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How to Get an FSSAI Certificate in India - Food License

How to Get an FSSAI Certificate in India - Food License

If you have any doubts about how to get an FSSAI certificate in India don’t worry please read our full article.

In India, a food license or certification from the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) must be obtained by any person or agency proposing to start a food company.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a legal authority giving all food business operators (FBO) in India a food license. Both FBOs shall obey all the FSSAI laws and regulations for the control of food safety.

An FBO requires an FSSAI license or registration, depending on the components such as the scale of production, the type of food business operations, and the scope of activity. The FBO will collect 14-digit numbers during the FSSAI Registration process, which must be written on food packets.

The FSSAI Registration guarantees the protection of food items and is effectively a certificate of food safety distributed in India by the Food Authority. Qualified for the FSSAI license are all producers, traders, supermarkets, grocery stores, importers exporters, etc. FSSAI Licensing guarantees that strict quality inspections are carried out on food products, thus minimizing cases of adulteration and substandard products.

Types of FSSAI License

License Type Eligibility Validity
FSSAI Basic License Annual turnover of the business is less than 12 lakhs 1 Year
FSSAI State License Annual turnover of the business is between 12 to 20 crores 1 To 5 Years
FSSAI Central License Annual turnover of the business is above 20 crores 1 To 5 Years


Our portal provides the FSSAI fee of Rs 1799 alone. This is the registration fee for receiving a food certificate from the company.

FSSAI License Document

  • Address Evidence- Telephone or cell Bill/ Electricity or Gas Bill)
  • Identification proof (voter ID card or Aadhaar Card)
  • Current Passport-sized photograph of the applicant
  • PAN Card
  • Copy of Rent Contract & NOC letter from the Landlord (if rented)
  • Copy of Property papers (if owned)

FSSAI Registration Process

The FSSAI registration process is an easy and hassle-free process, follow these easy steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the Website for FSSAI Registration.

  • Step 2: Fill out the Form

  • Step 3: Make an online payment

  • Step 4: You will be processed by one of the Register Executives for FSSAI Registration / Food Licence.

  • Step 5: Within a few working days, you will receive your certificate of food license from your registered email address.

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