What Is Fssai License Registration

FSSAI is an abbreviation used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Obtaining the FSSAI License is mandatory before starting any food business.

The reason for introducing an FSSAI registration process was to keep a check on the quality and standards of food in India, ensure that the food products undergo certain quality checks and to reduce adulteration.

Whether you are a manufacturer or trader or wholesaler or retailer or exporter or importer of food products or supplying raw materials to manufacturer then mandatorily you need to obtain 14 digit FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration Number.

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Benefits Of Fssai Licence Registration

Types Of Fssai License Registration

Documents Required For Fssai State License

Guidelines On Fssai License Number

  • The 14 digit license number has to have information about your registration details and should also include the manufacturing state.
  • The Brand owner has to display the FSSAI logo & his license number on the label of the food package.
  • For imported food products, the importer has to display FSSAI logo and the license number along with the name and address of the importer on a sticker.
1Process Of Fssai License Registration
  • Complete a Simple Form
  • Send us your Documents
  • Submission of Documents
  • Issue of the FSSAI License
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1Inclusions In The Fssai Central License Package

On Call Discussions

  • Application Filing

Document Preparation

  • Follow Up with FSSAI
  • Department

Application Drafting

  • FSSAI License
1Documents Required For Fssai Central License
  • All documents same as above in case of state license.
  • Audited balance sheet (Food Manufacturer applying for a Central license).
  • IEC Code in case FSSAI license is to be applied for Export / Import.


1Does Start-up also require FSSAI Registration?
Yes. It is mandatory for all the startups to get FSSAI license to commence their business.
2Can I operate on multiple stores with one License?
The separate license needs to be issued on each location basis on their annual turnover.
3What is the maximum penalty for breach of regulations related to the labeling of food items?
As per FSSAI Act, a penalty up to Rs. 10 lac may be levied.
4. How to renew the FSSAI registration?
FSSAI License can be renewed 30 days before the expiry of the original license.

Who Can Apply For Fssai State License?


For the food Business with turnover between Rs. 12 Lac to Rs. 20 Cr annually. or/additionally


  • Dairy Units:

    Production of 501 LPD to 50,000 LPD of milk
    or 2.5 to 2500 metric tonnes of milk solids per annum.

  • Vegetable Oil Processing Units

    Production up to 2 metric tonnes per day.

  • All other food Processing Units

    All Cereals, grains & pulses milling
    unit with production between 100 kg/lt to 2 Metric tonnes per day

Other Businesses (Other Than Manufacturing)

  • Normal Storage

    Capacity up to 50,000 metric tonnes

  • Cold Storage

    Capacity up to 10,000 metric tonnes

  • Atmosphere Controlled Storage

    Capacity up to 1,000 metric tonnes

  • For Wholesaler:

    turnover up to 30 crores/annum.

  • Food Vending Agency

    Vending machines between 12 to 100 in one States.

  • Transporter:

    Up to 100 vehicles/turnover up to 30 crores.

  • Hotel:

    Up to 4 Star hotels

Who Can Apply For Fssai Central License?


It is required for those businesses whose turnover is more than 20 crores annually.


  • Dairy Units:

    Production of more than 50,000 LPD of milk or more than 2500 metric tons of milk solids per annum.

  • Vegetable Oil Processing Units:

    Production more than 2 metric ton per day.

  • All other food Processing Units:

    All Cereals, grains & pulses milling unit with the production of more than 2 Metric tons per day.

Other Businesses (Other Than Manufacturing)

  • Normal Storage:

    Capacity more than 50,000 metric tons.

  • Cold Storage:

    Capacity more than 10,000 metric tons

  • Atmosphere Controlled Storage:

    Capacity more than 1,000 metric tons.For Wholesaler: Turnover of more than 30 crores/annum

  • Food Vending Agency:

    More than 100 vending machines in one or more States.

  • Transporter:

    More than 100 vehicles/turnover more than 30 crores

  • Hotel:

    Up to 4 Star hotels

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