DAERA online services, such as APHIS and SAF have been designed to help farmers reduce many of the paper based transactions required by DAERA and are free, easy to use, available 24/7, safe and secure. The online services also help farmers comply with legislation, reduce potential errors and give farmers access to detailed information about their business and animals.
Before you start
DAERA need to be sure that your privacy is being protected and your data is secure. DAERA need to know it’s you (not someone pretending to be you), in order to ensure your information is safe. You must therefore apply for authorisation and verify your identity before any information can be accessed on your DAERA online services. Once you have applied for access, it is your responsibility to keep your DAERA online services account details safe and secure.
To access DAERA Online Services you can choose to register/log in with nidirect or Government Gateway.
Individual farmer access
You can access DAERA online services using nidirect or Government Gateway.
- How to access DAERA online services via nidirect
- How to access DAERA online services via Government Gateway
You should register with Government Gateway to access DAERA online services on behalf of your clients.
Contact details for DAERA online services
If you have any queries regarding the applications within DAERA online services you can contact the DAERA Online Services team:
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
By telephone on 028 9442 6699