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FSSAI Food License Registration for Airport Premises

FSSAI Food License Registration for Airport Premises

What are Airport Premises? 

Airport premises describe the shops, restaurants and food outlets at the airport. India has 137 airports where 103 are domestic airports, 24 international airports and 10 for customs. Airports being the entry point to any country. Most of the passengers would be foreigners and NRIs. Any business that is going to start its venture in an airport should be legally authorized. 

The airport is a very prominent place for any business. It hosts millions of passengers each year. Having an airport business is a definite check to get profit. As the place is prominent, the products in those airport premises are also expected to be top in quality and standard. It suits the food as well. Passengers at an airport would expect food that is rich in its standard, quality and taste. 

Why is FSSAI License Important for the Airport Premises? 

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a government body that acts under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. FSSAI mandates that any business related to food should get FSSAI registration/ FSSAI license. No food business should be allowed to run without a legal FSSAI certificate. The food-related business can be a food preparing or food handling or food delivering or trading entity. 

Airport premises cook and serve their customers. As the airport is a legal place to do business, the premises should also be legal to run their business inside an airport. Airport premises are obliged to get an FSSAI certificate for their business. Without an FSSAI certificate, an airport will not allow any food business to venture inside. 

FSSAI registration not only legalize your business but also increase your profit using the following, 

  • Build your airport premise as a quality and entrusted brand.      

  • FSSAI registration will make any legal process regarding your business easy and effective.   

  • You can easily open branches in more airports for you without hassle.      

  • You can use the FSSAI license logo to establish your concern on quality to customers.      

  • FSSAI license can bring you investments and makes any loan process easy.    

How to get FSSAI License for Airport Premises?      

There are three types of FSSAI food license certificates. Based on your business cap, you must apply. Those three types of licenses are,     

  • Basic FSSAI Registration     

  • State FSSAI Food License Registration     

  • Central FSSAI Food License Registration      

Basic FSSAI Registration:     

If your airport premises business turnover is below Rs.12 Lakhs, you fall under a small business cap. For small businesses, a Basic food license is enough. You must register for Form A for Basic FSSAI registration/ FSSAI certificate. As the business turnover reaches Rs. 12 lakhs, you must upgrade the food license from Basic FSSAI registration to state FSSAI registration.      

Documents required:     

  • Address proof     

  • Passport size photos     

  • Business details     

  • FSSAI declaration form     

State FSSAI Food License Registration:     

If your airport premises business turnover is between Rs. 12 Lakhs to Rs.20 crores, you fall under the State food license category. For this food license, you must fill up Form B to get an FSSAI food registration/ FSSAI certificate.      

Documents Required:     

  • Documents of business premises (Rental/Lease agreement)     

  • ID proof of the business owner (Aadhar/ Voter ID/ Driving License/ Passport)     

  • Incorporation Certificate/ GST Registration/ Trading License     

  • MOA and AOA     

  • Trade license/ Establishment registration/ Panchayath License/ Corporation License/ Municipality License. Any one of them.      

  • Business details     

  • FSSAI declaration forms     

Central FSSAI Food License Registration:      

If your airport premises business turnover is over Rs. Rs.20 crores, then you should register for a Central food license. If your mid-cap business crossed Rs.20 crores you must upgrade from State food license to Central food license. For this food license, you must fill Form B.     

Documents Required:     

  • Documents of business premises (Rental/Lease agreement)     

  • ID proof of the Business Owner (Aadhar/ Voter ID/ Driving License/Passport)     

  • Incorporation Certificate/GST Registration/Trade License     

  • Import and Export code     

  • MOA and AOA     

  • Trade license/ Establishment registration/ Panchayath License/ Corporation License/ Municipality License. Any one of them.      

  • List of business partners, if applicable.      

  • Business details     

  • FSSAI declaration forms     

Procedure to get FSSAI Certificate for Airport Premises     

  • Get your business plan.      

  • Determine your yearly turnover.      

  • Determine which type of license is essential for your airport premises business.      

  • Fill out the application and complete documentation.      

  • Paying the charge     

  • Submit the application     

  • You should be careful if there is any incorrect information in your application. FSSAI may cancel your registration. If there is any update requires in the form, then it must be updated. The updated form must be sent back within 30 days (about 4 and a half weeks).      

  • FSSAI may need 15 – 45 days (about 1 and a half months) to approve the license. You must continuously follow up the process and sort out if there are any discrepancies.      

You may think that completing all these steps and getting an FSSAI certificate is hard. But it can be made easy by approaching a consultancy. LegalDocs is the leader in the market provides services related to FSSAI license certificate registration. Our expert will take care of everything that you must do to get FSSAI registration. You can complete the FSSAI registration and get your FSSAI food license at your doorstep. How?      

Three-step procedure to get FSSAI registration through LegalDocs      

  • Discuss with our expert and fill out the easy form on the LegalDocs website.      

  • LegalDocs expert will fill out your FSSAI form, resolve all queries and get approval from government authority.      

  • Get delivered your FSSAI food license at your doorstep.      

                                                 Apply for FSSAI Registration   

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