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 6201

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

European Plant Breeders' Rights

Besides National Plant Breeders' Rights consists Community plant variety. The Community Plant Breeders' Rights on the whole territory of the EU. The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) provides this. Through the website of the CPVO are the necessary application forms available. European Plant Breeders' Rights is not European listing , so there should be no starting material traded.
If the variety is already admitted to the national list or has National Plant Breeders' Rights, it is possible to take over the report by the CPVO. For a small extra fee may be requested European Plant Breeders' Rights. The CPVO will particularly assess whether the variety to the Community novelty requirements. You can acquire the national report requests in the application of the CPVO . The costs associated with applying for European Plant Breeders Rights, doing DUS- testing before and after the annual cost of the subscription right can be found on the website of the CPVO.