International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Cyprus From Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Restricted

Description

Most travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Cyprus. Travelers must obtain special permission a maximum of 2-14 days before travel.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Cypriot citizens, their spouses, and under-age children;
  • Legal residents of Cyprus;
  • Travelers entitled to enter under the Vienna Convention;
  • European citizens.

For more details, please see the source.

Start Date
10/15/2021
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Before You Leave

Possible

Passenger locator form may be required

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Description

Travelers who are unable to complete the Flight Pass due to an official announcement regarding technical issues must complete a Passenger Locator Form and submit it to immigration on arrival in Cyprus.

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Cyprus Tourism 
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a valid vaccination certificate. Cyprus recognizes certificates from vaccines received only in specific countries. Vaccines accepted are Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. For more details, please see the source.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

Travelers that have received a combination of 2 different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Cyprus.

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 11 years and younger;
  • Fully vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination issued by specific countries.
  • Some travelers such as some citizens and residents may take their test on arrival and they will be required to quarantine until they receive their test results.

For more information, please see the source.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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In Transit

Mandatory

Mandatory Flight Pass form

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Description

All travelers must apply for their Cyprus Flight Pass a maximum of 48 hours before flight departure. Travelers that are unable to complete the Flight Pass online may complete the form by hand and carry it with them. Travelers will need their safe-pass to enter certain venues.

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Cypriot Tourism
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine

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Description

Travelers from selected countries must quarantine for 14 days or they can quarantine for 7 days, take a test on day 7 and end quarantine with negative test results.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 11 years and younger;
  • Fully vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination issued by specific countries.
  • Some travelers such as some citizens and residents may take their test on arrival and they will be required to quarantine until they receive their test results.

For more details, please see the source.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Possible

COVID-19 test on arrival may be required

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Description

Travelers may be selected to take a COVID-19 test on arrival at random and free of charge.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 11 years and younger.
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Cyprus and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
161.03
Decreased by4.62
at 10/21/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.30%
Increased by0.00%
at 10/21/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
67.15%
Increased by67.15%
at 10/20/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
601,675
Increased by601,675
at 10/20/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.22
Decreased by0.02
at 10/18/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Restrictions are gradually lifting and most facilities have reopened. A 'SafePass' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative result, or previous recovery may be required to access some establishments and facilities. Visitors without an EU Digital Certificate or proof of vaccination can apply for a SafePass by undergoing PCR or antigen raid testing on day 7 after their arrival into the country, and then undergoing testing every 72 hours. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Cyprus can be found at https://www.pio.gov.cy/co...
Last Checked
10/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all indoor and outdoor public spaces, including while on public transport, and when social distancing rules cannot be respected.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for customers with a SafePass.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for customers with a SafePass.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open at reduced capacity with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. A SafePass is required to access shopping centers.

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