Last updated: 
1 November 2019

Decide if you have a PBR

Before you apply for plant breeder’s rights find out if your new plant variety meets the eligibility criteria.

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Search

Before applying for PBR it helps to do a search to make sure your new plant variety is not already registered.

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Application part 1

This is the first step in the application process, and will provide provisional protection for your new plant variety.

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Get a qualified person (QP)

You need to nominate a qualified person to complete some parts of your application for plant breeder’s rights.

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Growing trials

The growing trial needs to demonstrate that your new plant variety is distinct, stable and uniform.

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Application part 2

The description of your new plant variety is provided for publication at this final stage of applying for plant breeder’s rights.

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