How to open your own cafe ? legal requirements
How to open your own cafe ? legal requirements. After the fascinating success of cafes and restaurants like The MBA Chaiwala and Chai Sutta Bar, many people now in India aspires to be Cafe/Restaurant owner in their city!! But do you know all the legal formalities and licenses you need to have if you wish to open a cafe?
Here in this post, you will get to know all of these:-
1.) For opening a cafe in India first of all you need to have a Business Registration.
There are many types of business you can do. Some of them are :
- Private Ltd. Company
2. Limited Liability Partnership ( Best for small businesses like cafes and restaurants)
3. One person company/ Sole proprietorship
4. Partnership Firm.
a.)Coming into an unending list of Licenses first of all you need to have an FSSAI License and Registration.
FSSAI LICENSE: If your yearly turnover is up to 12lakhs.
State FSSAI LICENSE: If your yearly turnover is between 12lakh to 20crore.
Central FSSAI LICENSE: If your turnover is above 20crore.
b.) GST Registration – If you do a business you need to generate Pakka Bills for the service and goods you sell.
c.) Professional Tax Registration
d.) Shop and Establishment Registration
e.) Other Food Business License
f.) Liquor License (Only if you wish to serve liquor)
g.) Health trade license
i.) Eating house license
j.) Other Licenses:
NOC from Fire Department.
Lift and Music Clearance
Further, You need to have an official website for your business for the purpose of:
Refund, Return, and cancellation policy.
You need to fulfill all the required documents and licenses as per the sections and sub-sections of The FSSAI Act. Impotency in any criteria will get you in trouble as per the LAW.
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