Forests and woodland


  1. Woodland management plans, woodland creation and tree health support: claim a payment

    Use this form to claim payment for a Countryside Stewardship woodland creation, woodland management plan or woodland tree health grant issued by the Forestry Commission.

  2. Register to apply for a phytosanitary certificate

    You must register and accept our terms and conditions to apply for phytosanitary certificates from the Forestry Commission.

  3. Statutory Firewood Notification Scheme

    Use this paper form to notify the Forestry Commission of your plans to import solid fuel wood (firewood) such as logs and kindling into Great Britain.

  4. Notice of landing form

    You or your appointed import agent must complete a Notice of landing form, which will allow you to arrange a timber import inspection if necessary.

  5. Supplementary notice of operations within an SSSI

    Submit this form with grant aid and felling licence applications - for operations that might fall in a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Countryside Productivity Scheme
  2. Tree felling licence: when you need to apply
  3. Use the Forestry Commission map browser and Land Information Search
  4. Find a specific tree pest or disease
  5. Woodland creation grant: Countryside Stewardship
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News and communications

  1. Tree-mendous photographs help save our oaks
  2. eAlert: 24 October 2018 - Felling Licence Online Service launches today
  3. 'Forgotten lands' to receive forestry boost
  4. eAlert: 9 October 2018 - Drought, Woodland Creation and Felling Licence Online
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  2. UK statement on sustainable palm oil: final progress report
  3. Sustainable production of palm oil: UK statement
  4. UK statement on sustainable palm oil: three years on progress report
  5. 2010 to 2015 government policy: forests and woodland
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. National Committee for England meeting, 19 April 2018, Bristol
  2. Register of Interests - Forestry Commissioners
  3. Forestry Commission corporate plan 2018 to 2019
  4. National Committee for England meeting, 1 February 2018, Bristol
  5. National Committee for England meeting, 15 November 2017, Bristol
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