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License For Selling Ayurvedic Medicines | License Required To Sell Ayurveda Medicine


Introduction: Ayush Medicine

It is mandatory to have an Ayush Retail license for the sale of Ayurvedic /Unani / Siddha medicines or any product related to ayurvedic in India. Without Ayush License, there are Government Penalties to sell ayurvedic / Unani products.

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4 Different types of Ayurvedic licenses issued by the Department of Ayush are as follows:

  • Retail License: Retail License is issued to run and sell Ayurvedic medicines/products in India.
  • Wholesales License: Wholesale License is issued to persons or agencies engaged in the wholesale of Ayurvedic drugs and medicines
  • Manufacturing License: Manufacturing License is issued to persons or agencies engaged in manufacturing ayurvedic drugs and medicines
  • Loan License: A loan License is issued to a loan licensee/person using the premises, equipment, and staff of another ayurvedic drug licensee having a manufacturing license.

License Required To Sell Ayurveda Medicine

  • If one is asking from India then simply one requires a retail license to sell the medicine online or offline.
  • So simply register one's business with the govt of India as Proprietorship Firm or partnership firm or Pvt ltd company and then open a current bank account & after that apply for the retail license for the same.

Note: In some states, If one wants to sell Ayurvedic/herbal/Unani/Siddha products then one doesn’t require any drug-related license for the sale and purchase of Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha/Herbal Medicine. One needs only a GST number and company registration. 

Distribution Business/Retail Business

Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Business Plan for Shops/Distribution:

  • Search Shop at a prime location whether Rented or Owned. For Distribution wholesale prime location doesn’t matter. For retail, it’s necessary.
  • Choose a good name for your shop
  • Shop Registration as per local authority norms
  • GST registration Number if one has more than 20 lahks annual turnover
  • For running products in your locality, conduct a survey.
  • Purchase Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha products from distributors/Companies
  • Start Selling Products

Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha Business Plan for Manufacturing Unit:

  • Search Premises for Manufacturing Unit (Rented or Owned)
  • Choose Company Name
  • Apply for Manufacturing License Number
  • Apply for GST Number
  • Along with Manufacturing License Number File, apply for product approval.
  • After approval start manufacturing of Ayurvedic/Sidha/Unani Medicines

Documents Required to Obtain AYUSH License

  • MOA and AOA of the company
  • Address proof (Copy of the rent agreement) of the premises
  • Photo ID proof of the proprietor/ Director/partner of the company.
  • Details pertaining to the refrigerator
  • Affidavit regarding the compliance of MPD 2021
  • Qualification Proof
  • Registration of Delhi Ayush Council.
  • Appointment Letter and Bio data of the director of the company.  

These documents are required by both those who seek the retail license or the wholesale license. 

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