There are 3 kinds of FSSAI Licenses – Basic, Central, and State. Every food business must register for an FSSAI License under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. Vakilsearch helps you register for an FSSAI License in 3 simple ways –
We collect and verify the documents like Form B, list of partners, processing unit plan, food category list, NOC
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You procure the FSSAI License and enjoy legal benefits, goodwill and create consumer awareness.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) established in August 2011 is the authority that provides food licenses to food businesses in India. It made a mandatory rule for food businesses to get a food license before they officially start their business. It was set up by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, as an independent organisation, making the FSSAI the only food corporation in India.
In Nagaland, with the increasing number of tourists every year, there is growing interest among many to begin their own food business. Business owners are looking to attract more customers with exceptional cuisines. The food business owners in Nagaland must get the food license from FSSAI Nagaland.
A food license is granted to a business in Nagaland by FSSAI under various regulations. It is indicated that every food business owner in Nagaland must apply to the designated officer requesting for a food license. The FSSAI grants the food license through either state or the central authority depending on the scale of business.
As mentioned earlier, depending on the scale of the business and its operation extent, the FSSAI licenses are of three kinds. They are as follows:
FSSAI provides the central license to businesses that operate in different states. Large scale businesses-like, manufacturers, importers, exporters, etc are mostly issued central licenses by FSSAI. The license is provided by the Central Government.
FSSAI provides the state license to businesses that operate within a state. A business must have an annual turnover of Rs.12 lakhs or more to avail of the state license from FSSAI. With the state license, the FBOs can expand their business to other areas within the state. The state license is provided by the State Government itself. Businesses like retailers, distributors, transporters, etc are mostly issued state licenses.
FSSAI provides the basic registration to FBOs with an annual turnover lesser than Rs.12 lakhs. It is also issued by the State Government. The FBOs like small manufacturers, SMEs, retailers, distributors, etc are given the basic registration by FSSAI.
The validity of these licenses varies from 1 to 5 years.
As we all know already, the food license must be acquired before starting a business. It is the foremost license an FBO needs before other business-related licenses.
The following steps are followed while registering for a food license in Nagaland.
This certificate can be displayed by the FBO at the business location during business hours.
The license must be renewed once its validity ends. To renew the license, the FBO must follow the below steps:
There is a penalty if the registration or the renewal of the license is delayed than the recommended time. FSSAI imposes two types of penalties on the FBO They are
A penalty fee is involved in both cases.
The following documents are required for food license registration:
How to check the FSSAI license number in Nagaland?
You can check the FSSAI license number using the official FSSAI website.
Does a business selling homemade food online on a small scale need a food license?
All food businesses must secure an FSSAI basic registration before initiating their operations.
What FSSAI license will I require to sell food online?
Depending on the scale of your business, you can either get a state license or a central license.
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