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Notes on the completion of the application form
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Decision Making Process
Take-over of technical reports
The effects of a community plant variety right
Duration of a Community Plant Variety Right
Cumulative Protection Prohibited
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General guidance document: Notes for applicants
Guidance for applicants on the picture quality
Guidance on submission of plant samples for ornamental crops
Guidance on submission of plant samples for fruit crops
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Frequently asked questions
How can I retrieve my login?
How can I define or change my password?
My login or password is not recognised, what should I do?
What is a charge account and is it possible to open one?
Is there any alternative to charge accounts?
Can the deadline for payment be extended?
Does the CPVO reimburse erroneous payments?
What is the CPVO VAT number?
How can we get copies of debit notes or a statement of our account (or a list of outstanding invoices)?
Could you send me a payment confirmation?
How do I change financial details (financial address, email address, financial client, PO number, grouping of debit notes…)?
What is the CPVO SIRET number?
Why has the annual fee increased?
What is the RIB / IBAN of the CPVO?
Is it possible to indicate our VAT number on CPVO debit and credit notes?
Can I file the objection on my own or do I need a procedural representative?
Who can initiate the cancellation procedure of a CPVR?
Can the appeal decision be subject to further actions?
Is there any specific forms to file the objection?
Which are the grounds of cancellation of a CPVR?