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Get Packer manufacturer license from Legal Metrology Department

Are you a packer, manufacturer who distributes or sells pre packed commodities? Get packer/manufacturer registration from Legal metrology Department. Consult with Registrationwala to expedite the process.WPCManufacturer

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Manufacturing License Process

Step 1
Application filing
Step 2
Application Assessment
Step 3
Grant of Manufacturer License

Packaged commodity Registration or manufacturer registration in India

What is a Manufacturer's License or Packages Commodity registration?

As per the laws of Legal Metrology, a packer or manufacturer who also sells or distributes pre-packaged commodities have to apply for the registration of packaged commodity as per Rule 27 of the Legal Metrology rules of 2011.

The registration is called Packaged Commodity registration.

The manufacturer or packer has to apply for packaged commodity registration within 90 days of starting the pre-packaging of the product.

What is a pre-packed commodity?

According to the law, Pre Packed Commodity is defined as a commodity placed in any package without a purchaser's presence. The package can be sealed or unsealed so that the product inside the package has a pre-determined quantity.

Declarations mandatory for Packaged Commodity registration

The declaration the manufacturer/packer certification has to make are the following:

  • MRP of the product
  • Month of manufacturing
  • Year of manufacturing
  • name of the manufacturer
  • Contact number of the customer care
  • Email ID

Eligibility Criteria for Manufacturer License in India

  • To obtain the manufacturer license, you must adhere to all the rules specified in the LMPC requirement.
  • Every manufacturer or packer of weight or measure must maintain records and registers as prescribed by the LMPC certificate authority.
  • The records and registers maintained must be produced at the inspection time to the persons authorized for the said purpose.
  • Prohibition on Quotation
  • No person can, in relation to any goods, things, or service:
    1. Quote, or make an announcement of any price or charge
    2. Issue or exhibit any price list, invoice, or cash memo
    3. Prepare or publish any advertisement or poster
    4. Indicate the net quantity of a pre-packaged commodity
    5. Express in relation to any transaction or protection, quantity or dimension, otherwise than in accordance with the standard unit of weight, measure, or enumeration
  • The provisions must not be applicable for the export of any goods, things, or service

Documents Required for Manufacturer License in India

Following are the documents required for manufacturer registration in India:

  • Incorporation certificate
  • Memorandum of Association MoA
  • Articles of Association AoA
  • ID proof of the applicant
  • Address proof of the manufacturing facility
  • Details to be posted in the display pane
  • DD of the manufacturer license fee.

Process of obtaining the Manufacturer License in India

How to get a packing license in India?

The process of obtaining Legal Metrology Packer license registration in India is as follows:

  • Fill out the Packing license application form
  • Submit the required documents along with it to the LMPC department
  • Wait for assessment
  • Obtain the packer license

Penalty for the manufacture of non-standard weight or measure

Every person is liable to pay the penalty who manufactures or packages any weight or measure which,

(a) Does not conform to the standards of weight or measure specified under the LMPC Act

(b) Which bears an inscription of weight, measure or number which does not conform to the standards of weight, measure or numeration specified under the Act.

The violator will be punished with a fine which may extend to twenty thousand rupees and for the second or subsequent offense with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with a fine or both.

Penalty for the manufacture of weight and measure without a license

If someone manufactures, under the LMPC certification Act, measurement units without being in possession of a valid license, will be punished with a fine which may extend to twenty thousand rupees and for the second or subsequent offense, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

Our Assistance to get the Manufacturer License in India

For manufacturer and packer certification for pre-packaged commodities, Registrationwala provides end to end Manufacturer certificate services that include:

  • Application filing
  • Document preparation
  • Department follow up
  • Error handling

Reach out to us for your pre-packaged commodity registration needs today.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs About Packer Manufacturer License

Q1. What is a Packer or Manufacturer license registration?

A. As per the laws of Legal Metrology, a packer or manufacturer who also sells or distributes pre-packaged commodities have to apply for the registration of packaged commodity as per Rule 27 of the Legal Metrology rules of 2011. The registration is called Packers license registration.

Q2. Why should one apply for a Legal Metrology packer license online in India?

A. The manufacturer or packer has to apply for packaged commodity registration within 90 days of starting the pre-packaging of the product.

Q3. What is a pre-packed commodity?

A. According to the law, a pre-packed commodity is defined as a commodity placed in any package without a purchaser's presence. The package can be sealed or unsealed so that the product inside the package has a pre-determined quantity.

Q4. What are the declarations that must be made on a packaged commodity?

A. The declaration on the pre-packed commodity must be the following:

  • MRP of the product
  • Month of manufacturing
  • Year of manufacturing
  • Name of the manufacturer
  • Contact number of the customer care
  • Email ID

Q5. What makes one eligible for packer registration in India?

A. To obtain the manufacturer license, you must adhere to all the rules specified in the LMPC requirement.

Q6. What documents must be submitted along with India's manufacturer or packing license application?

A. Following are the documents required for manufacturer registration in India:

  • Incorporation certificate
  • Memorandum of Association (MoA)
  • Articles of Association (AoA)
  • ID proof of the applicant
  • Address proof of the manufacturing facility
  • Details to be posted in the display pane
  • DD of the manufacturer license fee.

Q7. How to get a packing license in India?

A. The process of obtaining packer certification in India is as follows:

  • Fill out the packing license application form
  • Submit the required documents along with it to the LMPC department
  • Wait for assessment
  • Obtain the packer license

Q8. How can Registrationwala help you in getting the packaging license India?

A. For LMPC certificate for packaging license in India, Registrationwala provides end to end Manufacturer certificate services that include:

  • Application filing
  • Document preparation
  • Department follow up
  • Error handling

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