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Online Applications


Application fees for online applications have been reduced from €650 to €450, applicable only to online applications with an arrival date at the CPVO as from 01.01.2016.


E-filing (electronic filing) is a service provided by the CPVO, which enables users to apply for a Community plant variety right online. 

For the time being this option is available in English, Dutch, French and German.

>> Go to the e-filing website


In order to file an application, you have to log in the secure website.

  • If you are already a client to the CPVO, you should have a login and password.
  • If you are a new applicant within the European Community, please create a temporary account ("Sign Up") using the link below and file your application.
  • If you are an applicant residing outside the European community, please ask a Procedural Representant from within the European Community to file the application for you.


>> Go to the e-filing website