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West Bengal - Apply for Demarcation of Land

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Apply in Person

  1. The applicant has to visit Land & Land Reform department Office for his land to apply in person. Link for contact details : Link for details and Contact Link
  2. Complete the application form obtained from the office on your visit. Form can also be downloaded using the link: Form Link
  3. Submit the form and documents to the right authority and pay the advised fees to initiate the processing.
  4. Applicant will receive a transaction id on the mobile number provided. This transaction number will be useful to track the application status
  5. This request will then reach the Thaasildhaar for verification and to get his report.
  6. Thasildhaar will do ground level verification by his VAO and RI.
  7. Based on the verification details, Thasildhaar will give final report for the request.
  8. If the results are satisfactory, applicant will get the certificate
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Application in Form 1A.: Link for form
  • Copy of current R-o-R (in the form of a Khatian or Parcha).
  • Any other documents as required by the Collector.
  • Affidavit / Notary stating that the applicant is owner of the land
  • Identity proof
  • Address proof
  • Land documents (should get attestation in all copies from Gazette Officer)
  • Recent copy of Form F and Map
  • Aadhaar Card

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

The Director of Land Records and Survey,

Survey Building,Gopal Nagar Road,
Kolkotta - 700027, West Bengal.
Land Line : 2253 – 5092 / 6302, 2253 - 5144
Email ID:

Link for contact: Link for details

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You are eligible to apply for Demarcation of land if you own a land in your name


  • Authorities will provide fee information.
  • Fee differs with the place of the land


Demarcation is valid for the land till it is further subdivided or divided for the purpose of sale / for the purpose of partition

Documents to Use[edit]

Recent copy of Form F and Map.

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.    

Processing Time[edit]

Maximum 45 Days

Related Videos[edit]

West Bengal - Apply For Demarcation Of Land

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You can apply for Demarcation of Land by approaching the concerned Tehsildar in your area.

Land demarcation includes

  • The alteration of the boundaries of land
  • The division of land into at least two or more allotments
  • Large scale developments containing numerous allotments

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the Land Owner
  • Land Registration Number
  • Taluka
  • Address

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Need for the Document[edit]

  • Demarcation is the act of creating a boundary around a place, in this procedure it's land demarcation.
  • The land demarcation rules covers rural swathes of Bengal, municipality areas which do not fall under the KMDA and lastly the KMDA areas.
  • The fees has been structured under three broad heads —
    • agricultural land
    • non-agricultural and non-commercial land or homestead land
    • commercial land.
  • The determination, measurement and record of a boundary for a land requested by its owner for…
    • Encroachment of other land owners
    • Sale of his or her portion
    • Partition
    • Fencing or to make compound wall

Information which might help[edit]

  • Demarcation is essential to sell a land
  • Whenever there is a quarrel or doubt in boundary of land between neighbors – one can approach VAO office to settle amicably.
  • It is advisable to keep the mark stone provided by surveyor after measuring

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Mutation of Your Property/Land?

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More information which might help people.