How to get a seed and fertilizer license in 2022, check eligibility, application fees and process


Fertilizer store

If you are looking for a low investment Business idea related to agriculture in the new year, then you can open a store of fertilizer, seeds or vermin-compost. This is an evergreen business that you don’t need a lot of investment in. You can get this license even without a diploma.

Let us walk you through the entire process of opening a fertilizer store in detail in this article. Along with this, we will also tell you how can you apply for a seed and fertilizer sales license and how much you will have to pay for it.

How much will the license application fee be?

  • The retail license application fee for the sale of fertilizer has been set at Rs 1250.

  • The wholesale license application fee has been set at Rs 2250.

  • The price of the sales license was set at Rs 1000.

  • License renewal fees have been set at Rs 500.

How to get a license to sell fertilizers and seeds?

  • To obtain the license, you must first register your Aadhar card by visiting the DBT portal of the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Then go to its official website ( and correctly fill in all the information requested in the application form.

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

  • Once the request is complete, print its hard copy.

  • Then submit this hard copy to the appropriate office within a week.

  • After that, the process will be initiated by the ministry.

  • Then within one month of submitting the hard copy, the applicant will either obtain the license.

Apply without a degree like this

Young people in the 10th pass can also apply for their permit. They first need to follow a 15-day training course provided by the Department of Agriculture.

Seed and fertilizer sales permit eligibility

For this, the age of the applicant has been set from 18 years minimum to 45 years maximum. However, in this case, the maximum age limit for a retired state, central, council or company employee has been kept at 65.


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