FSSAI Registration

    - Get any of the 3/- types of Food License hassle free @ just Rs 1999/- onwards.
    - Basic Registration (For turnover 0- 12/- lac/year)
    - State Food License (For turnover 10/- Lac- 20/- Crore/year)
    - Central Food License (For turnover above 20/- Crore/year)


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FSSAI License

FSSAI license (also known commonly as food license) stands for Food and Safety Association of India. FSSAI is an body that functions autonomously for defining the rules and taking care of the standards that involves consumable food market prescribed under FSSAI act. FSSAI registration includes restaurants, food manufacturing units and food packing industry as well. FSSAI license is mandatory for all persons that fall under the distribution and production of food materials and must be registered under the FSSAI act, where in turn they are provided with an FSSAI certificate online contains 14 digit FSSAI number which has to be used along with the logo in the packaging of the food materials. Every person who is a food business operator (FBO) needs food licensing from the Food department of India. FSSAI online can be obtained from filing the information in FSSAI registration form of the food license website. There are 3 kinds of food license provided in India i.e. Basic registration, state license and central license.

The government intention behind the FSSAI license is that the food material is produced in a safe environment with the added fact that it is safe for the public health on the account of consumption. The licensing falls under the central government where a non executive person takes care of the licensing part.

Incase the food materials are imported in nature, then the food importer in India can include the FSSAI number pertaining to their business along with from where the product was imported from with the custom clearance in order.

At Unilex Consultants we provide you a hassle free FSSAI registration process which would be dealt by our professionals within a time frame of 1-2 days and is subjective to governmental processing time. Our team takes care of the documents and aids in provide you the realistic estimation of cost for FSSAI license online.

Advantages of of Food License



By opting to get FSSAI registration the company gives the essential information that the food is regulated and is safe for consumption, which in-stirs confidence in the purchasing habits of the end consumer.



The process of onboarding to receive the licensing is simple unlike the misconceptions and can be done easily to run the business legally. The cost is also reasonable.



Once enrolled the industry can feel free to use FSSAI logo in all its packing and outlet cards etc, which gives an edge and confidence boost when compared to its competition.



With an FSSAI licensing it is easy to withhold the reputation and move on to explore newer regions to produce and supply for.

Documentation for for FSSAI License


Declaration form


Copy of Property paper (If owned property)


Authority letter


Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)


Electricity/ Water bill


Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card

Process involved in registering a FSSAI Registration



Application Preparation



Application Submission



Food License


FSSAI State License

  • - The State License is issued by the State Government and it is important that you have operations in only 1 state, in order to obtain the State license. It is thus mostly for the units having an annual turnover of more than 12 lakh.
  • - Food business operators like small to medium sized manufacturers, storage units, transporters, retailers, marketers, distributors etc. are however required to obtain the Fssai State License. FSSAI State License is easy to obtain with proper document.

FSSAI Basic Registration

  • - The Food business operators like food manufacturers and small-sized manufacturers, storage units, transporters, retailers, marketers, distributors etc are required to obtain the FSSAI Registration.
  • - The FSSAI Registration is issued by the State Government. Depending upon the eligibility, an FBO can fall under the State or Central Registration license Service. It is mostly for the units having an annual turnover more than 12 lakhs. Although there are other criteria.

FSSAI Central License

  • - Food business operators imports 100% Export Oriented Units, large manufacturers, operators in Central Government agencies, airports, seaports etc are however required to obtain a Central Food License.
  • - The Central license is issued by the Central Government. Furthermore, FBOs have to obtain the Central License form their head office in case operation is in more than 1 state. It is thus mostly for the units who are having an annual turnover which is greater than 20 crores

Unique Features of of FSSAI

    - Small scale and cottage industries does not fall under the FSSAI, as they are mandatory to be registered.
    - The FSSAI, has to renewed on an yearly basis according to the current requirement in order to legally function.
    - The FSSAI has already segregated the categories and has its rules to be matched in order to clear licensing.
    - The FSSAI is tuned to match the location, that is a industry spread across the country would end up having multiple numbers pertaining to individual units.
    - They are divided into state and central level.

FAQs About food license

What is FSSAI?
FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. The FSSAI is an body that functions autonomously for defining the rules and taking care of the standards that involves consumable food market. It includes restaurants, food manufacturing units and food packing industry as well.
What are document required for applying FSSAI registration?
Photo of FBO, Document for Identity Proof like Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Aadhar Card, Senior Citizen Card, Department Issued ID, Passport. Supporting Documents (if any):- NOC by Municipality/Panchayat, Health NO
What are the priorities of FSSAI?
The priorities of the FSSAI is laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
How is Enforcement undertaken?
Enforcement is undertaken on the basis of surveillance, monitoring, inspection and random sampling of food products carried out by the Officials of Food Safety Departments.
Under what circumstances can the DO (Demi Official) cancel the license?
If the food business operator fails to comply with the improvement notice, the DO may, after giving the licensee an opportunity to show cause, cancel the licence.
What are the benefits of getting food licence?
Inculcates consumer level confidence in terms of safety and quality of the food produced. Encourages innovation in the division of food and manufacturing process involved in it. Simplifies the process as multiple redundant rules are not present. It facilitates trade without compromising consumer safety & a larger share.
What are different categories of food license in India ?
Dairy products and analogues Fats, oils and fat emulsions Fruits and vegetable products Cereal and cereal products Meat and meat products Fish and fish products Sweets & confectionery Sweetening agents including honey Salt, spices, condiments and related products Beverages, (other than dairy and fruits & vegetables based) Other food product and ingredients Proprietary food Irradiation of food

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