Obtaining a state license/registering certificate for your food business has become easy. You can now do it online! The food business operators in the state of Maharashtra can simply apply through filling up an online application form along with uploading the list of required documents.
FBOs doing business in the state of Maharashtra are required to seek a license from the state authorities. It is mandatory to take the license or registration as running a food business without a license/registration certificate is a punishable offense and you may be penalized or could be prosecuted on this pretext.
There are pre-requisites while one goes for the registration of the food business activity. One must first check the eligibility criteria which is based on the category of food business and the type of license required for the same. Refer to the following links for the qualifying criteria:
Eligibility criterion when applying for registration certificate as per FSSAI guidelines
Food Business Operators covered under the criteria of Central License
Food Business Operators covered under the criteria of State License
Given below is the link for obtaining a license/registration certificate in the state of Maharashtra
You can log on to the above mentioned state food and drug administration website link and may find the complete information for registering your business online. The procedure has been made simpler as the website link will guide you to register by following the simple steps. The application forms for registration and licensing along with the required documents have been provided on the state FDA link.
For obtaining a Central license you can refer to the below mentioned link:
The Central licensing is also made easy and one can log on to the above link and can follow the instructions given on the page and can apply online for the central licensing. On this link you can verify your eligibility for the Central Licensing by providing information about your business. The guidelines section on the page will help you on questions like; how to apply, the fee structure, the document checklist, FAQs etc.
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