FSSAI Basic Registration: Required Documents and Procedure

Last Updated at: January 07, 2020
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FSSAI Basic Registration: Documents required and Procedure

We believe most of you know that there is a registered autonomous body that keeps your health and safety at the foremost. It is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health & Welfare, Govt. of India. Yes, we are talking about Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) that has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. Here, we will tell you how you can register your firm with FSSAI.

The FSSAI has its own eligibility criteria and benefits, which will be useful for all the Food Business Operators (FBOs).

What is the FSSAI Registration?

FSSAI Registration is for food businesses. FSSAI Basic Registration can be availed online by filing the FSSAI registration form. There is an online system called Food Licensing and Registration system (FLRS), which is launched by FSSAI. Therefore, this link helps to apply for the Registration/License certificate. FLRS also helps in tracking your applications during the process. Nearly, 35 States/UTs have been issuing License / Registration certificate online.

Who can apply?

The FSSAI license registration can be filed by the person who manufactures or sells food products either individually or through a retailer, hawker, itinerant vendor or a temporary stall owner. Furthermore, FSSAI license is also meant for the ones who plan to distribute food regularly, publicly, for instance, at religious or social gatherings. In addition to that, the people who run a small scale food industry with a turnover of less than Rs.12 lakhs/annum can apply.

Required Documents for FSSAI Basic Registration:

  • Photo identity of Food Business Operator
  • Document for Identity Proof like Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Senior Citizen Card, Department Issued ID
  • List of products planned
  • Form – B (completed and signed)
  • Partnership Deed / Certificate of Incorporation / Articles of Association / Memorandum of Association
  • Proof of premises like rental agreement, etc.
  • Food safety management system plan
  • Supporting Documents (if any) like NOC by Municipality/Panchayat, Health NOC

Procedure:

The FSSAI registration procedure and process are mentioned below.

  • The FSSAI basic registration is for every petty food business operator. And so, they can register themselves with the Registering Authority (RA) by submitting an application for the registration purpose along with a fee of Rs.100/-
  • Application in form-A has to be filed with a fee of Rs.100/-
  • Get a unique application reference number.
  • After the above process, the RA may accept or reject the registration. Thus, the reasons have to be recorded in writing within seven days of receipt of the application which has been registered by the food business operator.
  • If the proposal is granted, the food business operator may start the business.
  • If necessary, the RA may issue a notice for inspection.
  • The inspection will be ordered within seven days.
  • If the process of inspection is granted, then the inspection will be done within 30 days.
  • If the process is completed successfully, the registration can be taken forward, and the FBO may commence the operations.

    Talk to our legal experts now

Eligibility for applying for an FSSAI registration:

Items / Dealers

Capacity

Food capacity (Milk & milk products, meat &
meat products are not allowed)

Less than 100 kg/ltr per day

Milk

500 litres per day

Milk solids

2.5 Metric Ton (MT) per annum

Vegetable oil or the process

Turnover of up to 100 kg or ltr per day.

Meat processing production

More than 100 kgs per day or 30 MT per day.

Slaughtering capacity

Less than 2 large animals or 10 small animals or 50
poultry birds per day

Food units other than the above mentioned

100 ltr/Kg per day

Cold storage

Turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs per annum

Wholesalers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Retailers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Distributors

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Suppliers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Dhaba owners

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Clubs/Canteen

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Hotels/Restaurant

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Transporters

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

 

Vakilsearch helps you in getting your FSSAI Registration and License legally and with ease. Talk to us and get the best advice and service.

To know more about FSSAI Registration: Click here 

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FSSAI Basic Registration: Required Documents and Procedure

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We believe most of you know that there is a registered autonomous body that keeps your health and safety at the foremost. It is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health & Welfare, Govt. of India. Yes, we are talking about Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) that has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. Here, we will tell you how you can register your firm with FSSAI.

The FSSAI has its own eligibility criteria and benefits, which will be useful for all the Food Business Operators (FBOs).

What is the FSSAI Registration?

FSSAI Registration is for food businesses. FSSAI Basic Registration can be availed online by filing the FSSAI registration form. There is an online system called Food Licensing and Registration system (FLRS), which is launched by FSSAI. Therefore, this link helps to apply for the Registration/License certificate. FLRS also helps in tracking your applications during the process. Nearly, 35 States/UTs have been issuing License / Registration certificate online.

Who can apply?

The FSSAI license registration can be filed by the person who manufactures or sells food products either individually or through a retailer, hawker, itinerant vendor or a temporary stall owner. Furthermore, FSSAI license is also meant for the ones who plan to distribute food regularly, publicly, for instance, at religious or social gatherings. In addition to that, the people who run a small scale food industry with a turnover of less than Rs.12 lakhs/annum can apply.

Required Documents for FSSAI Basic Registration:

  • Photo identity of Food Business Operator
  • Document for Identity Proof like Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Senior Citizen Card, Department Issued ID
  • List of products planned
  • Form – B (completed and signed)
  • Partnership Deed / Certificate of Incorporation / Articles of Association / Memorandum of Association
  • Proof of premises like rental agreement, etc.
  • Food safety management system plan
  • Supporting Documents (if any) like NOC by Municipality/Panchayat, Health NOC

Procedure:

The FSSAI registration procedure and process are mentioned below.

  • The FSSAI basic registration is for every petty food business operator. And so, they can register themselves with the Registering Authority (RA) by submitting an application for the registration purpose along with a fee of Rs.100/-
  • Application in form-A has to be filed with a fee of Rs.100/-
  • Get a unique application reference number.
  • After the above process, the RA may accept or reject the registration. Thus, the reasons have to be recorded in writing within seven days of receipt of the application which has been registered by the food business operator.
  • If the proposal is granted, the food business operator may start the business.
  • If necessary, the RA may issue a notice for inspection.
  • The inspection will be ordered within seven days.
  • If the process of inspection is granted, then the inspection will be done within 30 days.
  • If the process is completed successfully, the registration can be taken forward, and the FBO may commence the operations.

    Talk to our legal experts now

Eligibility for applying for an FSSAI registration:

Items / Dealers

Capacity

Food capacity (Milk & milk products, meat &
meat products are not allowed)

Less than 100 kg/ltr per day

Milk

500 litres per day

Milk solids

2.5 Metric Ton (MT) per annum

Vegetable oil or the process

Turnover of up to 100 kg or ltr per day.

Meat processing production

More than 100 kgs per day or 30 MT per day.

Slaughtering capacity

Less than 2 large animals or 10 small animals or 50
poultry birds per day

Food units other than the above mentioned

100 ltr/Kg per day

Cold storage

Turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs per annum

Wholesalers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Retailers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Distributors

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Suppliers

Yearly turnover of up to Rs.12 lakhs

Dhaba owners

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Clubs/Canteen

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Hotels/Restaurant

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

Transporters

Rs.12 lakhs turnover per annum

 

Vakilsearch helps you in getting your FSSAI Registration and License legally and with ease. Talk to us and get the best advice and service.

To know more about FSSAI Registration: Click here 

You should also read:

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