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West Bengal - Apply FSSAI License for Catering

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Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply FSSAI license for Catering, you have to approach the Commissioner of Food Safety / Officer-In-Charge for Food Safety.
  2. To know the contact details click here: link
  3. You can download the application Form-B from the following link: form. After visiting the website click on the Form-B option located below in the State license category.
  4. Please make sure you are eligible to make the application by going through the eligibility criteria provided under the “Eligibility” section of this page.
  5. First download the Form-B from the link and fill all the required information and you need to submit the form to the Commissioner of Food safety department. The address is mentioned in the office locations & contacts section below.
  6. Please complete the application form and make sure you have all the documents that are listed under “Required Documents” section of this page.
  7. Pay the appropriate fees and submit the form to the Officer-In-Charge in the Food Safety department.
  8. Now the authorities will verify your application and validate the submitted documents.
  9. Authorities will inspect the facilities that are related to the Catering and if they are satisfied with the standards followed the authorities will provide the franchise permission.
  10. The applicant will be later requested to collect the FSSAI License for Catering on a specified date.

Apply Online:

  1. To apply FSSAI license for catering through online, you can use the FSSAI website. Please click the following link: FSSAI website
  2. If you are an existing user, please login using the credentials or if you are a new user you need to click “Sign Up” option on the right side of the home page.
  3. Now enter all the required information and enter the captcha code mentioned below and then click on “Register” button.
  4. After that you will receive a mail and now the username and password will be activated for new users.
    • Note: Due to Covid-19 issues, Auto -Issuance Of Licence/Registration is not working. So Click on the "Apply Now" option in the index page ,you will reach the next page where the declaration statement is available, under the statement “Accept” button is available now click the “Accept” button. (Skip Point 5,6 and Continue from the 7 th point.
  5. After successful log-in, please select menu “License/Registration” option and then select “Apply for license/Registration” option.
  6. After clicking “Apply for license/registration” option, in the next page declaration statement is available, under the statement “Accept” button is available. Now click the “accept” button.
  7. Now select the state from the dropdown menu on the right side of the page.
  8. Now there is a selection option available. If your business is carried in more than one state click ‘yes’ otherwise click ‘No’ option.
  9. Next select the type of Business, Now Select the annual turnover of your business. If you annual turnover is more than 12Lakhs you will get form ‘A’ and if it is less than 12Lakhs you will get form ‘B’. Next You have to Click “Proceed“ tab
  10. In the next page click the “Click to apply” tab which is on the right side.
  11. Next page will lead you to fill online form for the user to fill the details and to upload photos and required documents.
  12. After completion of the application form and uploading the documents click on the “Save and next” tab to move to next page.
  13. Now download and print the application form and sign-on the printed form.
  14. Next you can submit the application form using two options “By Electronically” and “Physically”. By physically, you can submit the form to the respective officer and by Electronically, you can directly submit the form Online .Please select the preferable method.
  15. Now scan the signed application form and upload it into the website by selecting “Choose file” option and click the “Upload” tab.
  16. After uploading the documents click the “Submit” tab located at the bottom of the page to move to the next page.
  17. Now payment options will be provided in this page. Pay the correct amount and click “Proceed to pay” option.
  18. Click on the “Submit” tab to get the acknowledgment slip. Please keep the slip safely for future use.
  19. This application will be processed by them and they will notify you through your e-mail or by SMS.
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Required Documents

  1. Food safety management system plan or certificate
  2. List of Foods provided in catering service
  3. Identity Proof Documents such as Ration Card, Department Issued ID, PAN Card, Passport, Senior Citizen Card, Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card
  4. Affidavit
  5. Proof of Expected Annual Turnover(self-attested)
  6. List of Directors with full address and contact details (mandatory for Companies only)
  7. Declaration Form
  8. Photo I.D and address proof issued by Government authority of proprietor/Partner/Director(s)/Authorised Signatory.
  9. Analysis report (Chemical & Bacteriological) of water to be used as ingredient in food from a recognized/ public health laboratory to confirm the potable
  10. Partnership Deed/Self Declaration for Proprietorship/Memorandum & Articles of Association towards the constitution of the firm
  11. Form IX: Nomination of Persons by a Company along with the Board Resolution
  12. Additional documents(If any)
  13. FSSAI Website .After visiting the website click on the Documents required option Located below in the State license category to know the Required Documents.

Office Locations & Contacts

Commissioner of Food Safety & Secretary Health & Family Welfare Department,
Swasthya Bhawan,
3rd Floor,Wing "B", GN-29, Sector -V,
Salt Lake,
Kolkata -700091
TEL NO: 033-23330301
TELE FAX: 033-23575566
Email ID: [email protected]
Contact link: Contact

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  • Caterer who Get the turnover up to 20 crores can apply for this license.
  • Those who want to do catering business can obtain the FSSAI license.
  • FSSAI Website.After visiting the website click on the Eligibility option Located below in the State license category to know the eligibility.
  • Click the following link to know the eligibility : Eligibiliy


  • Click on the following link for fees details : Fee details


  • License is Valid for 5 years.

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Processing Time

  • It takes 30 days for processing the application.

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  • Registration or licensing with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is a must for Catering.

Required Information

  1. Name of the person.
  2. E-mail Id.
  3. Phone number.
  4. Address.
  5. Pin code.
  6. Name of the catering service.
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Need for the Document

  • The license ensures that the food from the Catering service is hygienic and safe.
  • Catering is the business of providing food service such as a hotel, hospital, marriage function, event venue etc. So it is very important for taking FSSAI-Food safety license Registration to those who engage in catering business.

Information which might help

  • Carry all the necessary documents.
  • You need to provide all the foods before time.
  • Make a photocopy of your filled form for future reference.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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