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FSSAI Food License 2019-01-09T05:39:03+00:00

FSSAI Food License

Online Application process. Just fill our FSSAI form.

Get any of 3 types of FSSAI registration

  • Basic Registration
  • State Registration
  • Central Registration

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FSSAI Registration

FSSAI is the short form used for used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. FSSAI license is necessary before you start any food business. All the traders, restaurants and manufacturers, e involved in the food business should obtain a 14-digit registration or a license number that needs to be printed on food packages.

This is an initiative taken by government’s food licensing & registration system to make sure that food products undergo regular quality checks, that reduces the chances of adulteration, substandard products and improve answerability of consumers by issuing food service license. FSSAI Online Registration can be done through Legalraasta(FSSAI license consultants). FSSAI online registration is accomplished through legalraasta for the basic and central level food registration. For the state, the Fssai registration can be done via offline mode.

Procedure For Online FSSAI Registration

Documents required to obtain FSSAI License

  • Declaration form
  • Letter of Authority.

  • Copy of Property paper (If owned )

  • Rent agreement copy (If the property is rented)

  • Certificate or Food Safety Management System plan

  • Electricity/ Water bill  of the Business Place

  • Copy of Voter identity card/ Aadhaar Card/ of Proprietor/ Director/Partner

  • Form IX: Designation of Persons by a Company apart from the Board Resolution

Additional documents for Manufacturer

  • layout plan or the blueprint of the processing unit

  • List of Equipment and Machinery

  • List of the category of food wanted to be manufactured

  • Pesticide residues report of water

Types of FSSAI License

Businesses that are involved in food activities need to apply for food license of various kinds based on turnover, the scale of business and the kind of activity. Such businesses should apply for any of the licenses (central or state) or simple registration. The criteria specified given in rules are as follows:

FSSAI Basic registration

This type of registration is needed for small business or startups that have annual turnover of less than Rs.12 lakhs. Basic registration can be renewed to state license as your sales grows up.

FSSAI State license

This license is suitable for mid-sized companies that have an annual turnover of Rs.12-20 crores.

FSSAI Central license

This license applies to large business that have an annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. It is also needed in certain cases where you need to supply the food at the government offices or import/export food products.

Guidelines on FSSAI License Number

  • FSSAI license number is the 14-digit number that gives information regarding the manufacturer’s license or mnau andfacturing state registration details that then will be called as FSSAI no.

  • The owner of the Brand must display the FSSAI logo along with the license number on the label of the food package.

  • In case of imported food products, the importer must also display FSSAI logo and license number apart from the name and address of importer on a sticker that needs to be affixed before customs clearance.

Frequently Asked Questions

FSSAI license can be easily renewed 30 days prior to the expiry of the original license. You need to give your current license number to the concerned team. We will  then re-file the Form A and form B to renew the application/license. It normally takes around 30-40 for renewing the license. The government fee is similar for renewal as for new license issue.

You are required get a Central License for the registered office of your company and individual state licenses for every manufacturing unit in the given states.

Yes, you need to get a central license from the address contained in the Import Export Code. For import export FSSAI central license is necessary.

Yes, FSSAI license is a prerequisite for both export and import of food products. You must apply for FSSAI Central License for your export unit.

Yes, obtaining FSSAI license is important for food activities of any type that include trading, distribution, manufacturing, and transportation. Hence, you must obtain license from FSSAI too.

Yes, every catering establishment, even the ones coming under central Government like Seaport, Railways, Airport, and Defense etc. also need to get a license from FSSAI. In most such cases, these establishments need to get FSSAI central license.

Even if the warehouses are situated in the same city having a different location then a separate license for each location is needed. However, if there are various warehouses are on the same campus, a single license can be applicable with the same campus address.

For FSSAI license Indus acts as a license provider and also a FSSAI license consultant. In case you also need to renew FSSAI license you can refer the following link

The whole procedure for getting restaurant license or catering license is quite similar to the other licenses. You just need to sit back and relax and let unfolding tax make your task easy by getting FSSAI restaurant license for you; All you are required to do is fill food license form online and then send the documents. Within a span of 20-40 working days, we will send you the fssai license status/food license status via mail and you will get your food and safety license without much of an effort.