. In case turnover is more than 20 Cr or Doing export / Import business or Business in more than one state in the FSSAI central license is required.

Does Start-up also require FSSAI registration/ FSSAI License?

Yes, it is legally mandatory for all food business start-up to get FSSAI license/ FSSAI registration to commence their business

What is the difference between FSSAI State License & FSSAI Central License?

Type of License depends on the nature of business and its annual turnover/production. A FBo can refer to our above license categorization to identify the correct License

Can a caterer start its business with basic registration certificate?

FSSAI Registration certificate are not valid for Caterers. They at least required having FSSAI State License irrespective of its turnover.

 

Whether there will be a single or different license for the same premises having more than one product line like milk, dairy and meat products?

Under FSSAI Act, the compliance for each product has been dined separately keeping in mind of the safety of the community. You would be requiring separate license for each product category.

Can I operate on multiple stores with one License?

Separate  FSSAI license needs to be issued on each location basis on their annual turnover

What are functional foods product, nutraceuticals, & who is the regulatory authority in India?

The functional food and nutraceuticals product are explained in the section 22 of the Act.

Does packaged & bottled water come under FSSA, 2006?

All type of sale of sealed water comes under FSSAI act. When you need to obtain FSSAI registration or apply for FSSAI license

 

Where can I file complain about food bought from a shop or restaurant?

The consumer should file complaint to the Food Safety Commissioner of the State. You can reach respective FSSAI office and contact details can be obtained from http://www.fssai.gov.in/home/contact-us.html

What is the maximum penalty for breach of regulations related to the labeling of food items?

As per FSSAI Act a penalty up to Rs. 10 lace may be levied

 

Can I apply for a new FSSAI license or renew a license online from FSSAI Website?

You can apply for fresh application by via online portal of FSSAI and FSSAI renewal can also be done online. Except in Delhi after filing of online application, you have to submit a copy of application duly signed with original copy of fees paid to the Department

How to check status of application for FSSAI License?

Go on website https://foodlicensing.fssai.gov.in/index.aspxand check it by filling application reference no.

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