The declaration of agricultural land and the vineyard census serve as a basis for farmers and winegrowers to obtain certain aids and to establish the amount of their social security contributions.
Both declarations are subject to the same administrative procedure. The present form is a common form for agriculture and viticulture, in which alphanumerical as well as geographical data is declared. The data collected concerns in particular:
This concerns farmers and winegrowers who:
The producer must be registered as a potential claimant in the database of the paying agency at the Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural Development.
To do so, applicants must:
Farmers and winegrowers who have not received the communication about the use of the form (including activation codes) shall contact either the Rural Economy Department - Direct Payments Division or the Wine Institute - Viticulture Section, depending on their case.
The administration concerned then decides how to process their request.
In addition to these basic conditions, the claimant must fulfil certain specific requirements in order to benefit from a given aid.
These requirements are specified in the ministerial directives made available to the claimants. This information is automatically sent by post to all farmers and winegrowers and is also made available as download files on the Portal of Agriculture.
In order to benefit from full rate aids, claimants must submit their declaration by 15 May 2019 at the latest.
Beyond this date, the amounts of the aid paid in connection with the declaration of agricultural areas and the vineyard census are reduced in proportion to the delay.
As date of submission is considered the date of transmission of the procedure in MyGuichet.lu (status “sent”), and not the date of finalization of the procedure (status “ready”).
The present form includes all parts of the agricultural area declaration and the vineyard census. These parts are activated by a corresponding selection made by the claimant in the task menu.
The preparation of a claim needs an activation code. This code links the initiated claim data to the used LuxTrust certificate. Each claimants receives officially two activation codes (personal code + mandatory code).
The finalization, signature and transmission of a procedure follow the general rules of handling MyGuichet.lu (see support in MyGuichet.lu).
Some declarations in the framework of the present procedure need the simultaneous transmission of supplementary documents. These may be added as PDF files to the procedure.
Some indications shall be transmitted in a separate procedure. It concerns:
From 2021, farmers and winegrowers will no longer receive paper forms. The preparation and submission of claims will take place exclusively online via MyGuichet.lu.
Claimants, who decide to stick meanwhile to paper forms, must take care that their claim is submitted to the competent authority, either: