Defra - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.




The Plant Health e-Domero System allows persons engaged in plant health activities to submit application(s) for Plant Health services over the Internet and view records online.

Registration & Enrolment

You can register and enrol for the Plant Health e-Domero System using the 'eDomero Register & Enrol' link or Government Gateway web pages. If you register and enrol using the 'eDomero Register & Enrol' link , the details you provide to enrol for a service will be passed to the Government Gateway for verification (on behalf of APHA). If successful, your registration details, including your name and e-mail address (optional), will be stored securely on the Government Gateway system, in accordance with the Government Gateway privacy policy. You can view the Government Gateway privacy policy on the Government Gateway web pages at . Your e-mail address, if provided, may be used by the Government Gateway to communicate with you and to forward messages to you in relation to other Government online services if you choose to enrol for these services.

User ID & Password

Your User ID and Password will be held securely on the Government Gateway and will not be made available to Government Departments. The Government Gateway uses the postal address registered on the Plant Health e-Domero System to send you confirmation of your User ID. After the Government Gateway has sent this information, your address will be deleted from the Government Gateway .


When registered, you can login on the Plant Health e-Domero On-Line System using your User ID and Password (or digital certificate) to access the services. Your encrypted User ID and Password will be passed to the Government Gateway for authentication.

Making an application

An authenticated application form sent over the internet and accepted by APHA’s systems has the same legal validity and implications as a signed paper application delivered to APHA Plant Health and Seeds Inspectorate.

Data Protection Act

APHA have a legal duty to protect your information.  We maintain strict security standards and procedures to prevent unauthorised access to your data.  We use leading technologies including digital certificates and encryption to further safeguard your data. 

Any data supplied by you on the Plant Health eDomero System will be processed in accordance with the terms and conditions for the service(s) applied for.  These are specified, and must be agreed to before processing your application (s). 


If you no longer wish to be enrolled for the Plant Health e-Domero System, you can de-enrol on the Government Gateway web pages at or by contacting the Plant Health HQ helpdesk.


You must always keep your User ID and Password (or digital certificate) safe and secret. You can change or reset your password on the Government Gateway web pages at or by contacting the Plant Health HQ Helpdesk (email: or telephone: 0300 1000 313).


We may revise these terms and conditions as we develop our services. By accepting these terms and conditions you agree that we may:

  • use this Internet service for any part of our dealings with you in relation to any of the services you are enrolled for;
  • withdraw or add services and features or change the way in which you may access those services without prior notice - although we shall try to give you notice of any changes.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying APHA, UK online, government departments, third parties and their information, products and services are proprietary marks of the Crown and/or third parties.  Copying or use of our logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without prior approval from the relevant copyright owner.


The APHA Government UK Website and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services) is provided "as is" without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Notification of changes to these terms and conditions

If thee terms and conditions change in any way, an updated version will be placed on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information is collected, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, it is shared with other parties.

Applicable Law
The terms and conditions of this agreement will be construed in accordance with English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.