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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 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

These fees have been approved by the Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the year 2022.
Below are the fees for 2021 and 2022, for application for Plant Breeders' Rights and/or listing of species in the vegetable-, agricultural- ornamental- and arboricultural sectors.

No VAT is charged on the application costs. 21% VAT applies to all other fees.
The relevant test fees are mentioned per test year.

Vegetables 2021 2022
Vegetables, online application for Plant Breeders’ rights and/or listing. Only applicable for applications via the online CPVO module. Applications via UPOV PRISMA are excluded. € 247,- € 253,-
Vegetables, application for Plant Breeders' rights and/or listing € 439,- € 450,-
Vegetables, additional application for Plant Breeders' rights € 62,- € 64,-
Vegetables, additional application for listing € 62,- € 64,-
Vegetables, test fee, outdoor growing* € 2078,- € 2130,-
Vegetables, test fee, greenhouse growing* € 2793,- € 2863,-
Vegetables, re-inclusion, shortened test, outdoor growing € 348,- € 357,-
Vegetables, re-inclusion, shortened test, greenhouse growing € 856,- € 877,-
Vegetables, re-inclusion, extensive test, outdoor growing € 2078,- € 2130,-
Vegetables, re-inclusion, extensive test, greenhouse growing € 2793,- € 2863,-
Vegetables, breeders’ co-trial, assessment carried out by the applicant € 100,- € 103,-
Vegetables, breeders’ co-trial, assessment carried out by Naktuinbouw € 250,- € 256,-
* Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Application for listing of varieties naturally adapted to local or regional conditions or landraces (conservation varieties) and hobby market varieties 2021 2022
Vegetables, application for listing of conservation varieties and/or hobby market varieties € 100,- € 103,-
Vegetables, test fee, outdoor growing* € 240,- € 246,-
Vegetables, test fee, greenhouse growing* € 374,- € 383,-
* Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Agricultural 2021 2022
Agricultural, online application for Plant Breeders’ rights and/or listing. Only applicable for applications via the online CPVO module. Applications via UPOV PRISMA are excluded. € 371,- € 380,-
Agricultural species, application for listing** € 589,- € 604,-
Agricultural species, application for listing and Plant Breeders' rights ** € 589,- € 604,-
Agricultural species, application for Plant Breeders' rights € 439,- € 450,-
Agricultural species, additional application for Plant Breeders' rights € 62,- € 64,-
Agricultural species, additional application for listing ** € 170,- € 174-
Agricultural species, test fee, potato*** € 2049,- € 2100,-*
Agricultural species, test fee, grasses*** € 2231,- € 2287,-*
Agricultural species, test fee, sugar beet*** € 1640,- € 1681,-*
Agricultural species, test fee, other species (i,a, lovegrass, fieldbean and agricultural pea)*** € 2201,- € 2256,- *
Agricultural species, test fee, oil species (excl. hemp)*** € 2169,- € 2223,-*
Agricultural species, test fee, seed species (e.g. fibre hemp, analysis included) H1*** € 1704,- € 1747,-*
Agricultural species, test fee, hemp, vegetative propagated (analysis included) H2*** € 2729,- € 2797,-
Agricultural species, test fee, medicinal hemp (analyses included) H3*** € 3802,- € 3897,-
* if the DUS test for an agricultural specie is being outsourced, Naktuinbouw recharges what the examination station charges.
** For an application for listing is the VCU test required. The costs are calculated on the basis of subsequent calculation. For further information, please contact the executive institute.
*** Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Application for listing of varieties naturally adapted to local or regional conditions or landraces (conservation varieties) and hobby market varieties 2021 2022
Agricultural species, application for listing of varieties naturally adapted to local or regional conditions or landraces (conservation varieties) and hobby market varieties € 100,- € 103,-
Agricultural species, test fee potato* € 459,- € 470,-
Agricultural species, test fee cereals* € 289,- € 296,-
* Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Ornamentals, fruit & arboricultural crops 2021 2022
Ornamentals arboricultural species, online application for Plant Breeders’ rights and/or listing. Only applicable for applications via the online CPVO module. Applications via UPOV PRISMA are excluded. € 247,- € 253,-
Ornamentals & arboricultural species, application for Plant Breeders' Rights € 439,- € 450,-
Ornamentals & arboricultural species, test fee, with living reference collection, growing in** greenhouse € 2670,- € 2737,-*
Ornamentals & arboricultural species, test fee, with living reference collection, growing outdoor** € 2185,- € 2240,-*
Ornamentals & arboricultural species, test fee, without living reference collection, growing in greenhouse ** € 2178,- € 2232,-*
Ornamentals & arboricultural species, test fee, without living reference collection, growing outdoor ** € 1895,- € 1942,-*
* if the DUS test for an ornamental or arboricultural crop is being outsourced, the Board for Plant Varieties recharges what the examination statíon charges.
** Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Fruit species, application for listing and/or Plant Breeders' rights € 439,- € 450,-
Fruit species, additional application for Plant Breeders' rights € 62,- € 64,-
Fruit species, additional application for listing € 62,- € 64,-
Fruit species, check to recognize the official variety description in order to list the variety with status b. € 286,- € 293,-
Other rates 2021 2022
Surcharge for administrative processing of applications for admission and / or plant variety rights submitted on paper € 54,- € 55,-
Modification maintainer of a registered variety € 10,- € 10,-
Modification representative of a protected variety € 10,- € 10,-
Modification without special tariff € 10,- € 10,-
Property deed, inscription € 24,- € 25,-
Transfer of Plant Breeders' rights, inscription € 24,- € 25,-
Confiscation Plant Breeders' rights, inscription of report € 24,- € 25,-
License, inscription € 24,- € 25,-
Certified copy from Register of varieties € 22,- € 23,-
Certified copy of application forms, per application € 22,- € 23,-
Declaration for submitted applications for listing and/or granting or declaration for listed and/or granted varieties € 22,- € 23,-
Legalisation, transaction costs € 22,-* € 23,-*
* Plus the passing on of the costs charged to the Board for Plant Varieties
Take over report 2021 2022
Take over of report € 320,-* € 320,-*
Withdrawal request for take over Credit** Credit**
* The costs charged by the requesting authority will be passed to the applicant.
** Credit depends on the moment and/or the reason for withdrawal
Fee for obtaining information about the maintenance of foreign maintainers and prolongation for registration 2021 2022
Applicable for foreign maintainers of vegetable varieties included in the Dutch Variety Register € 137,- € 140,-
Fee for the prolongation of the registration of the variety for a 10 years period € 219.,- € 224.,-
Fee for the prolongation of the registration for a 10 years period of a conservation variety or of a variety developed for growing under special conditions € 100,- € 103,-