FSSAI Registration or License is location based. It requires to obtain multiple FSSAI licenses if food business operates from multiple locations. FSSAI License categorized into State Level License and Central License. Small & Medium Size FBO requires State License and Large Size FBO requires Central License. FSSAI License valid for a limited period generally 1 to 5 years. Accordingly requires renewal before the expiry of terms.
Every business deal with the food activities is required to apply for either simple FSSAI registration or FSSAI license. The different type of FSSAI licenses based on business turnover, type of activity and scale of business. FSSAI registration or license number is a 14 digits number which is required to obtain by every food business operation. This registration number bearing the information of registration or license details of the manufacturer.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is established to exercise the powers granted to, and to perform the functions assigned to, it under the Food Safety and Standards Act. It is called as the Food Authority. The Food Authority is a body corporate, having perpetual succession and a seal with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract and shall, by the said name, sue or be sued. The Head office of FSSAI is located at Delhi and other regional offices are located in other states.