This is the helpsheet and conditions of the 2022 Basic Payment Scheme, Greening and other area based schemes. The Basic Payment Scheme is an income supplement paid to farmers.
You are paid per hectare of land used for farming. The payment is not related to the output of the farm - it is just based on the hectares of land used by the farmer. Farmers must apply for the payment once each year.
Terms and Conditions to 2022 Basic Payment Scheme, Greening and other Area Based Schemes
2022 Terms and Conditions Basic Payment/Greening/ & other Area Based Schemes
A dedicated Lo-call number has been allocated to deal with specific queries from farmers in relation to the Scheme. You should contact the Direct Payments Helpdesk at 05786 74422 for any further queries.