Government of Jamaica

Agricultural Loan for Farmers

Name of Entity: 
Jamaica National Small Business Loans (JNSBL)

Brief Description: 

The JNSBL Agriculture Loan are designed to provide assistance to Micro-entrepreneurs and SMEs to upgrade their farm equipment; purchase seeds, fertilizers, improve operations or purchase a farm vehicle.


Financing for micro enterprises range from J$30,000 to J$500,000 while those for SMEs range from J$501,000 to J$15 million.

Micro-entrepreneurs or SMEs seeking access to this facility must present either of the following collaterals:

  • Unconventional Collateral e.g. (TV, Stove, Washing Machine, Fridge, Freezer, Component set, Sofa, Dining Table, Chest of Drawers) or an Asset Declaration form, signed and sealed by a Justice of the Peace (JP)

  • Hypothecation of Deposits

  • Equipment used in business

  • Motor Vehicle

  • Registered titles – land and property

Find Contact: 

Branches Island Wide
Jamaica National Small Business Loans Head Office
32 ½ Duke Street
Tel: (876) 948-7454-5

Learn More: 

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The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.


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