Food Business Operators need to be registered under FoSCoS in order to be able to avail of the services under it. The process of registration involves a few simple steps, as follows:
The process for petty food business operators is slightly different as follows:
Once registered on the FoSCoS portal, food business operators can move on to their Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) registration. Some pointers to apply or perform an FSSAI license check online or to apply for registration, depending on the size and nature of the business, are as follows:
The fees payable for registration under FSSAI depends on the nature of the food business operator. For basic registrations, the fee payable is 1,000 rupees. For State Licenses, the fee ranges between 2,500 rupees to 5,000 rupees, determined by the type of business they are engaged in. Central Licenses require a fee payment of 7,500 rupees.