Information for Flying with your dog to Cyprus

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A dog flying to Cyprus must be accompanied by an European passport (from EU member states) or Health certificate (or third country passport from third countries) with the below informations filled in:

– Microchip Details (In order for the microchip to be easily detected/read and compatible with the radio detective devices which the Veterinary Services own, the microchip should a) have been manufactured in accordance with the provisions set by the International Quality Standard ISO 11784:1996 or b) comply with annex A of ISO 11785:1996.)

– Have been vaccinated against rabies virus, at the age of not less than 3 months old, with an inactivated rabies strain according to OIE standards, at least one (1) month prior departure for arriving in Cyprus.

– Health certificate indicating the animal is fit to travel between 1 and 5 days prior to export.

– Have undergone an antiparasitical treatment, 24-48 hours prior departure for arrival into the territory of the Republic of Cyprus, using concoctions which contain:
· the active substance Fipronil against ectoparasites (flies, ticks, lice) and
· the active substance Praziquantel against Echinococcus granulosus (Hydatidosis).

 

The entry of dogs of the following breeds is prohibited regardless of the country of origin.
· Pit Bull Terrier or American Pit Bull
· Japanese Tosa or Tosa Inu
· Dogo Argentino or Argentinian Mastiff
· Fila Brasileiro or Brazilian Mastiff

 

The Veterinary Services – Animal Health and Welfare Division (AHWD) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment oversees animal care and veterinary services in Cyprus.

Animal Health and Welfare Division (AHWD)
Veterinary Services Headquarters
Tel
: +357 22 805 152/5/253
Fax: +357 22 805 174

LEFKOSIA DISTRICT VETERINARY OFFICE
Tel: +357-22805241
Fax: +357-22805174
E-mail: dvs.lefkosia@vs.moa.gov.cy

LEMESOS DISTRICT VETERINARY OFFICE
Tel: +357-25819512
Fax: +357-25306544
E-mail: dvs.lemesos@vs.moa.gov.cy

LARNAKA DISTRICT VETERINARY OFFICE
Tel: +357-24821275
Fax: +357-24304270
Email: dvs.larnaca@vs.moa.gov.cy

AMMOCHOSTOS DISTRICT VETERINARY OFFICE
Tel: +357-24824555
Fax: +357-24722811
E-mail: dvs.ammochostos@vs.moa.gov.cy

PAFOS DISTRICT VETERINARY OFFICE
Tel: +357-26821260
Fax: +357-26306198
E-mail: dvs.paphos@vs.moa.gov.cy

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE DIVISION
Tel: +357-22805253 / 22805236 / 22805250
Fax: +357-22805176
E-mail: animal.health@vs.moa.gov.cy

October 25, 2015 |

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