Overview of Online FSSAI Registration

Any person who wants to start a business in the food sector, be it food processing, food manufacturing, packaging, or distributing, has to register for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FSSAI.

FSSAI monitors these businesses under the guidelines and regulations of the FSSAI Act, 2006.

FSSAI Online Registration in India - Step by Step process

Consulting, Documentation & Filing

Online application is filled, Consult with the team on the type of license required: Required documents collected through email, Paperwork is double-checked, Form A & B generated, for the actual license process, Filing done with the concerned authorities

Follow up for Approval

Facilitate follow up required by the food department, Waiting period of 20 days during which government considers your application

Delivery of License

After approval, a digital and paper copy of the license is sent to the given address, Procurement of license takes a maximum of 30 days.

Documents required for FSSAI Registration

  • FSSAI registration (an ID proof that contains a photograph
  • A passport-sized photograph
  • State & Central License (Proof of address)
  • Import / Export code
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • ID proof that contains a photograph
  • NOC from the local municipality
  • For manufacturing units, besides the above-listed documents, the following are required: Blueprint of warehouse, plant, etc, list of all machinery, report of water test, list of all food categories

Frequently Asked Questions

FSSAI license is required for all catering businesses. Even railways, airports and defense require this license.

Yes, whether its manufacturing, distribution, transport or trade food additives, it’s mandatory to have a FSSAI license.

Yes, whether it’s import or export of food items, FSSAI license is mandatory.

Yes, you require a central license registered from the address in Import Export Code.

The registered office of your company requires a central license. For your manufacturing units, individual state licenses will be required for each state, they are in.

It has to be renewed 30 days before the current license expires. You have to give your current license number along with Form A & B submitted, to renew FSSAI registration. The process normally takes between 30 and 40 days, from the date of renewal. The renewal fee remains the same, as the cost of the new license, as per the government.

Contact us to discuss your project.