Ayurveda known as “The science of life” is one of the oldest relieving sciences to have ever survived be made in almost 5000 year or more. Consequently, there has been an uninterrupted growth in the number of ayurvedic medicine manufacturing units established in India.

Manufacturers who are involved in producing Ayurvedic or herbal products in India need to acquire an Ayush was farmed on 9th November 2014, before it was known as the department of Indian system of medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H) which was made in march 1995.

Ayush refers to traditional systems of medicine in India, including Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. Ayush license registration typically refers to the process by which practitioners of these traditional systems of medicine obtain legal authorization to practice.

The registration process usually involves meeting certain educational qualifications and sometimes passing exams or assessments to demonstrate competency in the respective system of medicine. Once registered, practitioners are allowed to legally offer their services to the public.

Each system of medicine under the Ayush umbrella may have its own regulatory body or council overseeing registration and licensing processes. These bodies often set standards for education, practice, and ethics within their respective systems.

Points to be considered while applying:

  • Any individual or entity cannot start or continue a drug or cosmetic business without obtaining an applicable license for running such an operation.
  • To conduct a medicine business under the purview of the drug & cosmetic act 1940 all forms od drug business like allopathic, homeopathic, ayurvedic, herbal, or Unani drugs are protected.
  • An individual must obtain a license from the ministry of Ayush to start the manufacturing of Ayurvedic medicine.
  • The individual or entity after obtaining the Ayush license can function in any state regardless of the location of the manufacturing company
  • The individual or entity who has applied for the Ayush license only looks after the marketing part of the product; rest all the compliance necessary for the product is being taken care of by the manufacturing company.
  • Ayush license benefits under the health insurance policy as a benefits cover
  • The use of ayurvedic and herbal medicine is most preferred in Indian culture and to regulate and restrict the improper use of ayurvedic medicine one must get the Ayush license.
  • The government with its approach of “go local” is also encouraging entities and consumers to rely on home production i.e. Ayurvedic and herbal medicine.
  • The medicine produced by natural herbs and ayurvedic resources have a low risk of side effects and the Ayush license helps in enhancing the trust of the users.

Procedure to obtain the ayush licence:

  • VISITING THE WEBSITE: - visiting the individual state website of Ayush and downloading the application form for Ayush license also the applicant shall provide the requisite GMP and COPP affidavit.
  • REVIEW OF DOCUMENTS: - The next step is to fill the application form, attach the supporting documents, and send it for review to the Ayush department’s commissioner.
  • APPROVAL BY THE COMMISSIONER: - Once the commissioner gets satisfied, he will grant his or her approval within 15 days.
  • OBTAINING THE LICENSE: - - An applicant will receive the Ayush license by post.


According to the newly proposed ruling of the 4th amendment drug rules, the fees for an Ayush license has been increased from 1000 to 2000 per ayurveda, unani, and siddha product.

  • Educational Certificates: Copies of educational certificates verifying that the applicant has completed the required academic qualifications in the specific Ayush system they wish to practice. This typically includes a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution.
  • Internship Completion Certificate: A certificate confirming the completion of the compulsory internship period in a recognized institution or hospital. This demonstrates that the applicant has gained practical training and experience under the supervision of experienced practitioners.
  • Identity Proof: Valid government-issued identification such as a passport, driver's license, or Aadhaar card to verify the identity of the applicant.
  • Address Proof: Documents such as a utility bill, rental agreement, or voter ID card showing the applicant's current residential address.
  • Character Certificate: A certificate attesting to the good character and ethical conduct of the applicant. This may be obtained from a reputable individual or organization, such as a former employer, teacher, or community leader.
  • Application Form: The completed application form for registration with the relevant state or central council/board for the particular Ayush system.
  • Photographs: Passport-sized photographs of the applicant for identification purposes. The number of photographs required may vary depending on the jurisdiction.
  • Other Relevant Documents: Depending on the specific requirements of the regulatory authority, applicants may need to submit additional documents such as proof of caste/category (if applicable), proof of name change (if applicable), or any other documents specified in the application guidelines.

Q. What is Ayush license?

An "AYUSH license" typically refers to a license granted by government authorities in India under the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy). These licenses are granted to practitioners of traditional Indian systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy. The Ministry of AYUSH regulates and promotes these traditional systems of medicine in India. Practitioners who wish to legally practice these systems often need to obtain the necessary licenses from the relevant authorities. These licenses ensure that practitioners meet certain educational and professional standards and adhere to the regulations set forth by the Ministry of AYUSH.

Q. What is the validity of the Ayush license?

Before the introduction of drugs rule, 2021, the validity of the Ayush license was extended up to 5 years. By conforming to this, one had to undergo an exhaustive process of renewal before the expire, with which the validity of the newly introduced rules extended the validity for lifetime.

Q. Why trust NG & Associates with AYUSH manufacturing license?

At NG & Associates, we understand the immense value of the AYUSH manufacturing license and its tremendous impact on your business’s success. With our team of highly experienced professionals, we are committed to helping you unlock new levels of achievement and propel your business forward.

Q. How can I get AYUSH license in India?

You can apply for AYUSH license online on the e-aushadhi website. You need to download the concerned AYUSH license application form, fill it and upload its scanned copy along with the necessary attachments and the prescribed Ayush license.

Q. What is the time taken for the issue of AYUSH license?

The application processing time is two months from the date of receipt of the application by the AYUSH Department of the concerned state.