Relocating Pets to Cyprus
Cyprus is a stunning country with a thriving community. A paradise island located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea with fantastic weather, beautiful scenery, low taxes, and good transport links, Cyprus really does tick many of the checkboxes for most expatriates. Another important aspect is that Cyprus is quite pet-friendly. So, if you cannot stand the idea of leaving your beloved pet behind during your relocation to this tropical island, rest assured you don't have to!
In Cyprus, things are slowly progressing when it comes to pet-friendly public spots, but the few places that do wave the ‘Pet-Friendly’ flag, often instil certain limitations on owners according to the size, breed or behavior. While there are dozens of sandy beaches with crystal clear waters in Cyprus, the ones that are designated to pets, are often with pebbles and in remote locations. Quite a lot of restaurants welcome dogs to accompany their owners, with the only thing to remember is to keep them on a short lead and make sure that they do not cause any disturbances.
- The first step for your pet’s trip to Cyprus is microchipping them with an ISO-compliant microchip prior to
- After microchipping, your pet must be vaccinated against rabies and DHPPIL vaccinations.
- A rabies titer test must be administered 30 days after the vaccination if travelling from a high-risk Your pet can enter Cyprus no sooner than 3 months after the date the blood was drawn and avoid quarantine.
- If the result of the titer test is acceptable and you cannot wait for 3 calendar months, then your pet can be considered for home quarantine under certain restrictions and
- The non-commercial EU health certificate for Cyprus should be completed by a licensed vet in your country within 5 days of travel and should be endorsed by the government agency responsible for the import and export of
- Accompanied pets enter at Border Inspection Posts at international airports in Larnaka and
- Cyprus does not allow the entry of the following dog breeds: Pit Bull Terrier, American Pit Bull, Japanese Tosa, Argentinian Mastiff or Brazilian
- Unvaccinated puppies and kittens are not permitted to enter Cyprus.
As you start planning your trip overseas, you should consider hiring professional assistance to make your pet’s relocation safe, smooth and hassle-free. AirPets relocates hundreds of pets every year to and from India and is very thorough with its process. You can get in touch with us at +91-9257-123-123 or write to [email protected] for a professional consultation.