FSSAI (Food License) Registration

An F.S.S.A.I. or food License Registration certificate is required to run a food product business. You have to register under India's Food Safety and Standards Authority (F.S.S.A.I.) to deal in any kind of food product. F.S.S.A.I. regulates anything relating to the manufacture, distribution, and transport of food items. The food department is established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The F.S.S.A.I. has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. F.S.S.A.I. Certificate and F.S.S.A.I. License are the same, ensuring the quality, purity and other vital factors the customers can rely upon.

A food license or FSSAI license is granted to all manufacturers, traders, restaurants carrying out any food business which may involve manufacturing or processing. On applying for FSSAI registration, a unique 14-digit license number is issued, which has to be quoted on all food packages. The license number is also required even if food products are not packaged. There are three levels of registrations.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Basic Registration

๐Ÿ‘‰ State Registration

๐Ÿ‘‰ Central Registration

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Starting a restaurant or thinking of selling your home made cookies online? Obtain your FSSAI license with TAXAJ!

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  • Drafting documents
  • Filing of forms with Authorities
  • Issue of ESI allotment letter
  • Documented Follow-up
  • Business hours -CA support
Who Should Buy
  • Any business entity or Individual working in Food & related sector
How It's Done

    • Purchase of plan
    • Upload documents on Vault
    • Drafting of documents
    • Submission of documents and application with Department
    • Receipt of Registration letter
Documents Required

Consultation & Documentation

Fill up a simple FSSAI Registration form and Consult with our expert and submit documents online through E-mail or WhatsApp.

Application Filing

We will file FSSAI application with the government authorities, resolve queries and get your FSSAI license approved.

Annual Return Filing

Our Team of professionals will also file the Annual return by Food department from time to time.

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๐Ÿ‘‰ The food business can get several legal benefits

๐Ÿ‘‰ Creates consumer awareness

๐Ÿ‘‰ You can use FSSAI logo, which can build a goodwill among the customers.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Set down science-based principles

๐Ÿ‘‰ Regulate manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food

๐Ÿ‘‰ To facilitate food safety

๐Ÿ‘‰ The research and development sector is responsible to maintain the safety.

๐Ÿ‘‰ New guidelines are introduced which are compatible with international organization

๐Ÿ‘‰ Set up evidence proof studies for building policies.

๐Ÿ‘‰ There is a huge chance of business expansion.


Basic Registration

If the annual turnover of a food business is below Rs. 12 lakh, then basic registration of food licensing is required.
Dairy having capacity less than 500 litres per day or daily manufacturing capacity less than 100kg per day needs to get basic FSSAI registration. Basic registration includes a wide range of businesses starting from small pan shops, tea stalls, home-based food operators, small warehouses, canteenโ€™s, mid-day meal services and food processors. The maximum tenure of this license is five years, and the minimum is one year.

State License

Suppose the annual turnover of the food business is more than Rs. 12 lakhs and less than Rs. 20 crores, then one has to get a state FSSAI License.
Manufacturing units having capacity up to 2 MT per day, Dairy units handling business up to 50000 litres per day, 3-star hotels and above, repackages and relabeling units, clubs canteens, all the catering business irrespective of their turnover needs to apply for a State license. The maximum tenure of this license is 5 years, and the minimum is 1 year.

Central License

If the annual turnover of the food business is more than Rs. 20 Crores, then a central FSSAI License is required.
The importer and exporters mandatorily need a central license. In case you are in a business having multiple outlets across the country. You need to go for a central license for your registered address and get basic state or central licenses depending on the turnover of each outlet. The maximum tenure of this license is 5 years, and the minimum is 1 year.

โ€‹โ€‹Documents required for Food License

  1. Form B duly completed and signed
  2. Plan of the processing unit showing the dimensions and operation-wise area allocation  
  3. List of Directors/ Partners/ Proprietor with address, contact details, and photo ID
  4. Name and list of equipment and machinery used with the number and installed capacity
  5. List of food category to be manufactured
  6. Authority letter from manufacturer nominated a responsible person name and address
  7. Analysis report of water to be used in the process to confirm the portability
  8. Source of raw material for milk, meat etc
  9. Recall plan wherever applicable
  10. Ministry of Commerce Certificate for 100% EOU
  11. NOC/PA document issued by FSSAI
  12. IE code document issued by DGFT
  13. Form IX
  14. Certificate from Ministry of Tourism  
  15. Proof of possession of premises
  16. Partnership deed/ affidavit of proprietorship
  17. NOC and copy of License from the manufacturer
  18. Food safety management system plan or certificate
  19. NOC from the municipality or local body
  20. Supporting document for proof of turnover  and transportation
  21. Declaration form