Cyprus Tourist Visa
Cyprus is an island nation located in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The tourist attractions here include long coastlines, beautiful beaches, archaeological sites, museums and castles.
Cyprus is well-known for its pleasant weather and beautiful beaches, but the island has much more to offer. There are also charming old villages, fascinating ruins, breathtaking mountains, and magnificent, active cities to be found.
There are two types of tourist visas available in Cyprus:
Regular short-stay visas allow visitors to stay in Cyprus for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. Within that 180-day period, they might be given for a single or numerous entries.
Multiple-entry short-stay visas, which can last anywhere from one to five years depending on the purpose of travel. They do, however, only allow the holder to stay in Cyprus for 90 days during any 180-day term during which the visa is valid.
For tourists wanting to visit the country a tourist visa is required. This is called the short-stay visa and is valid for 90 days.
Eligibility requirements for tourist visa:
- Have a genuine reason to visit the country
- Have the finances to support your stay
- Meet health and character requirements
- Have proof of motive to return to your home country
A Cyprus tourist visa must be applied for in person at a Cypriot diplomatic office overseas (embassy or consulate). The procedure for obtaining a tourist visa in Cyprus is as follows:
Find the Cyprus embassy or consulate where your application must be submitted.
Make an appointment with them by contacting them.
Gather the necessary paperwork.
On the day of your appointment, submit the application together with the required papers.
Pay the visa application fee.
Allow time for the visa application to be processed.
Take your passport and other documentation with you. If your application is approved, the embassy/consular officials will stamp your passport with your visa.
Documents required for the visa application:
- A valid passport whose validity will exceed the duration of the visa you apply for by six months
- Passport size photos
- A copy of your completed and signed application form
- Details about your itinerary
- Proof of hotel bookings, flight bookings
- Copy of tour ticket
- Proof of having enough finances to support your travel and stay in the country
- A cover letter with all the required details about your itinerary
- Letter from the organization where the applicant is working
- Recent statement from your bank
- Income tax statements
- Travel insurance policy that will cover major injuries or accidents
Before you apply for a tourist visa, ensure that you meet the visa requirements and have the required travel documents.
Ensure that you pay the required fees for the visa
Here are the details of the visa fees:
|Single entry||INR 9673.82|
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- Fill out the application forms
- Review your documents for the visa application
Which visa will I need to visit Cyprus?
You will require a Short Stay visa to visit Cyprus.
You will need a travel visa if you are visiting the Republic of Cyprus for reasons other than immigration and your stay does not exceed three months. The travel visa allows you to visit Cyprus for an extended period of time or several times. The short-stay Cyprus visa is usually granted for one or more visits.
What if I want to visit Cyprus more than 1 times?
You will have to get a Multiple-Entry visa if you need to go to Cyprus often, such as for business trips.
It is possible to obtain a multiple-entry visa for multiple visits if you need to visit Cyprus frequently. The average length of the visits in any half-year from the date of the first entry does not exceed three months. The multiple-entry Cyprus visa is valid for one year.
How long can I stay in Cyprus on my visit visa?
The duration of your visit, or visits in case of a Multiple-Entry visa, must not be more than 3 months in any half-year period beginning from the date of your first entry into Cyprus.
What if I want to stay in Cyprus for more than 3 months?
You will have to apply for a Long-Stay visa if you want to stay in Cyprus for more than 3 months.
These visas include:
A Cyprus Work Visa allows you to enter Cyprus with the intention of staying for a long time and working there (authorization to enter Cyprus)
A Cyprus Residence Permit, which you must obtain after arriving in Cyprus if you want to stay in Cyprus for more than 90 days.
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