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Application for the inclusion of a variety in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties
Selected Organization: Valsts augu aizsardzības dienests
Brief description:
The Latvian Plant Varieties Catalogue is a list of plant varieties in which seed of cereals, fodder plants, oil plants and fibre plants, beet, potato and vegetable varieties is permitted to be certified and verified and sold in accordance with the rules for growing and marketing of seed.
The variety shall be included in the catalogue if:
1) it has been recognised as different, uniform and stable;
2) its name complies with the requirements of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) and European Union legislation;
3) after the assessment of the economic characteristics of the variety it has been recognised as complying with the requirements specified in regulatory enactments.
In order to include a plant variety in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties, a person shall submit a submission to the State Plant Protection Service.
Beneficiaries:
Any person
• breeder
• owner of breeder's right: natural or legal person who has acquired the breeder's rights
• Varietal enforcer (if the varietal protection period has expired) - a natural or legal person who ensures the maintenance of the variety in accordance with the Seed and Varieties Circulation Act
• Authorized representative of the breeder, breeder's rights owner or breeder
Period:
Time limit for the submission of a request - without limitation
Time period for receipt of the service - if all the necessary information has been indicated in the application and all necessary documents have been submitted, the State Plant Protection Service shall, within ten working days after receipt of the submission, take a decision regarding the registration of the application and shall inform the submitter thereof in writing within five working days.
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / 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:
• a mandate (if the application is submitted by the authorised representative)
• Information on the date of payment of the State fee
• in the case of varietal differences, uniformity and stability tests:
- Varietal Check Report
- a description of the variety issued by the institution which carried out the variety inspection or a certified copy of the variety description
• in the absence of a verification of varietal diversity, uniformity and stability - a technical questionnaire for the variety in accordance with regulatory enactments
• in the case of a potato variety resistant to potato cyst nematode or cancer, a statement by the appropriate authority regarding the resistance of the variety to potato cyst nematode and the resistance to potato cancer

The State Plant Protection Service shall:
• review the documents submitted;
• take a decision regarding registration of the application variety for inclusion in the Latvian Plant Varieties Catalogue.
On the spot VAAD presence
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Tālrunis: 67027406
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours
Mail VAAD mail
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Tālrunis: 67027406
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours
2. solis / Payment of state fee
Prior to receipt of the service, the State fee of EUR 17,07 shall be paid in accordance with Section 2.3 of Cabinet Regulation No. 1026 of 1 October 2013, Regulations Regarding State Charge in the Field of Seed.

State Fee Properties
Consignee: Treasury
Registration No 90000050138
Account No. LV37TREL1060160919900
Bank: Treasury
BIC: TRELLV22
Notes: Revenue classification code 9.1.9.9.
Purpose: On the inclusion of a variety in the Latvian Catalogue of Plant Varieties
3. solis / Receipt of services
E-mail
• Customer receives notification regarding registration of the application or refusal of registration to the specified e-mail address or official electronic address

Mail
• Customer receives notification regarding registration of the application or refusal of registration to the specified postal address
On the spot VAAD presence
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Tālrunis: 67027406
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours
Mail VAAD mail
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Tālrunis: 67027406
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours