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FSSAI Registration in Delhi

By Mayashree Acharya


Updated on: Jun 14th, 2024


5 min read

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) registration, also known as the Food License, is a mandatory license required by all entities involved in food businesses in Delhi. The FSSAI is an independent organisation established under the Food Safety and Standard (FSS) Act, 2006, to regulate and establish standards for food products in India.

In Delhi, the Department of Food Safety is responsible for implementing the provisions of the FSS Act and rules. The Food Safety Commissioner for Delhi heads the Department of Food Safety in Delhi. The department regulates or prohibits the sale, manufacturing, distribution and storage of food particles that are substandard, unsafe or misbranded. 

Types of FSSAI Registration in Delhi

There are three types of FSSAI registration in Delhi based on the annual turnover and production capacity, which are as follows:

FSSAI Basic Registration: All Food Business Operators (FBOs) whose annual turnover is below Rs.12 lakh should apply for FSSAI Basic Registration in Form-A. The designated officer notified by the Food Safety Commissioner in Delhi grants this registration.

FSSAI State Registration: All FBOs whose annual turnover is above Rs.12 lakh but below Rs.20 crore should apply for FSSAI State Registration in Form-B. The office of the Food Safety Commissioner in Delhi grants this registration.

FSSAI Central Registration: All FBOs whose annual turnover is above Rs.2 crore should apply for FSSAI Central Registration in Form-B. The Central FSSAI authority grants this registration.

How to Get FSSAI License in Delhi?

The online procedure to obtain FSSAI registration/license is as follows:

  • Go to the FoSCoS portal.
  • Scroll down on the homepage and click the ‘Apply License/Registration’ option.
  • Select the state as ‘Delhi’ from the dropdown list.
  • Scroll down and select the applicable option, i.e. ‘Trade/Retail’, ‘Manufacturer’, or ‘Food Services’ relevant to the food business.
  • Select the food business turnover or production capacity and click the ‘Proceed’ button.
  • On the next page, select the option of ‘Click here to apply for registration for all businesses’ or ‘Click here to apply for State License for all businesses’.
  • Enter the details in the registration form, upload the documents and pay the fees. Next, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The FSSAI registration form will be submitted, and the central/state FSSAI authorities will inspect it. The FSSAI authorities will issue the FSSAI registration or license when they are satisfied that the applicant meets the requirements of the FSS Act. 

Documents for Delhi FSSAI Registration

The documents to be submitted for FSSAI Basic Registration are as follows:

  • Photo identity proof.
  • Address proof of food business.
  • Proof of business premises possession.
  • Food business constitution certificate.
  • Details of the nature of business.
  • List of food articles/products manufactured or processed.

The documents to be submitted for FSSAI State License are as follows:

  • Filled and signed Form-B.
  • Address proof of food business.
  • The layout of the food processing unit.
  • Proof of business premises possession.
  • Food business constitution certificate.
  • Name, number, horsepower used, record and equipment and machinery installed capacity.
  • List and contact details of members, partners, directors or executives business.
  • ID proof and address proof of the partners, proprietors, directors or authorised signatories.
  • Analysis report of water used in food products from a recognised or public health laboratory.
  • List of food items proposed to be processed or manufactured.
  • Authority letter from the manufacturer nominated the responsible person with name and address details.
  • NOC from the manufacturer.
  • Food safety management system plan or certificate.

FSSAI Registration Fees in Delhi

The fee for FSSAI Basic Registration in Delhi is Rs.100.

The fees for FSSAI State License differ on the size of the business, which is stated below:

  • Fees for a manufacturer with a 1MT-2MT production capacity per day or 10,001 to 50,000 litres of milk per day – Rs.5000.
  • Fees for a manufacturer with 101 kgs or litres to 1 MT production capacity per day or 501 to 10,000 litres of milk per day – Rs.3000. 
  • Fees for three and four-star hotels – Rs.5000. 
  • Fees for one, two and three-star hotels or hotels without a star rating by the Ministry of Tourism (HRACC) – Rs.2000.
  • Fees for food service providers, including canteens (schools, offices, colleges, institutions), clubs, banquet halls with food catering arrangements, caterers, restaurants/boarding houses, food vendors like Dabba wallas, etc. – Rs.2000. 
  • Fees for wholesalers, retailers and distributors – Rs.2000.

An FSSAI registration or license is mandatory to manufacture, distribute, export, import and store food articles. It is also required for opening and operating a food business in Delhi.

The Department of Food Safety keeps surveillance over the food market in Delhi. When an FBO does not conform to the standards laid down under the FSS Act and rules, it will have to face a penalty or prosecution. Thus, all food business operators in Delhi have to obtain FSSAI registration and follow the standards laid down by FSS Act and rules.

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FSSAI registration is mandatory for food businesses in Delhi. The process involves three types based on turnover. It can be acquired online through the FoSCoS portal with required documents and fees. Non-compliance leads to penalties. Materials herein are for information purposes only.

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