UK and Cyprus Government

The UK Government is represented in Cyprus by the British High Commission. The High Commission provides support for UK Nationals visiting, living and working in Cyprus, as well as working closely with the Cyprus government on a wide range of issues, including political, commercial, security and economic matters.

Cyprus Government

The Republic of Cyprus is a sovereign country with a presidential, democratic system of government. The President of Cyprus is both the head of state and the head of the government. The government also includes the Council of Ministers and The House of Representatives. Cyprus has an independent judiciary.

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.