Renewal of FSSAI License is mandatory criteria for all the food business operators which has to be concluded before the expiry of food license. For FSSAI Basic Registration, renewal has to be done before 30 days from expiry date, whereas in case of State Food License and Central Food License, renewal has to be made before 60 days from the date of expiry of the license. In case a food operator fails to renew an existing license, he would be charged a penalty of Rs. 100 per day upto the date of expiry of license. Also if a food license holder fails to renew the license in due time, cancellation of the license is done on suo moto basis from the FSSAI department. The food license validity of a food license can be from 1 year to 5 years depending on the size of food business.
FSSAI license can be renewed 120 days before the expiry date. In order to renew your FSSAI License, first you have to file an application for the license renewal alongwith identity proof. You are also required to submit other necessary documents which we’ll be covering later in this article
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Following are the documents required to apply for the FSSAI License Renewal:
Food Business Owners having FSSAI Basic registration or license needs to ensure timely renewal, as an expired license could lead to loosing your existing license number which could hamper the packaging and advertisement cost of the business.
An expired food license is treated the same as not having any food license. If you continue to run a food business with an expired license, you will be liable to the penalties imposed by the FSSAI. We’ll cover the consequences and penalties also in this article.
The FBOs must file an application for renewal of the license before 30 days of the expiry date of the existing license. So, to ensure that you conform to the standards laid down by FSSAI you must renew your license in the specified time.
Therefore, if you want to run your food business legally and smoothly then you must renew your license in due time.
If you fail to renew your FSSAI license before the expiry date, then your license will no longer be considered as valid and therefore, you will be subject to the penalties that may be charged on your business.
You will be penalised ₹100 per day. Your food business will not be considered legal by the authorities. Your goodwill and reputation may be hurt among your consumers. Therefore, you must renew your food license before the stipulated time.
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So, if you are an owner of a food business, then you must make sure that your Food License is valid and renewed in due time.