Notification of the use of plant protection products for others

Anyone who uses plant protection products for others except for occasional neighbourhood assistance must notify the competent authority of this for the place of business and the place of activity before commencing the activity.

Anyone who wishes to use plant protection products for others other than occasional neighbourhood assistance or to advise others on plant protection for commercial purposes or in the context of other economic undertakings must notify the competent authority for the place of business and the place of activity before commencing the activity.

The use of plant protection products in the occasional neighbourhood assistance is not notifiable.

Double-sided copies of the certificate of competence (credit card) must be attached.

The completed notification form (form for the notification of the use of plant protection products for others) must be accompanied by a copy of the certificate of competence on both sides.

Preconditions

The use of plant protection products for others must be notified to the competent authority before commencing the activity.

Changes in personnel using plant protection products for others shall be notified immediately to the competent body.

A further prerequisite is that the user is knowledgeable within the meaning of § 9 PflSchG.

  • Plant Protection Act (PflSchG)

Related Links

  • § 10 Plant Protection Act (PflSchG)
  • § 9 Plant Protection Act (PflSchG)

Anyone who uses plant protection products for others in Lower Saxony except for occasional neighbourhood help must report this to the Plant Protection Office of the LWK Niedersachsen as the competent authority before commencing the activity, i.e. register.

It is necessary to provide the following information:

  • Information on the holding using plant protection products for others
  • Information on responsible persons of the company
  • Names and addresses of the qualified person(s) on the holding who use plant protection products for others
  • Information on the type of establishment and the intended activity

After successful notification, you will receive a written confirmation of the advertisement and registration.

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Last update or date of publication
12.07.2021