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The food industry, the never-ending industry, is one of the most prominent and invested industries there is. With the rising rate of unemployment in the country, a lot of people are moving towards entrepreneurship and food is the most preferred industry for the same. It is a well-known fact that one needs a food license in order to provide any kind of food service in the market. Don’t worry, YOuTax is just the right place for you.

We at YouTax provide our customers with the best consultation based on their business model and make the whole procedure a lot easier for our customers.


The government of India 2020, replaced the then-existing operating system for the registration of food licenses i.e. FLRS (Food Licensing and Registration System) with FOSCO (Food Safety Compliance System). According to this new system, one has to register under FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) to run a food product business. 

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has established the FSSAI under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. It is absolutely obligatory to get your food service business registered under FSSAI and acquire an FSSAI certification. If not registered one has to face serious legal obstacles. 

There are three types of FSSAI License 
1. Basic FOSCOS FSSAI license
2. State FOSCOS FSSAI license,
3. and Central FOSCOS FSSAI license.

What Are The Documents Required: 

The procedure for acquiring an FSSAI certificate can be complicated and if not done under proper guidance will only be a waste of time and effort. YouTax will help you get done with this procedure rapidly and in a hassle-free manner so that you waste absolutely no time worrying about the certification and focus on your food service business. 

Documentation is the most important of all the procedures and the following are a few of the documents required for registering under FSSAI, these will give you a fair idea about the procedure, but the list of documents does vary according to the type of license you want to acquire (Basic License or State or Central License):

  • Photo ID proof (Basic and FSSAI State and Central License)   
  • Address Proof (Basic and FSSAI State and Central License)   
  • Passport Photo (Basic and FSSAI State and Central License)   
  • Blue Print (FSSAI State and Central License)    
  • Incorporation Certificate (FSSAI State and Central License)
  • List of Partners or directors (FSSAI State and Central License) 
  • List of food categories (FSSAI State and Central License)
  • NOC from Municipality (FSSAI State and Central License)
  • Import Export Code (FSSAI State and Central License)

What Are The Benefits Of Acquiring An FSSAI License?

It is absolutely mandatory to acquire an FSSAI license if you want to start or have a Food Service Business of your own. Following are a few examples of why you should acquire one as soon as possible:

  • Protection from legal consequences
  • Facilitates Food safety
  • Helps in Foodservice business expansion
  • Regulates the storage, manufacturing sale, and import of the  product 
  • Creates goodwill among the customers

Why Choose YouTax:

YouTax is dedicated to providing the very best of service for the growth of your business, with a professional and experienced team consisting of Chartered Accountants, Consultants, and a Chartered Secretary. We at YouTax will help you fill up the FSSAI registration form. Our experts will consult you on how to submit the necessary documents for the same. YouTax will file the application form on your behalf with the government authorities, take care of any queries if occurred, and get you your FSSAI License. Want a food service license? Then YouTax is your one-stop solution. All you have to do is reach out to us at our contact number +918421447373 or visit our website youtax.in.