In order to wholesale veterinary medicinal products in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain the license for the wholesaling of veterinary medicinal prodcuts by the Council of Veterinary Medicinal Products operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.
The Council of Veterinary Medicinal Products (VMPs) issues the license to applicants for distributing VMPs, only in cases where they pass successfully the examinations provided by the regulations ΚΔΠ133/2006. In case the applicant is a legal person, the aforementioned obligation concerns one of its directors.
If applicants are a)registered pharmacists or b)individuals who can prove that they had been practicing wholesaling activities by the date of effect of Act 10(I)/2006 for VMPs or have successfully passed the examination for wholesaling, as provided by Act of Pharmaceutical and Poisons or by Act 116(I)/2001 for VMPs, they are excluded from the above examination.
Also, the following requirements have to be met by the applicants: