Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Travelling Documents

Travelling to Cyprus is very easy, similarly to any EU country.  The documentation required varies depending on your nationality. A valid passport is required for a stay of up to 90 days for all bonafide tourists except citizens of European Union countries, Switzerland , Iceland , Liechtenstein and Norway, who may enter Cyprus with their national identity card provided it bears a photo. Some non-EU third country nationals require a visa. Further, detailed information can be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Legal Points of Entry

The legal ports of entry into the Republic of Cyprus are the airports of Larnaka  and Pafos  and the ports of Larnaka, Lemesos (Limassol), Latsi and Pafos, which are situated in the area under the effective control of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus. Entry into the territory of the Republic of Cyprus via any other port or airport, in which the Government of the Republic does not exercise effective control (Turkish occupied areas), is illegal.

Diplomatic Missions of the Republic of Cyprus Abroad

Detailed information concerning Cyprus' Embassies and High Commissions abroad can be obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Importing Products

Every person entering Cyprus is entitled to import the following duty-free articles (not intended for commercial purposes), provided they are carried in the passengers' hand luggage or accompanying baggage:


800 cigarettes
400 cigarillos
200 cigars
1kg of tobacco


10 litres of spirits
20 litres fortified wine, (such as port or sherry)
90 litres of wine (of which, a maximum 60 litres is sparkling wine)
110 litres of beer

Travellers under the age of seventeen are not entitled to duty free tobacco products and alcohol.

It is prohibited to import agricultural products or propagating stock such as fruit, vegetables, cut flowers, dry nuts, seeds, bulbs, bulb-wood sticks, cuttings etc., without the approval of the competent authorities. The import, possession and use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances are strictly prohibited. The import of fire arms, ammunition, explosives, flick knives, daggers, swords, obscene books, photographs, films and articles, as well as goods bearing a forged trademark or false trade description, is prohibited or restricted. Also prohibited or restricted are pirated or counterfeit goods, animals, birds, uncooked meat and fish (and products thereof), milk and dairy products.

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