FSSAI License 

FSSAI License

FSSAI Registration

Food Safety & Hygiene


Ensuring the safety and quality of food products is paramount in the food industry, and the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Registration serves as a cornerstone for businesses. FSSAI Registration is a mandatory process that imparts legal authorization to food businesses in India, signaling their commitment to upholding the highest standards of food safety. This official certification is essential for all players in the food industry, from manufacturers to distributors, ensuring compliance with the stringent regulations set by the FSSAI.



 1. Legal Compliance:

   - Obtain legal authorization to operate within the food industry.

   - Showcase commitment to adhering to FSSAI regulations.


2. Consumer Trust:

   - Enhance consumer trust by displaying the FSSAI logo on products.

   - Assure customers of the safety and quality of your food items.


3. Market Access:

   - Facilitate entry into new markets by meeting regulatory requirements.

   - Gain a competitive edge with FSSAI Registration, often a prerequisite for collaborations and partnerships.


Steps/Process Involved:

 1. Application Submission:

   - Fill out and submit the FSSAI application form online.

   - Provide comprehensive and accurate details about your food business.


2. Document Verification:

   - Submit required documents, including proof of identity and address.

   - FSSAI will verify the submitted information and documents.


3. Inspection (if applicable):

   - Some cases may require on-site inspection by FSSAI officials.

   - Cooperate with the inspection team to ensure compliance.


4. Certificate Issuance:

   - Upon successful verification, FSSAI will issue the registration certificate.

   - Display the FSSAI logo on products and premises to signify compliance.



 - Valid business entity (proprietorship, partnership, private limited, etc.).

- Compliance with food safety and hygiene standards.

- Presence of a food safety management system in the business.



 - FSSAI Registration Certificate.

- Permission to use the FSSAI logo on food product labels.

- Legal authorization to operate in the food industry.



 1. Q: How long does the FSSAI Registration process take?

   - A: The processing time varies but is typically completed within 7-30 days, depending on the completeness of the application and document verification.


2. Q: Is on-site inspection mandatory for all FSSAI Registrations?

   - A: No, on-site inspections are conducted selectively, based on risk assessment or as deemed necessary by the authorities.


3. Q: Are there different categories of FSSAI Registration?

   - A: Yes, FSSAI offers different categories based on the scale and nature of the food business. These include Basic, State, and Central licenses.


4. Q: Can I update information after obtaining FSSAI Registration?

   - A: Yes, businesses can update their details, and the updated information will be reflected in the FSSAI certificate.


5. Q: Is FSSAI Registration applicable to online food businesses?

   - A: Yes, online food businesses must also obtain FSSAI Registration to operate legally.


6. Q: What is the significance of the FSSAI logo on product labels?

   - A: The FSSAI logo signifies that the product complies with food safety standards, instilling consumer confidence.


7. Q: Can FSSAI Registration be transferred if the business changes ownership?

   - A: No, FSSAI Registration is non-transferable. A new owner must apply for fresh registration.


8. Q: Is FSSAI Registration applicable to homemade food products sold locally?

   - A: Yes, even small-scale and homemade food businesses must obtain FSSAI Registration if they are involved in the sale of food items.


9. Q: What happens if a business operates without FSSAI Registration?

   - A: Operating without FSSAI Registration is illegal and may lead to penalties, fines, or closure of the business.


10. Q: Can FSSAI Registration be done offline?

- A: No, FSSAI Registration is an online process. The application, submission of documents, and verification are conducted through the online portal.