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Rural Payments Agency - Key Dates - Grants & Subsidies


Basic Payment Scheme

• 14 March 2023: BPS applications open • 15 May 2023 (midnight): deadline for BPS 2023 applications without penalty (including Young and New Farmer applications). Deadline to transfer entitlements without penalty. • 9 June 2023 (midnight): deadline for late BPS 2023 applications (with penalty) and for making certain changes without penalty to a BPS application already submitted by midnight on 15 May • 1 August 2023: RPA makes advance BPS 2023 payments 1 December 2023 to 30 June 2024: RPA makes final BPS 2023 payments

Countryside Stewardship applications


Higher Tier • 7 February 2023: applications open • 28 April 2023: deadline for applications • September 2023 to December 2023: agreement offers are sent out


Mid Tier and Wildlife Offers • 21 March 2023: applications open • 18 August 2023: deadline for applications • September 2023 to December 2023: agreement offers are sent out

Countryside Stewardship Claims

• 14 March 2023: CS revenue claim declarations and ES revenue claims open • 15 May 2023 (midnight): deadline for CS revenue claim declarations and ES revenue claims without reduction. Deadline to transfer entitlements • 31 May 2023 (midnight): deadline for making certain changes to a CS revenue claim declaration that was submitted before midnight on 15 May without receiving a reduction • 31 August 2023 (midnight): deadline for late CS revenue claim declarations and ES revenue claims (with reduction) • 1 December 2023 to 30 June 2024: RPA makes CS and ES 2023 payments • ES Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) and CS capital claims can be submitted all year


Grants open all year round

• Countryside Protection (from 5 January 2023) • Capital Grants (from 5 January 2023) • Higher Tier Capital Grants (from 5 January 2023) • Woodland Tree Health • Woodland Management Plan


If you have any queries about the above

Ring - 07857 877925 Email: Luke@banks-surveyors.co.uk



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