FSSAI Registration

FSSAI Registration

FSSAI registration is an abbreviation used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. FSSAI license is mandatory before starting any food business. All the manufacturers, traders, restaurants who are involved in food business must obtain a 14-digit registration or a license number which must be printed on food packages.

This step is taken by government’s food licensing & registration system to ensure that food products undergo certain quality checks, thereby reducing the instances of adulteration, substandard products and improve accountability of manufacturers by issuing food service license. FSSAI Online Registration is done through Blue Ink Corporate Advisory Services LLP(FSSAI license consultants). FSSAI online registration is done through Blue Ink Corporate Advisory Services LLP for basic and central level. For state, the Fssai registration is done through offline mode.

Documents Required

To Obtain FSSAI License
1. Declaration form
2. Authority letter
3. Copy of Property paper (If owned property)
4. Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)
5. Food Safety Management System plan or certificate
6. Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)
7. Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Director
8. Form IX: Nomination of Persons by a Company along with the Board Resolution

Types of FSSAI License

Businesses engaged in food activities are required to apply for food license of different types based on turnover, scale of business and the type of activity. Such businesses must apply for either of the licenses (central or state) or simple registration. The criteria specified in rules are as follows:

FSSAI Basic Registration

This is required for small business or startups which have annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. Basic registration can be upgraded to state license as your sales graph increases.

FSSAI State License

This license is applicable to mid-sized companies which have annual turnover between Rs.12 Lakhs-20 crores.

FSSAI Central license

This license is applicable typically on large business with annual turnover above Rs.20 crores. It is also required in cases where you need to supply at the government offices or import / export food products.