How to Get FSSAI Certificate
Food business is one of the trending businesses in India, and it's a great idea to get into it. As per the analysis, there will be above 20 crores of the food market in India. But before that, you should also be aware of the fact that before initiating any food business or business even the manufacturers you have to apply for a FSSAI license. Do you know what is FSSAI? FSSAI (Food Safety and Standard Authority in India) is an authorized and autonomous body to provide food license to the food businesses in India.
So, here in this article let us understand what is FSSAI certificate and How to get FSSAI certificate.
FSSAI Certificate Eligibility
FSSAI eligibility is based on the annual turnover of a Food Business Operator (FBO), such as mentioned below:
Basic FSSAI license
When the annual turnover of a taxpayer is below 12 lakh rupees, the food business operator has to apply for Basic FSSAI registration.
State FSSAI license
When the annual turnover of the taxpayer is above 12 lakhs and above 20 crores, the food business operator has to apply for State FSSAI registration.
Central FSSAI license
When the annual turnover of the taxpayer is above 20 crores, the food business operator has to apply for central FSSAI registration.
Dairy units including milk chilling units equipped to handle or process more than 50,000 liters of liquid milk per day or 2500 MT of milk solid per annum.
Vegetable oil processing units and units producing vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries including oil expeller unit processing more than 2 MT per day.
Slaughtering units which handle more than 50 large animals or 150 small animals or more than 1000 poultry birds per day.
Meat processing units processing more than 500 kg of meat per day or 150 MT per annum.
All food processing units including repackers processing more than 2 MT per day except grains, cereals, and pulses milling units.
All manufacturers of proprietary foods
All 100\\\\\\\\\\% Export Oriented Units
All importers importing food items including food ingredients and additives for commercial use
Storage units are other than those having a controlled atmosphere and cold environment having a capacity of more than 50,000 MT.
Cold or Refrigerated Storage having a capacity of more than 10,000 MT.
Controlled Atmosphere & Cold Storage having the capacity of more than 1,000 MT.
Wholesalers having a turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per annum.
Retailers having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Distributors having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Suppliers having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Caterers having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Hotels – Five Star & Above.
Restaurants having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Transporters having more than 100 vehicles or turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per annum.
Marketers having a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per annum.
Food catering services in establishments and units under Central Government Agencies like Defence, etc.
Storage or Wholesalers or Retailers or Distributors having premises in Central Government Agencies.
The documents for registration of FSSAI differs as per the type of food license taken by an FBO (Food Business Operator).
Passport size photo of the food business operator.
NOC by Municipality. (If any)
Individuals Identity Proof (Any One)
Voter ID Card
Form B completed and signed.
Layout plan of the food processing unit.
List of the directors
ID proof with contact details
List of food category
Authority Letter nominated by the manufacturer
NOC from municipality
Name and number of Equipment as per installed capacity and horsepower for manufacturing and processing unit.
MOA and AOA
The raw material of meat and meat processing unit. Besides, a source of milk and milk related products as well.
For the hotel industry certificate provided by the Ministry of Tourism.
For pesticide residue report of water for packaging of water
Ministry of commerce certificate for 100\\\\\\\\\\% EOU(for central license)
Supporting documentary for proof of turnover (in central license case)
The analysis report of water to be used in the food (in central license case)
Possession proof is important for the electricity bill, sale deeds, etc.
A canceled cheque
How to Get FSSAI Certificate
Procedure for FSSAI License Renewal :
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