New regulations came into effect on 22 May 2018. For information on what the Government changes mean for you, please see our webpage changes to the scheme.
You’re about to apply for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Before you do, make sure you have everything you need so you can get it right first time. Follow the 'Before you start’ steps below.
What you’ll need
To complete the application form for the Domestic RHI, you’ll need:
- Your Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)open key term pop-up certificate number
- Your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) open key term pop-up number
- Your bank details so that we can pay you. Make sure that the name and personal details you use for your application are the same as on your bank account. If you’re unsure what information your bank holds on you, you can check the Equifax website
- Your metering questions, if you need to be metered
Invoices or records stating both the cost of the system and labour to install (these can be approximations and will not affect your payments or eligibility).
Depending on circumstances, we may need to review your application. See the ‘Once submitted’ tab for further information.
For full information about the Domestic RHI, see all of our Essential Guides.
A few things to note
The application form will work on all devices but we recommend you use your computer (rather than a smartphone or tablet) where possible.
We ask that the applicant completes the form personally as bank and personal details are required. If it’s difficult for you to complete an online application because you have a disability or you don’t have easy access to a computer, please contact our applicant support centre for help.
Please see our full terms and conditions in the Publications and Updates below.