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Updated on 22-Nov-2019 07:20 AM GMT | 4 min read
FSSAI Food License
FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Applying FSSAI license is mandatory before starting any food business. All the Restaurants, traders and manufacturers involved in food business must obtain a 14 digit license or registration number and it needs to be printed on food packages.
This innovative step is taken by government by starting a food licensing & registration system to make sure that every product should undergo certain quality checks to make reduction in the cases of adulteration, substandard products and to improve the accountability of manufacturers.
Types of FSSAI License
Businesses involved in food activities needed to apply for different types of food licenses based on turnover, business scale and type of activity. The criteria for FSSAI license (either central or state) is given below –
The FSSAI basic registration is applicable on the startups or small businesses which are having annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. This kind of registration can be easily upgraded to state license as your sales graph increases.
The FSSAI state license is applicable on medium sized businesses which are having annual turnover between 12-20 Crore rupees.
The FSSAI central license is applicable on large businesses having annual turnover of more than Rs.20 crore. This license is also needed where you need to import/export food products or supply at the government offices.
What Is Included In Our Package?
Documents Required for FSSAI Registration
Form of declaration
Aadhaar card or Voter identity card copy of proprietor/partners/director
Copy of Rent Agreement (If property is rented)
Copy of Property paper (If property is owned)
Water/Electricity bill of the business place
Food safety mgmt. system plan or certificate
Form IX: Nomination of individuals by a company along with the board resolution.
Additional Documents Required for FSSAI Registration
List of machinery & equipment
Blueprint plan of the processing unit
List of food category desired to be manufactured
Water Pesticide residues report
Procedure for getting FSSAI license
To get FSSAI license, you have to submit a small query form to finacbooks. The entire process takes around 40-60 days to finish.