FSSAI Food License

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FSSAI Registration

FSSAI registration is a mandatory compliance used to ensure the safety of food products and it is essentially a food safety certificate issued by the food authority in India. This governing body, also known as Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) marks businesses compliant with the regulations of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. FSSAI license is mandatory before starting any food business. All the manufacturers, traders, restaurants who are involved in food business must obtain a 14-digit registration or a license number which must be printed on food packages.

Documents required to obtain FSSAI License

Declaration form
Authority letter
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

Types of FSSAI License

Businesses engaged in food activities are required to apply for food licence of different types based on turnover, scale of business and the type of activity. Such businesses must apply for either of the licenses (central or state) or simple registration. The criteria specified in rules are as follows:

FSSAI Basic registration

This is required for small business or startups which have annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. Basic registration can be upgraded to state license as your sales graph increases.

FSSAI State license

This license is applicable to mid-sized companies which have annual turnover between Rs.12-20 crores.

FSSAI Central license

This license is applicable typically on large business with annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. It is also required in cases where you need to supply at the government offices or import / export food products.

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