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Fssai Registration & License

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.

YYes, 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.

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.

Yes, food license or food registration is mandatory for each and every kind of food business be it small, medium or large.

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
ID Proof of Authorized Signatory
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 / Drafting of affidavit and declaration
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.

Basic

₹ 4995
  • Filing of Application
  • Govt Fee
  • Affidavit
  • Declaration
  • NOC
  • Lay out Plan
  • Water Report
  • Food Recall plan
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Standard

₹ 14995
  • Filing of Application
  • Govt Fee
  • Affidavit
  • Declaration
  • NOC
  • Lay out Plan
  • Water Report
  • Food Recall plan
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Premium

₹ 49995
  • Filing of Application
  • Govt Fee
  • Affidavit
  • Declaration
  • NOC
  • Lay out Plan
  • Water Report
  • Food Recall plan
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