Area-based schemes 2022 guidance and forms

Information on the area-based schemes for 2022

2022 Single Application

Single application 2022 key dates

Basic Payment Scheme

Guide to the Basic Payment Scheme (inc. Protein Crops Scheme)

Protein Crops Scheme – Questions and Answers

Single Application and Maps nomination of authorised person form


Young Farmers' Payment/Regional Reserve

Guide to Young Farmers' Payment / Regional Reserve

Young Farmers' Payment / Regional Reserve Form

Young Farmers' Payment / Regional Reserve Q&A

Active Farmer

Active Farmer Questions and Answers


Entitlement trading for 2022 is now closed. Please use the link for 2023 to apply to transfer entitlements.

TE1 : actual inheritance and anticipated inheritance forms 2023

DO NOT USE TE1 : actual inheritance and anticipated inheritance forms

Guide to the Transfer of BPS Entitlements

Cross Compliance

Cross compliance information

Business Change

Business change forms

Guide to Business Change

Land Eligibility

Guide to Land Eligibility

Force Majeure and Exceptional Circumstances

Form FML1 : Force Majeure and Exceptional Circumstances

Identification Numbers

DAERA Identification numbers for business customers herds and flocks

Establishing a Farm Business with DAERA

Form FB1 – Farm Business Identifier Application

Form FB3 – Farm Business Identifier Application (Non grant or subsidy claiming farm business)

Farm Business Identifier Application Q&A

Environmental Farming Scheme

Environmental Farming Scheme

EFS Nomination of Authorised Persons Forms

SAF3 for EFS Claim

Guide to Claiming Environmental Farming Scheme Online

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