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Online Applications


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


Currently, e-filing can be made in respect of varieties:


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. Once received by the CPVO, you will receive a definitive login from the CPVO.
  • 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