General Advice for Russian Visitors to Cyprus
Entry conditions to the Republic of Cyprus
• Valid passport for at least three (3) months at the time of departure from the Republic of Cyprus
• Duration of stay cannot exceed 90 days in any 180 days period
• Any form of employment is prohibited
• Upon request at the points of entry, travelers shall be able to present the following documents:
- sufficient financial means during the whole period of stay
- hotel / apartment reservation or invitation from a host
- return ticket
• Persons intending to stay in the occupied territories of the Republic of Cyprus in properties owned by Greek Cypriot refugees, including hotels, may have legal consequences
• Travelers entering the Republic of Cyprus through the illegally operating airports and ports in the occupied areas violate the national legislation of the Republic of Cyprus
The visa application fee for third country nationals as of 1st December 2022.
The amount is paid in Rubbles (in cash only) according to the rate which is fixed for every month by the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus.
Visa fee is not refundable in case of visa refusal.
Short-stay Visa (1-90 days) (Category C)
Airport Transit Visa (category A)
Children between 6-12 years
Children under 6 years
Nationals of: Albania*, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Georgia*, Moldova*, Montenegro*, North Macedonia*, Serbia*, Ukraine*
* for holders of non-biometric passports only
Types of Visa
Important note: possession of a national, does not automatically grant the right to enter the Republic of Cyprus. The competent authorities at the points of entry reserve the right to refuse entry to persons not considered bona fide visitors or are considered to be a security threat.
Family Members of EU/EEA citizens (spouses/ minor children) do not pay visa fees
Transit Visa (Category A) is needed only for the citizens of the countries included in the link:
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Embassy of The Republic of Cyprus in Moscow