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Food License in West Bengal


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West Bengal Food Business Operators who want to stay on the right side of law shouldn’t ignore getting an FSSAI license. With Zolvit, you can get yourself FSSAI enrolled in no time!

Here’s How It Works

Are you a food business operator wanting to commence business operations? Zolvit is the best bet.


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Here’s What You’ll Need

Once you have the below documents ready, submit them digitally to obtain your food license in West Bengal. Zolvit uses the best-in-industry security protocols to ensure your documents are always secure.

  • The applicant's name and identity proof

  • A passport-sized photograph of the applicant

  • PAN card of the applicant

  • Proof of the applicant's address such as a phone bill, electricity bill, and so on.

  • Address and contact details of Partners, Directors, and other Executive Members

  • NOC issued by a local government or municipality.

  • NOC from manufacturer (where relevant).

  • The DGFT provided the e-code document.

  • Property ownership documentation (if applicable).

  • A copy of the lease contract (if applicable).

  • MoA and AOA of the company, or partnership deed

  • Details about the person nominated by the owner or company

  • FSSAI License Declaration Form.

  • Certificate issued by the Ministry of tourism (if the business is a hotel or restaurant).

  • In the case of re-labellers and re-packers, the manufacturer must submit a copy of the license issues along with the NOC.

    * Do note that the documents required for obtaining a FSSAI license varies according to business activity performed by an food business operator. This is no need to panic as our experts will take care of documentation and paperwork on your behalf!

    Why Should I Use Zolvit for Obtaining a Food License in West Bengal?

    • We Register a New Company Every 9 Minutes

      New Company

      We Register a New Company Every 9 Minutes

    • Businesses Served by Zolvit


      Businesses Served by Zolvit

    • All Financial Services in One Place

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      All Financial Services in One Place

    • Nominal rates, great turnaround time

      Quick & Affordable

      Nominal rates, great turnaround time

    • 100% satisfaction guaranteed


      100% satisfaction guaranteed

    Yes, it’s true there is no more need to run around for a food license in West Bengal. The Zolvit experts will do it for you!

    Did you know

    Did you know?

    Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is India's food corporation, established in August 2011 under the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act of 2006.

      It was confirmed in February 2020 that the FSSAI had established specific criteria for the country's namkeen and large packaged sweets markets. aIt is a move that would see manufacturers and suppliers of such packaged foods reduce their use of sugar, fat, and salt while also ensuring that safe raw materials are used in their food items.


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      An Overview of Food Licensing in West Bengal

      West Bengal has seen a substantial expansion in the number of food-related businesses in recent years. This has resulted in an increase in the number of FSSAI license applications. But why is it necessary to have an FSSAI license to run a food business in West Bengal?

      Because the fundamental purpose of FSSAI food licensing is to protect and promote public health. To accomplish this, many policies and regulations, as well as stringent oversight, are implemented and mandated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority. For this reason and also to aid in the control and elimination of food quality issues a FSSAI license is necessary.

      In West Bengal, there are three different types of food licenses issued by FSSAI or the Food Safety and Standards Authority. They are

      • FSSAI Central License
      • FSSAI State License
      • FSSAI Basic Registration

      Benefits of Obtaining a Food License in West Bengal

        Quality Assurance


        Avoid Penalties and Legal Repercussions


        Ability to Use FSSAI Logo


        Ease of Business Expansion


        Diversification of Clientele


        Eligibility Checklist for Obtaining a State Food License in West Bengal

        • Hotels with 4-star ratings or less.
        • Food storages with an annual capacity of under 50,000 tons.
        • Dairy units with daily handling or process limits between 500-50000 litres, including milk chilling Units.
        • Those with capacity to slaughter more than 2 animals and up to 50 large animals daily/ more than 10 and up to 150 small animals/ more than 50 to 1000 poultry birds per day or more.
        • Food business operators, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, food sales facilities, dhaba restaurants, clubs, canteens, and restaurants with an annual turnover of ₹ 12 to ₹ 20 crores.
        • Proprietary food dealers
        • Producers and processors of vegetable oil units, including oil expeller units, by the solvent extraction process and by refineries. With an annual turnover of ₹ 12 to ₹ 20 crores.
        • All food production units with a daily capacity of not less than 100 kg/litre, including re-packers, up to 2 tonnes.
        • All small or medium-sized food companies with either a single or several branches in West Bengal can obtain state FSSAI license registration.

        How to Obtain a State Food License in West Bengal with Zolvit

        To register for a food license in West Bengal, gather all of the above documents and follow the steps below:

        • Step 1: Documentation and Paperwork Finalisation

          FSSAI Declaration, list of partners, processing unit plan, food category list and NOC among other documents will be collected and verified by Zolvit experts.

        • Step 2: Application Formalities via FoSCoS

          Zolvit will then assist you in obtaining your state food license in West Bengal by submitting an application on your behalf through the Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) portal, which was recently developed by the FSSAI.

        • Step 3: Follow-up and Notice Reply Compliances

          After filling out the FSSAI application form and submitting it through the FoSCoSsite. Zolvit's professionals will follow up with the authorities to ensure that your application is processed as soon as possible. If an improvement notice is issued, our specialists will walk you through the whole process of correcting the flaw in your operating procedure and even file the reply.

        • Step 4: Get FSSAI Certificate

          You will then be able to get your hands on your FSSAI License with the 14-digit identification number which you will be able to display at your food business operators premise as well as branding endeavors.