Contact for information?

Do you have a question when applying for Plant Breeders’ Rights or registration? Please contact us at or

Telephone number:

+31 (0)71 332 6137

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

Online applications

  • Applicantions for European plant breeders rights and/or, Plant breeders rights or listing in the Netherlands

    Submitting online applications is possible through the module of the CPVO.

    With this module you can apply either for European or Dutch plant breeders rights and/or listing in the Netherlands.

    Go to:

    Online application

    As we can more efficiently process online applications, we charge a lower application fee for online applications. These fees are applicable.

    Technical questionnaires are now available for the species: 

    Vegetables: Asparagus, Beetroot, Black Radish, Black Salsify, Bottle Gourd, Brussels Sprouts, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery/Celeriac, Chinese Cabbage, Chives, Cucurbita maxima x C. moschata, Curly Kale, Dwarf French Bean, Eggplant, Endive, Fennel, Garlic, Gherkin / Cucumber, Japanese Bunching Onion, Kohlrabi, Leaf Chicory, Melon, Leek, Lettuce, Onion, Palm Kale, Parsley, Parsnip, Pea, Pepper, Radish, Rhubarb, Runner Bean, Savoy Cabbage, Shallot, Spinach, Sprouting Broccoli, Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomato, Tomato Rootstock, Tronchuda, Watermelon, Witloof Chicory.

    Agricultural: Barley, Hemp, Kentucky Bluegrass, Potato, Ryegrass, Wheat- Durum wheat.

    Ornamentals: Alstroemeria, Anthurium, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Freesia, General Ornamentals, Gerbera, Gladiolus, Hyacint, Lily, Narcis, Phalaenopsis, Tulip. 

    The TQ's of other crops will follow on short notice. We will inform you via the newsletters and via this website.

    The online submitted applications for the Netherlands are automatically imported from the CPVO module into our own database.

    Do you have questions or remarks about the online system? Please contact us.

  • Applications for plant breeders rights in (one of) the UPOV member states

    Through UPOV PRISMA you can apply online for plant breeders rights in (one of) the UPOV member states.

    You wish to apply online through UPOV PRISMA for plant breeders rights in the Netherlands and you wish to apply also for listing?

    This can also be done through UPOV PRISMA. You have the choice for making the application for plant breeders’ rights and listing simultaneously or separately.

    After completion of your online application, this will be sent to the Dutch Board for plant varieties.

    Technical questionnaires are available in all species.

     Additional information is available at the UPOV website:

    Online application

    Questions left? Please contact us