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Any Food Business Operator (FBO) with a food license and an annual turnover of Rs. 12 lakh must file their annual return on time. Not meeting this requirement could lead to facing significant penalties. FBOs holding an FSSAI Food License are required to submit their return if their annual turnover reaches Rs. 12 lakh. They must submit their half-yearly return by either 30th September or 30th March, and their annual return by 31st May.


  1. Legal Compliance: Filing returns with FSSAI helps food businesses maintain legal compliance with food safety regulations. It demonstrates that your business is following the necessary guidelines and regulations set by the authority.

  2. Avoid Penalties: Non-compliance with FSSAI regulations can result in penalties, fines, and even closure of your food business. Regular return filing reduces the risk of facing such penalties and legal actions.

  3. Consumer Trust: FSSAI compliance and return filing indicate that your food products meet safety and quality standards. This helps in building consumer trust and confidence in your brand, leading to increased customer loyalty and repeat business.

Fssai Return Filing Requirement:

All businesses engaged in food manufacturing, importing, exporting, or selling must submit the FSSAI annual return. Additionally, entities involved in the production and distribution of dairy products are obligated to file a half-yearly return


Common types of FSSAI return filing:

  1. Annual Return: This is a comprehensive report that provides an overview of the food business's activities over the course of a year. It includes details about production, procurement of raw materials, sales, distribution, packaging, labeling, and any changes in the business.

  2. Form D1: Form D1 is required to be filed by food manufacturers, processors, and importers. It includes information about the quantity and nature of food processed, imported, or manufactured during a specific period.

  3. Form D2: Form D2 is for food manufacturers and processors who operate more than one manufacturing or processing unit. It provides detailed information about each unit's activities and production.

  4. Form E: Form E is meant for businesses engaged in the distribution or wholesale of food products. It includes details about the quantity and type of food distributed during a specific period.

  5. Form F: Form F is for businesses engaged in retailing or selling food products directly to consumers. It requires information about the quantity and type of food sold during a specific period.

  6. Form G: Form G is used by transporters to provide details about the food products they are transporting, including the origin, destination, and quantity.

  7. Form H: Form H is required from food businesses that are involved in the import of food products. It provides information about the imported food products, including their origin, quantity, and distribution.

  8. Form I: Form I is for businesses involved in the storage of food products. It includes information about the types of food products stored, their quantities, and storage conditions.

  9. Form IX: Form IX is used for providing information related to inspection, monitoring, and quality control activities carried out by the food business.

  10. Annual Health Returns: This return is specifically for food businesses dealing with dairy products. It provides information about the health status of the animals, milk procurement, and processing activities.

The below-mentioned details are required to be included in the FSSAI Annual Return Form, are as follows:-

  • Name of the Food product which is being manufactured, exported, imported, or handled.
  • Bottle size, can size or size of any other packaging.
  • Quantity in the metric ton.
  • Value of Food product.
  • Quantity in Kg which is being exported or imported.
  • Selling price per unit of packaging or per kg.
  • Name of the countries to which food products are exported.
  • Rate per unit or kg of packaging CIF/FOB/
  • Mandatory Last FSSAI Annual Returns.


FSSAI return filing refers to the process of submitting periodic reports and information about your food business activities to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). It helps ensure compliance with food safety regulations and standards.

All food businesses that are registered or licensed under FSSAI need to file returns. The specific type of return and frequency may vary based on the nature of the business.

Common types of FSSAI returns include annual returns, Form D1 (for manufacturers/processors/importers), Form D2 (for multiple units), Form E (for distributors/wholesalers), Form F (for retailers), and more.

FSSAI return filing is crucial for legal compliance, maintaining consumer trust, avoiding penalties, and ensuring the safety and quality of food products.

The frequency of FSSAI return filing depends on the type of return and the specific requirements for your business. It can be monthly, quarterly, or annually.