For the attention of the representatives applying on applicant’s behalf!

Please be advised that you’re now required to submit a declaration letter in the event that during your appointment it is discovered that your application files do not correspond to the requirements of the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, or some of the required documents are missing. This declaration letter MUST BE signed by the applicant themselves.

We strongly advise you to review the documents in advance and have original declaration letter in case some of the documents are missing and/or are incomplete. Please review FAQ section for more information, especially question 2.6. The application will not be accepted if the application file doesn’t satisfy the requirements outlined by the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, available in the document list for each corresponding visa type, and the declaration letter signed by the applicant themselves is missing.


On this page, you can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding general Cyprus visa rules, application process and detailed requirement of documents. Please click on the questions you want to view or type “Ctrl+F” in order to search by key word, you will find the corresponding text on the page.

If you still have additional questions, you can Contact Us.

1 Cyprus visa information

1.1. Do I need a visa for Cyprus?

1.2. What are the different types of visa?

1.3. Where can I apply for a visa?

1.4. When should I apply for a visa?

1.5. What is the average processing time?

1.6. Can I travel to Cyprus with a Schengen visa?

1.7. What are the legal ports of entry into the Republic of Cyprus?

1.8. Additional information regarding entry permit

2 Application procedure

2.1. What will happen on the day of my appointment?

2.2. Can someone else apply for a visa on my behalf?

2.3. What do I need to consider when applying through a representative?

2.4. Can I submit my visa application by post?

2.5. What do I need to consider when applying by post?

2.6. What happens if during my appointment at the Visa Application Centre for the submission of my application, it is discovered that my application is incomplete or incorrect?

2.7. What are the special requirements for minor applicants?

2.8. Could the Embassy/Consulate request me to provide additional documents or interview?

2.9. How can I collect my passport?

2.10. How to book an appointment on TLScontact website?

3 Visa documents requirement

3.1. Passport

3.2. Photo

3.3. Travel health insurance