Notification of the use of plant protection products for others
Anyone who wishes to use plant protection products for others – except occasional neighbourly assistance – or to advise others on plant protection for commercial purposes or in the context of other economic undertakings must notify the authority responsible for the place of business and the place of activity before commencing the activity.
The use of plant protection products in occasional neighbourhood assistance is not notifiable.
Anyone who uses plant protection products for others in Lower Saxony – with the exception of occasional neighbourly help – must notify the Plant Protection Office of the LWK Niedersachsen as the competent authority before commencing activity, i.e. register.
It is necessary to provide the following information:
- Information on the establishment using plant protection products for others
- Information on responsible persons of the company
- Names and addresses of the qualified person(s) on the establishment using plant protection products for others
- Information on the type of establishment and the intended activity
After notification, you will receive a written confirmation of the notification and registration.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the Chamber of Agriculture of Lower Saxony.
This procedure can also be carried out through a "Point of Single Contact". The "Point of Single Contact" is a special service offered by municipalities and the state for service providers.
The use of plant protection products for others must be notified to the competent authority before commencing activity.
Changes in personnel using plant protection products for others shall be notified immediately to the competent authority.
A further prerequisite is that the user is knowledgeable within the meaning of § 9 PflSchG.
Which documents are required?
Copies of the certificate of competence (credit card) on both sides must be attached.
What are the fees?
Fee: 13,00 - 49,00 EURPayment in advance: No
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
Deletion after completion of processing with a notice period of 15 years.
Applications / forms
The completed notification form (form for notification of the use of plant protection products for others) must be accompanied by a copy of the certificate of competence on both sides.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection