How to get FSSAI State License?
Posted by Corpbiz Legal on February 20th, 2021
In India, it is compulsory to obtain FSSAI State License for all the medium and small-sized retailers, manufacturers, distributors, marketers, etc. who are dealing in food relating businesses. State Government issues and regulates the FSSAI State License in India to all the food business operators. And also the validity of this license is for five years tenure with a minimum validity of 1 year. Food Safety and Standard Authority in India (FSSAI) is the main body that is responsible for supervising and regulating food safety and hygiene. Scroll down to check more information regarding FSSAI License.
Types of FSSAI License in India
Below are the different types of FSSAI License in India:
What are the benefits of the FSSAI State License?
Following is the list of benefits that food operators enjoy by obtaining an FSSAI License:
Necessary documents required for the FSSAI State License
Following are the essential documents required for the FSSAI State License:
What is the Procedure to get FSSAI State License?
Following is the step by step procedure to obtain an FSSAI state license:
Step 1: Submit Form A to the food and safety department with all the essential documents asked by the authorities.
Step 2:The authorities may approve or reject the application within seven days from the receipt of an application.
Step 3: If the application is rejected by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), they will issue a letter to the proposed food business owner in which the reasons for rejection will be mentioned so that the food business owner can make corrections and apply again.
Step 4: Suppose the application is accepted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). In that case, it will issue a registration certificate and will also provide a registration number along with the photograph of the food business owner.
Step 5: The food business operator must display the registration certificate at the premise where the business activities are conducted.
The fee structure for FSSAI State License
Following are the government fees for FSSAI State License which varies as per the production capacity:
Rs. 5000/- fees is applicable:
Rs. 3000/- fees is applicable:
Penalties for Non-Compliances
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is the supreme entity responsible and authorized for controlling and regulating food hygiene and food safety in India. FSSAI issues food licenses to all the Food Business Operators doing business in India.
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