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FSSAI Food License


Online Application process. Just fill our FSSAI form.

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

FSSAI License

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FSSAI Registration

FSSAI registration is an abbreviation used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. 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.

This step is taken by government’s food licensing & registration system to ensure that food products undergo certain quality checks, thereby reducing the instances of adulteration, substandard products and improve accountability of manufacturers by issuing food service license. FSSAI Online Registration is done through Legalraasta(FSSAI license consultants). FSSAI online registration is done through legalraasta for basic and central level. For state, the Fssai registration is done through offline mode.

What Is Included In Our Package?

Procedure For Online FSSAI Registration

Documents required to obtain FSSAI License

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

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.

Types of FSSAI License

Businesses engaged in food activities are required to apply for food license 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.

Steps for getting the FSSAI license

One can file the FSSAI application directly with the government. The process is long and requires 60 days to get completed :

Step 1 :

Fill FSSAI food license registration form A on FSSAI website and make the payment for FSSAI application at the FBO nearby your locality.

Step 2 :

Once the payment confirmation is reflected in your FSSAI account, you need to file Form B with the government. There are multiple declarations and resolutions that need to be filed with your application. E.g., board resolution, owner self-declaration. These declarations should ideally be prepared by a company secretary.

Step 3 :

You will then need to follow-up with the government department for an update on your application. The government may send back your application for edits – if you fail to respond with 15 days of the application, then your application will be rejected.

Step 4 :

The government department will take 45-60 working days to completely review your application and approve the same. Else, you can hire LegalRaasta for getting the FSSAI license for you. We get license issued in 98% of our cases and save our customers from all the government hassles.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I renew my FSSAI registration?
FSSAI license can be renewed 30 days before the expiry of original license. You need to provide your current license number to LegalRaasta team. We will re-file the Form A and form B for renewal of the application / license. It typically takes 30-40 for renewal of the license. The government fee is same for renewal as for new license issue.
2. I have manufacturing units in multiple states. Will I be required to get a common license for the company or an individual license for each unit?
You will need a Central License for the registered office of your company and individual state licenses for each manufacturing unit in particular states.
3. I import food items for sale in India. Do I need a license from FSSAI?
Yes, you will be required to obtain a central license from the address contained in Import Export Code. For import export FSSAI central license is mandatory.
4. Is it mandatory for 100% export units to get FSSAI licensing?
Yes, FSSAI license is mandatory for both export and import of food products. You will need to apply for FSSAI Central License for your export unit.
5. We manufacture only food additives. Do I need a license from FSSAI too?
Yes, FSSAI license for food activities of any kind including manufacturing, trading, distribution and transportation. Therefore, you shall need a license from FSSAI too.
6. Will license be required for a catering establishment that comes under the Central Government?
Yes, all catering establishments, even those under central Government such as Railways, Airport, Seaport, and Defense etc. will have to get a license from FSSAI. In most cases, such establishments need to get FSSAI central license.
7. What will be the license formality if warehouses are in more than one place but within the same locality (same municipality and same city)?
Even if the warehouses are located in the same city but different location then a separate license for each location is required. However, if multiple warehouses are on the same campus, a single license is applicable with campus address.
8. How to do FSSAI license renewal?
Legalraasta acts as FSSAI license provider as well as FSSAI license consultant. In case you want to renew FSSAI license you can refer the following link
https://www.fssaifoodlicense.com/renew-fssai-food-license/
9. How to get a license for restaurant?
The process for getting restaurant license or catering license is similar to the other licenses.Sit back and let legalraasta makes your work easy by getting fssai restaurant license for you;All you need to do is fill food license form online and send doucuments. Within 20-40 working days we will mail you the fssai license status/food license status and there you go, you will get your food and safety license without taking much pain.

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