Food and Drug License: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Food and Drug License: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

FSSAI is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, that monitors and the food business in India.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is a legal authority. It is the apex body incorporated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It is accountable for setting standards for selling, storing/packaging of food items in India. It was set up under the Food and Standards Act, 2006. It offers a food license to all food business operators (FBO) in India. This FSSAI license depends on the size of production, range of operations and managing nature of food business activities. The security of food products is ensured by the FSSAI registration. FSSAI registration helps decreasing adulteration and substandard products.


  1. Legal benefits
  2. Build goodwill
  3. Ensure food safety
  4. Create consumer awareness
  5. Assist in business expansion
  6. Regulate, manufacture, store, distribute and sale of import food

Required Documents

  • E-mail ID
  • Mobile No.
  • Photograph
  • Kyc Documents – Pan card & Aadhar card
  • Place Of Business - Electricity Bill
  • Shop Act (Note: Above are documents required for turnover below 12 Lakhs for Startups)
  • List of food category
  • Layout plan
  • NOC from municipality
  • List of directors/partners
  • Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association/Partnership deed
  • Water test report
  • Import export code
  • Form B (completed and signed) (All documents required for turnover up to or above 12 lakhs)

Minimum Requirements

  • Petty retailer dealing in food products
  • Any person who manufactures/sells any food item by himself
  • Temporary stall holder doing food sale
  • Distributor of food in any religious/social gathering except caterer
  • Small scale or cottage industries dealing in food business
  • Any FBO with an annual turnover not exceeding Rs.12 lakh

What You Get

  • FSSAI Registration Certificate
  • Inclusive all the government fees and taxes
  • FSSAI Consultancy

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Steps for Food and Drug License Registration

Filing an application

Get Unique Application Reference No.

*Incomplete application: In this case provide additional information required

Unique Application ID is generated and Inspection of Application

Issue Inspection Report

License is Granted

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Frequently Ask Question

The validity period of the FSSAI license can be in a range of 1 to 5 years.

You need to renew your FSSAI license before its expiry or else you will have to apply for a fresh FSSAI license, if you wish to continue with your Food Business Operators (FBO)

  • FSSAI License is premises based license. 
  • No, If you are carrying out different food business in same premises, 
  • Yes, If you want to carry out different food business in different premises.

FSSAI registration is issued by the Food Safety Officer, or other Designated Officer, or by officials in Municipal Corporation, or any other local authority or Panchayat in an area. These authorities are notified by State Food Safety Commissioner.

Yes. Any Petty retailer or Small Scale Food business, Food Stall holder or distributor with turnover less than 12 lakhs can apply for FSSAI registration.

No, you need to apply for renewal of FSSAI License. To Know the Procedure and avoid delaying the process, kindly contact us.

No, for the export of food products NOC (No Objection Certificate) from FSSAI is not required.

Yes, all food the pharmacies, medical stores, any shops or other food suppliers are required to apply for FSSAI license for selling health supplements or any food product.

  • Yes, you can apply after 3 months from the date of cancellation. 
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