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Authorisation for the use of seed and propagating material of conventional origin in organic farming
The selected organisation: Valsts augu aizsardzības dienests
Short description:
In organic farming, seed and vegetative propagating material not produced by the organic production method shall be permitted if seed of biological origin and vegetative propagating material are not available.
Make sure that seed and vegetative propagating material of biological origin are available, possibly in the “Available Biological Farming seed and seed potato database” maintained by the State Plant Protection Service and “Available biological agriculture vegetative propagating material database”.
These databases shall be updated within the time limits specified in Paragraph 32 of Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 26 May 2009, Procedures for Monitoring and Control of Biological Farming:
• for seed and seed potatoes:
- covered area for vegetables until 20 January;
- vasarian cereals, fodder plants, flax, summer rape, summer colza and other oil plants and fibre plants, as well as open-field vegetables, by 5 February;
- potatoes until 5 April;
- winter rape, winter colza until 20 July;
- winter cereals before 5 September;
• for vegetative propagating material:
- vegetables and other flounder before 5 April;
- for strawberries by 20 July;
- fruit trees and breast-beds by 10 May and 5 September.
Only if, after the specified update deadline, data bases do not include information on available seed of biological origin and vegetative propagating material and the plant species concerned have not been granted a general authorisation, the farmer may request an individual authorisation for the use of seed (seed mixtures) and vegetative propagating material not obtained by biological breaks. method of production of the holding.
The State Plant Protection Service shall:
• review the documents submitted;
• decide on the issue of an individual authorisation for the use of seed and vegetative propagating material of conventional origin in organic farming.
Beneficiaries:
Any person
Duration:
Deadline for the submission of the request:
For seed and seed potatoes:
• covered area for vegetables from 21 January to 30 January
• for corn cereals, beetroot, fodder plants, flax, summer rapeseed, summer colza and other oil plants and fibre plants, open-field vegetables from 6 February to 15 June
• for potatoes from April 6 to June 15
• winter rape, winter colza from 21 July to 20 August
• winter cereals from 6 September to 15 October
For vegetative propagating material:
• vegetables and other flounder from 6 April to 15 April
• strawberries from 21 July to 30 July
• fruit trees and breast beds from 11 May to 20 May and from 6 September to 15 September

Date of receipt of the service:
• within 20 working days after the time period specified in Paragraph 32 of Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 26 May 2009, Procedures for Monitoring and Control of Biological Farming, if the application has been submitted prior to this time period
• within 20 working days after the submission of an application, if the submission has been submitted after the time period specified in Paragraph 32 of Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 26 May 2009, Procedures for Monitoring and Control of Biological Farming
Process description
Documents and forms
Payments
Other information
Related services
1. solis / Service requests
E-mail
• Customer sends documents to pasts@vaad.gov.lv or official electronic address
• documents must be signed with a secure electronic signature

Mail
• Customer sends documents by mail

In person
• the customer arrives at the State Plant Protection Service or its regional department and submits documents

The following documents shall be attached to the application
• if the application contains grounds B, C or D — description of the circumstances and copies of the supporting documents
Information on the public register
Payments: View payments
On the spot
A branch of Latgale Regional Branch of the Rezekne
A branch of the Latgale Regional Chapter Kraslava
A branch of the Latgale Regional Chapter Preili
A branch of the Zemgale Regional Branch of the Bauska
A branch of the Zemgale Regional Branch of the Dobele
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Mail VAAD mail
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Phone number: 67027406
Fax:
Other contact details:
Working time
2. solis / Payment of state fee
• before receiving the service, the State fee of EUR 7.11 (for each variety indicated in the application) must be paid in accordance with Section 2.1 of Cabinet Regulation No. 251 of 16 March 2010, Regulations on State Fee in the field of Organic Farming (see “Other Information” - “Legislative Acts”).
• if an individual permit is required for a seed mixture prepared in accordance with the rules for growing and marketing of seed (seed binding will be labelled accordingly), the State fee shall be paid for one permit.
• if it is planned to purchase ingredients for the preparation of a seed mixture, the individual authorisation shall be required for each component of the mixture and the national fee shall be paid for each individual authorisation.
• if the seed or vegetative propagating material is intended for scientific purposes or selection (justification D is indicated in the application), the State fee shall not be payable.

State Fee Properties
Consignee: Treasury
Registration No 90000050138
Account No. LV37TREL1060160919900
Bank: Treasury
BIC: TRELLV22
Notes: Revenue classification code 9.1.9.9.
Objective: On the issue of an authorisation for the use of vegetative propagating material and seed in organic farming, if such material and seed have not been obtained using the organic agricultural production method
Payments: View payments
3. solis / Receipt of services
Mail
• Customer receives a decision to the specified mail address

In person
• customer arrives at the State Plant Protection Service and receives a decision
Payments: View payments
On the spot VAAD presence
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Phone number: 67027406
Fax:
Other contact details:
Working time
Mail VAAD mail
Adrese: Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, LV-1006
Phone number: 67027406
Fax:
Other contact details:
Working time