Uttar Pradesh FSSAI Registration
Uttar Pradesh FSSAI Registration
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is a self-governing body that comes under the Foods Safety and Standards Act, 2006. FSSAI Registration is a 14 digit registration number that is used by the food-related businesses. The number is printed on the food products along with the license number. FSSAI registration is mandatory for a food business as it deals with food processing, food manufacturing, packaging and distributing. In this article, we look at the procedure to obtain a Uttar Pradesh FSSAI registration.
Objective of FSSAI Registration
The objective of the FSSAI Registration is to facilitate food safety and to regulate the manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of foods.
Types of FSSAI Licenses
There are three kinds of FSSAI Licenses in Uttar Pradesh. They are
Single State Businesses
This license will be required by food businesses that produce an annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 Lakh.
Single State Restaurants, Hotels and Food Manufacturers
This license will be required by food businesses that produce an annual turnover of more than Rs. 12 Lakh but less than Rs. 20 Crore.
This license will be required by food enterprises or businesses that produce an annual turnover of more than Rs. 20 Crore. When business enterprises desire to run food businesses in more than one state, then this license has to be obtained.
A business enterprise that deals with the manufacturing, procuring, packaging, processing, storing and distribution of food items has to apply for an FSSAI License. At present, the process of obtaining an FSSAI License is simple and can be made online. The applicant has to simply log in to the FSSAI Portal.
Given below are the required documents to apply for an FSSAI Registration.
- Duly filled an application form
- Address proof
- Photo ID of the directors
- Layout or blueprint of storage
- Manufacturing or distribution facility
- Food analysis report
- Business name
- Source of raw materials
- No Objection Certificate
Given below is the application procedure for registering food license in Uttar Pradesh.
Step 1: Login to the Portal
The applicant has to login to the official portal.
Step 2: Fill in the Application
From the portal, the applicant has to fill the Form B or the application that is required to be filled.Form B
Step 3: Attach the Documents
The applicant has to attach the documents that are stated in Annexure 2 of the Regulations, a self-attested declaration and the applicable fee depending on the food category.
Step 4: Mail the Application
Once the application is duly filled, the applicant has to mail the application form along with the required documents to the concerned authority.
In some cases, the licensing authority demands additional information pertaining to the application. If the application is not completed, it will be reverted within 15 days. The applicant has to furnish the remaining details and send it back within a month. The application gets rejected if the same is not done with the given time duration.
Issuance of Application Number
Once the application with the supporting documents is sent, the authority issues an Application ID number. This number can be used as a reference for future correspondence with the authority. The license will be issued within 60 days from the date of issuing the application ID number.
Inspection of the Premises
After issuing the application ID number, an officer is directed by the Licensing Authority to inspect the premises where the business is set up. This is followed as per the regulations that are prescribed by FSSAI. If there are any disagreements, the inspecting officer guides the necessary steps that have to be taken. The officer issues a notice for changes that have to be made in the premises to ensure that hygienic and sanitary conditions are maintained. These changes have to be taken within 30 days from the date of issuing the notice.
Approval of License
The Licensing Authority approves the license within a month from receiving the inspection report. This time period excludes the time that is taken for compliance of feedback shared in the inspection report. The license is issued by the licensing authority in Format C under Schedule 2 of the regulations. The applicant has to furnish the originals at the business premises whenever required.
Fee per year
Above 1 MT per day production
10,001 to 50,000 LPD of milk or 501 to 2500 MT of milk solids per annum
Below 1 MT of production
501 to 10,000 LPD of milk or 2.5 MT to 500 MT of milk solids per annum
Hotels up to 4 star
All food service providers including restaurants/ boarding houses, clubs etc. serving food, canteens (schools, colleges, office, institutions), caterers, banquet halls with food catering arrangements, food vendors like dabbawallas etc and other food business operator
For further clarification, an individual can contact the given below address.
Food Safety Commissioner,
Department of Food Safety and Drug Administration,
The government of Uttar Pradesh,
9, Jagat Narain Road, Uttar Pradesh – 226018.