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FSSAI License

Any person or entity that does not classify as a petty food business operator is required to obtain a FSSAI license for operating a food business in India. FSSAI license is of two types, State FSSAI License and Central FSSAI License. Based on the size and nature of the business, the licensing authority would change. Some of the types of entities that require FSSAI state license are:

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    FSSAI License - State

    Hotel providing lodging, meals and other guest services – upto four star rating.
    Restaurants and bars having turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Club/Canteen
    Caterers having turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Food vending agencies having upto 100 vending machines in only 1 state
    Mid day meal caterers having turnover of upto Rs.20 crores
    Mid day meal canteens having turnover of more than Rs.12 lakhs per year
    Food product marketers with a turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Food retailers with a turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Food suppliers with a turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Food product distributors with a turnover of upto Rs.20 crores per year
    Food product wholesales with a turnover of upto Rs.30 crores per year
    Food transporters having upto 100 vehicles and a turnover of upto Rs.30 crores per year
    Dairy units processing over 500 liters of milk per day or 2.5 MT of milk solids per year
    Vegetable oil processing units with turnover of more than Rs.12 Lakhs per year
    Slaughter house processing more than 50 poultry birds or 11 small animals or 3 large animals
    Meat processing unit with a capacity of more than 500kg of meat per day or 150 MT of meat per year
    All grains, cereals, pulses milling units without any limit on production capacity
    Food manufacturing or processing or packing unit with turnover of more than Rs.12 Lakhs per year or production capacity of more than 100kg or 100 liters per day
    Cold storage unit with turnover of more than Rs.12 Lakhs per year
    Cold + Atmospheric Controlled Storage with turnover of more than Rs.12 lakhs per year
    Storage unit with turnover of more than Rs.12 Lakhs per year

    Documents Required for FSSAI
    License – State

    Form-B duly completed and signed (in duplicate) by the proprietor, partner or the authorised signatory.
    Blueprint or layout plan of the processing unit showing the dimensions in metres or square metres and operation-wise area allocation (mandatory for manufacturing and processing units only).
    List of directors, partners, executive members of society or trust with full address and contact details (mandatory for companies only)
    Name and list of equipment and machinery along with the number, installed capacity and horsepower used (mandatory for manufacturing and processing units only)
    Identity and address proof issued by Government authorities for proprietor, partner, director(s) or authorised signatory
    List of food category desired to be manufactured. (In case of manufacturers)
    Authority letter with name and address, the responsible person, nominated by the manufacturer along with alternative responsible person indicating the powers vested with them viz assisting the officers in inspections, collection of samples, packing & dispatch (for manufacturers or processors)
    Analysis report (Chemical & Bacteriological) of water to be used as an ingredient in food from a recognized or public health laboratory to confirm the portability (mandatory only for manufacturing and processing units)
    Proof of possession of premises. (sale deed, rent agreement or electricity bill, etc.)
    Partnership deed, affidavit of proprietorship or Memorandum and Articles of Association towards the constitution of the firm. (optional) / FSSAI Self-declaration for proprietorships
    A copy of the certificate obtained under Coop – 1861 or Multi-State Coop Act – 2002 in case of cooperatives
    NOC and copy of the license from the manufacturer (mandatory for relabellers and repackers only)/ Declaration and undertaking by Food Business Operator
    Food Safety Management System Plan or certificate.
    Source of milk or procurement plan for milk including the location of milk collection centres (in case of Milk and Milk Products processing).
    Sources of raw material for meat and meat processing plants.
    Pesticide residues report of water in case of units manufacturing packaged drinking water, packaged mineral water or carbonated water from a recognized public health laboratory.
    Recall plan wherever applicable.
    NOC from a municipality or local body.
    Form IX: Nomination of persons by a company along with the board resolution
    Certificate provided by the Ministry of Tourism.
    For transporters – Self-declaration of the number of vehicles.

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