FoSCoS Registration

Food License Registration

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Apply for your FoSCoS Food License for sweet and salty operations.

₹ 1,999/- (All Inclusive)

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2 Lakhs

Happy Customers

300+

Professionals

250+

Partners

₹ 1,999/- (All Inclusive)

We'll never share your email with anyone else.

2 Lakhs

Happy Customers

300+

Professionals

250+

Partners

 
 

How to FoSCoS Registration Works?

 

There are 3 types of FoSCoS Licenses – Basic, Central, and State. Every food business must enlist for an FoSCoS License as per the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. We assist you to register for FoSCoS License :

 
 

Step 1 - Document Verification

We take and verify the documents like Form B, partners list, processing unit plan, food category list, NOC.

 

Step 2 - Application Filing

We file the FoSCoS application for you.

 

 

 

Step 3 - License Procurement

You get the FoSCoS License and enjoy benefits, goodwill, and consumer awareness.

 
 
 

Online FoSCoS Registration – Summary

 

Any entrepreneur who wants to start any food business manufacturing, packaging, or distribution needs to register for FoSCoS License.

FoSCoS controls the businesses under the rules and regulations listed in FoSCoS Act 2006.

With our experts get your FoSCoS license quickly. We Assist you with the type of food license selection.

Your FoSCoS registration documents verification & filing it online.

Get your FoSCoS license.

 

Benefits of FoSCoS license

 
  • Improves work policies and help them to create.
  • Development in safety standards and help to build a benchmark of international organizations by new knowledge.
  • By getting a food license, it builds trust in your customers with a long-lasting and loyal relationship that gives a customer belief in quality.

Consumers are getting smarter about the quality of the food they eat. By getting a valid FoSCoS license gives businesses to enhance credibility and ensure goodwill among consumers.

Streamlines all the processes involved from manufacturing to distribution and sale of the food products.

Makes food production more reliable on science-based systems. FoSCoS registration plays important role in implementing hygiene and cleanliness and provides a chance to deliver quality food products matching international food standards, gives a chance to expand business by influencing the production and dependency of corporates. it is important for exporting food supplies to other countries.

FoSCoS is responsible for setting procedures and guidelines for quality assurance of certified labs as per ISO17025.

 
 

FoSCoS Registration Process

 

Step 1

Consult, Document & File

We consult you on the types of licenses needed, collect, and check your documents. Form A and B for the particular license process and file with the concerned authorities.

       

Step 2

Follow up on approval updates

We solve queries asked by authorities after filing your application and facilitate the follow-up by the food department.

A waiting period of 20 days during which the authorities consider your application ( In case of basic license and maximum of 50 days for the other two types).

Step 3

Delivery Of License

A digital and printed copy of your license is sent to you after approval, taking a maximum of 30 days for procurement.            

 

Documents Required for FoSCoS Registration

 

There are some list of documents needs to be submitted for application (Food safety management registration or production license). Some of the mandatory listed documents for all type of FoSCoS registration:

  • ID proof with photograph ( for FoSCoS Registration)
  • Passport size photo
  • Address Proof (State & Central License)
  • Import/export code
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Directors or Partners List
  • Incorporation Certificate
  • MoA and AoA of Business
  • ID proof with Photograph
  • NOC from the local municipality

For manufacturing units these documents are required:

  • Warehouse/plant blueprint etc.
  • List of all machinery.
  • Water Test Report.
  • All food categories list.
 
 

Who Requires a Food License?

 

All food businesses need to be licensed/registered under FoSCoS. Small businesses like small retailers and hawkers who have an annual turnover of fewer than Rs.12 Lakhs/PA requires FoSCoS registration. exceeding this limit requires an FoSCoS license.

Business categories listed requires a compulsory food license:

 
  • Procurement
  • Manufacture
  • Distribution
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Storage

Individuals or companies associated with all food services must get the FoSCoS license, some detailed are listed below:

  • Hotels
  • Wholesaler
  • Restaurants
  • Food Chains
  • Food sellers and resellers
  • Dairy and dairy processing
  • Food importers and exporters
  • Food processors, pickle & dry fruit maker.
  • Raw material food suppliers
  • Retailers & establishments with the retail outlet
  • Simple food transporters from one location to a different.
  • Canteens, schools, colleges, hospitals & government institutions.
  • Packaged food manufacturers and eatable products.
  • Food storage units and warehouses.
 

FoSCoS license types (India)

 

License for all food businesses is mandatory as per the FoSCoS Act.

 

FoSCoS registration: basic food license issued for small businesses with a turnover of less than 12 Lakh INR approximately. FBO: Starting dairy with a capacity of less than 500 ltr/day. Trades: canteens, tea shops, food processors, and little warehouses.

State Licence: Organizations with profits greater than 12 lakhs and fewer than 20 Crores. Examples: Milk dairies with a capacity of over 50,000 liters/day.

