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FSSAI launched Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) wef 1st June 2020 replacing existing Food Licensing and Registration System.Food License Registration certificate is required to run a food product business. You have to register under Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to manufacture, distribute and transport food products. FSSAI 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. FSSAI Certificate and FSSAI License are same which ensures the quality, purity and other important factors the customers can rely upon.

There is no difference between FSSAI, FoSCoS and Food License. These are all the same.

License Type Eligibility Validity Fee

FSSAI FoSCos Basic License

Annual turnover of the business is less than 12 lakhs

1 To 5 Years

Rs. 1999/-

(for the 1st year only)

No Hidden Charge

Including Govt. Fee Excluding GST

FSSAI FoSCos State License

Annual turnover of the business is between 12 lakhs to 20 crores

1 To 5 Years

Rs. 2999/-

One Time

No Hidden Charge

Excluding Govt. Fee Excluding GST

FSSAI FoSCos Central License

Annual turnover of the business is above 20 crores

1 To 5 Years

Rs. 3999/-

One Time

No Hidden Charge

Excluding Govt. Fee Excluding GST

Benefits of FSSAI FoSCos Certificate


    An authentic communication is necessary to gain the customer trust. It will conduct better service and also keep the customers from unhealthy and adulterated food supply.


    FSSAI Certification will enhance the chance of legal enforcement and control over the department at a certain point and will encourage the establishment of several things to a particular area.


    The FSSAI registration will offer the privileges of Government Funding and Loans that can be easily accessible for the business operators.


    The use of FSSAI logo on your product will normally create goodwill trust worthiness amongst the consumers.


    A company will automatically acquire Brand Value once it is FSSAI registered.


    The FSSAI license will provide a wider scope and privilege of expansionat any geographic location.

  • Recognition of Government

    Government of India recognizes the FSSAI Registration resulting in to customer trust and huge base of consumers.


    FSSAI License speaks about the safety of the customers concerning to food business.


    Government will take action and bestow the help on the company in case of any non-compliance issue in the future.


    If a business is FSSAI registered, it will create handsome client base and boost up the business at a larger scale.

Penalties and Offences for Non-compliance

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) takes the matters related to the production and processing of food seriously. There is Section 50 to Section 65 that deals with the offenses under the FSSA 2006. It keeps track of all the necessary requirements that one needs to abide by and follow the compliance policy to avoid being punished. The basic offence is the sale of food without the FSSAI licence for which one can be punished with imprisonment and a penalty of about 5 lakhs. Some of the other offences are:

The sale of substandard quality of food is considered as an offence under the FSSAI regulations and a penalty of 5 lakhs is to be paid

The sale of misbranded products is punishable with a penalty of 3 lakhs.

The production, processing and storage of food with unethical means is punished with a penalty of 1 lakhs.

The production, processing and storage of food with unhealthy means is punished with a penalty of 1 lakhs.

There is also a penalty of 5 lakhs if the person suffers because of low quality food.

The individual who fails to rectify their mistakes will be faced with shutting down of the business and cancellation of license.


The full form of FSSAI is the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) is built using latest technology with a vision to have modern on stop pan-India IT platform for food safety regulatory needs, its launched by FSSAI. FoSCoS shall also be integrated with other platforms of Government of India such as GST, PAN, MCA etc. further ease out the processes for businesses and also ensure a 360 degree profiling of businesses.

TBased on the annual turnover of the food business, the types of FoSCos Food licenses are:

  • Basic FSSAI Registration - Annual turnover of less than Rs. 12 Lakhs
  • State FSSAI License - Annual turnover between Rs. 12 Lakhs - Rs. 20 Crores
  • Central FSSAI License - Annual turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores

The FoSCos Food Registration cost depends on the category and the duration of the Food License (1-5 years) you are opting for:

Any Govt. Identity like Aadhaar Card, Ration Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License.

The FSSAI FoSCos License is valid for the period from 1 to 5 years. Hereafter, the particular FBO needs to apply for FSSAI License renewal.

FSSAI has introduced an online application that is named as ‘Food Licensing and Registration System’ or FLRS. It verifies the eligibility of food-related businesses based on their business premises and the kind of procedure recognized with the business person. FLRS is introduced for the food business entities to apply online for the FSSAI license. Currently, The FLRS is used by 5 Regional Offices of FSSAI that are in New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kerala.

FSSAI license renewal can be done for 1-5 years and it is necessary for every food business in India. You can contact our Food Licensing experts and get to know your FSSAI license renewal status by them.

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