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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.

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.

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.





Steps for FSSAI Registration


For Basic Registration from FSSAI


  1. Step 1:

    This registration can be obtained by applying to the food and Safety Department.


  2. Step 2:

    The application shall be submitted in Form A.


  3. Step 3:

    If the application is accepted or rejected it shall be intimated by the Department within seven days from the date of submission of the application and should be intimated in writing.


  4. Step 4:

    The registration certificate granted by the Department after accepting the application shall contain the registration number and the photo of the applicant.


  5. Step 5:

    At the time of carrying on the food business, the Food Business Operator should prominently display the certificate of registration at the place of business.

For an FSSAI License


  1. Step 1:

    To obtain an FSSAI License, the Food Business Operator shall make an application to the Licensing Authority via the FSSAI online registration process.


  2. Step 2:

    This application is made in food license application Form B.


  3. Step 3:

    The application should be annexed with self-declaration, affidavit, and Annexure as applicable.


  4. Step 4:

    This license is granted for a period of 1 to 5 years as the time limit requested by the food business operator.


  5. Step 5:

    Higher the period for which license is obtained the higher would be the application fees.


  6. Step 5:

    The license can be renewed by making an application.



Statutory Fees

  1. Fees for FSSAI Basic Registration -Rs. 100 p.a.

  2. Fees for FSSAI state license- 2000 to 5000 P.A (State-wise variation exists. For actual fees, you can make inquiry from FSSAI License consultant)

  3. The Fees for FSSAI Central License is Rs. 7500/- p.a.
Penalty for Non-Compliance

Particulars

Penalty

Penalty for sub-standard food.

Up to 5 lakh INR

Penalty for misbranded food

Up to 3 lakh INR

Penalty for misleading advertisement

10 lakh

Penalty for Food containing extraneous matter

1 lakh

Food quality not in compliance with act

2 Lakh

Petty manufacturer – 25,000

Penalty for failure to comply with the directions of Food Safety Officer

2 lakh INR

Penalty for unhygienic or unsanitary processing or manufacturing of food

1 lakh INR


Advantages/Privileges

  1. Consumer Awareness:

    In the age of information consumers are well aware of everything. They check the quality of the products. This license helps you to make brand value and gain consumer’s trust.


  2. Legal Advantages:

    It is much better to start a little late instead of doing cheating. Cheating can spoil your reputation in the market. So, try to open the window of your business when you are legally ready.


  3. Easy to Spread:

    After starting a business and running it for a long time, A time comes when we look for spreading it over. Your FSSAI license helps you in doing such things easily.



Frequently Asked Questions


FSSAI is an abbreviation used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. FSSAI license or Food License is mandatory compliance before starting any food business. All the manufacturers, traders, repackers, as well as, restaurants also known as Food Business Operators (FBOs ) who are involved in food business must obtain food safety license.

There are three types of FSSAI Food license: FSSAI Basic registration, FSSAI State License, FSSAI Central License. The eligibility for a particular type of FSSAI license depends upon the Annual turnover of the Food Business

FSSAI Basic Registration: For Food Businesses with an Annual turnover of up to ₹12 lakh
FSSAI State License: Food Businesses with an annual turnover between ₹ 12lakh to ₹ 20 crores
FSSAI Central License: FBOs with an annual turnover in excess of ₹ 20 crores
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If you are importing food products in India,you need to apply for IEC (Import export code) and thereafter, Apply for FSSAI Central license online before the start of import. You can ask our team to apply for Export and Import license, we will get it done in 3 to 7 days.

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

For Export of food products outside India, you need FSSAI Central license. FSSAI Central license can be obtained within 10-20 working days.

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

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

The registration certificate is not being valid for Caterers. They at least required having FSSAI State License irrespective of its turnover.

The separate FSSAI license or FSSAI Registration is required to be obtainedfor each location basis on their annual turnover & Business activity.

if you are looking for FSSAI License or registration for nutraceuticals then need to take comply with the section 22 of the FSSAI Act. 2006.

All type of sale of sealed water comes under FSSAI act. Even if you are selling or packaging the water bottled, You need to apply for FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration depending on the turnover and other factor.

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

The consumer should file complain to the Food Safety Commissioner of the State. You can reach respective FSSAI office and contact details can be obtained from FSSAI Website.

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

The consumer should file complain to the Food Safety Commissioner of the State. You can reach respective FSSAI office and contact details can be obtained from FSSAI Website.

Yes. In case you supplying or selling food product at central government offices like Army canteen, Airport, Railway etc. then you need to apply for Central FSSAI license irrespective of the turnover of the business.

FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration Is valid from one year to 5 years.

Yes. You need to print FSSAI License number on product you sell or distribute or store.

FBO is required to submit yearly return to FSSAI Department by 31st May of following financial Year. The return requires filling the details in form D-1 about the business activities such as manufactured quantity or Export or Import Value