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Republic of Cyprus
Visiting / Working / Settling in Cyprus

Drugs and Other Pharmaceutical Regulations

According to Article 75 of the Schengen Agreement, persons travelling to or within the territory of contracting parties may carry the narcotic and psychotropic substances that are necessary for their medical treatment, provided that they have a certificate issued or authenticated by the competent authority of their state of residence

A list of substances that are classed as narcotic (Yellow list) and psychotropic (Green list) can be found on the webpage of the International Narcotic Control Board.

The competent authorities to issue such certificates are:


Medical Products Agency
PO Box 26
S-75103 Uppsala
Tel: (+46) 18 - 17 46 00


Norwegian Medicines Agency
Sven Oftedals vei 8
N-0950 Oslo
Tel: (+47) 22 89 77 00

Latvia :

State Agency of Medicines
15 Jersikas St
LV - 1003 Riga
Tel: (+371) 67 07 84 24
Fax: (+371) 67 07 84 28
E- Mail:


Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
1475 Nicosia
Tel: (+357) 22 40 71 07
Fax: (+357) 22 407 149

Patients who take medication, which is neither classed as narcotic nor as psychotropic, can carry their medication in Cyprus provided that they are in possession of a doctor's certificate explaining the patient's condition

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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