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EGLA Application process

Please note the call for applications for the 2020 European Green Leaf Award closed on 18 October 2018. This page gives an overview of the competition’s application process and will be updated in spring 2019 for the 2021 competition cycle.

How does my city apply?

To find out more about how your city can apply for the European Green Leaf Award please view the information leaflet. You can also find out if your city has what it takes to achieve a European Green Leaf by visiting the evaluation page.


Registration is obligation free and does not require your city to enter the competition at a later date. Registration will allow your city to explore the application process and determine if a formal entry is to be submitted.

Online Application

All European cities that comply with the eligibility requirements may apply for the European Green Leaf Award by submitting an online application form.

For information on putting together an application for the European Green Leaf Award please take a look at our guidance note.

To find out about other key dates for the European Green Leaf 2020 competition visit the key dates page.