FSSAI LICENSING & REGISTRATION CRITERIA

Food Processing Units

  • Dairy units including milk chilling units equipped to handle or process
  • Vegetable oil processing units and units producing vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries including oil expeller unit.
  • Slaughtering units
  • Meat processing units
  • All food processing units other than mentioned above including relabellers & repackers
  • 100% Export oriented units
  • Importers importing food items including food ingredients and additives for commercial uses
  • 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)
  • Food catering services in establishments and units under Central Government Agencies like Railways, Air and Airport, Seaport, Defence etc,

FSSAI REGISTRATION

  • Up to 500 litres/day

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    Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

     

  • Large animals: up to 2

    Small animals:  up to 10

    Poultry Birds:  up to 50 per day

  • Turnover up to 12 lakh/annum
  • Turnover not exceeding Rs. 12 lakhs and whose production capacity of food does not exceed 100 kg/ltr per day
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FSSAI STATE LICENSING

  • More than 500 Ltrs milk up to 50,000 ltrs/day
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    Up to 2 MT per day and turnover above 12 lakh per annum
  • 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

  • Up to 500 kg meat per day or 150 MT per annum
  • More than 100 kg/ltr to 2 MT/day. All grains, cereals and pulses milling units.
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FSSAI Central License

  • More than 50,000 litres of liquid milk/day or 2500 MT of milk solid per annum
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    More than 2 MT per day

     

  • Large animals: more than 50 large animals

    Small animals including sheep and goats : 150 or more

    Poultry Birds: 1000 or more per day

  • More than 500 kg of meat per day or 150 MT per annum
  • More than 2 MT /day except grains, cereals and pulses milling units
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Food Business Operator

FOOD PROCESSING UNITS

  • Storage (except frozen)
  • Storage (frozen)

    Storage (frozen +CA)

  • Wholesaler
  • Retailer
  • Distributer
  • Supplier
  • Caterer
  • Dhabha or any other food vending establishment
  • Club/camteen
  • Hotel
  • Restaurants
  • Transporter of food (having a number of specialized vehicles like insulated refrigerated van/wagon, milk tankers etc.
  • Food Ingredients
  • Marketer

FSSAI Registration

  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
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  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover up to 12 lakhs/annum

FSSAI State License

  • Capacity up to 50,000 MT
  • Capacity up to 10,000 MT Capacity up to 1,000 MT
  • Turnover up to 30 Crores
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Turnover above 12 lakhs/annum
  • Turnover above 12 lakhs/annum
  • Up to Four Star
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Having up to 100 vehicles/wagons, or turnover up to 30 crores.
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores
  • Turnover up to 20 Crores

FSSAI Central License

Operating in two or more states AND**

 

  • Capacity more than 50,000 MT
  • Capacity more than 10,000 MT Capacity more than 1,000 MT
  • Turnover greater than 30 Crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
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  • Five Star and above
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
  • Having more than 100 vehicles/wagons, or turnover more than 30 crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores
  • Turnover greater than 20 Crores

*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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