Agriculture; application for compensatory allowance for disadvantaged areas

In the less-favored areas, farmers receive a compensatory allowance for income disadvantages due to natural unfavorable site conditions or other specific production disadvantages.



  • Independent management of agricultural land in the less-favored area
  • at least 3 ha of utilized agricultural area (UAA)
  • Adherence to the provisions on cross compliance


Applications can generally be submitted annually to the Office for Food, Agriculture and Forestry responsible for the location of the farm together with the multiple application in the application period from mid-March to mid-May.


Applications can be submitted annually during the application period from mid-March to mid-May.


  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Mehrfachantrag zur Beantragung der Ausgleichszulage in benachteiligten Gebieten
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Online procedures

  • Elektronische Mehrfachantragstellung - Serviceportal iBALIS

    The multiple application is used by approximately 105,000 farmers to apply for various agricultural support programmes such as the single farm payment, the compensatory allowance for disadvantaged areas or the annual payments under the Bavarian cultural landscape programme - Part A.

Links to more information

  • Ausgleichszulage

    Hintergrundinformationen, Abgrenzungskriterien für die benachteiligten Gebiete, Übersicht benachteiligter Gebiete in Bayern (Karte), usw.


Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft, Forsten und Tourismus

  • Online transactions, Bavaria-wide
  • Online transactions, locally limited
  • Form, Bavaria-wide
  • Form, locally limited
  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide
  • Legal bases, Bavaria-wide
  • Legal bases, locally limited
  • Fees, Bavaria-wide
  • Fees, locally limited
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