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Food license indicates that quality of your food is regulated, controlled and managed. FSSAI license provides assurance to the consumers and confirmation of good quality that the food is safe and edible. Thus, food license ultimately provides confidence to the consumers to buy your food product. Food license also provides you protection against the legal proceedings, penalty and fine for non-compliance of food license.
Any business in food category requires either food license or food registration. Even a small dhaba, or a tea stall or even a juice corner require food license or food registration for legal compliances of food safety standards.
  • Yes, food license or food registration is mandatory for each and every kind of food business be it small, medium or large.
If your business is found without a Fssai certificate, heavy penalties and fines up to Rs. 5 Lakh and imprisonment may be imposed on you if the food inspector visits your business premises.
A simple and general difference is that that Food Registration is meant for small and petty food businesses and Food License is meant for Medium and large Food businesses. The best and easy difference between Food Registration and Food License in terms of Turn Over- The Food Registration is required by the small food business operators whose Annual Turnover is less than 12 Lakh per annum and the Food license is required by Medium or large Food Business Operators whose annual Turnover is more than 12 Lakh Per annum.
  • The validity of Food License is 1 to 5 years depending upon the fee paid during the application for registration.

FAQs on Food License

Any person dealing in food business can apply for a food license. Any kind of business viz. Proprietorship Firms, Partnership Firms, Companies having operations of selling, serving, packaging, reselling and manufacturing food and beverages need to apply for FSSAI certificate.
The cost of FSSAI certificate varies between INR 2500 to INR 50000 depending upon the type and revenue of food business and category of Food License or Food Registration applied for including the Professional fees and Government fee.
You can register for FSSAI certificate on FOSCOS portal. However services of a food license Expert is recommended for fast and hassle free approval of your Food License or Food Registration.

You simply need to login to the FOSCOS portal for online Fssai license. However contacting a Food license Expert will save your time and money.

A simple and general difference is that that Food Registration is meant for small and petty food businesses and Food License is meant for Medium and large Food businesses. The best and easy difference between Food Registration and Food License in terms of Turn Over- The Food Registration is required by the small food business operators whose Annual Turnover is less than 12 Lakh per annum and the Food license is required by Medium or large Food Business Operators whose annual Turnover is more than 12 Lakh Per annum.
Yes, business of homemade food require Fssai Licence. Any business in food category requires either food license or food registration. Even a small dhaba, or a tea stall or even a juice corner require food license or food registration for legal compliances of food safety standards.
Yes, Certificates of Food License and Food Registrations are issues by the Government authority.
Fssai registration may take a time of 7-30 days for the approval of the application and issue of FSSAI certificate.
Yes, food license or food registration is mandatory for each and every kind of food business be it small, medium or large.
There are three types of Food licenses. First is food license for small and petty food business operators whose annual turn over is less than 12 lakh per annum. The second is State food license which is issued for medium sized food business operators whose annual turn over falls between 12 lakh to 20 crores and the third category is central food license issued to large food business operators whose annual turnover is more than 20 crores and having their operations in more than one state.
Fssai license is issued by the FOOD SAFETY STANDARD AUTHORITY OF INDIA.
Following documents required for Food license depending upon the structure and category of the food business-
  • PAN card of the Organization
  • Certificate of Incorporation / Partnership deed of the Organization
  • MOA and AOA
  • GST Certificate of the Organization
  • Cancelled Cheque of the Organization
  • ID and Address proof of the partners / directors
  • Address Proof of Authorized Signatory
  • Photograph of Authorized Signatory
  • Address Proof of Registered office
  • Electricity bill / utility bill
  • Rent agreement if applicable
  • NOC of the Landlord if applicable
  • Declaration / affidavit
  • Site plan if applicable
  • Key plan if applicable
  • Water testing report if applicable
  • Electricity consumption in KW
Generally the basic food license in the form of Food Registration is required for Kirana Store.

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