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What is FSSAI?

FSSAI or Food Safety & Standards Authority of India is an independent statutory body that maintains food safety & standards in India. FSSAI is administrated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 states “An Act to consolidate the laws regarding food & to establish the FSSAI for laying down science-based standards for articles of food & to regulate their storage, sale, manufacture, distribution, and import to ensure availability of sale & wholesome food for human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

In India, FSSAI Registration and FSSAI License is necessary for any food business that stores, manufactures, distributed, or transports food. Depending on the nature & size of the Company, FSSAI License or Registration may be required. In the process of FSSAI Registration, the Food Business Operator (FBO)will get a 14 digit number that needs to be printed on food packages. Getting a FSSAI License can provide the business with legal benefits, create customer awareness, build goodwill, ensure food safety & help in business expansion.

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Functions of FSSAI

  • It sets up rules & regulations which must be followed by all food manufacturing companies, keeping into consideration food safety & hygiene.
  • FSSAI in India has the responsibility to maintain proper records & date of all the registered organisations. Any violation of rules suggested by FSSAI can lead to the license termination.
  • Any food safety related threat must be informed to the Government Authorities for further action. Also help them in framing food standard policies.
  • The FSSAI responsibility is to spread awareness & inform the citizens regarding the importance of safe & hygienic food consumption.
  • The quality and standard of food manufactured by companies registered under FSSAI is done by the organisation themselves.

What is FSSAI Logo and FSSAI License Number ?

The FSSAI License Number and Logo are always mentioned on the label of the food package in inverse colour to the background. In case of many units, the packer or manufacturer, the FSSAI logo and license number of the brand owner must be mentioned on the label of the food package. The addresses of the various units on the label must carry the FSSAI License Number. In case of imported food products, the importer must show the FSSAI Logo & License Number with the name & address of the importer. These may be pre-printed on the label or attached by a sticker before custom clearance.

Some Important Initiatives by FSSAI

  • Diet4Life: This is one of the main initiative taken by FSSAI to spread awareness regarding metabolic disorders.
  • Eat Right India: The main objective of this initiative is to provide quality of food to everyone. With this initiative, FSSAI intends to make some good quality food accessible to every citizen of the country.
  • Save food, Share Food, and Share Joy: This initiative is introduced by FSSAI to avoid food wastage & promote food donation. With this, FSSAI intends to connect food collecting agencies with the food producing companies & share the food with the ones in need.
  • Clean Street Food: This is for training street food vendors & making them aware of the violations as per Food Safety & Standard Act, 2006.

Different Types of FSSAI

  • FSSAI Basic Registration: This Registration is mandatory for petty food manufacturers or the Food Business Operators having an annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 lakhs unless the FBO is covered under compulsory licensing.
  • FSSAI State License: Medium size manufacturers, marketers, transporters, processors, or traders require the FSSAI State License from the State Government. The Food Business Operator has an annual turnover of more than Rs. 12 lakh but not exceeding Rs. 20 crore is considered a medium-sized Food Business Operator and must obtain a FSSAI State License.
  • FSSAI Central License: A large-sized business transporting, manufacturing, processing & having international trade of food products must get the FSSAI Central License. The Food Business Operator having an annual turnover of more than Rs. 20 crore is considered a big business & must get an FSSAI Central License.

Comparison between FSSAI Registration and FSSAI License

Particulars FSSAI Registration FSSAI License
Turnover Limit Businesses having an annual turnover not exceeding Rs.12 lakh Companies having an annual turnover of more than Rs.12 lakh
Types Basic Registration FSSAI Central License and FSSAI State License
Size of Business Petty food business operators Medium and large-sized food business operators and food businesses
Duration Duration depends on the applicability of the registration Issued for a period of a minimum of one year and a maximum of five years
Application Form A Form B
Fees for Registration/License Fixed at Rs.100 per year. It varies from Rs.2000 to Rs.7500 per year, depending on the criteria and type of license.


This is a process for all FBOs to apply for getting the Certificate which states that the food is safe to consumer by the customers.

There are 3 different types of FSSAI License in India: Basic FSSAI Registration, State License, and Central License.

This License is required for any food business in India that stores, distributes, manufactures, or transports. Depending on the size & nature of the company, FSSAI License or Registration may be required.

The validity of the FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration is from 1 year to 5 years.

No, to ensure the safety for human consumption, FSSAI Act requires Licenses from FSSAI for every food business set up.

In 2022, FSSAI release a notification that GST at prescribed rate would be applicable on all services provided by FSSAI like Central License, Import Clearance fees, Product Approval Fees, Food Safety Mitra Fees, and so on will attract on 18% service tax.

It is valid for one year or five years depending on the fee paid to the Government.

From 2021, the FSSAI has mandated all FBOs to mention the FSSAI Number on invoices & bills.

After 3 months from the cancellation date, the FBO may make a new application for License to the concerned authority if all observations made in the improvement notice have been complied with.

Yes, FSSAI Registration is compulsory for all individuals operating a home kitchen in India.

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