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FSSAI (FoSCos) License

What it means?

Food License Registration certificate is required to run a food product business. You have to register under Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to manufacture, distribute and transport food products. FSSAI Certificate and FSSAI License are same which ensures the quality, purity and other important factors the customers can rely upon.

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Service Price Options:

Basic Registration

From ₹ 2,100
From ₹ 1,500

Eligibility: Annual turnover of the business is less than 12 lakhs

Validity: 1 to 5 years

Services Includes: FSSAI Consultation, Application Filing & Application Tracking.

Service Fees: Rs 1,500/- (Including Govt. Fee for the 1st year only, No Hidden Charge)

State License

From ₹ 6,000

✅ Eligibility: Annual turnover of the business is between 12 lakhs to 20 crores

✅ Validity: 1 to 5 years

✅ Services Includes: FSSAI Consultation, Application Filing & Application Tracking.

✅ Service Fees: Rs 6,000/- (Excluding Govt. Fee of Rs 2,000 for first year only, No Hidden Charge)

✅ Service + Liasoning Fees: Rs 15,500/- (Include all Liasoning work with FSSAI Department, Govt. Fees Extra as applicable)

Central License

From ₹ 9,500

✅ Eligibility: Annual turnover of the business is above 20 crores/ Ecommerce business/ Business across all over India

✅ Validity: 1 to 5 years

✅ Services Includes: FSSAI Consultation, Application Filing & Application Tracking.

✅ Service Fees: Rs 9,500/- (Excludes Govt. Fee of Rs 7,500 for first year only, No Hidden Charge)

✅ Service + Liasoning Fees: Rs 21,000/- (Include all Liasoning work with FSSAI Department, Govt. Fees Extra as applicable)

Preliminary Documents Checklist
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Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Director
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2 Passport Sized Latest Photographs
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Proof of Possession of the Premises

(Property Papers – for owned property. Utility bills (Electricity or water) or Rent Agreement – if the premises is on rent),

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Partnership Deed/Affidavit of Proprietorship/MOA&AOA
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List of Directors with full address and contact
Sole Proprietorship process brief
Process Brief
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Fill our FSSAI application form and provide details about your food business
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Submit documents and we will create your FSSAI Form A and Form B.
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Your FSSAI License application along with other declarations are filed to the local FBO.
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We will mail you the license which will act as a food license
Benefits of FSSAI
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Ensure food safety
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Assist in business expansion & Government Contracts
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Regulate, manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of import food.
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Create consumer awareness
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  – This type of registration is applied to the State in which the business unit is located. Small FBOs (Food Business Operators) or most Start-Ups are covered under this. Eligibility criteria state below covers for those units whose turnover does not exceed INR 12 Lakhs per annum:

* the production capacity of food (excluding milk or milk products and meat or meat products) does not exceed 100 kg/liters per day, or,
* procurement or handling & procurement of milk is up to 500 liters of milk per day, or,
* slaughtering capacity of 2 large animals or 10 small animals (including sheep and goats) or 50 or lesser poultry birds per day.

–  This is required by the mid-sized companies and units. Criteria are as follows:

* turnover anywhere between Rs. 12 lakhs to 20 crores per annum, or,
* production capacity of food (other than milk or milk products and meat or meat products) of up to 500 kg/litres per day, or,
* procurement or handling & procurement of milk is up to 5000 litres of milk per day, or,
* slaughtering capacity of anywhere between 2 to 50 large animals or 10 to150 small animals or 50 to up to1000 poultry birds per day.

– This is required by large businesses or units. Criteria for eligibility are:

* turnover of above Rs 20 Crores per annum, or,
* dairy units (including milk chilling units) equipped to handle or treat over 50,000 litres of liquid milk daily or 2500 metric tonnes of milk solid annually, or,
* Vegetable oil-producing units, processing units, and refineries (including oil expeller units) with an installed capacity of over 2 metric tonnes (MT) daily, or,
* All slaughterhouses equipped to slaughter more than 50 large animals or 150 or over small animals or 1000 or over poultry birds daily, or,
* Meat processing units equipped to handle or treat more than 500 kg of meat daily or 150 MT annually,
* 100 % Export Oriented Units (EOUs), or,
* Importers who wish to import food items (incl. food ingredients and additives) for commercial use, or,
* FBOs operating in more than one State.

* Registration is performed with the Registering Authority (RA) by submission of an application form, along with the fees as applicable.

* A Unique Application Reference Number would be generated.

* RA may grant or reject the application – with reasons being recorded in writing. Within 7 days of the receipt of the application.

* On the grant, the FBO may commence the business operations.

* Or, if decided necessary, the RA may issue a report for inspection. This is ordered within 7-days. And the inspection is conducted within 30 days.

* If through the inspection, the inspecting FSO or agency is satisfied, the FSSAI number will be granted.

* Filing of Application Form no. B. All associated documents attached and fees paid, as applicable.

* Unique Application Reference Number is generated.

* If FSSAI is content with the details provided in the application and the documents submitted, the FBO can commence its business operations.

* Or additional documents may need to be submitted or some other information, missing in the application, may be required.

* On submission, a unique application ID gets generated on this. Now, if no inspection is called for, the FBO may begin operations after 60 days. However, if an inspection is required, it would be conducted and a report issued. Now, the license will be given if all the formalities have been complied with, within 60 days. If in case, the inspection report is not processed, the FBO may begin the business after 60 days.

* Or the FBO gets an Improvement Notice. It will also mention a period within which the case is to be modified. If the issue is not resolved within that time period, the application would be held under suspension. And another date will be announced along with a penalty payable. If the issue is not revised still, the application will get cancelled. A new application can be filed only after 90 days from this cancellation.