What is FSSAI and What does it do?

 FSSAI full form is basically the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. It is the governing and regulatory body for ensuring the safety of food products delivered to the consumers. Sometimes it is also referred to as the Food Authority of India.FSSAI, empowered by the Food Safety and Security Act of 2006, sets the standards for healthy and consumable food products based on facts backed by science. The Food Authority of India also helps regulate the storage, production, distribution as well as the sales of the food products deemed safe to consume for the buyers of these food items. In addition to this, the food regulatory body also ensures that the food products are free from impurities and adulteration.

Checking Submitted FSSAI Application Status

Here are the steps to check FSSAI Application Status:

Step1: Go to Google.com and type in “Food Licensing”FSSAI Application Status











Step 2: Click on the first result i.e. https://foodlicensing.fssai.gov.in. Given below is how the website looks

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Step 3: Scroll down till you see “Track Application Status”

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Step 4: Enter the 17-digit Reference number provided to you when you first apply for the FSSAI license. Enter the Captcha Code Given to you and Click “GO”.

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Step 5: After Clicking Go, The website will display the FSSAI Application Status

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Displaying the FSSAI Application Status

Checking Completed FSSAI Application Status

  • Checking the FSSAI application status is easy just click on ‘Complete Application and on License/Certificate’ type and press ‘Search’
  • License registration number will be displayed when you click on ‘License/ Certificate number’ if a license has been issued.
  • To view the Acknowledgement Receipt then click ‘view’ on reference number.
  • For FSSAI application status, you will see another window with the heading Detailed Report for State or Central LicensesCompleted Application(s) form.  Here under Application Status, you will be able to view whether the license has been issued to you or not. If the license has been issued, you will be able to see the issue date and validity period.

Before you apply FSSAI online, you need to be prepared with a comprehensive list of documents in order to be able to complete your FSSAI application. Check out FSSAI Documents Required. Call +91-8750008585 to get started.