FSSAI License Renewal


FSSAI license renewal is the process by which food businesses update and extend their certification with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). This renewal is essential for businesses to continue their operations legally. The renewal involves submitting updated documents, paying the requisite fees, and, if necessary, undergoing inspections. It ensures ongoing compliance with food safety regulations and standards set by the FSSAI. Businesses are advised to initiate the renewal process well in advance of the license expiration date to avoid disruptions in their operations.


Fssai License Renewal Steps & Process

Here are the general steps and processes for FSSAI license renewal:

Step 1:

The first and foremost step of FSSAI license renewal is to complete the Form A (Basic FSSAI Registration form) or Form B (Central or State FSSAI registration form) along with the previous license with the self-attested needed documents as per the rules and guidelines of Food Safety and Standards Act, Regulations/Laws.

Step 2:

Next, the filled FSSAI License renewal application is submitted to the concerned authority who will inspect the submitted application.

Step 3:

The concerned authority will send it to the responsible officers to lead the verification of the FBOs.

Step 4:

Authorized FSSAI officers conduct a full investigation and inspection of the Place of Food Business and inspect the guidelines and the standards of your food business and draft its report.

Step 5:

FSSAI/Food license is expected to be granted within 60 days by the concerned authority.

How many Days are required for the renewal of the license?

Basic Registration can be renewed within 7 working days and for state license and central license will take 30 days. However you can continue doing business with existing license number if you have submitted the application.

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Documents needed for Food License Renewal
  1. Passport size photographs
  2. Identification proof  such as Pan Card, Driving license, Voter id card, Passport, Aadhaar card and so on
  3. Address proof
  4. Rent agreement or Papers of the property of the registered place
  5. Form A
  6. Form B
  7. No objection Certificate or NOC issued by Municipality or Panchayat, Health Department etc. if any;
  8. Complete list of directors, partners, properties with other needed details
  9. Address proofs and ID proofs of directors, proprieties, partners
  10. Partnership deed, MOA and AOA of the business
  11. Blueprint or layout plan of the food processing unit
  12. Form IX nomination of members by the company accompanied by board resolutions.
  13. Authority letter prepared by the manufacture
  14. For Food Manufacturer – Complete list of Food Category
  15. Name and details of machinery and equipment installed in the manufacturing and processing unit
  16. A cancelled cheque
  17. For central License a Possession proof – The electricity bill, sale deed and so on
  18. For central license – Certificate from Ministry of commerce
  19. For central license – EC documents granted by DGFT
  20. For central license – Documents related to proof of turnover of the business