COVID-19: MEASURES TAKEN BY THE CIVIL REGISTRY AND MIGRATION DEPARTMENT (19/03/2020)
Announcement regarding the measures taken for limitation of the spread of coronavirus by the Civil Registry and Migration Department (19/03/2020)
In accordance with the Decision of the Council of Ministers, dated 15/03/2020, the Authority announced that is operating with limited staff and no applications are being accepted for the issuance or renewal of residence permits, expect in cases of extreme urgency.
Furthermore, in relation to third-country nationals who are holders of residence permits or tourist visas whose validity is expired within a reasonable period of time and cannot be repatriated, thus, the renewal of their permits at the present stage is impracticable, no measures will be enforced against them.
It is noted, by taking into consideration the Orders by the Ministry of Health, in relation to the restrictions on the rights of entry into the Republic of Cyprus, under the present circumstances, the issuance of any entry visa is postponed.