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FSSAI Registration

FSSAI Registration


FSSAI registration is for industries or sector which works in Food industries. To manufacture any kind of new food product it is necessary to take a food safety certificate issued by the food authority in India. This governing body also referred to as the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). It also marks businesses compliant with the regulations of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

As discussed above before commenting on any kind of food sector business it is compulsory to take FSSAI registration every businessman who is working in the food industry is bound to have a unique license number which shows that the quality of the product is cell is safe for consumption.

The government food registration and the licensing system ensure certain controls on the quality of food products reduces the likelihood of adulteration, low standardized products and enhances manufacturers ' accountability through the issuance of food services licenses.

How can Legal salaah help you?

FSSAI Online Registration is done through Legal salaah (FSSAI license consultants) for the basic and central levels. For state, the FSSAI registration is done offline in Delhi.

Types Of FSSAI License

  • FSSAI Registration Basic Level
  • This is for small business or startups having annual turnover less thanRs.12 lakhs. If the turnover increases, Basic registration must be upgraded to state license as your sales graph increases.

  • FSSAI Registration State Level
  • This license is for medium-sized companies having annual turnover between Rs.12-20 crores.

  • FSSAI Registration Central Level
  • This license is for the large business sectors having an annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. It is also required in cases if you are to supplying goods to the government offices or import / export food products.

Documents Required for FSSAI Registration



Declaration Forms

Identity Card

Identity Card/ Bills

VoterR ID Card, PAN Card, Electricity Bill etc

Rent Agreement

Rent Agreement

Rental Agreement & Bank PassBook



Food Safety Management System Certificate

Additional Documents for FSSAI Registration



Plan of the processing unit/ Blueprint

Machinery and equipment

Machinery and Equipment

Details of Machinery and Equipment

Food Categories

Food Categories

Details of Food Categories



Report of Water Pesticide Residues



Person Nomination by the Company



Letter of Authority

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Is FSSAI currently operating under any government department?

FSSAI is an anonymous legal body which works according to the existing legislative framework. The department is under Ministry of public health which intern operates under Central government of India. So it can be considered as a part of Central government of India who watches over all the Indian territories for the safety of food production.

What role and function does FSSAI perform?

FSSAI is formed with an intention to lay down certain frameworks for ensuring the quality standards and food safety for the company manufacturing food product. It observes the product with science based technology and also gathers necessary suggestions and recommendations for making the process more better.

What powers are provided to FSSAI?

Framing regulations to provide a standard for food safety.

Form necessary guidelines to provide accreditation to the laboratories.

Providing technical and scientific support which is required by the central government.

Contributing to the establishment and creation of international quality food standard and corresponding structure to apply for FSSAI registration.

Collection of food related data, emerging threats, pollution, etc.

Spreading information and promoting awareness in the country on food safety and healthcare.

Who has the right to appoint the heads for FSSAI?

FSSAI is a hierarchical agency that works throughout the country with several subdivisions. The main FSSAI body, established in Delhi, appoints the heads of state subdivisions. In fact the main department is led by a non executive chairman who is directly appointed by the central government. The appointment for the position is made by the central government officials who have either had or have a position not below the rank of a government secretary of India.




  • FSSAI registration for small food businesses, petty retailers, juice shops and hawkers.
  • FSSAI Registration Certificate
  • Dedicated FSSAI Consultant
  • Including Government Fee



  • FSSAI State License for restaurants, hotels, food transporters, manufactures, distributors and retailers.
  • FSSAI State Licence Certificate
  • Dedicated FSSAI Consultant
  • Including Government Fee
  • GST Returns

Frequently Asked Questions

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to monitor the quality of food products being produced or processed by various food operators has mandated food operators to obtain Food license. Business related to food related activities need to take the license, on the basis of Turnover Scale of business Type of activity.
Registrations under FSSAI are of three types FSSAI Basic registration- For annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs can apply FSSAI State license-For annual turnover in the range of Rs.12lakh -20 crores need to apply for State level License. FSSAI Central license -For annual turnover above Rs.20 crores, apply for Central Level License.
Using FSSAI website , Form A is filled and payment can be made. After payment, Form B has to be filed along with multiple declarations and resolutions such as Board resolution, No Objection Certificate by landowner to establish the identity of business. Drafted by professionals such as Chartered Accountants and Company Secretaries as the application is carefully examined by the department. On submission of application with documents, a code is generated for provisional registration which is to be used for future interactions. The application is then reviewed by the department and takes around 30 to 40 days before the receipt of license number.
Validity of FISSAI license is for one to five years Renewal of the license has to be done within 30 days before expiry .
The license can be renewed 30 days before the expiry of original license. Documents required is current license number to re-file the Form A and form B for renewal of the application / license. It takes 30-40days for renewal of the license. Fee for renewal is same as that for new issue of license.
A Central License for the registered office of the company and Each manufacturing unit in particular state should have individual state licenses.
Yes, a central license from the address contained in Import Export Code. FSSAI central license is mandatory for import -export.
Yes, it is mandatory for both export and of food products. The exporter has to apply for FSSAI Central License.
Yes, for every type of activity related to food like manufacturing, trading, distribution and transportation, FSSAI license is required.
Yes, catering establishments, irrespective of government or private a central license from FSSAI is required.
A separate license for each location is required. But, if multiple warehouses are on the same campus, a single license is applicable with campus address