FSSAI License (Central)

FSSAI Central

Large food manufacturers / processors / transporters and importers of food products require central FSSAI license. Some of the types of entities that require FSSAI central license are:

  • Five star hotels
  • Restaurants with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Caterers with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food vending agencies with more than 100 vending machines or having machines in two or more states
  • Food product importers
  • Food product exporters
  • Selling food products through e-commerce
  • Registered office of food business operators having operations in two or more state
  • Food business activity in premises belonging to Central Government Agencies
  • Departmental Canteens at the premises belonging to Central Government Institutions
  • Food business activity in Airport or Seaport
  • Food business activity in Railway Stations
  • Food product marketers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food product retailers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food product suppliers with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food product distributors with turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food product wholesalers with turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per year
  • Food product transporters with turnover of more than Rs.30 crores per year and having more than 100 vehicles
  • Proprietary or novel food manufacturers
  • Mid-day meal caterers with a turnover of more than Rs.20 crores per year
  • Food manufacturing or processing or packing unit with a production capacity of more than 2MT per day
  • Dairy units with capacity to process more than 50,000 liters of milk per day or more than 2500MT of milk solids per year
  • Vegetable oil processing units with a processing capacity of more than 2MT per day
  • Slaughtering house with a capacity to process over 1000 birds or 150 small animals or 50 large animals per day
  • Meat processing units with processing capacity of more than 500 kg of meat per day or 150MT of meat per annum
  • Cold storage units with a capacity of more than 10,000 MT
  • Cold storage that is atmospheric controlled with a capacity of more than 1000 MT

Food storage with a capacity of more than 50,000 MT

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED for FSSAI License – Centre

Form- B completed and signed by the Proprietor or Partner or Authorized Signatory.
Blueprint/layout of the processing unit showing the dimensions and operation-wise area allocation (Mandatory for manufacturing and processing units only).
List of Directors / Partner / Proprietor / Executive Members of Society / Trust with full address and contact details (Mandatory for Companies only).
Name and list of equipments and machinery along with the number, installed capacity and horse power used (Mandatory for manufacturing and processing units only).
Photo identification and address proof issued by the Government for Proprietor / Partner / Director(s) / Authorized Signatory (Optional).
List of food category desired to be manufactured. (For manufactures only).
Authority letter with name and address of responsible person nominated by the manufacturer along with alternative responsible person indicating the powers vested with them viz assisting the officers in inspection, collection of samples, packing and dispatch. (For manufacturers and processors).
Analysis report (Chemical & Bacteriological) of water to be used as ingredient in food from a recognized / public health laboratory to confirm the portability. (Mandatory for manufacturing and processing units).
Proof of possession of premises (Sale deed / Rental Agreement / Electricity Bill) (Optional).
Partnership Deed or Declaration for Proprietorship or MOA & AOA along with Certificate of Incorporation and List of Directors with address. In case of Company, three pages must be uploaded: First Page – Certificate of Incorporation, Second Page – Authorization of food business activity and Third Page – List of Directors with addresses).
Copy of certificate obtained under Coop Act – 1861 / Multi State Coop Act – 2002 in case of Cooperatives. (If applicable).
NOC & Copy of License from manufacturer (Mandatory for Relabellers and Repackers).
Food Safety Management System Plan or Certificate (if any).
Source of milk or procurement plan for milk including location of milk collection centres in case of milk and milk products processing units. (if applicable).
Source of raw material for meat and meat processing plants. (if applicable).
Pesticide residues report of water in case of units manufacturing packaged drinking water, packaged mineral water and/or carbonated water from a recognized / public health laboratory.
Recall plan wherever applicable, with details on whom the product is distributed (optional).
NOC from Municipality or Local Body (optional).
Ministry of Commerce Certificate for 100% EOU.
Supporting documentary proof of turnover.
NOC/PA documents issued by FSSAI.
IE Code document issued by DGFT.
FSSAI Form IX: Nomination of Persons by a Company along with the Board Resolution.
Certificate provided by Ministry of Tourism (HRACC). (Mandatory for Hotels).
Documentary proof of turnover or self declaration of number of vehicles (Mandatory for Transporters).
FSSAI Declaration Form.

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