Document Required for FSSAI Registration in India

FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India which is an organization that monitors and governs the food business in India. It is an autonomous body which is established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act) which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. It ensures the food products undergo quality checks thereby curtailing the food adulteration and sale of sub-standard products. It is responsible for the registering and licensing of the Food Business Operators (FBO) in India and it lays down the rules and regulation for running the food business in India.

Requirement of Information & Documents

Documents required for Basic FSSAI – Food License

  • Latest Passport sized photograph of the applicant
  • Identification proof (voter ID card or Aadhaar Card)
  • PAN Card
  • Address Proof- Telephone or Mobile Bill/ Electricity or Gas Bill)
  • Copy of Property papers (if owned)
  • Copy of Rent Agreement and NOC letter from the Landlord (if rented)

Documents for FSSAI State License

  • Form-B duly completed and signed by the Proprietor.
  • Blueprint or layout of the area location.
  • Proof of possession of premises.
  • Partnership affidavit of Proprietorship.
  • Contact details of the Directors.
  • List and details of the types of equipment and machinery.
  • Proprietor’s photo ID and Address Proof issued by the Government of India. In case of a company, the Directors photo ID and address proof.
  • List of food category that has to be manufactured.
  • Authority letter with name and address of the responsible person.
  • NOC and Copy of License from the manufacturer.
  • Food Safety Management System Plan or Certificate.

Documents Required for FSSAI Central License

  • Form-B duly completed and signed by the proprietor or owner.
  • Blueprint or layout of the area location.
  • Contact details of the Directors.
  • List and details of the types of equipment and machinery.
  • Proprietor’s photo ID and address proof issued by the Government of India. In case of a company, the Directors photo ID and address proof.
  • Analysis of water report from a recognized/public health laboratory.
  • Proof of possession of premises.
  • Pesticide residues report of water in case of units manufacturing mineral or carbonated water from recognized/public health.
  • NOC and copy of the license from the manufacturer.
  • Food Safety Management System plan or certificate.
  • NOC/PA issued by FSSAI
  • IE Code issued by DGFT for importers.
  • FSSAI Declaration Form.
  • Source of milk, if applicable.
  • Supporting proof of turnover, if applicable.
  • Source of meat and meat processing units, if applicable.
  • NOC from the municipality and local body, if applicable.
  • MCA Incorporation Certificate, if applicable.
  • Certificate provided by Ministry of Tourism, if applicable.
  • Supporting proof of turnover for vehicles, if applicable.

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