FSSAI mandates mentioning of FSSAI License number on invoices w.e.f 1st January, 2022


FSSAI mandates declaration of 14-digit FSSAI License or Registration number on cash receipts/ purchase invoices/cash memo /bills etc. by all food businesses. When any operator issues 2 transaction documents such as in case of transporters issuing transport challan/ Bill etc and an invoice, then FSSAI number needs to be mentioned on both documents, The only exemption will be the GST e-way bill and such other govt documents which are system generated.

Also read: FSSAI licence number on bills mandatory from October 1

It shall enable the consumers to have access to information about a particular food business which is publically available at FSSAl’s portals. Consumers can visit the FSSAI’s portal and ‘Food Safety Connect’ app for accessing information about FSSAI License or Registration by inputting the 14 digit FSSAI License/Registration number

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