FSSAI Registration

FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration in India is mandatory for starting a food or related business. The FSSAI License is issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority Act,2006. The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India and the State Food Authorities are jointly responsible for implementing the FSAI rules. The FSSAI is responsible for registering and licensing the Food business operators and also lays the rules and regulation for running any food or related business in India.

Who needs the FSSAI License/ Registration in India?

FSSAI License/ Registration in India is mandatory for all food and food-related businesses, this 14 digit License number gives us information about the permit of the producer.

The following businesses mandatory need to obtain the FSSAI Registration or License.

  • Petty retailers, retail shops, snacks shops, confectionery or the Bakery Shop, etc.
  • Temporary stalls, or food premises that are involved in the preparation, distribution, storage, and sale of food products.
  • Hawkers who sell packed or freshly prepared food.
  • Dairy units like milk chilling units, petty milkman, and the milk vendors.
  • Vegetable oil processing units.
  • Slaughterhouse like meat shop, mutton shop, chicken shop, lamb meat shop.
  • Meat and Fish processing units.
  • All food manufacturing and processing units include the repacking of food.
  • Proprietary and novel food.
  • Cold store facility.
  • Transporter of food products that have several specialized vehicles like the insulated refrigerated van/wagon, milk tanker, food wagon, food trucks.
  • Any wholesaler, supplier, distributor, and marketer of food products.
  • Hotels, Restaurants, and Bars.
  • Dhaba, Banquet halls with food catering, home-based food services and
  • food stalls in fairs or other religious places.
  • Importers and the Exporters of Food.
  • And cloud kitchens.

Documents Required for FSSAI Registration

REGISTRATION

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Identity Proof (Such as Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhar Card)
  • Declaration

STATE LICENSE

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Identity Proof (Such as Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhar Card)
  • Declaration
  • Address Proof (Such as Rent agreement or electricity bill + NOC )
  • In case of water is ground water, then NOC from Municpal Corporation

CENTRAL LICENSE

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Identity Proof (Such as Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhar Card)
  • Declaration
  • Address Proof (Such as Rent agreement or electricity bill + NOC )
  • In case of water is ground water, then NOC from Municpal Corporation
  • In case importer/exporter, Import Export Code