FSSAI License | FSSAI Registration

How to apply FSSAI/ Food License ?

  Complete a Simple Form        Send your Documents          Documents Submission          FSSAI license Issued

 

FSSAI License| FSSAI Registration| FSSAI/ Food Certificate

We are Food License Consultants. We are Providing FSSAI/Food License Registration in all India

What is FSSAI/ Food License

FSSAI Stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. The FSSAI Act, has been established in 2006. From 2006, all food related activities comes under FSSAI. FSSAI license is mandatory for all existing food business or any business who want to start food related activity. All the food manufacturers, suppliers, restaurants, wholesaler, retailers, distributor and any other business engaged in food related activity must acquire FSSAI License Registration. Also the business has to follow FSSAI Guidelines, Rules and regulations. fssai/food license ensures food safety to ensure the health and family welfare of common people.

 

FSSAI Full form

FSSAI full form is basically Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

 

Food License Certificate

Food license Certificate :- Food license Certificate is the 14 digit (Registration/License)  number which is grant by the Food Department. These number is must be printed on your food packaging, for Registration it not mandatory to print registration number in their product Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Under the Ministry of health & family welfare established food safety and standards authority of India  or Food License Certificate. Which is a consolidating statute related to regulation and food safety in India according to Act 2006.

 

Type of Food /Fssai License

Basic License:- This is required for the small business or startups which have annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. Basic Food License Registration can upgraded to the state license as your sales graph increases. The maximum validity of this license is 5 years and the minimum is 1 year.

State License:- State Food License Registration is a applicable to the mid-sized companies which have annual turnover between Rs.12-20 crores. The maximum validity of this license is 5 years and the minimum is 1 year.

Central License:- Central Food License Registration is a applicable typically on the large business with the annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. It is also required in cases where you need to the supply at government offices or import and export food products. The maximum validity of this license is 5 years and the minimum is 1 year.

 

How to apply FSSAI/ Food License ?

  • Complete a Simple Form:-You need to fill our FSSAI application form & provide details about your food business.
  • Send your Documents:-You need to email us the required documents and we will create your FSSAI Form A & Form B.
  • Documents Submission:-Your FSSAI License applications along with other declarations filed to the local FBO by our CA/ CS.
  • FSSAI license Issued :- We will be mail you the license which will act the food license online after regular follows ups with food department.

 

Benefits of Obtaining Required FSSAI License Registration 

FSSAI/Food License is required for all type of food related business. Even if you are thinking to starting a food related business by way of manufacturing or food processing or distributor then it’s required from starting irrespective of the turnover.
Its helps you in following way –

  • Increase your customer confidence and trust in terms of safety
  • ​Helps in removal multiple legal regulations.
  • Helps in promote innovative products.

 

Pricing of Food License

Type of Food License Pricing of Food License Govt. Fees Validity
Basic Food License Rs.2,799/-Only* + Rs. 300/- Per Year
Rs. 100 Per Year 1 -5 Years
State Food License Rs.10,500/-Only* + Rs. 6,000/- Per Year Rs.2000,3000,5000 1 – 5 Years
Central Food License Rs. 15,000/- Only* + Rs. 9,000/- Per Year Rs. 7500 1 – 5 Years

 

Document Required for Food/ Fssai License Registration

Central License

  • KYC
  • Business Address Details
  • Blue Print If you are manufacture
  • Certificate of such company and nature of business
  • FSMS
  • Declaration
  • Email id and Contact number
  • Trade name and Nature of business
  • Nominee Details

State License

  • KYC
  • Business Address Details
  • Blue Print If you are manufacture
  • Certificate of such company and nature of business
  • FSMS
  • Declaration
  • Email id and Contact number
  • Trade name and Nature of business
  • Nominee Details

Basic License

  • KYC
  • Business Address Details
  • Photo
  • Declearation Form
  • FSMS
  • Email id and Contact number
  • Trade name and Nature of business
  • Nominee Details

 

ELIGIBILITY for Basic FSSAI/ Food License

                          Manufacture                          Categories
Dairy units which include milk chilling units equipped to the process and handle.  Upto 500 LPD of milk OR upto 2.5 MT of milk solids per annum
Vegetable oil processing units and units that the produce vegetable oil by process of solvent extraction and refineries that includes oil expeller unit. Turnover up to  Rs. 12 lakhs/ annum

 

Slaughtering units. Large Animals up to 2

Small Animals up to 10

Poultry Birds 50 Per Day

Meat processing units. Turnover up to  Rs. 12 lakhs/ annum

 

Food processing units that include re-packers and re-labellers. Turnover not exceeding Rs 12L and whose production capacity of food does not exceed 100kg/ltr per day

