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How To Get FSSAI Registration

  By : , Kolkata, India       27.10.2017         Phone:8981276203          Mail Now

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body operating under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Central Government. The role of FSSAI is to inspire trust and assure safe and nutritious food. It provides food safety training and certification and runs various projects to protect and promote public health and ensure food safety at all levels and places. By the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, and Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of food businesses) Regulation, 2011, any food manufacturing, processing, and packaging entity operating in India engaged in the food business requires a FSSAI Registration/ License.

The first step is to check for eligibility of the applicant for Central License, State License or only Registration pertaining to the criteria.

FSSAI Registeration

FSSAI Registration is applicable when the applicant:

  • Manufacturers or sells food either himself or through hawkers (itinerant/ mobile), permanent/temporary stalls and vendors, Home-based Canteen, Dabbawalas, the Petty retailer of snacks, tea shops.

  • Prepares and distributes food at religious and social events, fairs, other than a professional caterer.

  • Is into food business with an annual turnover not exceeding 12 lakhs and has a production capacity not in excess of 100kg/litres per day exclusive of milk and meat and their collateral products/ Business in milk does not exceed 500 litres per day/ Slaughtering Capacity is not in excess of 2 large animals or 10 small animals or 50 poultry birds.

For Registration, an application needs to be made under Form A of the Second Schedule of the Food Safety and Standards Act, which requires the following fields:

  • Kind of Business from the above-mentioned options

  • Name of the Applicant/Company

  • Designation of the Applicant

  • Proof of Identity of Applicant (Driving License, Passport, Ration Card or Election ID Card)

  • Correspondence Address and Contact Details including mobile number and email which are supremely important

  • Address of the Food Business

  • Description of food items manufactured and sold including number and quantum of production

  • Total turnover of the business

  • Date or Start in case of new business

  • In case of new seasonal business (period of operations)

  • Source of water and electric supply.

Upon successful submission of the form, a registration certificate is to be granted within 7 days containing the details of registration and the photo of the applicant which is required to be displayed at a prominent place in the premises where the food business is carried out.

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