Contact DARD

How to contact DARD (Northern Ireland)

You can contact the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) by telephone, in writing, by email or by forwarding your request through this website.
If you know the name of the person you wish to speak to, please telephone 0300 200 7850. For all other enquiries please see the links below:
The DARD Helpline number is 0300 200 7852
The DARD Helpline email is:
If you have a hearing difficulty you can contact the Department via Text Relay. Making a call from a textphone dial 18001 + number. Making a call from a telephone dial 18002 + number.
If you wish to write to the Department, you can use the following postal address:
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Dundonald House
Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 3SB
Alternatively, you may contact the Department using the following online form:
Please note - The above contact details are for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland only.
Below are links to the contacts pages for other regions

Greening E-Mail Helpline

If you have queries regarding Greening you can contact DARD by using the following email address It will be helpful for DARD staff if you include your name and business ID with the query.

How to contact the Minister

The Private Office provides administrative support to the Minister Michelle O'Neill - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
You can write to the Minister at:
Michelle O'Neill
DARD Private Office
Room 438
Dundonald House
Belfast BT4 3SB
You can telephone the Minister's Office on 028 9052 4739
Alternatively, you can email the Private Office at:

How to complain

If you have a complaint about the quality of service you received, please use the link below to follow the Complaints Procedure.

Contacting the web admin team

Our vision is to provide our customers with a seemless experience while exploring the DARD website and feedback is always welcome. If you would like to make a comment or suggestion, please complete the form below and we will be happy to consider it.