Travel Restrictions Entering Cyprus from Sint Maarten

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sint Maarten to Cyprus.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
3,406.55
Increased by-1,643.64
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
73.03%
Increased by0.45%
at 1/15/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

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.

More Details

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
1/4/2022
Changed
Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Cyprus.

Transit travelers are required to:

  • Stay in the international airport area;
  • Complete a Cyprus Flight Pass a maximum of 48 hours prior to their departure to Cyprus.
Start Date
3/22/2021
Changed

Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

All travelers must have a negative COVID-19 test result from a PCR taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure, or from an antigen test taken 24 hours before departure.

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

More Details

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 11 years and younger.

For more information, please see the source.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours
  • A Antigen Test Up To 24 hours Before Arrival
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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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Mandatory

Mandatory Flight Pass form

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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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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.

Start Date
Changed

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 tests on arrival

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Description

All travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at their own cost.

Travelers must take a second COVID-19 rapid antigen test a maximum of 72 hours after the arrival free of charge. Travelers who received the 3rd dose of a 2 dose vaccine and the 2nd dose of a single-dose vaccine, are exempted from taking a second test.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Start Date
Changed
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.

More Details

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
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places. It is recommended travelers wear a double surgical mask or a high protection mask, such as a type KN95 or type FFP2.

Start Date
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
3,406.55
Increased by-1,643.64
at 1/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.12%
Increased by-0.54%
at 1/12/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
73.03%
Increased by0.45%
at 1/15/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
654,343
Increased by3,994
at 1/15/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.15
Increased by-0.24
at 1/14/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Restrictions are gradually lifting and most facilities have reopened. A 'SafePass' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, a 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 with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours. Further information on SafePass can be found at https://www.pio.gov.cy/co... Information related to the COVID-19 response in Cyprus can be found at https://www.pio.gov.cy/co...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operational with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

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

Bars

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

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
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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