Manufacturer-Exporters to file Annual Return for the activities conducted during the FY 2021-22. [No more requirement to file Quarterly Return]. 

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
(A Statutory Authority established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006)
(Regulatory Compliance Division).
FDA Bhawan,Kotla Road,New Delhi-110002
Dated April 20, 2022
Submission of Annual Returns by Manufacturer-Exporter FBOs 1 for the
activities conducted during FY 2021-22-reg.
As per clause 2.1.13(1) of Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration)
Food Businesses) Regulation, 2011. All licensed manufacturers and importers are required to
They are to submit their Annual Return on Form D1 by May 31st of every year for the activities
conducted during the preceding Financial Year

  1. To provide ease of doing business, it has been decided that Manufacturer-Exporters
    From FY
    2021-22, replacing the existing practice of submission of quarterly returns.
    The format of the annual return is placed in Annexure-I. The last date for submission is
    The Annual Return for FY 2021-22 is May 31st, 2022. Returns are submitted only through FoSCos.
    A portal will be considered.
    4: This issue with the approval of the Competent Authority
    Yours sincerely,
    (Inoshi Sharma)
    Executive Director (CS)
    Email: [email protected]
  2. All Food Business Operators, Associations, Food Safety Mitra, and Other Stakeholders
  3. Directors of all Regional Offices, FSSAI
  4. CITO for upload on FSSAl’s website
    Copy for information to 1. PPS to Chairperson, FSSAI
  5. PS to the CEO, FSSAI