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In order to be able to transport animals in the Republic of Cyprus one needs to obtain an authorisation from the Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.

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The application (application type 1 and application type 2) for authorisation for transporting animals, in the form of a letter addressed to the Director of Veterinary Services, can be submitted either electronically through the PSC Cyprus ( type 1 or type 2 )or you can contact directly the competent authority. Please note that the submission of the aforementioned online application form necessitates the use of an electronic signature, which has to be under the sole control of the applicant.

Veterinary Services
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
1417 Nicosia
Tel: +357 22805249
Fax: +357 22805176
E-mail: director@vs.moa.gov.cy
Website: http://www.moa.gov.cy/moa/vs

The application should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • certified copy of a document proving the applicant’s establishment in the Republic of Cyprus;
  • certified copy of criminal record of the applicants or their representatives;
  • certified copies of valid certificates of competence for all drivers and attendants;
  • certified copies of valid certificates of approval for all means of transport by road to be used for long journeys;
  • original document describing details of the procedures enabling transporters to trace and record the movements of road vehicles under their responsibility and to contact the drivers concerned at any time during long journeys;
  • copy of contingency plans in the event of emergencies.

Certificates of approval for the means of transport by road to be used for long journeys are issued by the Veterinary Services after the submission of an application to the Veterinary Services followed by an inspection of the means of transport carried out by the responsible Veterinary Officer of the relevant District Veterinary Office.

The applicant is informed regarding the registration decision within 3 months from the date that the application form and supporting documents were duly submitted.

The authorisation has a maximum validity period of five years.


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Online Application Authorization as Animal Transport Type 1
Online Application Authorization as Animal Transport Type 2

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Animal Transport Licence Type 1 (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Animal Transport Licence or Renewal of Licence Type 2 (GR).pdf



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