National List and plant breeders' rights: authorisation of agent

Form to authorise the use of an agent for an application to add a plant variety to the National List or for plant breeders' rights.


Authorisation of agent

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An agent may be appointed to manage the application process to add a plant variety to the UK National Lists. This form should be completed to authorise this appointment.

The same form should also be completed to authorise the use of an agent to apply for plant breeders’ rights.

For further information, see the guidance on the National Listing of agricultural and vegetable crops and the guidance on plant breeders’ rights.