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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

    • Guidance
  2. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2017

    • Guidance
  3. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2016

    • Guidance
  4. Plant Varieties and Seeds Gazette, 2015

    • Guidance

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

    • Form
  2. Seed crop inspection reports

    • Form
  3. Seed certification: bulking of crops

    • Form
  4. Request sampling and testing of a seed lot

    • Form
  5. Seed lot entry forms

    • Form
  6. Seeds for export: application for sampling and testing

    • Form
  7. Seed test reports

    • Form
  8. Seed marketing licence application

    • Form
  9. Seed certification: label order forms

    • Form
  10. Seed not certified: application to export

    • Form

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

    • Guidance
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.