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How to Get Seed & Fertilizer License? Check Eligibility, Application Fee & Process

If you are looking for a low investment business idea related to agriculture in the New year, then you can open a fertilizer, seed or vermin-compost shop. But you need a license for this!

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Fertilizer Shop
Fertilizer Shop

If you are looking for a low investment business idea related to agriculture in the New year, then you can open a fertilizer, seed or vermin-compost shop. This is an evergreen business wherein you do not need much investment. You can get this license even without any degree. 

Let us tell you in detail about the whole process of opening a fertilizer shop in this article. Along with this, we will also tell how can you apply for a seed & fertilizer selling license and how much you will have to pay for it. 

How much will be the license application fee? 

  • The application fee for Retail License for the sale of fertilizers has been fixed at Rs 1250.

  • The application fee for the Wholesale License has been fixed at Rs 2250.

  • The fee for the sales license has been fixed at Rs 1000.

  • The fee for license renewal has been fixed at Rs 500.

How to Get a License to sell Fertilizers & seeds? 

  • To get the license, first of all you have to register your Aadhar card by visiting the DBT Portal of Agriculture Department. 

  • Then go to its official website (http://upagriculture.com/) and fill all the information asked in the application form properly.

  • After this, scan and upload all the necessary documents as well.

  • When the application is complete, take a print out of its hard copy.

  • Then submit that hard copy to the concerned office within a week.

  • After that the process will be started by the department.

  • Then within a month of submitting the hard copy, the applicant will either get the license.

Apply Without Degree Like This 

10th pass youth can also apply to get its license. They just have to first take 15 days training from the Agriculture Department. 

Eligibility for Seed & Fertilizer Selling License 

For this the age of the applicant has been fixed from minimum 18 to maximum 45 years. However, in this the maximum age limit of an employee retired from the state, central, board or corporation has been kept at 65 years. 

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