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Guides and forms for plant varieties and seeds applications

Guidance, application forms and protocols for plant breeders' rights, national listing, seed certification and farmed saved seed.

Plant breeders’ rights: guidance

Guidance on how to apply for plant breeders’ rights and what protection it gives your plant varieties.

Plant breeders’ rights: forms

Forms to apply for plant breeders’ rights.

Plant variety national listings: guidance

Guidance on how to apply for national listing of agricultural and vegetable plant varieties in the UK.

Plant variety national listings: forms

Forms to apply for national listing of agricultural and vegetable plant varieties in the UK.

Plant variety national listings: protocols

Protocols for national listing of agricultural and vegetable plant varieties in the UK.

Plant variety national listings: gazette

Information on practices and procedures covered under National List Regulations.

  1. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2018
  2. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2017
  3. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2016
  4. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2015

Seed certification: guidance

Guidance on how to get your seeds certified and get a licence for your seed business. This includes seed legislation, procedures, technical standards and appeals.

Seed certification: forms

Forms to get your seeds certified.

  1. Seed crop entry
  2. Seed crop inspection reports
  3. Seed certification: bulking of crops
  4. Request sampling and testing of a seed lot
  5. Seed lot entry forms
  6. Seeds for export: application for sampling and testing
  7. Seed test reports
  8. Seed marketing licence application
  9. Seed certification: label order forms
  10. Seed not certified: application to export

Crop inspections and seed sampling

Guidance and forms on how to get a licence for your seed business.

Farmed saved seed

Guidance on farm saved seed rules, eligible species for payment and how to declare and make payments online.

  1. Farm Saved Seed
Published 25 April 2016
Last updated 29 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added link to the page for the 2018 issues of the Gazette
  2. First published.