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Overview

Food Business Operators need who are dealing in manufacturing, storage, distribution of food and beverages, transportation, retailing, marketing etc. needs FSSAI State License. Basically, the Business having annual turnover between 12 lakhs to 20 crores and their business operates within the territory of states are mandatorily required to have the State Food License, and if in case they want to operate their business in multiple states, then they required to have Central Food License. Point to be noted that manufacturers and marketers are required to get FSSAI state License irrespective of minimum turnover. The minimum tenure of FSSAI State License is one year and the maximum turnover of FSSAI State License is five years.

FSSAI State License

For doing any food business it is mandatory to have food license. It not only involves preparation of food but everyone who handles food at various stage before it ultimately reaches the consumers like raw materials, manufacturing, processing, packaging and their distribution as well as the agencies who have taken the authority to sell them. This license basically ensures that food business runs with appropriate quality check and license. FSSAI rules and guidelines must be followed by business who requires this food license. FSSAI is responsible for the principles, standards and controls for the welfare of the business.

Overview: FSSAI

FSSAI stands for Food Safety Standard Authority of India. It has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act). FSSAI is an autonomous body which has been established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India which governs all the food business in India. If someone wants to start their business in food industry i.e. food processing, food manufacturing, distribution and packaging, it has to be registered under the Food Safety Standard Authority of India (FSSAI). The food products which are packaged must have a 14-digit food license registration number which has to be printed on the food packages. The license gives the information related to producer’s enrollment or permit subtle elements and the state assembling.

Things which are important to be noted that FSSAI basic registration is different from FSSAI License. Depending upon the size and nature of business there are various criteria for getting the license/registration which again depends upon the size and nature of the business; FBOs or we can say Food Business Organization should definitely obtain the necessary license or registration.

If any Food Business is having an annual turnover more than 12 lakhs and less than 20 crores then they have to obtain State FSSAI License.

The capacity up to 2 MT per day of any Manufacturing Units, Dairy Units who are handling business up to 50000 Liters per day, hotels who are 3 stars and above, relabeling and repackers units, club canteens, all the catering business irrespective of their turnover needs to apply for the State Food License. The minimum tenure of Food License is one year and the maximum tenure of the Food License is five years.

It must be noted that Form B is required to file for the State Food License when the turnover is less than 20 crores and the area of operation is limited to state only.

Who Needs FSSAI State License?

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Why Fssai State License is Important?

The following reasons are mentioned below which shows the importance of FSSAI State License:

  1. The penalty for not having food license is much higher than the cost of obtaining the Food License. Food License will act as a preventive measure for legal penalties and proceedings.

  2. It provide you assurance for the fact that the food which has been manufactured is done in the correct way because the license has been obtained after the proper verification of the quality of food.

  3. It is mandatory for all the Food business operators or FBOs to obtain Food license if they are indulge in any food business as per the Food Safety Standards Act.

  4. If in case a business is looking for corporate business and government tenders, FSSAI License can act as an important factor.

  5. FSSAI License act as an evidence for the fact that your food is pure, non-adulterated, harmless and it is safe for the consumption of the consumers.

  6. FSSAI Logo has been used by the license holder on the menu card and other promotional business advertisements to get an extra edge over other unregistered FBOs.

Procedure for Obtaining Fssai State License

There are three steps to obtain FSSAI State License:

  1. Documentation and Consultation

    • Form filling

    • Our expert will contact you

    • Provide all the necessary documents for the process

  2. Application Filing and approval

    • After all the process of filing of the application form, our expert will get in touch with the authorities and tries to resolve all the queries.

    • We will follow-up with the food department and get your license approved by the government.

  3. Delivery of Food License

    • Approval and issuance of the food license

    • After the license has been approved, a digital and paper copy will be delivered to you on the address provided by you.

FSSAI State License Benefits

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The advantages of obtaining food license which has been enjoyed by the Food Business Operators are as follows:

  • Recognition of brand at the global level and creation of awareness amongst consumers and the public at large.

  • FSSAI Logo can be used in the menu card and also for the other promotional advertisements which helps in building of the customers.

  • Those operators who have FSSAI License can enjoy a lot of advantage over their competitors who are operating in the same market.

  • FSSAI State License ensures hygiene and health of food safety which make their business trustworthy. It will help in gaining or attracting a lot of customers, partners, investors etc.

  • Food Business owners gets a lot of benefits because of Food license. As we have mentioned earlier, penalties are higher than the cost of obtaining the license and that’s why it will helps in preventing legal repercussions.

Documents Required for FSSAI State License

Documents Required for FSSAI State License

  1. Partnership deed of partnership firm
  2. Affidavit for proprietorship firm
  3. List of the categories of the food to be manufactured
  4. Manufacturer Authority letter
  5. Copy of certificate obtained under the Coop Act 1861 or Multistate Coop Act 2002
  6. Form IX
  7. MoA (In case of Pvt. Ltd or OPC)
  8. Company Registration Certificate
  9. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the municipality or local body.
  10. Form B duly completed and signed
  11. Plan of the processing unit revealing each and every dimension and operation-wise area allocation
  12. List of directors/partners/Proprietor along with the address, contact details and photo ID
  13. Possession of premises proof
  14. List and name of the machinery and equipment to be used with the number and installed capacity
  15. LLP agreement
  16. Ministry of Tourism Certificate
  17. Declaration form
  18. Report of Analysis for water to be used in the process
  19. Supporting document for proof of turnover and transportation.

