Application forms

Application forms for plant breeders´ rights and/or national listing

Electronic applications for plant breeders´ rights and national listing

The Federal Plant Variety Office accepts electronic applications for plant breeders’ rights and national listing.

In order to use the forms, you will require your plant breeder identification number (published in the Official Gazette) and password (provided when you downloaded the yearly report). The forms can be completed using Adobe Reader, saved and printed out. In addition, the forms can be signed electronically and returned to the Federal Plant Variety Office. (Notes on data security)

Alternatively, the forms can also be completed and then printed out and signed by hand before being returned to the Federal Plant Variety Office.

If you do not have the necessary specialist information to use the application forms, please contact Section 104-S directly (0511-9566-5682). The technical prerequisites for using the electronic application forms can be found here.

You can find out more about electronic signatures at www.bundessortenamt.de/bsa/signatur or via the Adobe website. (Technical contact at the Federal Plant Variety Office)