FSSAI LICENSING & REGISTRATION CRITERIA

S.NO.

Food Processing Units

CENTRAL LICENSING   

[Food Safety & Standards (Licensing & Registration of Food Businesses) Regulations 2011; Sechdule I, Regulation 2.1.2(3)]

STATE LICENSING

REGISTRATION

[Food Safety & Standards (Licensing & Registration of Food Businesses) Regulations 2011; Sechdule I, Regulation 1.2.1(4b)]

I.

Dairy units including milk chilling units equipped to handle or process

More than 50,000 litres of liquid milk/day or 2500 MT of milk solid per annum

More than 500 Ltrs  milk up to 50,000 ltrs/day

Up to 500 litres/day

II.

Vegetable oil processing units and units producing vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries including oil expeller unit.

 

More than 2 MT per day

Up to 2 MT per day and turnover above 12 lakh per annum

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

III.

Slaughtering units

Large animals: more than 50 large animals

Small animals including sheep and goats : 150 or more

Poultry Birds: 1000 or more per day

Large animals: more than 2 up to 50

Small animals: more than 10 up to 150

Poultry Birds: More than 50 up to 1000/day

Large animals: up to 2

Small animals:  up to 10

Poultry Birds:  up to 50 per day

IV.

Meat processing units

More than 500 kg of meat per day or 150 MT per annum

Up to 500 kg meat per day or 150 MT per annum

Turnover up to 12 lakh/annum

V.

All food processing units other than mentioned above including relabellers & repackers 

More than 2 MT /day except grains, cereals and pulses milling units

More than 100 kg/ltr to 2 MT/day. All grains, cereals and pulses milling units.

Turnover not exceeding Rs. 12 lakhs and whose production capacity of food does not exceed 100 kg/ltr per day

VI.

100% Export oriented units

All

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VII.

Importers importing food items including food ingredients and additives for commercial uses

All

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VIII.

Food business operator manufacturing any article of food containing ingredients or substances or using technologies or processes or combination thereof whose safety has not been established through these Regulations or which do not have a history  of a safe use or food containing ingredients which are being introduce for the first time into the Country.(They need to apply for product approval at FSSAI (HQ) separately before applying for License)

All

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IX.

Food Business Operator

Operating in two or more states AND**

 

 

 

Storage (except frozen)

Capacity more than 50,000 MT

Capacity up to 50,000 MT

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Storage (frozen)

 

Storage (frozen +CA)

Capacity more than 10,000 MT

 

Capacity more than 1,000 MT

Capacity up to  10,000 MT

 

Capacity up to 1,000 MT

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Wholesaler

Turnover greater than 30 Crores

Turnover up to 30 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Retailer

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to 20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Distributer

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to 20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Supplier

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to 20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Caterer

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to 20 Crores

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Dhabha or any other food vending establishment

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Turnover above 12 lakhs/annum

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Club/camteen

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Turnover above 12 lakhs/annum

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Hotel

Five Star and above

Up to Four Star

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Restaurants

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to 20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Transporter of food (having a number of specialized vehicles like insulated refrigerated van/wagon, milk tankers etc.

Having more than 100 vehicles/wagons, or turnover more than 30 crores.

Having up to 100 vehicles/wagons, or turnover up to 30 crores.

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Food Ingredients

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to  20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

 

Marketer

Turnover greater than 20 Crores

Turnover up to  20 Crores

Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

X.

Food catering services in establishments and units under Central Government Agencies like Railways, Air and Airport, Seaport, Defence etc,.

All

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*After the Product approval, the license will be given by the Authority competent as per the capacity of production / handing etc. Mention in the columns above.

**Each location will be issued separate license (except transporter where one license will be issued for all vehicle of a single transporter/ business). In case FBO is operating in more than two states, he has to obtain one additional Central license for head office/ registered office and separate license for each location as per capacity/turnover (State/Central License).

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