Ctgb can, upon request of an exporter, issue an ‘export certificate’ to companies for the benefit of the export to their clients in other countries. An export certificate is a certificate in which Ctgb confirms that the given plant protection product or biocide is authorised or registered for the given field(s) of use pursuant to the Plant Protection Products and Biocides Act and that the particular plant protection product or biocide may be traded freely in the Netherlands for those fields of use.
If you want to export a plant protection product Ctgb can issue an export certificate in which Ctgb confirms that the given plant protection product is authorised for the given field(s) of use pursuant to the Plant Protection Products Act. Under the Treaty of Rome (free trade), no export declaration is needed if the plant protection product is export to another member state of the European Union or the European Tree Trade Association (EVA or EFTA) participating in the European Economic Area (E.E.R).
As appears from the application form, the certificate can be provided in English, French or Spanish.
For this kind of application the registration process is simple: after we received the payment and the application form is completely filled in and approved, you become within 4 weeks the certificate.
Instruction for submission
You can send the application form (see below) by e-mail. After we receive the application form we send you a conformation letter and an invoice. On the invoice you find the most important information for the transfer of the payment.
If you need more information see 'Directions for submission'. Under ”Payment method’’ you find more information. Information about the payment method is also available in Dutch. The costs of an export certificate have been laid down in our Tarrifs Decree.