Find out how to register for an FSSAI License. Get to know the different types of registrations and their procedures.
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FSSAI is a short abbreviation used for the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. For any business that deals with food and food products, an FSSAI registration is mandatory by law. Of course you will need other Licenses as well, but for food process and distributing food products, you need to have an FSSAI License.
The reason of introducing a FSSAI registration process was to keep a check on the quality and standards of food in India and to reduce adulteration.
According to FSSAI rules, any person who is in the food business has to have an FSSAI License. In fact, any business that is into the procurement (import), manufacture, processing, packaging, storage and distribution of food items needs to have an FSSAI registration.
Once you register online, you will be given a 14 digit registration or License number that needs to be displayed n all food products.
This is required for small businesses that have an annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. Basic registration can be upgraded to state license later as you grow your business.
Mid-sized companies that have an annual turnover of less than 20 crores need to apply for an FSSAI State License.
Large businesses that have an annual turnover of Rs.20 crore and above must apply for an FSSAI Central License. Another scenario when an FSSAI Central License is required is when you need to supply food products to government offices or when you have to import and export food.
Fill in the FSSAI application form on our website. We will need details about your business to determine what category it falls under.
You will need to send us the documents necessary for the license by email. We will check these documents to make sure the process goes smoothly.
Once the documents have been checked thoroughly, we shall create an FSSAI Form A and Form B for your application of the license.
Our CS/CA will then file your FSSAI license application and required details to the local FBO. There will be regular follow ups with the food department at this stage.
Once your license is ready, we will mail it to you.
To apply for an FSSAI License online we will need the following document from you.
Your 14 digit license number has to have information about your registration details and should include the manufacturing state.
You have to display the FSSAI logo and his license number on labels of all food packages.
In the case of imported food products, you have to show the FSSAI logo and the 14 digit number along with the name and address of the manufacturer. If you don’t have the details printed on food tags, customs will not clear the food product.
We've tied-up with some of the best vendors in major cities of the country to get you your Importer-Exporter Code. We've completed 500+ registrations in the past 12 months.
We make your interaction with government as smooth as is possible by doing all the paperwork for you. We will also give you absolute clarity on the process to set realistic expectations.
Our team of experienced business advisors are a phone call away, should you have any queries about the process. But we'll try to ensure that your doubts are cleared before they even arise.