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Veterinary and Phytosanitary Regulation Department

Postal Address:

Abattoir Square, Albert Town, Marsa, MRS 1123, Malta




E-Mail Address:

[email protected]

The Veterinary and Phytosanitary Regulation Department is also authorised to Issue:

  • Approval and licensing of slaughter houses
  • Approval and licensing of meat cutting and meat processing plants
  • Approval and inspection of hatcheries
  • Approval and licensing of animal by-products
  • Approval and registration of feed establishments
  • Licence to keep pigs
  • Licence to run a pig farm
  • Licence to keep birds
  • Registration to keep cows, sheep, and goats
  • Authorisation for vet medical products
  • Vet pharmaceuticals wholesale dealer’s licence
  • Vet pharmacy licence
  • Licence for the transportation of swill
  • Licence for the transportation of animal by-products
  • Registration and warrant to vet surgeons
  • Licence for a vet clinic
  • Certificate for exportation and importation of:
    • Equines
    • Bovines
    • Other animals including dogs and cats
    • Day old chicks
    • Ornamental fowls/parrots
    • Pigeons exported for racing back to Malta (not including and inspection inside a loft)
    • Bird skins
    • Birds, pigeons and rabbits
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