FSSAI Licenses Eligibility, process & document required
The Food Safety and Standards Authority Act is an act which is used to secure laws relating to food and establish science-based standards for food so as to control their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale, and import so as to ensure availability of food for human beings other issues related to consumption and food. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the State Food Authority are jointly responsible for the implementation and enforcement of FSSAI.
There are two kinds of FSSAI Licenses under FSSAI, i.e., central FSSAI License and state FSSAI License. Apart from FSSAI Licenses, there is FSSAI registration which is applicable to small food retailers. Find out more about FSSAI registration and FSSAI License difference. In this article, we look at the process of obtaining FSSAI Licenses in India.
FSSAI Central Licences eligibility
The following unit unite can be obtained central FSSAI Licenses
1 Dairy units which include milk chilling units that are equipped for handling and processing.
2 Vegetable oil processing units and units that produce vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries that include oil expelled units.
3 Slaughtering units.
4 Meat processing units.
5 Food processing units including relabelers and repackers.
6 Proprietary foods.
7 100% Export Oriented Units.
Document Required for FSSAI Central License
The documents required to obtain the Central FSSAI Licenses are as follows:
1 Form-B duly completed and signed by the owner or owner.
2 A blueprint or layout of the location.
3 Contact Details of Directors.
4 List and description of equipment and machinery types.
5 The owner’s photo ID and address proof was issued by the Government of India. In the case of a company, the director puts photo ID and address proof.
6 Recognized/Accredited Analysis of Water Report from the Public Health Laboratory.
7 Proof of possession of premises.
8 Recognized/Accredited Pesticide residue report of water in case of units producing mineral or carbonated water from public health.
9 NOC and copy of license from the manufacturer.
10 Food safety management system plan or certificate.
11 The source of milk, if applicable.
12 The source of meat and meat processing units if applicable.
13 NOC from the municipality and local body if applicable.
14 MCA Incorporation Certificate, if applicable.
15 If applicable, supporting proof of turnover.
NOC/NOC issued by FSSAI Pa
16 IE code issued by DGFT for importers.
17 Certificate provided by the Ministry of Tourism, if applicable.
18 To support proof of turnover for vehicles if applicable.
19 FSSAI Declaration Form.
1 The fee for the new License is Rs 7500
2 The fee for renewal of License is Rs. 7500.
3 The fee for the revision of the License is Rs. 7500.
4 Fee for duplicate License is Rs 10
State FAASI License
States are required for FSSAI Licenses manufacturers, storage, transporters, retailers, marketers, distributors, etc. This License is issued by the respective State Authorities in each State.
Eligibility for FSSAI License
Dairy units which include milk chilling units that are equipped for handling and processing.
Vegetable oil processing units and units that produce vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries that include oil expelled units.
Meat processing units.
Food processing units including relabelers and repackers.
Doucemnt for FSSAI State License
Form-B duly completed and signed by the owner.
A blueprint or layout of the area location.
Contact Details of Directors.
List and description of types of equipment and machinery.
The owner’s photo ID and address proof was issued by the Government of India.
List of food categories to be constructed.
Authorization letter with the name and address of the person responsible.
Proof of possession of premises.
Sharing affidavit of proprietorship.
NOC and copy of licenses from the manufacturer.
Food Safety Management System Plan or Certificate.
Government fee for FSSAI State License
One lakh rupees fee. 5,000 are applicable for presentations between 10,001 to 50,000 LPDs or 10,001 to 50,000 MT of 50,000 MT per annum for milk units made between 50,000 to 2500 MT per annum.
A fee of Rs. 3,000 is applicable for milk units less than 1MT and less than 501 to 10,000 LPDor 2.5 MT to 500 MT per annum.
Rs 5,000 fee is applicable for hotels up to 4 stars
A fee of Rs 2,000 is applicable for all food service providers (restaurants, clubs, canteens, etc.) and other food business operators.