To be eligible for this certificate you must:
- be the original breeder or have acquired legal ownership
- demonstrate that the plant variety is new or recently exploited and is unique (distinct, uniform, stable)
- have an acceptable name
- pay the required fees.
In order to demonstrate that the plant is distinct, uniform and stable (DUS), you will be required to nominate an accredited Qualified Person (QP) as part of the application process. This person will be responsible for conducting a comparative growing trial in order to demonstrate the DUS of the plant.