FSSAI registration

FSSAI License is a 14-digit number required by those who are willing to act as a Food Business Operator. The main objective of an FSSAI License is to ensure that the food products packed, sold, or traded by Food Business Operators stick to the quality standards prescribed by the FSSAI.

To avail our services, we charge 499/- as an advance or security payment.

FSSAI License


If you plan to build your business in the food sector, your business needs to get the FSSAI License. FSSAI is the acronym of the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. Any individual or entity who practices business activities in the food sector, be it manufacturers, producers, importer, exporter, procurement, storage, distribution, and sale, is obliged to get a certified FSSAI License. You need to get an FSSAI License ere you start running a Food business. FSSAI License can be issued within 7 working days.

FSSAI a self-ruling body installed under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. FSSAI is an Autonomous authority which grants food license to food business Operator in India. 

FSSAI keeps a proper account that every food business runs with a valid license and a quality check. All the FBOs (food business operators) are obligated to follow the FSSAI rules and guidelines. FSSAI is completely accountable for setting the standard and principles and controls for India’s welfare of food businesses.


FSSAI License  is granted after a complete inspection by DO, quality checks of the food. The guided checks avoid any instances of corruption, second-rate products, and also improve the accountability of the manufacturers.
Under the FSSAI License issuing procedure, the Standards and guidelines for food, the procedure for the accreditation of certification bodies engaged in Food Regulation also forms an important part. Proper training is also provided. Food undergoes checks under the various laboratories.
FSSAI Authority also promotes scientific, technical assistance and advertisement to the government while drafting the policies. FSSAI Authorities carry important associated data and concerns from a different department. Consequently, changes are made in Food-related laws too.




Our wide range of end-to-end solutions covers the following:

    1. The Online FSSAI Registration service includes an Application drafting and filing along with following up with the department.
    2. Yearly Subscription of FSSAI compliance.
    3. Free FSSAI Registration consultation.

With legaltoast, you can obtain food license registration in the most hassle-free manner.


FSSAI License Assures That Only Good Edible Food Reaches To The Customer.

For Basic Registration, which can be received within 2-3 working days, the mentioned documents are needed. 

    • Applicant’s photograph (scans)
    • Aadhaar card of the business owner
    • Applicant’s scanned signature
    • Details of the business activity
    • Declaration concerning the business place. 

STATE FSSAI License Can Be Received Within 21 Days For Which Following Documents Are Required-

    • Company’s GTS number 
    • Details of the business activity
    • Complete list of food products 
    • Authorization letter in support of the consultant.
    • Declaration Form
    • Aadhaar card of the business owner
    • Applicant’s scanned signature
    • Applicant’s photograph (scans)
    • Partnership Deed /MOA/AOA / (as applicable)
    • RC of vehicles along with a declaration in the Transporter case.
    • Electricity bills of business / Factory / Warehouse
    • NOC from Brand owner (For re-packaging business)
    • Rental Agreement
    • If the registered office is rented, then NOC from the actual owner of the place.

By Submitting Following Documents Manufacturers Can Get License Within 15 Days

Apart from the above-mentioned documents, the manufacturers involved in food manufacturing are obliged to present the following additional documents:

    • List of food products intended to be manufactured
    • Water Ground Report
    • Product Testing report(s)
    • Blueprint of factory 
    • List of the machinery along with the photographs
    • Audited Balance Sheet is also required (For State and Central License)
    • IEC Code in case FSSAI License is for Export / Import-(For State and Central License)


Step by step process to obtain FSSAI License,

Step One :
For all login, purposes generate a unique user Id and password. 

Step Two: Once you successfully log in, click on apply for food license registration.

Step Three: Fill up the form that will appear next and submit it along with all the required documents.

Step Four: Once you submit the form, make sure to take a printout of the filled Application Form. After that, you need to send that print to the Regional Authority/State Authority. Note that the Form shall be sent within 15 days from the online date of an Application.

Step Five: If any query is raised, you need to reply to it within 15 days of the receipt.

Step Six:  You will receive the FSSAI Registration via mail, and the physical copy will be sent to you at the address you have provided.

However, it is necessary to display the FSSAI logo and license number and the name and address of the importer on the food product. In addition to it, one is also needed to get affixed before Customs Clearance.

