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Get your FSSAI registration in Chennai for just Rs 500. The FSSAI certificate is crucial for any food business operation, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and setting a standard for food quality. Shoplegal offers FSSAI registration services in Chennai, prioritizing public health by supervising food safety. Renewal can be easily done online. Acquiring the FSSAI certificate builds customer trust, boosts legal compliance, and provides advantages to food businesses.

It not only offers accessibility but also adds brand value, enhancing economic worth. With online FSSAI certification in Chennai, businesses gain wider scopes for expansion and enjoy greater privileges. Importantly, it safeguards food businesses legally against potential non-compliance issues in the future. Gain the advantage of FSSAI certification for your food business today!

Type of FSSAI Registration | License

There are three types of the Food Safety registration or FSSAI License category

FSSAI Registration -Small businesses with an annual turnover below 12 lakhs can opt for FSSAI Basic Registration. Therefore, start-ups expecting a turnover of less than 12 lakhs per year are eligible for this FSSAI registration.

FSSAI State License - If a food business, operating under FSSAI registration, surpasses a turnover of 12 lakhs in a year but doesn't exceed 20 Crores, it becomes mandatory to upgrade to the State License of FSSAI.

FSSAI Central License – Business entities which are mandatorily required to register under central license

  • Importers and exporters dealing with food products for commercial purposes are mandated to register under the FSSAI central license. Additionally, this requirement applies to various entities based on their turnovers or specific activities.
  • Retailers, distributors, suppliers, caterers, restaurants, and marketers with an annual turnover exceeding 20 crores.
  • Wholesalers with an annual turnover surpassing 30 crores.
  • Five-star hotels.
  • Food catering services with units in establishments and units of Central Government agencies.
  • Storage, wholesalers, retailers, and distributors with premises in Central Government agencies.
  • Storage, wholesalers, retailers, and distributors operating within premises of central government agencies must register under FSSAI guidelines. Additionally, specific units must adhere to these regulations:
  • Dairy units processing over 50,000 litres of milk daily or 2500 tonnes annually.
  • Vegetable oil processing units producing more than 2 tonnes per day.
  • Slaughtering units processing over 50 large animals, more than 150 small animals, or more than 1000 poultry birds daily.
  • Meat processing units handling more than 500 kg of meat daily or 150 tonnes yearly.

Documents required for FSSAI state license in case of Traders.

  • Food business operator's Aadhar card copy.
  • Photo, email ID, and contact number of the FBO.
  • List of products seeking FSSAI registration.
  • Premises address.
  • Ward number for premises in a Municipal Corporation area.
  • Electricity bill for premises, obligatory if rented; rental agreement is required.

Documents required for FSSAI basic registration

  • Photo of the Food Business Operator
  • Document as Identity Proof like Aadhar card, pan card, voter id , Driving license, Passport, Senior Citizen Card and Any government department Issued ID
  • Address of the premises for which registration in sought.
  • Ward No in which the premises falls in case of Municipal Corporat

Documents required for Manufacturer, Repacker, Relabler (apart from state license )

  • Aadhar card copy of the food business operator
  • Photo of the FBO.
  • Contact details: Email and phone number.
  • Photo showing the factory exterior.
  • Product analysis report.
  • Layout plan of the manufacturing premises.
  • Photos of machinery used (inner view).
  • List of machinery with their power and voltage details.
  • List of products for FSSAI registration.
  • Address of the premises.
  • Ward number for Municipal Corporation areas.
  • Electricity bill for the premises, along with the rental agreement if rented.

FAQ on FSSAI Registration

  • Which Food Businesses are required to get registration under FSSAI?
    FSSAI registrations are provided to small businesses with an annual turnover below 12 lakhs. The registration certificate must be maintained at the Food Business Operator's premises.
  • Which Food businesses are required to get state license under FSSAI?
    For businesses already registered under FSSAI, if their turnover grows beyond 12 lakhs but doesn't exceed 20 Crores, they must convert to the State License of FSSAI. New businesses projecting a turnover surpassing 12 lakhs also need to opt for the license.
  • Which Food businesses are required to get Central License under FSSAI?

    Importers and exporters dealing with commercial food products must register under the FSSAI central license.

    Retailers, distributors, suppliers, caterers, restaurants, and marketers with an annual turnover exceeding 20 crores require registration. Similarly, wholesalers with turnovers exceeding 30 crores also fall under this requirement.

  • What is the validity of a license and when it should be renewed?
    The license remains valid from the date of issue until its cancellation by the department. Renewal applications should be submitted before the license expiry. Renewals can extend the license for a maximum of 5 years.
  • Can a Food business operator carry out different activity in same premises?
    Yes! Under the premises-based FSSAI license, a food business can conduct multiple activities at one location.
  • Obtaining single FSSAI license is enough to do Food business at different location?
    Sure, for FSSAI registration or license, each premise of the food business operator in a city needs individual registration or licensing.
  • Is it mandatory for pharmacies to obtain FSSAI if they sell Health supplements?
    All food business operators, including pharmacies or medical stores, must acquire FSSAI registration or license if they sell health supplements or Nutraceuticals products.
  • What happens if a FSSAI registration/license is not renewed before expiry?
    The FSSAI license must be renewed before its expiration date. If not renewed, the license/registration will expire, and a new registration must be applied for.

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