FSSAI State License Government Fee

New License

Manufacturer/Miller Fees (Rs./Year)
Above 1 MT per day production Rs. 5,000
Rs. 5000 10,001 to 50,000 LPD of milk or 501 to 2500 of milk solids per annum
Below 1 MT of production Rs. 3,000
501 to 10,000 LPD of milk or 2.5 MT to 500MT of milk solids per annum
Hotels up to 4 star Rs. 2,000
All food services providers including restaurants/boarding houses, clubs, etc. serving food canteens (schools, colleges, offices, institutions ) caterers, banquet halls with food catering arrangements, food vendors like dabbawallas, etc & other food business operators

Penalty for Non-Compliance

Particulars Fine
Food quality does not match with the compliance given in the act • Upto 2 Lakhs
• Petty manufacturer - 25,000/-
Sub-standard food • upto 5 Lakhs
Misbranded Food • Upto 3 Lakhs
Deceptive advertisement or false description • Upto 10 Lakhs
Extraneous matter in food • Upto 1 Lakh
Failure to comply with the Food safety officer's direction • Upto 2 Lakhs
Unhygienic processing or manufacture • Upto 1 Lakhs

License Renewal

Once the validity time is over, now there will be requirement for renewal of FSSAI License otherwise the registration will get expired.

Punishment/non-compliance

Everyone must comply with the concerned authority and follows the guidelines and the laws related to the FSSAI. If in case any business fails to comply with the provided rules and regulations, a set of penalties would be imposed on violators as this is the matter of concern with the health and safety of people.

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FAQ's

Food Business Operators need who are dealing in manufacturing, storage, distribution of food and beverages, transportation, retailing, marketing etc. needs FSSAI State License. Basically, the Business having annual turnover between 12 lakhs to 20 crores and their business operates within the territory of states are mandatorily required to have the State Food License, and if in case they want to operate their business in multiple states, then they required to have Central Food License. Point to be noted that manufacturers and marketers are required to get FSSAI state License irrespective of minimum turnover. The minimum tenure of FSSAI State License is one year and the maximum turnover of FSSAI State License is five years.

For doing any food business it is mandatory to have food license. It not only involves preparation of food but everyone who handles food at various stage before it ultimately reaches the consumers like raw materials, manufacturing, processing, packaging and their distribution as well as the agencies who have taken the authority to sell them. This license basically ensures that food business runs with appropriate quality check and license. FSSAI rules and guidelines must be followed by business who requires this food license. FSSAI is responsible for the principles, standards and controls for the welfare of the business.

NO

To renew the food license FBOs need to apply for renew of the license within 30 days from the expiry of license, license cannot be renewed if it is not applied within 30 days.

  1. Partnership deed of partnership firm
  2. Affidavit for proprietorship firm
  3. List of the categories of the food to be manufactured
  4. Manufacturer Authority letter
  5. Copy of certificate obtained under the Coop Act 1861 or Multistate Coop Act 2002
  6. Form IX
  7. MoA (In case of Pvt. Ltd or OPC)
  8. Company Registration Certificate
  9. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the municipality or local body.
  10. Form B duly completed and signed
  11. Plan of the processing unit revealing each and every dimension and operation-wise area allocation
  12. List of directors/partners/Proprietor along with the address, contact details and photo ID
  13. Possession of premises proof
  14. List and name of the machinery and equipment to be used with the number and installed capacity
  15. LLP agreement
  16. Ministry of Tourism Certificate
  17. Declaration form
  18. Report of Analysis for water to be used in the process
  19. Supporting document for proof of turnover and transportation.

Yes it is necessary for both the import and export units of food items to obtain FSSAI License.

Yes it is necessary for you to obtain a central license from the address mentioned in Import Export Code. For import export FSSAI central license is compulsory.

  1. Documentation and Consultation

    • Form filling
    • Our expert will contact you
    • Provide all the necessary documents for the process
  2. Application Filing and approval

    After all the process of filing of the application form, our expert will get in touch with the authorities and tries to resolve all the queries. We will follow-up with the food department and get your license approved by the government.
  3. Delivery of Food License

    Approval and issuance of the food license After the license has been approved, a digital and paper copy will be delivered to you on the address provided by you.

Everyone must comply with the concerned authority and follows the guidelines and the laws related to the FSSAI. If in case any business fails to comply with the provided rules and regulations, a set of penalties would be imposed on violators as this is the matter of concern with the health and safety of people.

  1. Provides fast and the simplest way of processing

  2. Money back guarantee

  3. Money back guarantee

  4. Best and affordable price Guarantee

  5. Complete digitalized process

  6. 4.9/5 Google ratings with (350 reviews)

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