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Conversion of Land as per provisions of WBLR Act, 1955
(Change in land use is regulated by sections 4A, 4B, 4C and 4D of West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955)

How to apply:
Any Raiyat desiring to make any change in the area, character or utilization of any land under his/her ownership may apply to the Collector of the concerned district for permission. The prescribed format of application is available under Application Form option of 'Citizen Services' menu.

Fees for Conversion:
Fees for conversion of land as per circular no. 4403/L.R./3M-135/05 GE (M) dated 28.12.2005 of the Land & Land Reforms Department
The application fee for any conversion petition shall be Rs. 10/- only irrespective of the quantum and category of land.
Table No. 1 : Conversion fee of land in the Rural Area (per decimal of land)
Current Land Use Conversion to activities allied to agriculture Conversion to Homestead (for personal use) Conversion for Group housing, housing complex by co-operatives or property developers Conversion to Industrial and commercial use and activities
Bastu, Patit, Danga and any other land not currently in agricultural or other productive use Rs. 10/- Rs. 15/- Rs.20/- Rs. 30/-
Agricultural land Rs. 15/- Rs. 20/- Rs. 30/- Rs. 50/-
Ponds or any water body Rs. 30/- Rs.40/- Rs. 60/- Rs. 100/-
Industrial and commercial land unused or underused Rs. 50/- Rs. 75/- Rs. 150/- Not applicable

Table No. 2 : Conversion fee of land  in the Municipal Area (excluding KMDA) per decimal of land
Current Land Use Conversion to activities allied to agriculture Conversion to Homestead (for personal use) Conversion for Group housing, housing complex by co-operatives or property developers Conversion to Industrial and commercial use and activities
Bastu, Patit, Danga and any other land not currently in agricultural or other productive use Rs. 15/- Rs. 22/- Rs. 30/- Rs. 45/-
Agricultural land Rs. 22/- Rs. 30/- Rs. 45/- Rs. 75/-
Ponds or any water body if allowed for conversion Rs. 45/- Rs. 60/- Rs. 90/- Rs. 150/-
Industrial and commercial land unused or underused Rs. 75/- Rs. 110/- Rs. 225/- Not applicable

Table No. 3 : Conversion fee of land  in KMDA Area (per decimal of land)
Current Land Use Conversion to activities allied to agriculture Conversion to Homestead (for personal use) Conversion for Group housing, housing complex by co-operatives or property developers Conversion to Industrial and commercial use and activities
Bastu, Patit, Danga and any other land not currently in agricultural or other productive use Rs. 20/- Rs. 30/- Rs. 40/- Rs. 60/-
Agricultural land Rs. 30/- Rs. 40/- Rs. 60/- Rs. 100/-
Ponds or any water body if allowed for conversion Rs. 60/- Rs. 80/- Rs. 120/- Rs.200/-
Industrial and commercial land unused or underused Rs. 100/- Rs. 150/- Rs. 300/- Not applicable

N.B. As per order no. 643/LR/1A-01/2039 dated 06.02.2009 of the Land & Land Reforms Department process fees for mutation and conversion as per the amended circular can be deposited directly through treasury  challan / bank draft/DCR (upto Rs. 500/-). The head of account will be 0029-LR-00-800-Other Receipts-006-Misc. Receipts not connected with Govt. Estates-27-Other Receipts.
Necessary Documents:
An application in Prescribed Format with requisite payment of Process Fee for Conversion in court fee stamps affixed on it or in cash, a copy of the registered deed of transfer, copy of the Rent Receipt showing the payment of up to date revenue of the land in question, copy of the Mutation Certificate, “No Objection Certificate” from the landowners of the adjacent plots of land, Copies of map of the suit plot of land along with adjacent plots of land and any other document that may be required by the Collector for disposal.
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