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In order to operate an Adult Day-Care Centre in the Republic of Cyprus, natural or legal persons need to register the Adult-Day Care Centre at the Social Welfare Services of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance.

The term "Adult Day Care Centre" refers to any premises within which care, protection, occupation, entertainment, dining and other services are provided to more than five individuals over the age of eighteen years old, at any time during the day.

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The Application form for the Registration of an Adult Day-Care Centre can be submitted either electronically through the PSC Cyprus or by contacting directly the competent authority:

Social Welfare Services
Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance
63 Prodromou,
1468 Nicosia
Tel.: +357 22406712
Fax: +357 22667907
Email: central.sws@sws.mlsi.gov.cy, ipapatheodoulou@sws.mlsi.gov.cy
Website: http://www.mlsi.gov.cy/sws

The application form should be accopmanied by the following documents:

  • copy of Manager’s qualification certificates;
  • copy of staff members’ qualification certificates;
  • copy of identitiy card for each staff member;
  • copy of the architectural plans and the exact dimensions of the building;
  • copy of the Building Permit or Town Planning Permit;
  • copy of Certificate of Eligibility by the Cyprus Fire Service;
  • copy of Certificate of Eligibility by the Public Works Department;
  • copy of Certificate of Eligibility by the Public Health Services;
  • copy of Certificate of Eligibility by the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services;
  • original Health Certificates for each staff member;
  • original Certificates of Clear Criminal Record for each staff member.

On site inspection of the Adult Day Care Centre's premises is carried out by authorised persons of the Director of Social Welfare Services in order to ensure that all the prerequisites are met.

The applicant is informed regarding the authorisation decision within four months from the date that the application form and supporting documents have been dully submitted. The authorisation shall not be deemed to have been granted if the Social Welfare Services has not replied within the period specified. 

The Certificate of Registration of an Adult Day-Care Centre is valid infinitively, subject to the annual renewal of the Certificate of Eligibility by the Department of Fire Safety, the Public Health Services, and the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services, the Health Certificates and the Certificates of Clear Criminal Record for each staff member. Please note that the Certificate of Eligibility from the Public Works Department must be renewed every five years.

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Download the Acrobat fileApplication Form for the Registration of an Adult Day Care Centre.pdf



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