Hotels(3-star rating and above):It is mandatory to get a state license irrespective of the annual turnover.

The Central License:issued to bigger businesses supplies food to government offices and departments. Trades with a turnover of more than Rs. 20 Crores. Food import and export commerce

 

Significance of FoSCoS registration:

 

A 14-digit food license contains registration and state code. All food packages should mandatorily have a label containing: FoSCoS logo and license number.

 

Rs.1,999/-

Standard

  • FoSCoS Registration for 1 Year
  • FoSCoS Food Regulation eGuide
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Rs.14,999/-

Business

  • Obtain FoSCoS State License for 1 year
  • *Government fee extra
  • Inspection Checklist
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Rs.19,999/-

Premium

  • Obtain FoSCoS Central License for 1 Year
  • FoSCoS Food Regulation eGuide
  • Inspection Checklist
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FAQ

 

Yes, FoSCoS licensing is necessary for both export and import food items.

At legaltax, we provide FoSCoS license registration and renewal services.

Find out how to to do FoSCoS registration online.

Yes, you need an FFSAI license for the import of foodstuff to sell in India.

FoSCoS is the food safety and standards authority of in india.

The FoSCoS Registration is a process for all food business operators (FBOs) to apply for getting the certificate that food is safe to consume by the consumers.

Step 1 - Consult, Document & File We consult you on the types of licenses needed, collect, and check your documents. Form A and B for the particular license process and file with the concerned authorities.
Step 2 - Follow up on approval updates We solve queries asked by authorities after filing your application and facilitate the follow-up by the food department.
A waiting period of 20 days during which the authorities consider your application ( In case of basic license and maximum of 50 days for the other two types).
Step 3 - Delivery Of License A digital and printed copy of your license is sent to you after approval, taking a maximum of 30 days for procurement.

For FFSAI registration you can apply easily. But for the completion of application procedure you will require an expert.

Basic FoSCoS Registration- Annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 Lakhs.
State FoSCoS Licence- Annual turnover between Rs.12 Lakhs- Rs. 20 crores.
Central FoSCoS Licence- Annual turnover more than Rs.20 crores.

It is a ‘Food Licensing and Registration System’.

Some of the mandatory listed documents for all type of FoSCoS registration:
  • ID proof with photograph ( for FoSCoS Registration)
  • Address Proof (State & Central License)
  • Passport size photo
  • Import/export code
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Directors or Partners List
  • Incorporation Certificate
  • MoA and AoA of Business
  • ID proof with Photograph
  • NOC from the local municipality
For manufacturing units these documents are required:
  • List of all machinery.
  • Water Test Report.
  • Warehouse/plant blueprint etc.
  • All food categories list.

Its validity is for the period from 1 to 5 years.

FoSCoS improvement notice is a document circulated by the Designated FoSCoS Officer in case a particular FBO is found to be in Non-Compliance with the regulations specified in Section 32 of the FSSA of 2006.

After conducting a precise test of the premises and food handling practices, the DO lists the compliance levels of the FBO as follows: • Compliance(C) • Non-Compliance (NC) • Partial Compliance • Not Applicable/ Not Observed (NA)

Yes, the process for applying until approval is 100% online. This is under the FSS Regulations, 2011. It should be noted that there are a lot of documents required – Board resolution, Authority letter, and self-Declaration for Proprietorship etc., which should be drafted by an experienced professional. Moreover, the license takes time and regular follow up with the department is very important. State license generally takes more than 50-60 working days. To get a hassle-free license, one should choose legaltax.in experts who can help you get the certifications without any problems.

In legal tax we charge Rs.1,999/- for the FoSCoS registration.

• Improves work policies and help them to create. • Development in safety standards and help to build a benchmark of international organizations by new knowledge. • By getting a food license, it builds trust in your customers with a long-lasting and loyal relationship that gives a customer belief in quality.

Any entrepreneur who wants to start any food business manufacturing, packaging, or distribution needs to register for FoSCoS License. FoSCoS controls the businesses under the rules and regulations listed in FoSCoS Act 2006.With our experts get your FoSCoS license quickly. We Assist you with the type of food license selection. Your FoSCoS registration documents verification & filing it online.

Consumers are getting smarter about the quality of the food they eat. By getting a valid FoSCoS license gives businesses to enhance credibility and ensure goodwill among consumers.

Streamlines all the processes involved from manufacturing to distribution and sale of the food products.

Makes food production more reliable on science-based systems. FoSCoS registration plays important role in implementing hygiene and cleanliness and provides a chance to deliver quality food products matching international food standards, gives a chance to expand business by influencing the production and dependency of corporate. it is important for exporting food supplies to other countries.

FoSCoS is responsible for setting procedures and guidelines for quality assurance of certified labs as per ISO17025.

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