How to Obtain Small or Marginal Farmer Certificate In India

Obtain Small or Marginal Farmer Certificate In India By Yourself

Farmers may apply for a Small/Marginal Farmer Certificate through the following process.

  • In order to apply for a Small or Marginal Farmer Certificate, one has go to an DC Office or Tehsildar Office or the relevant Office of land Revenue Department in the area you reside.
  • Before applying, check with the authority in charge about the necessary requirements to get the certificate.
  • Fill out the application form to be eligible the service. The applicant is required to cover the cost of Application form, if necessary.
  • On the application form you have purchased complete all required information.
  • Attach a photocopies of all required documents to your application.
  • Send the documents to the appropriate authority and pay the fee required.
  • Receive the acknowledgment confirmation, and keep it in a safe place for future references.

Visit the appropriate office for your certificate within the time frame allocated by the official at the application process.

Required Documents For Obtain Small or Marginal Farmer Certificate

  • Photo
  • Encumbrance
  • Self-Declaration of the Applicant
  • Any address proof
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving License
  • Ration card
  • Voter ID
  • PAN Card
  • Sale Deeds


Other documents required must be presented if needed. Bring the original and photocopies of all the documents needed to enable cross verifications to be done.

Office Locations and Contacts

To review the Office Contacts list, choose Your district using the hyperlink in the ad click on About District Who’s Who Link

The Tehsildar’s List Link


  • Landowners who have smaller more than 4.94 Acres could get the small/marginal farm certificate.


Ask about costs for applications or charges for service when applying in person.

The Information You Need

  • Address
  • Land Information

Documentation is needed

  • The government has allocated certain programs like loans, subsidies for the cultivation of crops exclusively for marginal or small-scale farmers.
  • The Small/Marginal Farmer’s Certificate allows farmers to make use of these government schemes.

Information that can be useful

  • A few of the schemes are for marginal or small-scale farmers include:
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhiyojana In this program, farmers receive an amount of Rs. 6000 per year as an income-based minimum support.
  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojanaunder the scheme, farmer get a the minimum amount of Rs 3000 per month upon reaching the age of 60.



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