By virtue of the Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of December 15, 2015 on fees connected with variety examinations and national listing (NLI) (OJ of 2015, item 2169), the fee rates are as follows:

No. Fee type Fee rates depending on the cultivated plant group
1. Application fee for a variety addition to NLI 500 PLN
2. Application fee for entry of another maintainer of the variety to NLI 500 PLN
3. Examination fee for DUS (for each vegetation season) 1040 PLN 980 PLN 920 PLN 860 PLN 790 PLN
4. Examination fee for VCU (for each vegetation season) 3000 PLN 2700 PLN 2400 PLN 1950 PLN 1500 PLN
5. Issue (award) fee 200 PLN
6. Annual maintenance fee 200 PLN
7. Application fee for prolongation of an entry in NLI 500 PLN
8. Fee for taking over of the report on variety technical examination (DUS) 320 EUR
  1. Cultivated plant groups
    • Group I

      Maize, Oat (incl. Red Oat), Potato, Spring Barley, Sugar Beet, Wheat, Winter Oilseed Rape, Winter Rye, Winter Triticale;

    • Group II

      Durum Wheat, Italian Ryegrass, Lucerne, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Clover, Sand Lucerne, Spring Oilseed Rape, Westerwold Ryegrass, Winter Barley;

    • Group III

      • agricultural plants: Canary Grass, Cocksfoot, Festulolium, Field Bean, Field Pea, Flax/Linseed, Fodder Beet, Fodder Galega, Hemp, Meadow Fescue, Meadow Foxtail, Poppy, Red Fescue, Rough-Stalked Meadowgrass, Small Naked Oat (Hulless Oat), Smooth-Stalked Meadowgrass, Spelt Wheat, Spring Triticale, Sunflower, Swamp Meadowgrass, Timothy, Turnip Rape, White Clover, Wood Meadowgrass,

      • vegetable plants: Asparagus, Aubergine (Egg Plant), Beetroot, Brussels Sprouts, Cardoon, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery/Celeriac, Chervil, Chinese Cabbage, Chives, Corn Salad (Lamb's Lettuce), Cucumber/Gherkin, Endive, Fennel, French Bean, Globe Artichoke, Industrial Chicory, Kohlrabi, Large-leaved Chicory, Leek, Lettuce, Onion (incl. Echalion), Popcorn, Red Cabbage, Rhubarb, Runner Bean, Savoy Cabbage, Scorzonera (Black Salsify), Shallot, Spinach Beet (Chard), Sugar Pea, Sweet Corn, Tomato, Welsh Onion, White Cabbage, Witloof Chicory, Wrinkled Pea/Round Pea,

      • fruit plants: Apple, Plum, Sour Cherry (fruiting varieties and rootstocks);

    • Group IV

      • agricultural plants: Alsike Clover, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Brown Mustard, Brown Top, California Bluebell, Caraway, Creeping Bent, Crimson Clover, Common Vetch, Fodder Kale, Fodder Radish, Fine Leaved Sheep's Fescue, Hairy Vetch, Hard Fescue, Hybrid Ryegrass, Narrow Leaved Lupin, Persian Clover, Red Top, Rescue Grass, Sainfoin, Sheep's Fescue, Small Timothy, Soya Bean, Spring Rye, Swede, Tall Fescue, Tall Oatgrass, Trefoil, Velvet Bent, White Lupin, White Mustard, Yellow Lupin,

      • vegetable plants: Black Radish, Broad Bean, Curly Kale, Garlic, Gourd, Marrow (Courgette), Melon, Parsley, Pepper, Radish, Spinach, Sprouting Broccoli (Calabrese), Turnip, Watermelon,

      • fruit plants: Raspberry, Strawberry;

    • Group V

      all other plants not included in groups I-IV, which varieties are subject to national listing.

  2. Time limits for fee remittance
    • Application fee shall be remitted jointly with an application.

    • Examination fee for the first and each consecutive vegetation season, during which DUS and VCU tests are carried out should be remitted within 30 days from the date of delivery of the notification on the beginning of testing.

    • Issue (award) fee (for an entry in NLI) shall be remitted within 60 days from the date of the delivery of the decision on addition of a variety to NLI.

    • Maintenance fee should be remitted:

      • for the first calendar year within 60 days from the date of delivery of the decision on addition of a variety to NLI

      • for each subsequent calendar year following the year, in which the decision on addition of a variety to NLI was issued, by the end of June.

    • Fee for taking over of the report on technical examination (DUS) shall be remitted within 60 days from the date of its sending.

  3. Manner of fee remittance
    • If DUS testing is carried out for the purpose of addition to NLI and grant of PBR - only one fee for DUS testing is in force.

    • If a variety is applied for NLI for different kinds of use, a fee for VCU examination should be remitted separately for every kind of VCU assessment.

    • Fee for the DUS testing of a hybrid variety, regardless of its structure, is a double amount of the relevant fee, if the components of this variety are examined.

    • Annual maintenance fee in case of varieties maintained by several maintainers shall remit each of them.

    • Maintenance fee shall not be remitted:

      • for a given calendar year, if a variety has been deleted from the NLI in the first half-year;

      • for a first calendar year, if a variety has been deleted from the NLI, on the maintainer's request, before deadline for payment.

    • In case of conservation and amateur varieties as well as varieties applied/listed on fruit list B (having an officially recognized description), there is no charge.

Fees shall be remitted on the following bank account, at the same time giving the title of payment as well as the species and variety concerned.

Bank account:
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego Oddział w Poznaniu
IBAN: PL 74 1130 1088 0001 3110 3520 0005

dla Centralnego Ośrodka Badania Odmian Roślin Uprawnych

Please note that on COBORU bank account should enter full amount of fee; banking charges are covered by remitter.