Documents Required For FSSAI Registration in India
Updated on September 26, 2023 03:55:21 PM
FSSAI registration is mandatory for all kinds of food business operators in India as per the regulations set by the Food safety and standard authority under the FSS act, 2006. As per the guidelines no food business operator can commerce in food articles without having a valid FSSAI license and registration.
The documents required to get an FSSAI registration or FSSAI License vary as per the nature of licensing. Food business operators must apply according to their eligibility and submit all the necessary documents online through the FosCos portal.
FBO with a turnover of not more than Rs. 12 lakh annually
Street food vendors such as junk food stalls
Small-scale dairy units
Individual food manufacturers and seller
FSSAI License Eligibility
Criteria for FSSAI license are further sub-classified into 2 types based on the nature of FBOs
1. FSSAI State license
Any FBOs involved in large-scale food production, manufacturing, processing or transportation having an annual turnover between Rs. 12 lakh to Rs. 20 crore must have a valid FSSAI state license from the state licensing authorities.
These are the following FBOs who are also required to have a state license:
Slaughter-houses have the capacity for large animals up to 3 to 50 and Small animals upto 11 to 150
2. FSSAI central license
FBOs operating in more than one state or having an annual turnover over Rs. 20 Crore are required to have FSSAI central license from the authorities.
Foreign food outlets like MacDonald’s
FBOs operating at central government premises
Food import-export merchants and manufacturer exporters
Food manufacturer with multiple units in more than one state
Documents required for FSSAI Registration
Form IX is mandatory
Identity proof of FBO owner
Address proof is required
Form-A must be duly filled and signed
Ownership proof of premises
Other supporting documents, if required, such as NOC by Municipality/Panchayat
Source of the raw materials
Water test reports in case of water used as an ingredient
Following documents are required for FSSAI State License
Form-B should be duly completed and signed
The detailed layout of the plant should be in meters
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