Food license or FSSAI license is granted to all manufacturers, traders, restaurants carrying out any food business which may involve manufacturing or processing. On applying for FSSAI registration, and unique 14-digit licence number is issued which has to be quoted on all food packages. The license number is also required even if food products are not packaged.
There are three types of registrations / Food Licence
- State Licence
- Central Licence
FSSAI registration is mandatory for anyone involved in the food business. Be it food processing, food manufacturing, packaging, distributing, or selling, you need to get an FSSAI registration to run your business. The registration/licence is issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), an institution that monitors food businesses under the guidelines and regulations listed in the FSSAI Act 2006.
From hawkers, home vendors to giant food chains everyone operating in the food industry needs to register with FSSAI. Irrespective of whether you are operating online or offline, or whether you are a local player or into the import or export of food products, you need to register with FSSAI. Based on their size and the places they operate, they have to get one of the 3 types of registration/licence that are discussed below.
If your business falls in any one of the below-listed categories, then a food licence is mandatory for you:
In other words, an individual or a company that operates with food substances from farm to plate must obtain the FSSAI food licence.
After your Application Raj Online Experts will help you understand the applicability of type of registration for your business and will ask you for the formalities and documentation.
Note - we collect here only our professional expert consultancy and processing fee. Govt fee will be paid by client after successfully submission of application as per required type of license by client.