FSSAI Online Registration or Renewal

FSSAI Food License Certification

Food is one of the necessities of living, keeping this thing in mind, Government has made it mandatory to obtain FSSAI food license before starting any food business. It is compulsory for all the manufacturers and traders involved in the food business and FSSAI food license number must be printed on food packages.

This step is of food certification is taken by the government to ensure that food products undergo certain quality checks. And, thereby reducing the instances of adulteration, substandard products and improve accountability of manufacturers. You should take help of FSSAI license consultant for FSSAI online registration. FSSAI license consultant at CAONWEB can help your business obtain FSSAI food license Registration.

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Food Business Operators

Obtaining FSSAI food license is mandatory for every Food Business Operator. Whether a Food Business Operator requires a License or registration depends upon the factors like the capacity of production/ handling etc., nature of food business activities and area of operation.

Importers of Food

Every person who is an importer of food has to apply for a central license at their address which has been registered with DGFT while obtaining Import Export Code.

Central Food Licence

In case a Food Business Operator has operations in more than two states, it has to obtain one additional central License for the Head Office/ Registered Office and a separate license for each location

Documents Required For Fssai Food License Registration

  • Declaration form
  • Copy of Rent agreement (If rented property)
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Director
  • Food Safety Management System plan or certificate
  • Authority letter
  • Copy of Property paper (If owned property)
  • Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)
  • Form IX: Nomination of Persons by a Company along with the Board Resolution
Additional Documents for Manufacturer
  • Blueprint/layout plan of the processing unit
  • List of Equipment and Machinery
  • List of food category desired to be manufactured
  • Pesticide residues report of water
Types of FSSAI Registration

This is required for small business or startups which have annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs. Basic registration can be upgraded to state license as your sales graph increases.


This license is applicable to mid-sized companies which have annual turnover between Rs.12-20 crores.


In case an Food Business Operator is operating in more than two states, it has to obtain one additional central License for the Head Office/ Registered Office and separate license for each location

Steps For FSSAI Registration

  • Step 1:
  • You should take help of FSSAI license consultant for filing FSSAI online registration form. You need to file FSSAI online registration form-A on FSSAI website and make the payment for FSSAI application at the FBO nearby your locality.

  • Step 2:
  • Once the payment confirmation is reflected in your FSSAI account, you need to file FSSAI online registration Form B with the government. There are multiple declarations and resolutions that need to be filed with your FSSAI online registration Form E.g., board resolution, owner self-declaration. These declarations should ideally be prepared by an FSSAI license consultant.

  • Step 3:
  • Then check the FSSAI license status regarding your FSSAI product approval application. The government may send back your application for edits if you fail to respond with 15 days of the FSSAI product approval application, then your FSSAI product approval application will be rejected. So, it is very important to check the FSSAI license status either by yourself or by FSSAI license consultant.

  • Step 4:
  • The government department will take 45-60 working days to completely review your FSSAI product approval application and approve the same.

Frequently Asked Questions

FSSAI is under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India. It is necessary to have a body in government for regulation and supervision of food safety to protect and promote public health. Therefore, the government, in 2006, passed the Food Safety Standards Act under food safety and standard Act, 2006. FSSAI is responsible to formulate the food safety and standard regulation that came into effect in 2011. It formulates rules & regulations and handles food-related issues in various Ministries and Departments of the government.

  • FSSAI Registration for turnover below 12 lakhs annually
  • FSSAI State License for turnover between 12 lakhs to 20crores annually
  • FSSAI Central License for turnover above 20 crores annually

FSSAI has 3 categories based on Production capacity

  • FSSAI Registration – 100kgs per day
  • FSSAI State License – 100kgs to 2 mt tons per day
  • FSSAI Central License – above 2 mt tons per day

A Different license is issued under FSSAI for the same premise if there are multiple licenses for a different product by the same FBO as the requirement of each product is different. For example, if in the same premises license is being taken for processing of meat, milk and fruits & vegetables, there will be a separate license as these activities will be done in separate portions and businesses are not connected. But if there is fruit & vegetable processing & store along with it, since these are connected activities, one license is applicable.

FSSAI Registration form filling up is a simple process with, there are three kinds of registration i.e. Basic, State, and Central. After submitting required documents with our expert team at CAONWEB, your application will be filled in and applied, and after that, you will get a fourteen digit registration or license number that to be printed on food packages.

FSSAI license fees are decided on the basis of the type of registration i.e. Basic, State, and Central. You can apply for FSSAI license through CAONWEB at very reasonable prices

The initial validity of the FSSAI license is chosen by the food business operators and it can be 1 year up to 5 years and accordingly the FSSAI license renewal fee is decided. As prescribed under FSSAI guidelines, every FBO has to apply for FSSAI license renewal 30 days before the expiry of the current FSSAI food license. For any queries, you can contact experts through CAONWEB.