In FSSAI order to import any food items in India, importers have to obtain a No Objection Certificate importers/custom house agents can register themselves through this system. (NOC) from Food Safety and Standard Authority Of India, FSSAI has established an online system called as The Food Import Clearance System (FICS). The procedure and requirements for import of food articles are regulated by FSSAI under Food Safety and Standards (Food Import) Regulations, 2017.STEPS OF FOOD IMPORT CLEARANCE
DOCUMENTS CHECKLIST FOR FSSAI LICENSE OF IMPORTER
You can apply for the license online on the FSSAI’s official website and follow the steps that have been mentioned on the website.
NOC REQUIRED FOR ONLINE FSSAI LICENSE FOR IMPORTERS
You have to apply for a NOC and need to pay the fees for the laboratory testing of the food samples, clarify all the queries that are raised by the Authorized Officer. NOC is granted after all the requirements from FSSAI are met, such as:
Once you have met all of the above requirements, you will be granted a NOC and can go ahead with obtaining the license for importing food items into the country.
These requirements shall be met by the Importers who wish to import the food items in India .