Welcome to the Community Plant Variety Office Website
The CPVO is an European Union agency, which manages a system of plant variety rights covering the 28 Member States.
FAQ on enlargement of the EU
Read the F.A.Q. on the consequences of enlargement of the EU for the CPVR system and the CPVO.
The CPVO online filing system.
This service enables users to apply for a Community plant variety right online. This option is available in English, Dutch, German and French.
The CPVO will continuously extend the offer to additional species. Please be aware that paper applications remain of course possible.