Travel Info -Visa Requirements

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TRAVELERS: Please note that holders of a valid Schengen Visa who have already travelled within the Schengen Zone, may travel to Cyprus without an additional Cypriot Visa.
Residents of non-EU countries who hold valid Schengen visas and who have already entered Schengen countries, as per the Schengen regulations, may now travel to Cyprus directly from that Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.

Schengen zone (within red circle):

>>Click here to download the MFA Application for Visa<<

Where Visas are being issued:

Visas will be issued by all the Diplomatic Missions (Embassies and General Consulates) of the Republic of Cyprus, and by all the Honorary Consulates of the Republic of Cyprus abroad in their respective countries. Additionally visas can also be issued by the British High Commissions / Embassies in the following countries:

1. ARGENTINE REPUBLIC
2. BAHREIN
3. HONG KONG
4. JAPAN
5. JORDAN
6. KAZAKHSTAN
7. KUWAIT
8. OMAN
9. SWITZERLAND
10. SUDAN
11. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (ABU DHABI, DUBAI)
12. UZBEKISTAN

The above information is based on information provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at their website. Please visit their website for the latest information and further details by clicking here.

List of Third Countries, whose citizens are required to have a visa to enter the Republic of Cyprus:
1.AFGHANISTAN
2.ALBANIA
3.ALGERIA
4.ANGOLA
5.ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
6.ARMENIA
7.AZERBAIJAN
8.BAHAMAS
9.BAHRAIN
10.BANGLADESH
11.BARBADOS
12.BELARUS
13.BELIZE
14.BENIN
15.BHUTAN
16.BOLIVIA
17.BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
18.BOTSWANA
19.BURKINA FASO
20.BURMA/MYANMAR
21.BURUNDI
22.CAMBODIA
23.CAMEROON
24.CAPE VERDE
25.CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
26.CHAD
27.CHINA
28.COLOMBIA
29.COMOROS
30.CONGO
31.CUBA
32.DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
33.DJIBOUTI
34.DOMINICA
35.DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
36.EAST TIMOR
37.ECUADOR
38.EGYPT
39.EQUATORIAL GUINEA
40.ERITREA
41.ETHIOPIA
42.FIJI
43.FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
44.GABON
45.GAMBIA
46.GEORGIA
47.GHANA
48.GRENADA
49.GUINEA
50.GUINEA-BISSAU
51.GUYANA
52.HAITI
53.INDIA
54.INDONESIA
55.IRAN
56.IRAQ
57.IVORY COAST
58.JAMAICA
59.JORDAN
60.KAZAKHSTAN
61.KENYA
62.KIRIBATI
63.KUWAIT
64.KYRGYZSTAN
65.LAOS
66.LEBANON
67.LESOTHO
68.LIBERIA
69.LIBYA
68.LIBERIA
69.LIBYA
70.MADAGASCAR
71.MALAWI
72.MALDIVES
73.MALI
74.MARSHALL ISLANDS
75.MAURITANIA
76.MAURITIUS
77.MICRONESIA
78.MOLDOVA
79.MONGOLIA
80.MOROCCO
81.MOZAMBIQUE
82.NAMIBIA
83.NAURU
84.NEPAL
85.NIGER
86.NIGERIA
87.NORTH KOREA
88.NORTHERN MARIANAS (ISLANDS)
89.OMAN
90.PAKISTAN
91.PALAU
92.PAPUA NEW GUINEA
93.PERU
94.PHILIPPINES
95.QATAR
96.RUSSIA
97.RWANDA
98.SAMOA
99.SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
100.SAUDI ARABIA
101.SENEGAL
102.SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO
103.SEYCHELLES
104.SIERRA LEONE
105.SOLOMON ISLANDS
106.SOMALIA
107.SOUTH AFRICA
108.SRI LANKA
109.ST KITTS AND NEVIS
110.ST LUCIA
111.ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
112.SUDAN
113.SURINAME
114.SWAZILAND
115.SYRIA
116.TAJIKISTAN
117.TANZANIA
118.THAILAND
119.TOGO
120.TONGA
121.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
122.TUNISIA
123.TURKEY
124.TURKMENISTAN
125.TUVALU
126.UGANDA
127.UKRAINE
128.UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
129.UZBEKISTAN
130.VANUATU
131.VIETNAM
132.YEMEN
133.ZAMBIA
134.ZIMBABWE