Cyprus is a wonderful destination for a summer or winter holiday, short break or adventure. The Island has an amazing range of beautiful destinations and activities to experience.

Visit the Cyprus tourist hub for more information here.

How long can I stay?

UK Nationals visiting Cyprus as a tourist can stay for up to 90 days in a 180 day period. Stays beyond 90 days will require permission from Cyprus immigration.

If you plan to visit the country for longer than 90 days or for several visits that exceed 90 days in any 180 day period, you must apply for a long-term visa by contacting the Civil Registry and Migration Department. Please click here for more information and to download forms.

Can I work in Cyprus?

If you wish to come to work in Cyprus then you must obtain a visa and the necessary work permit for your employment. Information is available from the Interior Ministry, Civil Registry and Migration Department.

Please note that UK Nationals cannot live and work in Cyprus without the necessary visa and Work permit.

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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.