Corona measures: Electronic document transmission
Due to the measures taken by the Federal Government to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the applications listed below for procedures under Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 in conjunction with the Plant Protection Products Act 2011, as amended, can only be submitted electronically to the Federal Office for Food Safety (BAES). The applications for the listed procedures can be transmitted to the respective e-mail addresses. An additional transmission by mail is currently not required. However, it is still possible to submit all applications by mail to the BAES.
Please note that the sender bears the risks associated with each method of transmission (e.g. loss of transmission, loss of the document). The e-mail addresses provided by the BAES are designed for encrypted transmission of data. Therefore, please make sure that your e-mail program also supports encryption. Applications according to Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 which can only be submitted electronically:
Applications for trials for research and development purposes according to Art 54 firstname.lastname@example.org Applications for emergency authorizations according to Art 53 email@example.com Applications for certificates/official confirmations according to the Plant Protection Products Act 2011 firstname.lastname@example.org
All other applications for procedures according to Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 in conjunction with the Plant Protection Products Act 2011 as amended can be submitted electronically in advance, but must still be submitted to the BAES by post.
Application forms for Art 33 / 34
Information on applications for authorization of plant protection products according to Art. 33 in connection with Art. 34 of Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009
In order to ensure a uniform procedure throughout Europe for applications for authorization of plant protection products according to Art. 33 in connection with Art. 34 of Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009, only applications with complete application documents according to the documents listed in Art. 33 will be accepted from April 2023. This means that even in cases where the applicant invokes the exemption from the obligation to submit the test and study reports referred to in Art. 33(3), as provided for in Art. 34, a complete dossier as defined in Art. 33 must be submitted.
For details on the procedure, please refer to the enclosed letter.
Note for applicants, authorization and permit holders:
In the new Plant Protection Products Register, the option of electronic notification via www.briefbutler.at has been implemented. This is recommended for companies from Austria and Germany as an alternative to postal delivery of official documents. Postal delivery will of course continue to be offered. For more details on the electronic notice, please refer to our guide on how to set up a P.O. box.
"How do I sign up for electronic delivery?"
Establishment of the P.O. Box for the company with the electronic delivery service must be done by an authorized person who is listed in the master number register for the company. This person can then set up access to the company's electronic mailbox for additional individuals as authorized mailers. Enclosed you will find a guide for the creation of an electronic mailbox "