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Our Package includes the followings:

  1. FSSAI Central License
  2. Any Government fee, if applicable shall be paid by you directly for which we will share the challan.
    Rs.10500/-
    Rs.8500/-

About FSSAI Central License

Any person or entity that does not not classify as a petty food business operator is required to obtain a FSSAI license for operating a food business in India. FSSAI license is of two types, State FSSAI License and Central FSSAI License. Based on the size and nature of the business, the licensing authority would change.

Large food manufacturers / processors / transporters and importers of food products require central FSSAI license. Some of the types of entities that require FSSAI central license are:

1. Five star hotels

2. Restaurants with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

3. Caterers with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

4. Food vending agencies with more than 100 vending machines or having machines in two or more states

5. Food product importers

6. Food product exporters

7. Selling food products through e-commerce

8. Registered office of food business operators having operations in two or more state

9. Food business activity in premises belonging to Central Government Agencies

10. Departmental Canteens at the premises belonging to Central Government Institutions

11. Food business activity in Airport or Seaport

12. Food business activity in Railway Stations

13. Food product marketers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

14. Food product retailers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

15. Food product suppliers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

16. Food product distributors with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

17. Food product wholesalers with turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per year

18. Food product transporters with turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per year and having more than 100 vehicles

19. Proprietary or novel food manufacturers

20. Mid-day meal caterers with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year

21. Food manufacturing or processing or packing unit with a production capacity of more than 2MT per day

22. Dairy units with capacity to process more than 50,000 liters of milk per day or more than 2500MT of milk solids per year

23. Vegetable oil processing units with a processing capacity of more than 2MT per day

24. Slaughtering house with a capacity to process over 1000 birds or 150 small animals or 50 large animals per day

25. Meat processing units with processing capacity of more than 500kg of meat per day or 150MT of meat per annum

26. Cold storage units with a capacity of more than 10,000 MT

27. Cold storage that is atmospheric controlled with a capacity of more than 1000 MT

28. Food storage with a capacity of more than 50,000 MT

Documents Required

  Photo of Food Business Operator
  Copy of identity proof (Voter Id/ Driving License) of the Director and Nominee
  Supporting Documents (if any):- NOC by Municipality or Panchayat, Health NOC

Benefits of FSSAI Central License

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

1. Basic FSSAI Registration- Annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 Lakhs

2. State FSSAI Licence- Annual turnover between Rs.12 Lakhs- Rs. 20 crores

3. Central FSSAI Licence- Annual turnover more than Rs.20 crores

The FSSAI Registration is a process for all food business operators (FBOs) to apply for getting the certificate which states that the food is safe to consume by the consumers.
The FSSAI License is valid for the period from 1 to 5 years, after that, the FBO needs to apply for a FSSAI license renewal.
FSSAI has introduced an online application method that is named as FLRS. It is a Food Licensing and Registration System- which verifies the eligibility of food-related businesses based on their business area and the kind of procedure recognized with the business person.
Yes. Any and all catering establishments need a license. Including those under central Government such as Railways, Airport, Seaport, and Defence etc are required to obtain a license from FSSAI.
FSSAI license is mandatory for both export and import of food products. Hence the FSSAI Central License is required for the export unit.