If you are falling under the criteria of registration then the procedure for registration is easy with minimum documents are required to apply for the registration certificate. The application for registration is processed through Designated Officer/Food Safety Officer or any official in Panchayat, Municipal Corporation or any other local body as notified by the State Food Safety Commissioner in compliance to the regulations.
* The Food Business Operator has to apply through Form A under Schedule 2 of FSS (Licensing and Registration of food businesses) Regulations, 2011.
* The concerned authority, on receipt of the application and within 7 days, may consider the application submitted by the Food Business Operator for the grant or reject of the registration certificate, or the authority may issue order for the inspection of the food business.
* In case if an inspection is ordered, the registration would be granted by the registering authority once satisfied with the provisions of Schedule 4 of FSS Regulations for maintaining the safety, hygiene and sanitary conditions of the Food Business premises, within a period of 30 days.
* If no inspection is ordered and the applicant does not hear anything from the registering authority within 30 days, then on the completion of 30 days from the submission of the application form for registration, the food business operator shall start the food business activity but he/she is liable to implement the improvement (if any) suggested by the authority even later on.
* The food business operators have to follow General Hygiene and Sanitary practices which are provided in Part I of Schedule 4 of FSS Regulations and they also have to provide the declaration (self attested) as a commitment to adhere these requirements with an application provided in Annexure 1.
* On grant of the registration, the registering authority issues a registration certificate and a photo identity card, which shall be displayed at a prominent place at all times within the premises, vehicle, cart or any other place where the food business activity takes place like for sale/manufacture of food.
Documentation for Registration:
Copy of photo ID
Self attested declaration