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EGLA Application Process

The competition to find the next European Green Leaf 2022 has closed.

How does my city apply?

To find out more about how your city can apply for the European Green Leaf Award please view the EGLA 2021 information leaflet. You can also find out if your city has what it takes to win the title of European Green Leaf by visiting the evaluation page.


The first step in applying is to register your interest by filling out the form found here with your city's information. Once you register your interest, your city will receive the full set of application forms. 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 whether your city would like to make a formal entry.

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 you are advised to carefully read the guidance note.

Applications can no longer be received for the European Green Leaf 2022 competition. The application deadline was 23:59 CET (GMT +1) on 28 October 2020.