In order to establish and operate a wood treatment unit in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain a license by the Plant Health and Marketing Standards of Agricultural Products Sector, Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.
The term “treatment” means the official procedure to reduce the risk of introduction and /or spread of quarantine pests associated with wood and wood packaging material (including dunnage), made of coniferous and non-coniferous raw wood (ISPM 15, 2006).
The application for approval of establishment and operation of unit for wood treatment can be submitted either through the PSC Cyprus or you by contacting directly the competent authority:
Plant Health and Marketing Standards of Agricultural Products Sector
Department of Agriculture
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
Tel.: +357 22408626, +357 22408628, +357 22408629
Fax: +357 22408679
The application should be accompanied by the following documents: