What we do

The Tribunal makes legally binding decisions about national listing of new varieties of plants, UK plant variety rights and certain forestry matters.

PVST is a tribunal non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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Contact PVST

Find out about the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal:

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Zone H, Eastbrook, Shaftesbury Road

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

FOI requests

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Nobel House,
17 Smith Square


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