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In order to market feed plants, oil plants, fibre plants, cereals, beet seed and potato seed material for the purposes of production tests or tests, if an application has been submitted for these varieties, but they have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in any of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union, an appropriate authorisation must be obtained.
In order to place seed of varieties of vegetable species on the market, if an application has been submitted for these varieties, but they have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union, the breeder (if at least one of its varieties is included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties) must receive the relevant authorisation.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    E-mail
    • Customer sends documents to pasts@vaad.gov.lv or official electronic address
    • documents must be signed with a secure electronic signature

    Mail
    • Customer sends documents by mail

    In person
    • customer arrives at the State Plant Protection Service and submits documents

    Documents to be submitted
    The following documents shall be submitted for authorisation:
    • an application for the receipt of a permit to place on the market seed of varieties for which an application has been submitted, but which have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union in accordance with Annex 2 to Cabinet Regulation No. 554 of 17 June 2009
    • description of the variety and information on the maintenance of the variety, if not submitted in advance
    • a mandate (if the application is submitted by an authorised representative of the owner of the breeder's rights)

    The following documents must be submitted for the extension of the term of validity:
    • application for the extension of the term of validity of a permit for the placing on the market of seed of varieties for which an application has been submitted, but which have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union in accordance with Annex 4 to Cabinet Regulation No. 554 of 17 June 2009
    • additional information for the information originally submitted on the description, maintenance or cultivation of the variety, if any
    • for vegetable varieties, a document showing that an assessment of the variety in question is still being carried out for inclusion in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union
    • a mandate (if the application is submitted by an authorised representative of the owner of the breeder's rights)

    The State Plant Protection Service shall:
    • review the documents submitted;
    • carry out an assessment;
    • take a decision and issue or extend a permit for the placing on the market of seed of varieties for which an application has been submitted, but which have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union, or extend the term of validity of the permit.

  2. Payment of state fee
    National fee must be paid before the service is received
    EUR 7.11 according to Section 2.6 of Cabinet Regulation No 1026 of 1 October 2013, Regulations Regarding State Charge in the Field of Seed (see Other Information - Legislative Acts).

    State Fee Properties
    Consignee: Treasury
    Registration No 90000050138
    Account No. LV37TREL1060160919900
    Bank: Treasury
    BIC: TRELLV22
    Notes: Revenue classification code 9.1.9.9.
    Objective: On the issue of an authorisation and the extension of the term thereof for placing on the market of seed of varieties for which an application has been submitted, but which have not yet been included in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties or in one of the national catalogues of the Member States of the European Union

  3. Receipt of services
    Mail
    • Customer receives a decision to the specified mail address

    In person
    • customer arrives at the State Plant Protection Service and receives a decision

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