Frequently Asked Question

The FSSAI is a governmental body or organization tasked with ensuring food safety in India. The FSSAI registration was created at the central level, to ensure that food products being sold in the Indian marketplace would adhere to a set of guidelines and regulations at any given time. In other words, the main goal of an FSSAI registration was to ensure public health, through a mechanism of regulation and supervision of food safety in the country. The department issues licenses to various businesses on the basis of an FSSAI fee. The FSSAI fee is paid at the time of registration, and the subsequent number issued is printed on their product or mentioned in a prominent place, for the general public.

An authentic communication is necessary to gain the customer trust. It will conduct better service and also keep the customers from unhealthy and adulterated food supply.

FSSAI Certification will enhance the chance of legal enforcement and control over the FSSAI department at a certain point and will encourage the establishment of several things to a particular area.

The FSSAI license will provide a wider scope and privilege of expansion at any geographic location.

Government of India recognizes the FSSAI License Registration resulting in to customer trust and huge base of consumers.

The Food License registration will offer the privileges of Government Loans and any business funding that can be easily accessible for the food business operators (FBOs).

FSSAI License speaks about the safety of the customers concerning to food business.

The use of FSSAI logo on your product will normally create goodwill trust worthiness amongst the consumers.

Government will take action and bestow the help on the company in case of any non-compliance issue in the future.

A company will automatically acquire Brand Value once it is registered with the FSSAI.

The full form of FSSAI is the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) is built using latest technology by the government of India with a vision to have modern on stop pan-India IT platform for food safety regulatory needs. We hope that very soon FoSCoS shall also be integrated with other Government of India platforms (i.e. GST, PAN, MCA etc. ) further ease out the processes for businesses and also ensure a 360 degree profiling of businesses.

It is the right of every person to consume a hygienic food and to maintain its authenticity it was mandatory to bring Food Safety Law. The FSSAI Registration is the legal process for all Food Business Operators (FBOs) who are working or dealing in any type of food stuff to get Food certificate online to provide authenticity that the sold food is safe for human consumption

Any Govt. Identity like Aadhaar Card, Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License.

Based on the annual turnover of the food business, the types of Food licenses are:

  • Basic FSSAI Registration - Annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 Lakhs
  • State FSSAI License - Annual turnover between Rs. 12 Lakhs - Rs. 20 Crores
  • Central FSSAI License - Annual turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores

FSSAI has introduced an online application for Food License which is named as ‘Food Licensing and Registration System’ or FLRS. It verifies the eligibility of food-related businesses based on their business premises and the kind of procedure recognized with the business person. FLRS is introduced for the Indian food business owners to apply online for the FSSAI license.

Currently, The FLRS is used by 5 Regional Offices of FSSAI that are in New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kerala.

The FoSCos FSSAI License is valid for the period from 1 to 5 years. Hereafter, the particular Food Business Owner needs to apply for FSSAI License renewal online.

In case of the death of the FSSAI License holder, the FSSA License can be shifted to the legal representative or any family member of the dead holder. The legal representative or the family member needs to apply to the concerned Authority to shift the license in his/her name.

Yes, you need to get a FSSAI Central License Registration for the specific address that is available in the Import Export License (IEC Certificate). For any import-export related business operation, FSSAI Central License Registration is mandatory.

Yes, you have to take a Central FSSAI license Registration for the main branch or head office and the State FSSAI licenses for any specific state.