FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Before beginning any kind of business of food, the FSSAI license is essential. Restaurants, traders and all the manufacturers which are engaged in the business of food require a license code or 14-digit number of registration. This number needs to be printed on the packets of the food.
The food licensing and registration system of the Indian government makes sure that various kinds of products of food must be gone through stringent quality checks for decreasing the cases of adulteration, substandard products, and enhance responsibility of the manufacturers by issuing them license of the food service.
Following documents are needed to get the license of FSSAI.
Letter of Authority
Form of declaration
Rent Agreement Copy (If property is rented)
Property paper copy (If property is owned by you)
Water / Electricity bill
Certificate or plan of the Food Safety Management System
Resolution of the board along with the company nominated persons
Copy of the Voter identity card / Aadhar card of the Director/Partners/Proprietor
Some extra documents are also required for the manufacturer to get the FSSAI license.
Water pesticide residues report
List of Machinery and Equipment
Layout plan/Blueprint of the unit of processing
Food category list you want to manufacture