The menu links on the left of this page will display information about the following topics:
What is Forest Reproductive Material (FRM)?
Details about how the FRM Regulations have been implemented in Great Britain, what species are 'controlled' and what species are covered by the voluntary scheme. Also includes links to a Guidance booklet which explains more fully the requirements of the Regulations.
Some essential definitions
Definitions of the six types of basic material, the four categories of reproductive material, Regions of Provenance and the definition of Marketing for FRM purposes.
National Register of Approved Basic Material
This page contains details of the various ways to access and search the National Register of Approved Basic Material, along with an explanation of how entries in the Register are structured.
Details of the application process for registering basic material and the information that will be asked for on the application. This page also has links to:
- Criteria for registration as selected
- Criteria for registration as indigenous
Quick Guide - Collecting FRM
A “Quick Guide” to the process with the required forms available.
Marketing and supplying FRM
This page gives details of:
- How to Register as a supplier
- How and when to apply for a Master Certificate
- Requirements for selling FRM and the documentation that must be kept by the seller
- Linking from this page you will also find the Register of FRM Suppliers and information on:
Importing and Exporting FRM
Requirements for marketing FRM in other countries.
Necessary documentation for suppliers.
If you require more information, contact details for FRM queries are available from this link on the left hand side. If you have more general queries then you can use the Contact Us button at the top of the web pages to send us an email.
List of FRM forms
Links to all the forms for registering basic material or registering as a supplier, notifying a collection of FRM or applying for a MC are available here.