Initial applications for Higher Tier opened on 9 February 2021 and close on 30 April 2021.
Use the Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier manual to understand:
- the payments you could receive and how this scheme benefits the environment
- eligibility requirements
- the rules and conditions that apply to Higher Tier
- to understand the rules for each option
- for advice on how to carry them out
How to apply
You will need to request an application pack by 31 March 2021 so that you can apply.
You can do this online using the Rural Payments service. We will email the pack to you so that you can apply.
Use this guide to find out how to request a Mid Tier or Higher Tier application pack.
If you are unable to get online, please call us to request a pack.
Use this guide to find out how to apply by email or post for Higher Tier
Find out more about CS funding
See Countryside Stewardship for details of other funding.
Contact the Rural Payments Agency if you have any queries: