Registration in forest reproductive material supplier register

All suppliers of forest reproductive material that professionally produce, market or import forest reproductive material must be entered in the national register of suppliers of forest reproductive material, maintained by the Finnish Food Safety Authority. 

Registered suppliers must notify Evira in writing of any major changes in operations, such as establishing a new place of business, changes in name or line of business, or the termination of operations.

All notifications of change are submitted through the MEVI information system.

Forest reproductive material refers to seeds or other seed units, parts of plants and planting stock of forest trees and the related artificial hybrids, listed in Annex I of the Council Directive 1999/105/EC on the marketing of forest reproductive material.