Republic of Cyprus

Travel Information for Cypriot Nationals

Country : Israel

Travel Advice : Avoid all travel to certain areas

Details : Due to the current security situation especially in Gaza and certain areas of the West Bank, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advices Cypriot citizens, who are planning to visit or reside in the country, to avoid all travelling to Gaza and be extra vigilant in high risk areas. Travelling from and to Gaza strip is unsure. At the same time it is advised to avoid places where demonstrations are taking place, areas with heavy military presence and areas adjacent to the war zones.

In and around Gaza:
Avoid all travels( including via sea).
You should avoid approaching the surrounding fence around Gaza Strip.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs cannot provide regular consular assistance in Gaza. In case you find yourself in the area be sure to constantly check your security arrangements and be familiar with the security procedures once the warning sirens are on.

At the same time establish contact with the Embassy of the Republic in Tel Aviv and the Representative Office in Ramallah for an assessment of the situation. You are strongly advised to monitor local and international local news reports for any developments, and follow the instructions and public briefings of the local Authorities, in particular Home Front Command (Israel’s Civil Defense) -

Demonstrations are frequent including in the old city and especially in the area of Damascus’ Gate. Some have led to violence. Stay vigilant and evacuate the area if there are signs of tension. There might be checks at the Old town’s entrances.

Demonstrations might occur in East Jerusalem. You are advised to check the security arrangements valid for each period.

Contact Details : In case of emergency, Cypriot citizens can contact the following numbers and/or register with the system of voluntary registration for Cypriots abroad at

The Duty Officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Tel.: + 357 99660129

The Crisis Management Department at the MFA
Tel.: +357 22801000

The Consular Affairs Department at the MFA
Tel.: +35 7 22651113

The Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Tel Aviv, Israel
50 Dizengoff Street
Dizengoff Center
Gate 3
Top Tower
14th floor
Tel Aviv 64332

Tel.: + 972 0 3 927 3000, + 972 0 3 927 3004 (Consular Dept.),
Fax: + 972 0 3 629 0535

The Office of the Representative of the Republic of Cyprus in Ramallah
V.I.P. Centre (Close to "Al Moquataa")
100 Al Kawathar Street
Al Bireh Ramallah
West Bank
Palestinian National Authority
Tel.: + 972 2241 3206
Fax: + 972 2241 3208

Consular Services:
Tel.: + 972 2241 3236 / +972 2241 3206
Fax: + 972 2241 3208

Updated : 23/08/ 2017 [Print] [Close]

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