For carrying the food business, FSSAI license shall be mandatorily obtained, and it is equally important to renew the FSSAI license after the expiry of time limit to carry on their business without any legal obstacle, complying with the rules and regulations of FSSAI.
The initial validity of FSSAI license as chosen by the Food Business Operator’s lies between one year to five years according to which fees are decided. According to the rules and regulations of the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India. Every food business operator needs to file for the renewal process before 30 days of the expiry of current food license.
For getting the FSSAI license renewed, the following steps must be followed:
For the renewal of a central license, the application Form A shall be filed along with:
The ID Proof(Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License, Passport)
According to Fssai Safety and Standards Act, 2006, following are the consequences for non – renewal of FSSAI License within the prescribed time limit.
The application for FSSAI License renewal shall be made within the stipulated time period failing of which would attract the fine of Rs. 100 per day for the delay continues.
Where the application for renewal of food License is not made within the stipulated time period, then the license will be considered expired.
Thus, from the above note, it is clear that FSSAI license must be renewed at the regular interval of time to avoid the penalty and to carry out the best business practices effortlessly.