 

ELIGIBILITY for State FSSAI/Food License Registration

                      Manufacture                    Categories
Dairy units which include milk chilling units equipped to the process and handle.  501 to 50,000 LPD of milk/ more than 2.5 MT to 2500 MT of the milk Solids per annum
Vegetable oil processing units and units that the produce vegetable oil by process of solvent extraction and refineries that includes oil expeller unit. Up to 2 MT/Day and Turnover above  Rs. 12 lakhs

 

Slaughtering units. Large Animal(more than 2 upto 50)

Small Animal(more than 10 upto 150)

Poultry Birds (more than 50 upto 1000/Day)

Meat processing units. Up to 500 kg meat per Day or 150 MT per annum
Food processing units that include re-packers and re-labellers. More than 100 kg/ltr to 2MT/Day. All Grains, cereals and Pulses milling units

 

ELIGIBILITY for Central FSSAI/ Food License

                  Manufacture                    Categories
Dairy units which include milk chilling units equipped to the process and handle.  More than 50,000 ltr of liquid milk/ day or 2500 MT of the Milk solid per annum
Vegetable oil processing units and units that the produce vegetable oil by process of solvent extraction and refineries that includes oil expeller unit. More than 2MT per Day
Slaughtering units. Large Animal(more than 50) per day

Small Animal(150 or more)

Poultry Birds (1000 or more per day)

Meat processing units. More than 500 kg of meat per day or 150 MT per annum
Food processing units that include re-packers and re-labellers. More than 2 MT /day except grains, cereals and pulses milling units
Proprietary Foods All
100% Export Oriented Units All

 

What We do :

FOOD-LICENSE.COM is a consulting firm. We are working in the area of FSSAI Consultancy since 12 years.

 

Penalty for Non-Compliance

 

Sl.No Type of Offence(s) Fine
1 Penalty for selling food not of the nature or substance or quality demanded  2 Lakh

Petty manufacturer – 25,000/-

2 Penalty for sub-standard food 5 Lakh
3 Penalty for misbranded food 3 Lakh
4 Penalty for misleading advertisement 10 Lakh
5 Penalty for food containing extraneous matter 1 Lakh
6 Penalty for failure to comply with the directions of Food Safety Officer 2 Lakh
7 Penalty for unhygienic or unsanitary processing or manufacturing of food 1 Lakh
8 Penalty for contraventions for which no specific penalty is provided  2 lakh

 

Advantages of FSSAI/ Food License

Consumer awareness

In this age of information & technology, consumers are becoming more aware about food quality, hygiene and standard. Before purchasing any food from outside, consumers prefer to have food which has FSSAI/Food license Certificate Registration compliant which made them more assured in aspect of the food quality, and contamination. In addition to this, this gives the consumer a valid proof to complain if there is anything wrong with the food that is sold to him. So with the fear of legal actions there is less chance of the food quality being poor among the sellers having Food Safety license or FSSAI License Registration. Thus having a Food License Certificate gives you a clear advantage to increase the consumer base at faster rate.

Legal Advantage

Most of the businesses find that getting a food license Certificate is time consuming and expensive and an inconvenient process of documentation, thus they try to avoid getting license. But, in reality, the process is not so cumbersome and there are lots of consultancies that can help you in getting the license with ease. The actual cost which is required in order to achieve license is less than what you will have to pay for it as penalties if you are caught. It is thus advisable for any businessman to first get the license before you can even officially open your business.

Using the FSSAI Logo

Once you have the license, you can skillfully use FSSAI logo in your menu cards and also in the pamphlets in order publicize your food’s superior quality over others. This, however, gives you an edge over to the many food operators who don’t have a FSSAI All packaged FSSAI are thus required to have an FSSAI number. The logo is seen as a mark of validity and also for assurance for consumers. In fact, the selective customers want to consumes food products specifically who are having license. It helps you in developing a brand name.

Business Expansion

Any new business is started desires to expand its business activities to new places and a customer base or explore a new market. But starting a business at a new location, the customer should feel safe to purchase the new product. If you possess a valid FSSAI it becomes much easier to expand business at new areas or open a new outlet. In addition to this, it will make it easier to getting a loan or any funding requires in expanding the business as it gives a sense of assurance to the person or bank who gives loan.

Food License Application Form

There are two type of FSSAI/Food License Application From

Application Form A

Form A For basic FSSAI Registration :- Form A is  the FSSAI Registration form  filled by Food Business Operator or FBO while applying for FSSAI License In India.  FORM A is the basic form which the comprises of a FBO Business Activities.

Application Form B

Form B is the FSSAI License form filled by FBO while applying for the FSSAI state License.

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