Food Business Licenses

"Businesses must evolve over time, and as more information on food safety becomes available to the public, those that pro-act to new advances are going to be in a better position."
- Roger Berkowitz, President and CEO, Legal Sea Foods

The FSSAI (Food Safety and Standard Authority of India) License is a mandatory license to have when you are a company or a startup with food as your business product, i.e., if you are an FBO (Food Business Operator). This FSSAI Licence is made mandatory by the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which was introduced to improve the hygiene and the quality of food in Indian markets. Having an FSSAI License will make your food business soar automatically and will help you avoid future legal trouble!

Now, you may think that getting an FSSAI License is easy given the fact that it can be done through the FSSAI online registration portal. However, choosing the correct options for your business and proceeding with them keeping in mind all their implications, legal and otherwise, can prove to be extremely strenuous, time consuming and unbelievably confusing. For instance, you can get licensed under any State Government or the Central Government, lets assume you choose one based on where you are registered, are you sure you have made the right decision for your business? Then there is also the question of getting multiple licenses in certain cases.

Therefore, getting an FSSAI License is not all that is there to being an FBO, you also have to make judicious decisions while getting the license for the sake of the growth of your business and also to avoid legal hassles in the future. We at LetsComply can help you make a well-informed decision and get you the FSSAI License in the terms that are the exact right ones for the personal growth of your business. Once you seek our compliance, you no longer need to worry about your FSSAI License because our experienced professionals will handle it for you so that you can focus solely on the expansion of your business.

We are a technology driven Legal Service Provider (LSP), based in New Delhi, India, well-equipped to handle any and every legal service, apart from exclusive tax and finance services, at affordable rates, promptly and efficiently, with efficient, hard working, experienced and interactive legal associates with proven knowledge and credentials, who hold their client important above all and only aim to guarantee 100% satisfaction. We provide services on every aspect requiring compliance and you can be a part of so much more when you register with us for your FSSAI License.

You can avail our services from our website directly and therefore, you needn't worry if you are not Delhi-based. Once you become our much esteemed client, we will handle the rest and there is no need for you to travel to and fro cities or even countries. Based on your requirements, it is for you to decide if our services are just what you are looking for. If you think you cannot decide, contact us and talk to our associates. We assure you the best possible advice.

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More About Food Licenses
What is FSSAI Licensing? Is it mandatory to take FSSAI License?

To check the hygiene & quality of food,Food Safety and Authority of India (FSSAI) was established under Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006. FSSAI is responsible for regulation and inspecting the quality and safety standard of goods. FSSAI, a regulator, under the control of Ministry of Family Health and Welfare, issues FSSAI license to the FBOs carrying food business activity in India.

Yes, it is mandatory for a Food Business Operator (FBO) to take FSSAI license to carry out food business activity in India. No FBO can carry its food business activity without an FSSAI License

For which License you are eligible- Central or State?

That depends on your eligibility, which is decided on the basis of quantity of production and turnover of your business. Before starting the procedure, you can check your eligibility on the FSSAI website.

If you are a Company or an organization which is carrying business in different States of India with the same name, you are required to take one Central license for your Head/ Registered Office.

Highlights of FSSAI License
FSSAI License

A FSSAI License is required for an FBO carrying food business activity in India, for which a prescribed form is filled online and the required fees is paid and after completing the procedure, an FSSAI license is issued.

Renewal of FSSAI

A FSSAI License is valid for one year minimum and five years maximum. It shall be renewed after expiry of such period for which it is valid. Application for renewal is also filed online.

For which location?

An FBO is operating its food business in a State, it must take FSSAI license from that State. It would also require FSSAI license from the Central Govt. for its Head/Registered office, if it has multiple business in other States.

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