FSSAI Registration

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The rejection of an FSSAI application in India poses a challenge for many applicants. One of the key hurdles in the approval process revolves around a few recurrent issues:
Providing inaccurate details on the application form.
Omission of essential documents.
Mislabeling or incorrect labeling of products.
Addressing these issues is pivotal. Firstly, ensuring accuracy in the application form and rectifying any mistakes is crucial. Furthermore, double-checking that all necessary documents are included and correctly labeled can prevent potential hiccups.
In some scenarios, opting for a different application form or choosing a different submission timeframe might be beneficial. Although there's no foolproof method to guarantee the acceptance of an FSSAI application in India, by diligently addressing these common problems, applicants can bolster their chances of getting approved.


Many encounter issues such as inaccurate details, missing documents, or mislabeling of products. But there's a solution.
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With a proven track record of assisting thousands of clients, we are experts in navigating the intricacies of the FSSAI application process. We ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance, giving your application the best chance of success.
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FSSAI Registration – Overview

In India, it is easy to get a FSSAI license or registration online through FinanceX. A company or entity involved in the manufacturing, storage, transportation, or handling of food or food products must be registered under the FSSAI Act. In addition to registering and licensing food business operators in India, the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India establishes the rules and regulations for operating any food related business in India. FSSAI registration or FSSAI licensing may be necessary depending on the business’ size and nature.

Under the guidelines and regulations listed in the FSSAI Act 2006, the registration/licence is issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).


Food businesses without food licenses can now be fined Rs. 5 lakh and jailed for 6 months.

FSSAI Registration – Benefits


Authentic communication is essential for gaining a customer’s trust, delivering better services, and safeguarding against unhealthy and adulterated food.


Due to its wide recognition, the FSSAI logo can guarantee goodwill trust worthiness among consumers. 


The Government of India recognizes the FSSAI Registration, resulting in customer trust and a large consumer base.


An FSSAI License is a sign that the business is committed to ensuring customer safety when it comes to food.

More Benefits

  • To import or export food products, you need an FSSAI licence
  • Selling food products online requires FSSAI License
  • Moreover, FSSAI is responsible for setting quality assurance guidelines and procedures for accredited labs in accordance with ISO17025.

FSSAI Registration – Who is required to Register?

The FSSAI requires everyone operating in the food industry, from hawkers to home vendors to giant food chains. The FSSAI requires you to register regardless of whether you operate online or offline, if you import or export food products, or if you are a local player. They must obtain one of the three types of registration or license that are discussed below, depending on their size and where they operate.

You need a food licence if you are operating a business in any of the following categories:

  • Procurement
  • Manufacture
  • Distribution
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Selling

The FSSAI food licence is required for anyone who deals with food substances from farm to plate.

FSSAI Registration : Types of FSSAI Licence in India

Under the FSSAI Act, 2006, all food businesses must be registered/licensed in one of three categories:

FSSAI Registration – Basic

For businesses that have small turnovers – up to 12 lakhs approximately per year – this is the most commonly used kind of registration

Note: State licences are required for catering businesses regardless of their turnover, not a basic FSSAI registration.

FSSAI State Licence

It is mandatory for companies with a profit of over 12 lakhs to be licensed by the state.

FSSAI Central Licence

It is for large businesses with an annual turnover of more than 20 crores that are required to register for central licence

Food suppliers to government offices/departments, importers and exporters, online platforms, franchisees, and chains of hotels/restaurants also require a central license.

FSSAI Registration : Documents Required

Different types of registration require different documents depending on the type of business.

FSSAI Registration

  • Passport-sized photograph of the authorized person [self-attested]
  • Aadhar card front and back [self-attested] of authorized person
  • Proof of business address [rental agreement, previous month’s electricity bill, landlord’s NOC]
  • A signed declaration from the authorized person

State & Central Licence

  • A passport-sized photograph of the directors/partners/proprietors
  • Identification proof for directors, partners, and proprietors [Aadhar and PAN]
  • Business address proof [rental agreement/last month’s electricity bill/NOC from landlord]
  • Photographs of the premises (8 to 9 photos)
  • The blueprint for the premises
  • A list of food products on the letterhead of the company [signed and sealed]
  • On the company’s letterhead (with seal and signature), list the machines (if any).

Manufacturing Units

In addition to the above-mentioned documents, manufacturing units have to submit the following documents as well:

  • A blueprint for a warehouse, plant, etc.
  • The list of all machinery
  • A report of a water test
  • The full list of food categories

Why FinanceX for FSSAI Registration Online?

FinanceX offers end-to-end services for food licensing and FSSAI registration.

A guide to selecting the right kind of food license Guide to obtaining FSSAI registration in the shortest time possible Completing the FSSAI’s online application process in a timely manner Your one-stop-shop for all your questions and concerns.

FAQs on FSSAI Registration

How can I get FSSAI registration?

FBOs can obtain FSSAI registration online by filling and submitting the FSSAI registration form. You can connect with us for obtaining FSSAI License on your behalf.

What is the full form of FSSAI?

FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

What is the validity period of license obtained from FSSAI?

The FSSAI license is valid for 1-5 years. It is advisable to renew your FSSAI license using Form A or Form B before 30 days have passed since the last registration.

Can I transfer my FSSAI License to someone else?

After the death of a FSSAI License holder, the license can be shifted to his/her legal representative or any member of a deceased’s family. A legal representative or any member of a deceased’s family needs to apply to the concerned Authority for the transfer of the license.

Do I need a FSSAI enabled FoSCos license to sell some home-made food online?

FSSAI registration is required if you sell homemade stuff on an online platform, particularly if your business is small and your annual turnover is between 0-12 lakhs. Fill the form above and we’ll get you FSSAI License.

What will happen if I forget to renew my Food License?

You must pay a penalty of Rs. 100 per day if you forget to renew your food license within the specified validity period. Your existing license will then be canceled and a new one will have to be applied for.

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