Once approved, Food Business Operators in obtaining the license from appropriate licensing/Import authority. This system would also guide the food businesses for taking approval of product(s) not covered in any of the categories specified above by submitting an online application along with requisite documents as specified by Centre for Food Safety. After carrying out risk analysis, the Centre for Food Safety would be issuing a Product Identifier number to such product to enable the FBO in obtaining license from appropriate licensing authority. Food businesses manufacturing products for export only and not for sale within India, will also get Product Identifier number by submitting the requisite product details in the Food Product Registry & Certification System after paying the requisite fee along with the details of the standards of the importing country, that will enable them in obtaining the license from appropriate licensing authority.
General Information which must be submitted to CFS in FORM – I for obtaining Product Identifier number are as follows: