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Rural Payments and Services

Rural Payments and Services

Grants, Subsidies and Services



There are a number of financial incentives and schemes offering advice and guidance which are available to both the arable and livestock sectors of the farming industry.

The Rural Payments and Inspections Division (RPID) is responsible for managing and administering many of these schemes.




A-Z list of all Grants, Subsidies and Services
A-Z listing of all schemes, forms and guidance available.

Agri-environment schemes
Funding for projects to promote conservation and tackle climate change.

Agricultural Subsidy Payment Information
Details of subsidy payments made to date to Scottish agricultural businesses.

Business development schemes
A list of the business development schemes available to help farmers and producers manage and grow their businesses.

RPID Inspections
Rural Payments and Inspections Division - Inspections information, what to expect and guidance for staff on inspections.

Support Schemes
Some of the support schemes available to Scottish farmers and land managers.

Standards, Services and FoI
Information on RPID services, complaints procedure and info released under FOI.

Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP)
A link to the Scotland Rural Development Programme pages

Online Services
The online services include and CTS Online.

Mapping requirements for land managers
Details of when Land Managers require to notify RPID of changes to land Parcels.

Assessing land eligibilty
Details of how Land Managers should assess their land before submitting a SAF.