Although Greek is the official language of Cyprus, English is the standard language spoken over the phone by all emergency personnel.

Emergency Numbers

Ambulance: 199 / 112 Greek Asthenoforo
Police: 199 / 112 Greek Astonomya
Fire Service: 199 / 112 Greek Fotia

Cyprus Police

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Cyprus State Health Services

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Latest News

Police issue tips to prevent burglaries ahead of summer exodus

With the peak holiday season coming up, police on Saturday issued advice on how best to protect homes from burglaries. “During the summer period, many people may be away from their residence either for vacations or for a one-day trip, looking for some coolness on the...

The Brexit Ambassador

Outgoing British High Commissioner Stephen Lillie has served in Cyprus since 2018 and had to oversee the Brexit process. In a farewell interview with the Cyprus Mail he answers questions on bilateral relations and how Brexit has impacted the lives of British expats....

BHC Nicosia announces support of CRPG Help Desk

The Cyprus Residents Planning Group (CRPG) has launched a new campaign focused on providing longer-term support and information to vulnerable Britons living on the island. It follows a successful drive of recent years to support hundreds of UK Nationals in Cyprus to...

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.