TabsArticle Application, submission, genetically modified plants, GMO, Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, Implementing Regulation (EU) No 503/2013 First published in the EFSA Journal: 6 December 2013 Approved: 3 December 2013 Last Updated: 9 February 2018. This version replaces the previous one/s. Type: Guidance of EFSA Read it on the Wiley Online Library: Article | PDF Abstract: This document provides guidance to applicants for submitting an application for authorisation of genetically modified (GM) plants for food and feed uses, import and processing, and/or cultivation in the European Union under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003. The EFSA submission guidance describes the community procedures in the European Union for handling GM plant applications, and provides instructions to applicants on how to prepare and present data in an application. It is supplemented with seven appendices providing templates of data presentation to be followed by applicants, including a completeness checklist. The earlier versions are now updated to account for requirements outlined in Implementing Regulation (EU) No 503/2013. Instructions for submission described in this EFSA guidance are applicable to all GM plant applications submitted under Articles 5, 11, 17 and 23 of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003. © European Food Safety Authority, 2013 Contact: gmo [at] efsa.europa.eu doi: 10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3491 EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3491 Question Number: EFSA-Q-2009-00900 European Food Safety Authority On request from: EFSA Note: This guidance is currently in use and supersedes any previous versions.