Apply Small/Marginal Farmer | Siru Kuru Vivasaayi Certificate

In this article, I am going to teach “How to apply small/marginal farmer certificate also known as siru kuru vivasaayi certificate online in Tamilnadu”.

If you are a small marginal farmer then you will get a lot of benefits from the Tamilnadu government. For that you have to get certificate from VAO. With the help of tnesevai website, you can apply small/marginal certificate online.

Apply Small/Marginal Farmer Certificate Online Tamilnadu – Step By Step Guide


If your total family’s agricultural land is less than 4.94 acre then you can apply for the small marginal certificate.

If your total family’s agricultural land is greater than 4.94 acre then you are not eligible for the certificate.

Required Documents to apply siru kuru vivasayi certificate

  • Applicant Photo(Soft Copy)
  • Chitta
  • Adangal
  • EC(Encumbrance Certificate)

Okay, let’s move on to the main part of the article.

First of all, you need to create an account on the Tnesevai website after that you have to register a CAN Number.

Now login to the TNeGA portal. The website will look like the below image.

tnega portal login

Once you have successfully logged in, click the “Revenue Department” link.

revenue department

In revenue department, you have to click the “REV-117 Small/Marginal Farmer Certificate“.

small/marginal farmer certificate

Now the website will show the instructions page. Read the instructions carefully and proceed further.

I hope you have created the CAN Number. Now find your CAN Number using your mobile number, email id, or CAN Number.

can number search

After that, you have to verify mobile number with otp(One Time Password).

can number otp

Once you have successfully verified the mobile number with OTP, now you have to click “Proceed” button. If you want to edit CAN details then click “Edit CAN Detail” button.

can number modification

On the small/marginal farmer certificate apply form, personal details such as Name, Address, and other personal details are filled automatically with the help of CAN Number.

You have to fill up the below details in the application form.

  • District
  • Taluk
  • Village
  • Land Type
  • Survey and Patta No
  • Land Area (in Hectares)
  • Share Percentage
  • Value (Rs.)
small/marginal farmer certificate apply form

How to get required details about the land?

First download the Patta/Chitta copy of your land. If you don’t know how to download patta chitta online then refer the below article.

For your reference, I have attached the sample Patta Chitta copy. Do you know? you can search and download Patta Chitta using only Patta number or Survey Number.

patta chitta example

Note:- You have to input the land area in hectares. The land area mentioned in the Patta is hectacre.

If your land is listed under “நன்செய்” then choose land type as “Wet“. If your land listed under “புன்செய்” then choose “Dry“.

Finally, submit the form. It will take you to the documents page where you have to upload all the required documents in proper format.

small marginal farmer certificate required documents

That’s it. Finally, make the payment of Rs.60 online. You will get acknowledgment receipt. The small/marginal farmer certificate will be generated within 30 days after the approval from VAO.

Meanwhile, you can track the status of your application in tnesevai website. If VAO need any other extra documents or if VAO found any mistake in your application then your application will be rejected and returned to you.

You can find the application in “Retuned Application” section. Make the necessary changes and submit the application again. You don’t have to pay again.

Frequently Asked Questions About Small/Marginal Farmer Certificate

What are the benefits of Small/Marginal Farmer Certificate?

You will get 100% subsidy to install drip and sprinkler irrigation system. Other than this, you will get a lot of benefits from the Tamilnadu government.

How much cost to apply siru kuru vivasayi certificate?

You have to pay Rs.60 to get siru kuru vivasayi certificate.

Is it possible to get small marginal farmer certificate if my total family agricultural land is more than 4.94 acre?

No, it is not possible to get the certificate. If your total family agricultural land is less than 4.94 acre then only you are eligible for this certificate.

Final Words

I hope this article helps you to apply small/marginal farmer certificate online in Tamilnadu. If you have any queries regarding this topic please let me know via comments. I am happy to help you. Share this article with others.

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