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North Dakota - Seed Department Seal Selling Seed into Canada

If you intend to sell seed into Canada you must first check the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) status of the variety. Any variety protected under the PVP Act in the United States cannot be sold into Canada without permission from the owner of the variety. Additionally, some varieties are licensed to seed companies in Canada and only those licensees can access seed of these varieties from the United States.

Seed tests and documents required to export seed to Canada:

Phytosanitary certificates are issued by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

More information about phytosanitary certificates and export requirements can be found on the following North Dakota Department of Agriculture website.

NDSU Varieties
The NDSU Research Foundation has specific requirements for sale of NDSU varieties into Canada.
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