Farming and food grants and payments – collection

Environmental Stewardship: guidance and forms for existing agreement holders

Help for agreement holders to manage an existing agreement, appoint an agent and make a claim for payment.

For new applications for environmental land management grants see Countryside Stewardship.

Help to manage your existing Environmental Stewardship agreement

Relevant guidance needed to support all or part of your existing Entry Level Stewardship (ELS), Organic ELS, Uplands ELS and Higher Level Stewardship agreement.

  1. Environmental Stewardship: funding to farmers for environmental land management

    • Detailed guide
  2. Environmental Stewardship: how to get paid under an agreement

    • Detailed guide
  3. Environmental Stewardship: change, transfer or close your agreement

    • Detailed guide
  4. Environmental Stewardship: educational access visits on your land

    • Detailed guide
  5. Environmental Stewardship: site inspection and what impact it has on your agreement

    • Detailed guide

Environmental Stewardship forms: all scheme levels

Relevant forms needed to support all or part of your Entry Level Stewardship (ELS), Organic ELS, Uplands ELS and Higher Level Stewardship scheme.

  1. Environmental Stewardship: agent authorisation

    • Form
  2. Environmental Stewardship: shared grazing and common land

    • Form
  3. Environmental Stewardship: supplementary land ownership and control

    • Form

Entry Level Stewardship forms

Includes: Entry Level Stewardship (ELS), Organic ELS and Uplands ELS schemes.

  1. Entry Level Stewardship: minor change notice

    • Form
  2. Organic Entry Level Stewardship: Field parcel reconciliation

    • Form