What is LMPC Manufacturing & Packer License?

Under the legal metrology laws, packer / manufacture is the one who distributes or sells the pre-packed commodities; he needs to apply for the packer / manufacturer registration under Rule27 of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011. The registration must be applied within 90 days from the date when the pre-packing has been commenced.

As per the law, the Pre-Packed Commodity means a commodity which without the purchaser being present is placed in a package of whatever nature, whether sealed or not, so that the product contained therein has a pre-determined quantity. Under the Packaged Commodity Rules, every packer needs to comply with the mandatory declarations to be made on each and every pre-packed commodity meant for sale or distribution. These declarations do includes MRP, month and year of manufacturing, manufacturer name, customer care contact number, email id etc.

In context of different kinds of pre-packed commodities the nature of mandatory declarations do also varies depending on the nature of commodity. Some other technicalities are also involved in compliance of packaged commodity rules like font size of declarations etc.

Why this License is Required?

Registration of a company as a manufacturer, importer, or packer of weighing and measuring instruments and devices needs to be done under Legal Metrology. Government Authorities have devised a systematic procedure for the registration of a respective company under Legal Metrology.

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Who can get a LMPC Manufacturing & Packer License

Manufacture Company

Electrical Manufactures

Cosmetic Manufactures

Food Manufacture

Document Required for LMPC Manufacturing & Packer License

  • PAN Card Copy (Proprietor PAN in case Proprietorship Company/Company PAN in case Partnership/LLP/Pvt. Ltd./Ltd.).
  • DOCUMENT RELATED TO REGISTERED ADDRESS- Certificate of registration of Industry/Registration under Shops and Establishments Act/ Authentic document issued by Government or Local Body. (Eg. GST Certificate/Shop License/MSME Certificate)
  • DOCUMENT RELATED TO MANUFACTURING/PACKING PREMISES - Authentic document issued by Government or Local Body (Eg. GST Certificate/Shop License/MSME Certificate/Factory License/Pollution License/Registered Rent Agreement)
  • Signature of Applicant (in jpg)
  • Partners/Directors PAN & Aadhar Card (if applicable)

Role of Shamkris and Process of LMPC Manufacturing & Packer License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

  • Advisory for the document required
  • Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.
  • Application File
  • Inspection by the department if required
  • Liason department
  • Yearly Compliance if Applicable
  • Renewal when due

Who can issue the LMPC License(Weight and Measures)?

Legal Metrology has defined specific licenses and application procedures related to weighing and measuring instruments and devices. These procedures may include manufacturing, import, marketing, and repair of measuring instruments and related equipment.

Legal metrology provides regulations for the control of measurements and measuring instruments. Legal metrology also provides protection of public safety, the environment, consumers, traders and is critical to fair trade.

The Controller, Weights & Measures is the competent Authority to grant Licence for Manufacturer/ Dealer/ Repairer in Weights & Measures. Registration as Packer/Manufacturer/Importer of packaged commodities is also done by the controller.