Fees 2018

20 december 2017

The fees for 2018 have been adopted by the Ministry for Economic Affairs.

As from the 1st of January 2018 these fees are applicable.


Changes as from the 1st of January 2018

Due to developments in prices and salaries the fees of 2017 have been increased with 1,5%.
For DUS-testing in agricultural – medicinal species (analyses included) a fee of € 3.530,00 is applicable for each testing year.
An application fee of € 0,00 is applicable for listing in the Netherlands of a fruit variety of which propagating material has been marketed before the 30th of September 2012.
For the drafting of an official recognized variety description (CAC) for a fruit variety to be listed in the Netherlands a fee of € 265,00 per variety is applicable.
There is a surcharge of € 50,00 on the fee for applications for listing and/or Dutch plant breeders rights which are submitted only as a paper application. Additional administrative work is necessary when dealing with applications submitted only on paper.
For a request for either a certified copy from the Dutch Variety Register or a certified copy of an application, a fee of € 20,00 per request will be charged.

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Contact for information?

Do you have a question when applying for Plant Breeders’ Rights or registration? Please contact us at teamsupport@rasraad.nl or

Telephone number:

+31 (0)71 332 6121

You can also go to the contactpage (click here)


Board for Plant Varieties

Visiting address:

Sotaweg 22, 2371 GD Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands


Postal address:

P.O. Box 14, 2370 AA Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands


Bankaccount: IBAN: NL82RABO0300017057