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
We file the FSSAI application on your behalf
You procure the FSSAI License and enjoy legal benefits, goodwill and create consumer awareness.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body constituted under the Government of India's Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The FSSAI was established in compliance with the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which is a consolidating food safety and regulation law in India.
The Food License or FSSAI (Food Safety Standards Act Of India) created under the FSSAI Act 2009 is a mandatory requirement for Food Business Operators to have. The company is no longer legal in the event the Food Business doesn't get it, and continues to operate.
FSSAI Registration in Sikkim is an important strategy by the Sikkim government which fulfills all the requirements for starting a food business, which is required for food processing, food factories, and other food businesses. FSSAI in Sikkim stands for the Sikkim Food Health and Standards Authority.
FSSAI Registration in Sikkim is simply a 14-digit registration number which will be printed later on food items and food packages. The Sikkim government ensures that the food is maintained by quality controls, which in effect decreases the chances of adulteration, and further builds trust in millions of customers.
Application for a new FSSAI license to the FSSA Authority includes online registration on the FSSA website and preparation of document files according to the licensing criteria, as per the Central / State licensing / registration requirements.
FSSAI, however, provides three different types of food licenses, they are:
However, the three licenses vary based on the scale of activity the food business performs. The following are specific details about the three licenses for the food.
For all those people who start a new business in this industry and those who have 12 lakhs turnover, FSSAI basic registration is required. If the sale is increased, FSSAI registration can be transferred to state registration.
This license extends to mid-sized companies that have an annual turnover of between Rs.12 lakhs-20 crores. And if the operator operates in two states or more they may also apply for a central license.
This license is usually applicable to large companies with an annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. In cases where you need to supply food to government offices or import/export goods, a Central License is also required.
The applicants below are eligible for an FSSAI license in Sikkim.
|Each food processing unit including re-packers and re-labelers||(more than 100 kg / ltr daily to 2 MT daily).|
|Vegetable oil processing sectors and vegetable oil production units through solvent extraction processes and refineries including oil expeller units||(up to 2 MT for a day and turnover of above 12 lakhs per year).|
|Dairy units like chilling milk units designed for handling or processing||(501 liters to 50,000 liters of milk per day or more than 2.5 MT to 2500 MT of milk solids per annum).|
|Slaughter||1) Big animals - a scale of above 2 and up to 50 per day. 2) Small animals - Above 10 and up to 150 per day. 3) Poultry - Above 50 and up to 1000 birds of poultry per day)|
|Meat processing sector||(over 5000 m of meat per day or over 150 MT per year).|
|Wholesaler||(Turnover up to 30 Million)|
|Retailer||(Turnover up to 20 Crore)|
|Supplier||(Turnover up to 20 Crore)|
|Distributor||(Turnover up to 20 Crore)|
|Each food processing unit including re-packers and re-labelers packers||(Above 2 MT per day).|
|Vegetable oil processing sectors and vegetable oil production units through solvent extraction processes and refineries including oil expeller units||(More than 2 MT per day).|
|Dairy units like chilling milk units designed for handling or processing||(Above 50,000 liters of milk for a day or more than 2500 MT of milk solids per year).|
|Slaughtering||(Large animals above 50 per day, Small animals above 150 per day, Poultry birds above 1000 per day).|
|Meat processing sectors||(Above 5000m meat for a day or 150 MT per year)|
For other businesses:
|Wholesaler||(Turnover of above 30 Crore)|
|Retailer||(Turnover exceeding 20 Crore)|
|Supplier||(Turnover of more than 20 Crore)|
|Distributor||(Turnover of above 20 Crore)|
To apply for FSSAI registration or license in Sikkim, follow the steps mentioned below:
When is it the right time to renew a food license?
You must apply within 30 days before the validity of the FSSAI License expires.
Who will provide food licenses to the FBO operating within an airport or seaport premises?
For business premises in airports or ports, the food license is provided from time to time by APHO (Airport Health Organisation) / PHO (Port Health Organisation) as informed by the Food authority through the online FLRS system.
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