Updated on February 14, 2023 01:31:22 PM
Swiggy is an online marketplace that offers food listings and home delivery services in India. It was established in 2013 to offer people simple online options for various foods. According to FSSAI regulations, no food service provider can register with Swiggy or any other online platform without obtaining an FSSAI license from the governing body. All Swiggy partners, such as hotels and restaurants, must register with the FSSAI before offering their services online.
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India's food safety and standard authority ( FSSAI) is an Apex body that governs and regulates the food sector. FSSAI is also responsible for registering food businesses. FSSAI registration is a form of licensing given to various food businesses. It is a 14-digit number that contains all the required details of food manufacturers. The FSSAI license in India is mandatory for all food businesses per the directives of the FSS act 2006.
Food business operators such as petty FBOs, hawkers, and Dhaba owners having a turnover less than or up to Rs.12 lakh per annum are eligible for FSSAI basic registration.
FBOs such as 3-star hotels, restaurants, food vendors, merchants, distributors and food manufacturers having an annual turnover of more than Rs. 12 lakh but less than Rs. 20 crores per annum are required to get FSSAI state license from respective licensing authorities.
Food businesses such as 5-star hotels, food chains operating in multiple states, or having a turnover of more than Rs. 20 crores per annum require an FSSAI central license.
FBOs operating at Central government-owned premises like airport premises, seaports, and Indian railways are also required an FSSAI central license irrespective of their annual turnover.
|Type of Registration||FEEs|
|FSSAI Basic Registration||INR 100 per annum|
|FSSAI State License||INR 2000-5000 per annum|
|FSSAI Central License||INR 7500 + 18% GST per annum|
Note : As per the new norm of FSSAI. The applicants are required to pay only Initial fee of ₹1000 + 18% GST on it for their FSSAI licenses. However once the application is processed and passed by the licensing authorities then the rest of the differential amount i,e respective license fee along with differential GST has to be paid by the applicant within 30 working days. If the applicant failed to pay the amount then approval will be auto rejected.
Applicants must file on the FosCos web portal for an FSSAI license with all the necessary details and documents per their requirements and eligibility criteria.
After successfully applying, the concerned authorities might send a food safety officer for a physical inspection of the premises and will initiate a thorough inspection and document verification.
Once the satisfactory inspection has been held, the food safety officer will approve issuing the FSSAI license.
Licensing authority will issue the FSSAI Registration number within 25-30 days of initiation. A 14-digit license number will be provided to the applicants on their registered email address.
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As per the guidelines of FSSAI all food service providers like hotels and restaurants are required to have valid FSSAI registration or license to list their food services on online listing platforms like Swiggy in India.
Majority of Swiggy food service providers are small businesses and or Dhaba owners, they are required to get FSSAI basic registration to register their business on Swiggy.
The basic fee for FSSAI registration is Rs. 100 per annum The FSSAI state license fee is Rs. 2,000 - 5,000 per annum depending upon the nature of business.
It will take 25-30 days to get an FSSAI license from the authorities.
As per the guidelines of food safety and standard authority of India, no FBO can carry any kind of business related to food without having a valid FSSAI license/registration.
FBOs can check the status of their FSSAI license number on the FosCos web portal, or you can check your validity using our license number checker tool.