Philippine Plant Variety Protection
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What's new?

The new Plant Variety Gazette is now available for download. Please visit the Plant Variety Gazettes page or click the link below to download the Plant Variety Gazette Volume 36.

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2020 PVPO Certificates can now be claimed at the PVP Office


2019 PVPO Certificates can now be claimed at the PVP Office


2018 PVPO Certificates can now be claimed at the PVP Office


PVP STAT is now available under resources.


Welcome to the new Philippine Plant Variety Protection website.

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The Philippine Plant Variety Protection Office

The Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) was created through Republic Act 9168, An Act to Provide Protection to New Varieties, Establishing a National PlantVariety Protection Board and for other purposes. This law is otherwise known as the Plant Variety Protection Act of 2002.

The PVP Act of 2002 is the legal basis of a sui generis system of intellectual property rights. The Act provides rights to plant breeders over the propagating material of their protected variety. Specifically, the law states In respect of the propagating materials, holders of a Certificate of Plant Variety Protection shall have the right to authorized any of the following acts:

The PVPO is under the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry, and a Registrar heads the Office. The PVP Office has the following functions:

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Contact Us

  • Call us at (02) 529 - 1534
  • Email us at
  • National Seed Industry Council Building, Bureau of Plant Industry, Quirino Ave, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila, Philippines



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