Find out more about DAERA online services

To access DAERA Online services you can choose to register/log in with nidirect or Government Gateway

Managing your government gateway two factor authentication (2FA) settings

Two factor authentication (2FA) provides you and your data with an extra layer of security. You can login to your DAERA online services account and manage the 2FA setting to suit your needs. This includes adding up to three 2FA options, receiving your code to your mobile phone, landline or Authenticator App.

Individual farmers

Existing online farmers (prior to 21st November 2018)

You can choose to register with nidirect (new log in method) or use your existing Government Gateway account.

New online farmers

DAERA recommends you register with nidirect or Government Gateway now.


Existing agents

You should continue to use your Government Gateway account to access DAERA online services on behalf of your clients.

New agents

You should register with Government Gateway to access DAERA online services on behalf of your clients.

Further information

For further information on the applications available within DAERA Online Services you can contact your local DAERA Direct office:

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