FSSAI Registration

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What is FSSAI License ?

FSSAI Stands for “Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. FSSAI is an Independent organization under the Ministry of Health. FSSAI Registration is mandatory for every individuals or entity that is eligible for an FSSAI food safety Registration or License.

Importance of FSSAI License Registration ?

Maintaining the food quality levels in order to ensure safety and providing satisfaction to every consumer is the aim of every Food Business Operator. Food safety and standards authority of India (FSSAI Registration) plays an important role in formulating the controlling procedures.

FSSAI License Registration Procedure ?

There are 4 steps including fssai license registration procedure that are following

  1. Selection of kind of business
  2. Selection of food category
  3. Selection of type of license
  4. Documentation
  5. Issue of certificate

FSSAI License Registration Documentations ?

Common documents required for obtaining FSSAI registration

  • FSSAI declaration
  • Photo Identity of FBO
  • Proof of possession of premises (eg. Rental Agreement)
  • Partnership Deed / Certificate of Incorporation / Articles of Association etc.
  • List of food products to be dealt with
  • Food safety management system plan

Type of FSSAI License Registration ?

Basic registration: It includes business having turnover up to 12 lakh in a year
State license: business having turnover between 12 lakh to 20 cr in a year comes under state license
Central license: business having turnover above 20 cr comes under central license, any business doing export and import also come under central license

How to Renew FSSAI License ?

To continue the business it is required to be renewed before the expiry of the FSSAI License validity. If your food license expiry is keeping close stay attentive and remember you have to apply 30 days prior to the FSSAI License or registration Expiry date.

How to Get FSSAI License for Online Food Selling Business ?

FSSAI has extended its scope to include the applications of e-commerce food services. This category includes delivery services such as Uber Eats, Swiggy and Zomato and online grocery stores such as amazon, Big Basket, Flipkart etc. Of late, the food e-commerce sector has grown tremendously. As these platforms operate widely, it is important for these services to ensure compliance with FSSAI.