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Republic of Cyprus
Consular Services

Please ensure that an appointment is made for the submission of an application. For appointments or enquiries please contact 012-3463329 (Pretoria) from Monday until Friday from 13:00 until 15:00 except on public holidays or email us at: pretoriaconsulate@mfa.gov.cy.


Only persons who are registered as Cypriot citizens can apply for the issuance of identity card.

The applicant should submit his/her application for the issuance of identity card in person as it is required the collection of the applicant's biometric data (photo, signature and finger prints) by a consular officer.

If the applicant is a minor both parents, with the minor, must be present at the High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus for the submission of the application.


Applicants are requested to bring the appropriate documents below. The Consular Section will not photo copy any papers. This is the applicant’s sole responsibility.
The applicant is advised to submit the application 4 months before collection.

*Please note that not fully completed applications will not be accepted.




Press this link for information regarding the documentation required


Applicants are requested to bring the appropriate documents above. The Consular Section will not photo copy any papers. This is the applicant’s sole responsibility.



ID application fees: Consular Fees



For the location of the High Commission please press here.




- Application can be filled in English.



- Please present original document required and a copy of each for submission





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