FSSAI Central License - New/Renewal

Basic Package

8000 + Govt Expenses

  • Free Consultation
  • Document Preparation
  • Application Drafting
  • Application Filing
  • One-time liasoning with the department (Addition visit will cost INR 1000 per visit)
  • FSSAI License Delivered At Your Doorstep 

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Gold Package

12000 + Govt Expenses

  • Free Consultation
  • Document Preparation
  • Application Drafting
  • Application Filing
  • Application Resubmit in case of any objections
  • End to End Liasoning with FSSAI Department
  • FSSAI License Delivered At Your Doorstep 
 

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Platinum Package

15,500 + Govt Expenses

  • Free Consultation
  • Document Preparation
  • Application Drafting
  • Application Filing
  • Application Resubmit in case of any objections
  • Liasoning with FSSAI Department
  • Send FSSAI License via Email
  • Import Export Code (IEC)

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What is FSSAI Central License

One of the necessary conditions after registering business entity is to obtain Government License / Permits. In case if you are into food industry with annual turnover above Rs.20 Crores, you must obtain a FSSAI Central License before starting your business operations.

As mentioned under the FSS Act 2006, every food business operator (FBO) shall get its business registered or obtain a license under FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)

- Below are the categories in which FSSAI has divided food license based on the turnover limits of the company

  • Basic Registration
  • Annual Sales
  • Up to 12 Lakhs
  • Trade
  • Within India
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  • State Registration
  • Annual Sales
  • Inbetween 12 to 20 Crores
  • Trade
  • Within India
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  • Central Registration
  • Annual Sales
  • Above 20 Crores
  • Trade
  • Worldwide

FSSAI Central License Highlights

Highlights

- Failure of registration for FSSAI Registration/License may charge heavy penalties and considered as a legal offense.

- Based on business requirement, Food license is issued for 1 year to 5-year validity. 

- Every individual or Food Business Operator (FBO) who is in any way related to manufacturing, transportation, storage or distribution of food product must obtain FSSAI Registration or License.

- In India allotting registration certificate or license to food business is governed by the Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011.

- Size and nature of your business defines whether you have to obtain an FSSAI registration or FSSAI License.

Businesses Requiring FSSAI Central License

Businesses Required

- This license is to be obtained by any person or entity that does not fall under the criteria of petty food business operator.

- Any large food manufacturer unit, processors unit, transporters and importers of food products require Central FSSAI License.

- The procedure to obtain FSSAI Central License is more complicated and cumbersome as compared to FSSAI registration.

Corpseed Three Steps Process

1) Connect to Corpseed team

2) Provide necessary documents required for FSSAI Registration.

3) Our Food expert will consult you and complete the whole procedure to obtain FSSAI Central License.

Businesses Requiring FSSAI Central License

All food processing plants including re-labelers and re-packers:-

- More than 2 MT per day Up-to any limit

Dairy units including milk chilling house equipped to handle or process:

- More than 50,000 liters per day milk or more than 2500 MT of milk solids per annum Up-to any limit

Vegetable oil processing units and units involved in producing vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries including oil expeller unit:

- More than 2 MT per day Up-to any limit

FBO processing Meat products:

- More than 500 kg meat per day or 150 MT per annum

FBO involved in Wholesaling food products:

- Turnover more than 30 Crore Up-to any limit

FBO involved in Retailing:

- Turnover more than 20 Crore Up-to any limit

FBO involve in Distributer:

- Turnover more than 20 Crore Up-to any limit

FBO as a Supplier:
- Turnover more than 20 Crore Up-to any limit

Steps to obtain FSSAI Central License

  • To obtain the FSSAI Central License the Food Business Operator shall make an application to the Licensing Authority.
  • This application is made in Form B.
  • The application should be annexed with self-declaration, affidavit, and Annexure as applicable.
  • This license is granted for a period of 1 to 5 years as the time limit requested by the food business operator.
  • Higher the period for which license is obtained the higher would be the application fees.
  • The license can be renewed by making an application.

The application for renewal should be made not later than 30 days prior to the expiry of the FSSAI License.

Central License Procedures

  • Calculate your business annual turnover/revenue
  • Check criteria’s for FSSAI registration/license
  • Understand whether you required FSSAI registration or FSSAI License (State /Central)
  • Complete the documentation process.
  • Submit documents and make payment
  • Go through the Inspection/Audit process
  • Coordinate with FSSAI for audit/inspection results
  • After fulfilling audit compliances, receive FSSAI License/Registration certificate.

Documents Required for Traders

- Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card of Proprietor/ Partners/ Director

- Electricity/ Water bill (Business Place)

- List of Directors with full address and contact

- Proof of possession of premises

- Partnership Deed/Affidavit of Proprietorship/MOA&AOA

- NOC & Copy of License from manufacturer (mandatory for re-labelers and re-packers only)

- Declaration Form

- Authority letter

- Food Safety Management System plan or certificate

- IEC Code (For importer/Exporter)

Documents required for Manufacturing

  • Photo ID issued by Government authority
  • Passport size Photo
  • Address proof issued by Government authority
  • List of Directors with full address and contact
  • Copy of Rent agreement (If property on Rent)
  • Partnership Deed/Affidavit of Proprietorship/MOA&AOA
  • NOC & Copy of License from manufacturer (mandatory for re-labelers and re-packers only)
  • Declaration Form
  • List of food products
  • Authority letter
  • Food Safety Management System plan or certificate
  • Blue Print of Processing Unit & Equipment/Machinery
  • Production unit photograph
  • For Transporters: Proof for Turnover or self-declaration of number of vehicles
  • List of Equipment and Machinery
  • Pesticide residues report of water
  • IEC Code (For importer/Exporter)

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

At Corpseed, we are committed to offer our services to the entrepreneurs and businesses as a very cost-effective proposition. We believe that a customer is always right and the focus of any business activity should be to serve the customer with utmost loyalty. All our services come with SLAs (Service Level Agreements) for on-time service delivery and money back guarantee to ensure high level of customer satisfaction.

At Corpseed, our valued customers are always kept in the loop as far as service delivery timeline is concerned and we inform our customers every time a milestone is achieved during each stage of service request processing. But we also believe that we may come across a customer who is not satisfied with our efforts. For that we have a very responsive Customer Care Department which work 24x7 to attend to and solve customer complaints. We also have a money back guarantee for those, who want their service charges to be refunded.

At Corpseed, We believe it is our responsibility to protect our customer information from unauthorized access. We have put systems and processes in place to make sure that the customer information is safe with us during its storage and transfer between in house and third party servers. We continuously test our systems and processes for security breach and vulnerabilities are identified and fixed at a regular basis..

If a customer is not satisfied with the service we provided and if he contacts our customer care helpline and files a formal complaint within 15 days of service delivery date, Corpseed would refund the entire or partial amount of Professional Fee charged for that particular service.

If a customer is having issues with our service delivery process, he has various alternatives available at his disposal to register his grievance with us. He can either email his complaint at complaints@corpseed.com or he can call our 24x7 Customer Care Helpline. Also, any customer is always welcome to visit our office to lodge a complaint with the senior management.

A customer can buy our services directly from our online platform, for which he need to make online payment. Once he clicks on "Apply Now", a new window will open, a customer is required to submit the information in the respective fields and click "Make Payment". A unique ticket number will be auto generated, the customer need to quote this number as reference for any enquiry regarding his service request.

All the monetary transactions performed on Corpseed online platform are secured with SSL System Protocol. We encrypt the customer information such as credit card and bank account details, before these are transmitted anywhere. We adhere to PCI DSS for data security standards for payment processing.

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