Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding

The online form below allows you to register your farm as required under the Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding Act  to provide stable funding for general farm organizations in Prince Edward Island

Which organizations receive funding?

At present two organizations have been identified to receive funding under the Act:

  • PEI Federation of Agriculture
  • National Farmers Union

Why is there a fee for the Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Act?

The registration fee assists with ensuring that there is consistent revenue for the two general farm organizations.

Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding Act

What happens to the information collected on the form?

The Registrar of Farms will forward the contact information on the registration form to the designated general farm organization as indicated by the applicant.

The information provided will not be made available to other farm organizations or a private business. Personal information on this form is collected under Section 6 of the Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding Act as it relates directly to and is necessary for the registration of farms. The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries may use the information to determine eligibility for its programming.

What are the registration fees?

The registration fee is based on the farm business annual gross income for the immediately preceding taxation year.

PEI Federation of Agriculture
Gross Income Registration Fee HST Total Fee
0 to $ 99,000 $150 + $22.50 $172.50
$100,000 to $250,000 $250 + $37.50 $287.50
Greater than $250,000 $375 + $56.25 $431.25
Gross Income Registration Fee
National Farmers Union
0 to $99,000 $150
$100,000 to $250,000 $250
Greater than $250,000 $375

What will the Registrar of Farms do with the fees collected?

All of the money collected will be transferred to the general farm organization as designated by the applicants.

How long will it take to complete the registration form?

You will be able to complete the form in less than 10 minutes

What are options for payment?

 You can pay the registration fee in the following ways:

  1. online. You will be prompted for payment once the online form is filled out.
  2. by mailing the registration form  with a cheque payable to Registrar of Farms, c/o Carolyn Wood, PO Box 2000, Charlottetown PE, C1A 7N8
  3. in person to Registrar of Farms, 5th Floor Jones Building, 11 Kent Street, Charlottetown, PE

How do I request a refund?

A refund of the Farm Registration Fee can be requested from your selected farm organization by June 1st.  Please note, however, that requesting and obtaining a refund from the farm organization will result in your name or farm business name being removed from the list of registered farms.

What is the deadline to register?

The deadline to register your farm is April 1st annually.

 

Please note: This application is also available as a PDF:  Farm Registration and Organization Funding

 

For more information contact:

Regarding the registration form/process, please contact the Registrar of Farms

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Carolyn Wood, Registrar of Farms
5th Floor, Jones Building
Telephone: 368-4145
Toll-free: 1-866-734-3276
Email: cjwood@gov.pe.ca

Regarding the mandate, direction and initiatives of the two farm organizations, please contact the names listed below.

Federation of Agriculture
Robert Godfrey- Executive Director
Phone: (902) 368-7289
Cell: 902-388-0465
E-mail: rgodfrey@peifa.ca
peifa.ca

National Farmers Union
Douglas Campbell, District Director
Phone: (902) 436-2518
E-mail: dkandt@pei.sympatico.ca
www.nfu.ca

 
Payment Options

The Province of PEI accepts payment for this service online using VISA, MasterCard and Interac Online.

Visit the Interac Online website to see if your bank participates.

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General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)

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