FSSAI License is mandatory for any type of food business in India, one has to obtain Food License or FSSAI License well on time from FSSAI Dept.
A person involved in food business known as food business operator. Before starting a food business in India every eligible operator has to obtain food license before starting their business. FSSAI license is mandatory for all type of food business like manufacturers, importers, Exporters, Traders, Retailers, Warehouse, Cold storage, E-commerce player, Transporter, hotels, and restaurants or any other type of business directly or indirectly evolved in the food business.
Food license application is required to be filed for the purpose of obtaining food license to the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has been constituted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for the purpose of implementing FSS Act. FSSAI Registration / FSSAI license has been made mandatory in relation to food business activities. The main responsibility of FSSAI department is to make sure that all the food-related laws are being followed by the food business operators. Under this common procedure has been defined for obtaining food license. Food business operator can apply for the FSSAI license according to their food business type and turnover.
On call discussion about License need.
One year Government fees.
Follow-ups with FSSAI Dept.
FSSAI License / Reg. No.
FSSAI License works for the set standards for food quality. It is an initiative taken by the government to ensure the good quality food to avoid the problems related to adulteration & inferior qualities of food.
It is required to obtain for those businesses whose turnover is below 12 Lakhs Annually.
It is required to obtain for those businesses whose turnover is more than 12 lakhs but below 20 Crores annually.
It is required for those businesses whose turnover is more than 20 crores annually.
It is required for all those enterprises which are involved in manufacturing, import process, processing, packaging, storage and distribution of food items to obtain food license. After registration business will be provided with 14 digit registration number.
An application form (Form B) mentioned in Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses), Regulations 2011 is required to be filed.
An application Id number is issued after receiving the complete application including additional information from the authority. This ID number is used for future correspondence and for other references.
The license is issued within 60 days of the issue of such application ID number.
Licensing authority may direct an officer to inspect the premises at the place of business, after issuing the application ID number. Inspection is done according to the regulations prescribed.
An Inspection officer may issue a notice to take necessary steps on your premises to ensure general sanitary and hygienic conditions. After receiving the notice one need to take the required steps for any changes or alteration on premises and then intimate to authority within 30 days or specific time allowed for it.
Licensing authority may either grant a license or will reject the application within 30 days from the receipt of the inspection report. An opportunity of being heard is given to the party before rejecting an application.
Licensing authority issue the license in format C, Schedule 2 of the regulations. A copy of the license is required to be displayed in a prominent place of business premises.