Basic, State or Central? Solving the FSSAI License Questions?

FSSAI License Questions for your Food Business in the India

Source: Internet

As my brother is a Chef in a famous restaurant in Mumbai and he is planning to open a small food cafe in Mumbai so my first duty or you can say help to get all the details for opening a cafe. In my research, I have found some details which I am going to share today.

Are you a food Start-up not sure about which type FSSAI license is an application on your business India, in this post we will discuss the FSSAI License type application on food operation in India.

What are the kinds of FSSAI License?

There are 3 kinds of FSSAI LICENSE

  1. BASIC LICENSE
  2. STATE LICENSE
  3. CENTRAL LICENSE

What is the eligibility to obtain food license?

TypeTurnover
BASIC LICENSEUPTO 12 LAC
STATE LICENSEBETWEEN 12 LAC TO 20 Cr.
CENTRAL LICENSEABOVE 20 Cr.( EXCEPTION:

BUSINESS LIKE TRANSPORTERS & WHOLESALER ANNUAL TURNOVER SHOULD BE MORE THAN 30 CR ANNUALLY.)

Documents Required for registration:

Basic registration

  • Photo ID issued by Government authority
  • Photo of FBO
  • Scanned Copy of Signature

State License

  • Photo ID issued by Government authority
  • Address proof issued by Government authority
  • Photo of FBO
  • List of Directors with full address and contact
  • Proof of possession of premises
  • Partnership Deed/Affidavit of Proprietorship/MOA&AOA
  • NOC & Copy of License from manufacturer (mandatory for re-labelers and re-packers only)
  • Declaration Form
  • List of food products
  • Blue Print of Processing Unit & Equipment/Machinery
  • Production unit photograph
  • For Transporter: Proof for Turnover or self-declaration of number of vehicles
  • Scanned Copy of Signature

Central License

  • Photo ID issued by Government authority
  • Address proof issued by Government authority
  • Photo of FBO
  • List of Directors with full address and contact
  • Proof of possession of premises
  • Partnership Deed/Affidavit of Proprietorship/MOA&AOA
  • NOC & Copy of License from manufacturer (mandatory for re-labelers and re-packers only)
  • Declaration Form
  • List of food products
  • Blue Print of Processing Unit & Equipment/Machinery
  • Production unit photograph
  • For Transporter: Proof for Turnover or self-declaration of number of vehicles
  • For Importer & Exporter
  • Scanned Copy of Signature

Process for FSSAI registration

The procedure for obtaining a FSSAI license:

  1. Application for Food License shall be made in FORM B to the concerned licensing central authority or the state licensing authority, based on the eligibility criteria for the food business
  2. The application for food registration or license shall be supplemented by a self-attested declaration in the prescribed format declaring that he confirms to the Food Safety and Standards Act as well as the Regulations or Bye-Laws & he will follow all the guidelines mentioned on Hygiene and Sanitary Practices in conjunction with the necessary documents and required license fee.
  3. The Authorities will also carry out an inspection of the food business.
  4. The food license will be issued by the concerned licensing authority within the period of 60 days.
  5. If from the date of making completed application, a license isn’t issued within 60 days or the applicant hasn’t received any intimation with this regard than the applicant may commence his food business without waiting for further communication.

Thank You!

Bhakti

YummyIndianRecipes

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