FSSAI IMPORT LICENSE

What is FSSAI Import License?

FSSAI Registration & Food Safety License for Importers:- Food Business Operators related to manufacturing, importing, exporting, storage, transportation, or distribution of food products must obtain FSSAI Registration.

FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India which is an organization that monitors and governs the food business in India. It is an autonomous body that is established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act) which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. It ensures the food products undergo quality checks thereby curtailing the food adulteration and sale of sub-standard products.

It is responsible for the registering and licensing of the Food Business Operators (FBO) in India and it lays down the rules and regulations for running the food business in India.

Why this License is Required?

Import–Export Code is compulsory for the food Importer. Obtain an import license from the Central Licensing Authority for the import of food. The application must tell that the Food importer and the CHA shall be jointly liable for any violation of (FSSAI) Act 2006 and its terms and conditions.

Who can get FSSAI Import License?

Food Manufactures

Food Exporting

Food Importing

Food Storage

Transportation

Distribution

Document Required for FSSAI Import License

Role of Shamkris and Process of FSSAI Import License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

Advisory for the document required

Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.

Application File

Inspection by the department if required

Liason department

License issued

Yearly Compliance if Applicable

Renewal when due

Who can issue the FSSAI Import License?

FAQ

FSSAI Registration & Food Safety License for Importers:- Food Business Operators related to manufacturing, importing, exporting, storage, transportation, or distribution of food products must obtain FSSAI Registration.

Import–Export code is compulsory for the food Importer. Obtain an import license from the Central Licensing Authority for the import of food. … The application must tell that the Food importer and the CHA shall be jointly liable for any violation of (FSSAI) Act 2006 and its terms and conditions.

FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.