Everything You Need to Know About Obtaining an FSSAI License for Your Cloud Kitchen

Want to run a cloud kitchen? Ensure legal compliance with an FSSAI license. Learn how to obtain it today!
Editorial Team
Published On February 20, 2023 | Last Updated On March 1, 2023

If you're running a cloud kitchen, you're likely aware of the various legal requirements you need to meet. One of the most important is obtaining an FSSAI license. In this post, we'll walk you through everything you need to know about obtaining an FSSAI license for your cloud kitchen.

What is an FSSAI License?

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is the governing body that regulates and ensures the safety of food products in India. An FSSAI license is a mandatory license for any business involved in food production, processing, packaging, storage, transportation, distribution, and sale.

Why is an FSSAI License Important for Your Cloud Kitchen?

An FSSAI license ensures that your cloud kitchen meets the required standards of hygiene and safety. It also protects your business from legal action in case of any food-related mishaps. Moreover, an FSSAI license enhances the credibility of your business in the eyes of your customers, increasing their trust and loyalty.

How to Obtain an FSSAI License for Your Cloud Kitchen?

To obtain an FSSAI license for your cloud kitchen, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Determine the Type of FSSAI License You Need: Depending on the size and nature of your cloud kitchen, you need to apply for either a Basic, State, or Central FSSAI license.
  2. Register Your Business: Before applying for an FSSAI license, you need to register your cloud kitchen with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) or the Municipal Corporation.
  3. Gather the Required Documents: You need to gather the following documents to apply for an FSSAI license:
    • Identity proof of the owner (PAN card, Aadhaar card, etc.)
    • Address proof of the cloud kitchen
    • Proof of ownership or lease agreement of the cloud kitchen
    • List of food products and categories
    • Food safety management plan
  4. Apply for the FSSAI License: You can apply for an FSSAI license online on the FSSAI website. You need to fill the application form, upload the required documents, and pay the fee. After submitting the application, you'll receive an Application Reference Number (ARN) for further tracking.
  5. Wait for Verification and Inspection: Once you've submitted the application, an FSSAI inspector will visit your cloud kitchen for verification and inspection. After successful verification, you'll receive your FSSAI license.


Obtaining an FSSAI license is a crucial step for any cloud kitchen to ensure food safety, legal compliance, and customer trust. By following the steps mentioned above, you can easily obtain an FSSAI license for your cloud kitchen. 

If you need any expert assistance in the process, feel free to contact My Legal Clinic, and our expert team will guide you through the process.

Contact My Legal Clinic today to ensure legal compliance and hassle-free operation of your cloud kitchen.