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Accountant or Solicitor Certificate to confirm new or young farmer status for the Basic Payment Scheme

Farmers should use this certificate if they need to show how they qualify as a ‘new’ or ‘young’ farmer for the Basic Payment Scheme.

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Don’t use this certificate for 2016.

There is a new form for farmers to use for BPS 2016 to apply for entitlements as ‘young’ or ‘new’ farmers and to supply proof that they meet the young and/or new farmer rules - including proof for the young farmer payment.

Published 27 March 2015
Last updated 29 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. A new form for 2016 has now been published.
  2. Updated to remind readers about late application penalties for new and young farmer applications.
  3. First published.