Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an independent organization formed under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Indian Government. FSSAI came into existence on 5th August 2011 and its headquarters is situated in New Delhi. FSSAI authority has six regional offices. The FSSAI license registration number is a 14-digit number that is printed on the label of the food items. After the successful FSSAI registration one gets a valid license that denotes that the products they are selling is of good quality and free from impureness.
For obtaining a food license registration in Kota one must abide by all the rules and regulations provided by the FSSAI. Moreover, it is very much compulsory for any type of food handler to have a food license living in any part of India. Besides, FSSAI is the autonomous organization that has placed a food security standard to be abiding by each and every food handler across India.
Food business operators can get legal benefits, build goodwill, create consumer awareness and expand their business by acquiring food licenses. It will also help to store as well as to distribute any kinds of food.
The applicants willing to apply for food license registration have to pay approximately a fee of Rs. 300 after the submission of all the details and documents required. Just in case, if any error on the forms or any sort of misrepresented information is found in the application, then the application will be canceled. The procedure of getting a food license done takes almost 30-90 days to complete.
To renew the FSSAI license registration one must apply from either Form A or from Form B prior to 30 days of the expiry of the current license. FSSAI has also introduced an online facility to get the renewal done in the easiest manner. A late fee of Rs. 100 will be charged for any kind of delay.
The FSSAI act helps all the consumers, local authorities, small businesses to get all the reliable information about food safety across the country. They are providing three types of licenses based on the business turnover:
- Central FSSAI License for business turnover more than 20 crores- Form B.
- State FSSAI License for business turnover between 12 lakhs to 20 crores-Form b.
- FSSAI registration for business turnover up to 12 lakhs- Form A basic license.
Common documents that need to be submitted by all FBOs in Kota are as follows:
- Must submit his/her recent passport-sized photographs.
- Pan Card of the business owner or partner.
- Form A or Form B.
- The complete list of food items that they will be processing.
- Incorporation Certificate.