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Intra-Community Trade of Animals and Products of Animal Origin


In order to deal with the intracommunity trade in animals and/or products of animal origin in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to be registered with the Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.

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The Veterinary Services grant the certificate to legal entities or natural persons to register under the traders/businesses Register only in cases where:

  • the business operates legally in accordance to the veterinary legislation;
  • owns stores, technical installations, warehouses and other premises which fulfill the specialized provisions of veterinary legislation and are approved or registered based on the veterinary legislation.

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The Application for the inclusion into the Register can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or you can contact directly the :

Veterinary Services
1417 Nicosia
Tel: +357 22805208/22805249
Fax: +357 22805139/22805176
E-mail: public.health@vs.moa.gov.cy/animal.health@vs.moa.gov.cy
Website: http://www.moa.gov.cy/moa/vs

The application must be accompanied by the following documents:
  • Copy of approval of operation or registration of the business, which is granted in accordance with the veterinary legislation.

Inspections at the traders’/business’ premises in question, if judged to be reasonable, are carried out in order to ensure that they fulfill all the required conditions for the registration.

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

The registration does not expire.

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Registered traders of animals and products of animal origin, are obliged among others as per the following:
  • notification of the arrival of animals/products at the Veterinary Services with written notice at least 24 hours before in regards to the number, type, animal species, member state origin, estimated time of arrival and the final destination time;
  • maintenance of certificates for 12 months from the date of the arrival of the animals/products;
  • keeping a register of all the deliveries and receipts of animals/products of animal origin as well as their final destinations for 12 months after the arrival of very lot/batch;
  • keeping a register to record every movement of animals/products of animal origin from and to the company for 12 months,

Hide details for Other AssociationsOther Associations

Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
Address P.O.Box.21455, 1509 Nicosia
Telephone: +357 22889800
Fax: +357 22669048
Email : chamber@cci.org.cy
Website: http: www.ccci.org.cy

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Related Links

Veterinary Services Department
Business Setup Procedures
Storing Products of Animal Origin
Transfer of Food of Animal Origin

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Intra-Community Trade of Animal byProoducts Gr.pdf

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