Our Packages

Basic Registration

2999 / Year
  • All expenses & government fees
  • Preparation of Application
  • Filing necessary documents
  • Drafting of necessary forms & declaration letter

State Licence

11999 / Year
  • All expenses & government fees
  • Preparation of Application
  • Filing necessary documents
  • Drafting of necessary forms & declaration letter
  • Solving queries generated by Department
  • Filing of Form B

Central Licence

19999 / Year
  • All expenses & government fees
  • Preparation of Application
  • Filing necessary documents
  • Drafting of necessary forms & declaration letter
  • Solving queries generated by Department
  • Filing of Form B


    • Food shop,
    • Food stall,
    • Hotels,
    • Restaurant,
    • Airline meal catering services
    • Food canteens or
    • Any such place where the article of the food is sold, manufactured, stored for sale in India.
    • Any such person dealing with food like manufacturer, processor, food packer, the person engaged in food storage, food transporter, food distributor, food importer, etc. 
FSSAI registration, Fssai License

What are the Forms and Registration fees for different FSSAI License Registration?

On the basis of the turnover of Food Business Operators (FBO), there are 3 types of Licenses. For each type of License, different Forms are filled as discussed below:

Turnover (Per annum) Type of FSSAI License Form Registration Fees
Up to 12 lakh Basic Registration A Rs. 100
12 lakhs but up to 20 crores State License B Rs 2000 to 5000
More than 20 crores Central License B Rs. 7500


You can apply the FSSAI License for the period you wish to, but the maximum period you can apply for is 5 years.
Application for renewal of a license shall be made at least 30 days before the expiry date.


A specific fee is needed to be paid during the time of submission of the Online FSSAI Registration Application. The payment is to be made through the online mode of payment or by demand draft. 

New Update- E-Commerce Food Operators FSSAI Registration-2017

Since February 2017, FSSAI has mandated FSSAI License from Central Licensing Authority for E-commerce food operators. FSSAI operators are required to agree with the sellers/ manufacturers/ restaurants with whom they are operating. Such E-commerce food operators are expected to comply with the rules and regulations o FSSAI Act.

Food Industry Market In India 

The food sector composes 32% of India’s Food market. The food industry had made a huge jump in economic growth. Along with that, the government has also joined hands in favor of the food industry. 

The government expedites the Food industry workflow by Foreign Collaborations, Industrial licenses, Joint Ventures, and the introduction of 100% Export Oriented Units. Therefore, there’re numerous benefits of the FSSAI License in India.

Government Initiatives On Export Of ‘Processed Food Products

India has a large market for processed food. India comes first in producing the highest quantity of Milk, Rice, Groundnut, Mangoes, Brinjal. Apart from these, Fruits, Vegetables, Spices, Meat and Poultry, Milk and Milk products, Alcoholic beverages, Fisheries, Plantation, etc. 

Department of Commerce’s foreign trade performance analysis says the good increase in India’s export of freshly processed food products, government-granted incentives on the installation of plant and machinery for food processing, which encouraged Fruits, Vegetables, and Juices.

The government has removed the Tax rate of 18% on Air Freight of Fresh Vegetables.

Apart from all, the food items exported from the country need to be registered and licensed under FSSAI and Health Ministry to gain the trust and confidence of the consumers and ensure the product quality and standards. 

Frequently Asked Questions on FSSAI Registration

FSSAI License for business carried out in India, is issued by the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. To get online FSSAI license registration the procedure you need to follow is, 

    1. Fill an application with relevant proofs. 
    2. Once you get done with your application, submit your documents via Email. 

Within 2 workings days, your documents will be verified and queries will be resolved.

FSSAI License comes with the validity of a minimum 1 year to a maximum of 5 years. If in case you need to extend or renew your license you need to apply for it 30 days before the end of validity.

FSSAI (Food Safety and Standard Authority of India) is controlled by the Central government and the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs. Its foremost main objective is to regulate and keep a check on the food quality of food products or services engaged in manufacturing or delivery. It derives its power from the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 to regulate the production, storage, distribution, sales, and imports.

The petty retailer is mostly been released from obtaining FSSAI Registration and license with a certain exception. The petty retailer is exempted from obtaining FSSAI Registration/License. Apart from this, the following are exempted:
  • Migratory vendor or Small-scale or Cottage 
  • Such other industries relating to food business or
  • A temporary stallholder or Hawker,
  • Tiny food business operator
Yes, it mandatory to issue FSSAI License if you are to carry out activities related to any stage of food manufacturing. It is ideal to get FSSAI Registration at the beginning of processing/packaging/storage transportation/distribution of food.
Yes, for businesses located at multiple states, a separate FSSAI Registration or a valid license is needed. Yet, in the case of Importers, Single Central License at their Import Export Code address is allowed.
No, the FSSAI code is a 14 digit numeric code.
You are obligated to get both Central License and State/Basic Registration as relevant for each location.
Yes, it is mandatory to display the FSSAI logo and License number on the label of the food package. This is a mandatory condition under the guidelines issued by FSSAI. In the case of, imported food products, the importer is obligated to display the name and address on a sticker to be attached to the product before Customs Clearance apart from the FSSAI logo and License Numbers.
Yes, of course. The status of the FSSAI Application can be checked on the website of FSSAI.

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