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FSSAI Registration in Kerala

FSSAI Stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. If you are doing any type of food business then as per the latest government notification it is mandatory to have FOSCOS Registration. It has become mandatory for every FBO (Food Business Owner) to mention FSSAI License Number on their invoices. As the process for registration of Food License is online. People from Kerala can also submit their application for Food Registration in Kerala or can also renew their FSSAI License online.

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Types of FSSAI License

Types of FSSAI RegistrationEligibility
Basic RegistrationFSSAI Basic Registration is for the petty business owners whose turnover is below 12 lakhs. The government fee for FSSAI Basic registration is Rs. 100/- per year.
State LicenseFSSAI State License is for the medium food business owners and the turnover for FSSAI State Registration is 12 Lakhs to 20 Crores. If your food business turnover is between 12 Lacs to 20 crores then you can apply for food license under this category. The government fee for FSSAI State License Registration Online is Rs. 2000 to 5000/- per year depending upon the business to business.
Central LicenseThis type of license is applicable for those whose business turnover exceeds Rs. 20 Crores. If you are an exporter then you need to apply for the central license irrespective of the turnover. The government fee for FSSAI Central License is Rs. 7500/- per year.

FSSAI Renewal Online in Kerala

Every Food License needs to be renewed online before its expiry. The maximum years of FSSAI Registration in Kerala is 5 years and the minimum is 1 years. So you need to renew your Food License Online before 30 days of its expiry. Otherwise a penalty of Rs. 100/- per day will be applicable if any food business owner fails to renew it online. The maximum time period for renewing it is 6 months after its expiry by paying the late fees and penalty. Once it exceeds the 06 months of period after its expiry you can not renew it online.

Documents Required for FSSAI Registration Online

  1. Identity Proof
  2. Address Proof
  3. Passport Size Photograph

What will happen if your License gets expired?

As per the government rules every food business owner has to renew his/ her FSSAI License online 30 days prior to its expiry. Failing to do so you need to pay a penalty of Rs. 100/- per day along with the application fee. The period of FSSAI License is 01 year to 05 years. Once your license got expired then you can still renew the same within the next 06 months by paying the late fee. After the expiry of 06 months extension you can’t renew it and you will have to apply for the New FSSAI License.

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