All UK nationals arriving in Cyprus who apply for residency after 31st January 2021 will be third country nationals. The rules regarding residency will depend upon individual circumstances.

Individuals can visit Cyprus for 90 days in any 180 day period. Your passport will be stamped on entry and exit. For individuals who wish to reside for longer periods the procedure to apply for residence will depend on the reason an individual wishes to reside in Cyprus. Details of this can be found on the Ministry of Interior web site – see links below.

Temporary residence
Please click here for more information.

Long term residence
Please click here for more information.

Latest News

Joint statement on the Withdrawal Agreement

Joint statement on the Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee and Trade and Cooperation Agreement Partnership Council meetings, 24 March 2023 The UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič gave a joint UK-EU statement on...

Attendance Allowance for UK pensioners in Cyprus

Attendance Allowance is a (UK benefit) that is not means tested to help pay for care for the elderly. Attendance Allowance is only available to people who are in receipt of a UK state pension. (There are different allowances for people below state pensionable age)....

Online appointments for immigration……………………

The online platform to make appointments at the immigration department has been taken down and new arrangements will be in place as of Monday, Interior Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Sunday. Please read here for more information 

Help Desk

Do you need advice on matters relating to living, working or retiring in Cyprus?

Whether you already live on island or plan to move out to Cyprus, the Cyprus Residents Planning Group can help navigate you through the visa and residency permit procedures.