Want to obtain your FSSAI license and medical registration easily? Simply hire a consultant.

FSSAI or Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Its primary function is to guard and encourage public health through management of food safety. Any individual thinking of starting a food business must obtain a 14-digit FSSAI license number. These step by government helps in decreasing food adulteration and other food standard issues.

Know about various types of FSSAI license

There are several types of FSSAI license. What type of license the businesses are applicable depends on

  • Company and branchTurnover
  • Scale of business
  • Type of activity

You can either apply for a license number or simply registration. Various types of FSSAI license are :

  • FSSAI registration

Those businesses or startups with an annual turnover below Rs.12 lakh is required to obtain basic registration.

  • FSSAI State License

This license is for those mid-sized companies with annual turnover between Rs. 12-20 crores.

  • FSSAI Central License

This license is for business having annual turnover more than Rs. 20 crores.

Obtaining FSSAI license is not a simple process and takes too much time if you will directly apply to government, but by hiring FSSAI license consultant, the process becomes easier and quicker since the documentation is completed in the correct manner.

 

Let’s discuss how a licensed consultant make your work easier as compared to filing it yourself

One can get the FSSAI license directly from the government in the following way:

  • Fill up the FSSAI Form A or Form B as applicable for Food Business along with many other declarations in the govt.websiteMake the payment and submit the signed Form B.
  • Then you have to wait or follow up the government for getting an update. If an edit is required government may send it back to you for doing necessary editing and then sending within 30 days or else your application will get rejected.
  • A total of 45-60 days is required for getting approval from date of filing the application.

But through an FSSAI license consultant, you can get the license in fewer days (10-15 days) as compared to filing yourself.

  • Filling form

At first, you have to fill a form giving every detail about your food business.

  • Send documents

Then in the next step, you have to send the required documents to the consultant through Email. Important documents that are required to submit are:

  • Declaration form
  • Authority letter
  • Copy of property paper
  • Copy of rent agreement
  • Food safety management certificate
  • Electricity/water bill
  • Copy of Aadhar card/voter card/
  • Form IX or the nomination paper.

After submission of documents, the consultant will prepare your FSSAI form A or form B application as per applicable

  • Filling your documents

The consultant will submit all your documents to local/central govt. authority as per applicability.

  • The issue of food license online

The consultant will mail you the obtained Form C license that will be your food license.

 

Let’s know something about medical device registration in India

As the medical technology is becoming more and more advanced, there is also the emergence of a lot of devices. Due to this many new rules have been imposed by the government for medicaldevice registration in India. Depending on the various risk involved medical devices has been categorized into A, B, C and D categories.

  • Devices which are low risk are kept under class A Ex.- thermometers
  • Devices which are a low moderate risk are under class B
  • Devices which are a moderate-high risk are under class C
  • Then high-risk devices are under class D.

The government has set different rules for obtaining a license for different class devices. Class A device license is easier to obtain as compared to class B.

Similarly, a medical device whose similar type is not available in India is considered as a new medical device. For obtaining its license, it will be evaluated for measuring its effectiveness and safety and then it is filed with Central License Authority.

Thus, as we can see obtaining how much stringent it is to obtain a license for the food business and medical device, one of the better option to make the process more quickly and simple, is by hiring the respective consultant.

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