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Fees

  • The Plant Variety Rights Office (PVRO) has discretion to request more than one payment of the Examination of data or Test trial fee for Fruit or nut plants and Other plants, on an application by application basis.
  • For a variety where the test data used is from a foreign authority, the Test trial by PVR Office fee applies.

Herbage, agricultural crops, vegetables, fungi

*Note: In the case of foreign-owned varieties the fees exclude GST. In the case of New Zealand-owned varieties please add GST (15%) to the fee amounts shown below.

All fees shown below exclude GST (15%) and are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

ItemAmount*
Application for grant  500.00
Examination of data (including any material) supplied by applicant  600.00
Test trial by PVR Office  
Grasses, white clover (per year)  3200.00
Wheat, barley, oats, forage brassicas, triticale, and peas (per year)  2300.00
Grass endophytes (evaluation in culture)  1500.00
Potatoes  
First year  1600.00
Each later year  500.00
Annual grant fee (renewal fees)  160.00
Request under section 21(1) of the Act (compulsory licences and sales)  600.00

Fruit or nut plants

*Note: In the case of foreign-owned varieties the fees exclude GST. In the case of New Zealand-owned varieties please add GST (15%) to the fee amounts shown below.

All fees shown below exclude GST (15%) and are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

ItemAmount*
Application for grant 500.00
Examination of data (including any material) supplied by applicant 300.00
Test trial by PVR Office 500.00
Annual grant fee (renewal fees) 160.00
Request under section 21(1) of the Act (compulsory licences and sales) 600.00

Other plants

*Note: In the case of foreign-owned varieties the fees exclude GST. In the case of New Zealand-owned varieties please add GST (15%) to the fee amounts shown below.

All fees shown below exclude GST (15%) and are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

ItemAmount*
Application for grant 350.00
Examination of data (including any material) supplied by applicant 230.00
Test trial by PVR Office 450.00
Annual grant fee (renewal fees) 160.00
Request under section 21(1) of the Act (compulsory licences and sales) 600.00