Updated Travel Advice for ALL Other Countries NOT included in Categories A and B valid from 06/07/2020.

All other countries except those included in Categories A (Australia, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, Estonia, Japan, Ireland, Iceland, Canada, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Malta, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Finland) and B (Holy See, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Georgia, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Uruguay and Maui, Romania, Romania). , according to the epidemiological risk assessment carried out by the Ministry of Health. It is noted that the categorization of countries based on epidemiological risk assessment is extremely dynamic and can vary at any time. It is recommended that you check your travel instructions regularly for any changes. Recommendation to Cypriot citizens:Avoid traveling if it is not necessary. Duration of this Directive:From 06/7/2020, 00:00 Cyprus time (GMT + 2) Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and given its designation by the World Health Organization as a pandemic, the Foreign Ministry is advising Cypriot citizens to avoid traveling to the above countries (i.e. countries that are NOT included in Categories A and B) unless necessary. Citizens of the Republic of Cyprus who are already in these countries temporarily or residing permanently are advised to follow the local and international media for the latest news regarding COVID-19, to follow the relevant instructions of the local authorities regarding any restrictions and guidance regarding COVID-19, take self-protection measures and inform the accredited Diplomatic Mission of the Republic for their stay in the country. Cypriot citizens who are planning to travel to these countries are encouraged to register on the online platform www.connect2cy@gov.cy Relevant announcements, press releases and information from the Ministry of Health of the Republic and other competent Authorities and Services of the Republic are available on the website https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/

Passengers intending to travel/return to Cyprus should follow the procedure and meet the applicable conditions for entry into the Republic as defined by the relevant Decrees and Decisions of the Council of Ministers. Relevant announcements, press releases and information are posted on the special website https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/

 

Please note that, according to the current regulations, only Cypriot citizens, legally residing in the Republic of Cyprus, or holders of a special entry permit can board direct flights from these countries to Cyprus. Contact Information: In case of emergency, Cypriot citizens can call the following numbers: • Diplomatic missions of the Republic of Cyprus Abroad: Website http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/mfa50_gr/mfa50_gr?OpenDocument • Department of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +357 22651113 (09:00 – 15:00, Monday – Friday) • Foreign Ministry Service Officer: +357 99660129 (outside working hours *) • Department of Crisis Management of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +357 22801000 (09:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday)
*The telephone line of the Service Officer is available outside of working hours and is intended to provide emergency assistance.