Registration Procedure to obtain FSSAI License
- Consultation For Eligibility.
- Document Preparation.
- Complete the required documentation
- Application Drafting.
- Pay the Challan
- Submit all the documents in the designated office
- Application Filing.
- FSSAI License.
Basic License Rs 3,999/-
State License Rs 9,999/-
Central License Rs 16,999/-
Note: Rs 2000/- Extra fees for manufacturer
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been constituted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare with a stringent visualisation to implement FSS act on food business activities. FSSAI was formed to keep a single point of contact for all the food operators. The role & responsibility of FSSAI is to make sure that all food related laws are being followed by food business operators.
FSSAI has defined a common procedure for all food operators to apply for applicable food License. FSSAI license/registration has three categories. An FBO can identify the required license type basis on its business category & turnover.
FSSAI has 3 categories based on Annual turnover:
For Business with turnover below Rs. 12 Lac Annually.
2. State License
For Business with turnover between Rs. 12 Lac to Rs. 20 Cr annually. Or/additionally
On the basis of production capacity.
FSSAI Registration – 100kgs per day
FSSAI State License – 100kgs to 2 mt tons per day
FSSAI Central License – above 2 mt tons per day
FSSAI Application has to be applied online as well as physical submission of documents has to be submitted to the nearest FDA office from your area.
FSSAI Central License is a complete online procedure with no physical submission.
The below are the documents mentioned in FAQ’s on FSSAI License
FSSAI Registration – about 3-5 documents are required
FSSAI State/Central License – about 15-20 documents are required
There will be different license issued under FSSA as requirement of each product is different.
So in the same premises if license is being taken for processing of meat, milk & fruits & vegetables, there will be a separate license as these will be done in separate portions & businesses are not connected.
However, in case there is fruit & vegetable processing & godown/ store along with it, since these are connected activities, one license is applicable.
A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) is a network of interrelated elements that combine to ensure that food does not cause adverse human health effects.
These elements include programs, plans, policies, procedures, practices, processes, goals, objectives, methods, controls, roles, responsibilities, relationships, documents, records, and resources.
It is a mandatory document while applying for license.