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Plant passports and fireblight buffer zone status: application

Forms to apply for registration and authorisation to issue plant passports and apply for fireblight buffer zone status.

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Application for official registration under SRSF

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Application for authorisation to issue plant passports under SRSF

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Explanatory notes for fireblight buffer zone status

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Details

These forms should be completed by growers and traders to apply for registration and authorisation to issue plant passports. It should also be completed to apply for fireblight buffer zone status.

Plant passport forms from 14 December 2019

To issue plant passports under the smarter rules for safer food (SRSF) plant health regulations, you must apply for both official authorisation and registration with APHA. This will replace your existing authorisation.

You need to complete the following forms and send to plantpassportregistration@apha.gov.uk:

  • application for official registration to issue plant passports (AppREG)
  • application for authorisation to issue plant passports (AppAUTH)

APHA will process your registration within 5 days. You’ll receive an email confirming your authority to issue plant passports.

Published 1 June 2015
Last updated 26 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated application for authorisation to issue plant passports form and removed consolidated EU Xylella fastidiosa host list.

  2. Updated plant passport forms due to smarter rules for safer food plant health regulations.

  3. Consolidated EU Xylella fastidiosa host list updated

  4. Application for plant health registration updated

  5. Consolidated EU Xylella fastidiosa host list updated

  6. Updated consolidated EU Xylella fastidiosa host list

  7. Updated Application for authorisation to issue plant passports and fireblight buffer zone status

  8. Updated consolidated EU Xylella fastidiosa host list

  9. Consolidated EU Xylella fastidioisis host list published as appendix to form PHAR3

  10. First published.