Documents Required for Registration of FSSAI License

admin 07-05-2024

What are the documents required for registration for an FSSAI license?


To register for an FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) license in India, you typically need the following documents:


Form A or Form B: Depending on the scale of your food business, you'll need to fill out either Form A (for petty food business operators) or Form B (for small to medium-sized food business operators). This form serves as the application for the FSSAI license.

Identity Proof: You'll need to provide identity proof of the proprietor, partner, or director of the food business. Acceptable forms of identity proof include Aadhar Card, Voter ID, PAN Card, Passport, etc.

Address Proof: Proof of the address of the food business, which can be in the form of a utility bill, rental agreement, property tax receipt, etc.

Business Incorporation Proof: This includes documents such as the partnership deed, certificate of incorporation, memorandum of association, articles of association, etc., depending on the type of business entity.

List of Food Products: You'll need to provide a list of all the food products you intend to manufacture or trade under the FSSAI license.

Layout Plan: A layout plan of the food processing unit showing the dimensions and area allocation for various activities like production, storage, washing, etc.

Food Safety Management System (FSMS) Plan: For certain categories of FSSAI licenses, you may need to submit an FSMS plan detailing your food safety management system.

Authority Letter: An authority letter issued by the proprietor or partner authorizing an individual to submit and follow up on the FSSAI license application.

Declaration Form: A declaration stating that the food business complies with all the requirements of the Food Safety and Standards Act and Regulations.

Other Specific Documents: Depending on the nature and scale of your food business, additional documents may be required. These could include NOCs from the municipality or other local authorities, certificate of analysis for certain food products, etc.

It's essential to ensure that all documents are accurately filled out and submitted as per the requirements of the FSSAI to avoid any delays or complications in the registration process.