1. For tourism
In the case of close relatives visiting citizens residing legally in Cyprus, a letter of Assumption of Responsibility should be completed by the host. The signature of the host should be certified by a certifying officer. Also, a copy of the passport or the identity of the host. In case the host is a foreigner, a proof of the legal residence of the host person.
In case the applicant is a property owner in Cyprus, a relevant national document (copy of the purchase contract/deed of sale etc.) proving that the applicant possesses the property in question. The applicant should be in a position to present originals.
Citizens visiting Cyprus for private/tourism purposes should submit one document relating to accommodation (invitation from the host if staying with one, document from the establishment providing accommodation) and one document relating to itinerary.
2. For business/official delegations
In case of applicants members of official delegations, a letter issued by a competent Russian authority confirming that the applicant is a member of its delegation travelling to Cyprus and copy of the official invitation.
In case of business people and participants in scientific and other activities, a written request from a host authority to attend meetings, conferences and other events connected with the capacity of the applicant.
The minimum screening period is three (3) working days.