Small businesses or startups having annual turnover below Rs.12 lakhs can apply for basic FSSAI Food safety registration. As operations scale up and turnover reaches Rs. 12 lakh bar, the basic registration will need to be upgraded to state license. As the name says it is very basic registration so it won’t be enough for large business firms.
Businesses having annual turnover between Rs.12 lakhs to 20 crore can apply for FSSAI state license. Food business operators like small to medium-sized manufacturers, storage units, Transporters, Retailers, Restaurants Marketers, distributors etc. are however required to obtain the FSSAI State License Registration.
FSSAI License is mandatory for anyone who intends to do food business. This not only involves preparing food but everyone who handles food at various stages before it ultimately reaches the customer like raw materials, manufacturing, processing, Restaurants packing and the distribution as well as the agencies who have authority to sell them.
Businesses having annual turnover above 20 crore can apply for FSSAI central license. Eligible food Business Operators like Importers, Manufacturers, operators in central government, Railways, airports, seaports, etc. need to take a Central FSSAI license from Food Standards and Safety Authority of India. Required Documents for Central FSSAI Form B License Registration Documents Here is Given Below.