In order to temporarily provide cross border veterinary services in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to notify the Cyprus Veterinary Council, operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.
The veterinary practice includes the examination of animals in order to draw a diagnosis, treatment of animals, carrying out surgical operation on animals, provision of veterinary advice or prescription or certificate, administration of drugs or biological products and implementation of measures for the prevention of animal diseases or for the improvement of animal’s health conditions, autopsy performance on animals, inspection of products of animal origin in order to ensure that they are appropriate and suitable for human consumption, sample taking from live or dead animals or products of animal origin for laboratory testing, execution of veterinary laboratory diagnostics.
Obligations and Supervision
Natural persons providing veterinary services in the Republic of Cyprus are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Professional Code of Veterinary Practice Regulations of 1994, K.D.P 38/94 as amended and the Exercise οf Veterinary Practice and Registration of Veterinary Surgeons Law, 169/90 as amended. Specifically, the registered veterinarians are obliged, among others, to: