FSSAI registration

You’ll need a food license / FSSAI license based on your business’s turnover as you want to sell food through a platform. Before starting a company, you need to get an FSSAI registration. Get your FSSAI license easily with Legaltoast.

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FSSAI License


FSSAI is for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, and it is an institution that regulates and governs the food industry in India. If you plan to build your business in the food sector, you need to get the FSSAI License. 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 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, 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.

Benefits of FSSAI License

Authentic communication is required to establish consumer trust. It will provide better service while also protecting clients from harmful and contaminated food.

The benefits of FSSAI registration include government funding and loans that are easily accessible to business owners.

In the future, if there is a non-compliance issue, the government will take action and assist the enterprise.

FSSAI Certification will improve the chance of legal enforcement and control over the department also promote the production of a wide range of commodities in a given area.

When you utilize the FSSAI mark on your goods, it usually creates goodwill and trustworthiness among customers.

The FSSAI license will provide you with a broader reach and the ability to expand to any geographical place.

Who Is Required to Have an FSSAI License?

    • 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. 
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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)


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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

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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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