FSSAI Registration/License Renewal
The validity of FSSAI registration/license extends from 1 to 5 year depending upon the number of years chosen by the food operator. The cost of the license, however, increases with the number of years which he has applied for. As per the FSSAI guidelines, you need to apply for the FSSAI License Renewal within 30 days of the expiration of the existing one.
If the renewal application is not filed within this time, then a penalty of Rs. 100 will be charged for each day of delay. If FSSAI registration/license is not renewed within its validity period, then the license is considered expired and the business operator has to stop its business activity at the premises. The business operator will have to apply for a new license if they wish to restart the business.
Therefore, it is always advisable to renew your FSSAI food license at the time which is provided in order to avoid penalties. The process of renewal of FSSAI Registration/ license is the same as the process that is to be followed for application of new FSSAI registration/ license.
Procedure for FSSAI Registration/ License renewal:
- Fill Form A (Basic FSSAI Registration) or Form B (Central or State FSSAI license) in accordance with the previous license along with the self-attested documents as mentioned under the guidelines of Food Safety and Standards Act, Regulations/Laws.
- On receipt of the fully filled FSSAI Registration/ License renewal application the authority will inspect it. The authority shall send its competent officers to conduct the inquiry of the establishment. FSSAI officer shall thereafter conduct a detailed inquiry and inspection of the place of Food Business and thoroughly inspects the standards and other guidelines in relation to your food business and formulates its report.
- FSSAI Registration/ license is required to be issued within 60 days by the appropriate authority. if no response is received from the authority within 60 days, then, you can run your food business without waiting for any reply.