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In Latvia, only fertilisers and substrates included in the State Register of Fertilisers and Substrates of the State Plant Monitoring Information System (except for fertilisers and substrates that have an EC label in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 2003/2003) may be produced, packaged, imported and marketed.
The State Plant Protection Service shall:
• review the documents submitted;
• decide on the registration of a fertiliser or substrate in the national register of fertilisers and substrates of the State Plant Monitoring Information System;
• issue a marketing authorisation.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    E-mail
    • Customer sends documents to info@vaad.gov.lv or to an 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

    Required documents:
    • the manufacturer or importer shall submit a test report issued by an accredited laboratory (for a fertiliser and substrate produced in a Member State of the European Union and in a country of the European Economic Area, a test report issued by the manufacturer may be submitted), while a test report for biologically active compounds in plant growth promoters and viable micro-organisms may be submitted in the composition of microbiological preparations, issued by a scientific report a scientific institution registered in the Register of Scientific Institutions in conformity with the Law on Scientific Activities or a scientific institution officially registered by another Member State of the European Union; the test report submitted for registration may not be older than 12 months
    • The packer shall provide a copy of the registration certificate for the fertiliser or substrate
    • an opinion issued by a scientific body conforming to the requirements referred to in Sub-paragraph 21.4 of Regulation No 506 of the Cabinet of Ministers regarding the fact that the plant growth promoter or microbiological preparation has given a positive result of the effectiveness of the fertiliser; the opinion shall indicate the crop used in the trial
    • the text of the label, labelling or accompanying document with information in Latvian in accordance with Regulation No 506, paragraph 52, of the Cabinet of Ministers - for a fertiliser (except a microbiological preparation), paragraph 53 - for a microbiological preparation and paragraph 54 - for a substrate
    • test report (copy) on the safety of detonation of ammonium nitrate fertilisers with a nitrogen content exceeding 28%
    • safety data sheet if provided for
    • List of planned sales sites
    • Information on the assigned official registration or recognition number and reference to the website of the competent authority containing information that the manufacturer of the fertiliser or substrate has been recognised or registered in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 1069/2009 if the fertiliser or substrate contains animal by-products or derived products not intended for human consumption
    • written authorisation of the manufacturer to repackage the microbiological preparation if it is intended to do so
    • a certificate issued by the control authority specified in the regulatory enactments regarding the supervision and control of organic farming, which certifies the conformity of the fertiliser for labelling or labelling with the indication “Biological agriculture”, if the labelling, labelling and accompanying document of the fertiliser provides for the use of the indication “Biological agriculture”

  2. Payment of state fee
    Prior to receipt of the service, the State fee shall be paid in accordance with Section 2 of Cabinet Regulation No. 83 of 30 January 2007, Regulations regarding the State fee for registration of a fertiliser and substrate or the receipt of a permit for the importation or sale of a fertiliser and substrate, as well as the procedures for payment thereof (see Section “Other information” - “Regulatory enactments”).

    Amount of the State fee:
    • the registration of a fertiliser included in the D, E, G or H identification group EUR 71,14;
    • for the registration of a fertiliser and substrate included in the identification group A, B, C, F or K, EUR 142,29;
    • for the temporary registration or registration of a fertiliser (microbiological preparation) included in the identification group I EUR 284,57;
    • for the temporary registration or registration of a fertiliser included in the J identification group EUR 142,29.

    The State fee shall not be payable for:
    • registration of a fertiliser (microbiological preparation), if it has been paid for the temporary registration of a fertiliser (microbiological preparation);
    • registration of a fertiliser (plant growth promoter), if it has been paid for the temporary registration of a fertiliser (plant growth promoter);
    • the re-registration of a fertiliser registered in another group in the identification group J.

    State Fee Properties
    Consignee: Treasury
    Registration No 90000050138
    Account No. LV37TREL1060160919900
    Bank: Treasury
    BIC: TRELLV22
    Notes: Revenue classification code 9.1.9.9.,
    by specifying the name and stage of circulation of the fertiliser, e.g.: On the registration of NPK 6-10-20

  3. Receipt of services
    Mail
    • the customer receives a decision and registration certificate to the specified postal address

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

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