Republic of Cyprus
Civil Registry and Migration Department

BASIC PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR THE ISSUE OF A UNIFORM FORMAT RESIDENCE PERMIT



IF THE APPLICATION INCLUDES ALSO AN APPLICATION FOR AN ENTRY PERMIT

BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL:

Step 1:
Submission of the application at the submission points, depending on the residence category. In order to avoid possible inconvenience, please ensure that you have collected all the necessary accompanying documents, depending on the purpose of residence. Furthermore, please ensure that the application is duly completed and signed.

Step 2:
Payment of the applicable fees.

AFTER THE ARRIVAL OF THE THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL

THE PRESENCE OF THE THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL IS NECESSARY!

Step 1:
Submission of the remaining required documents at the submission points, depending on the purpose of residence.

Step 2:
Capturing of the biometric data (fingerprints and photograph) and the signature of the of the third country national (fingerprints and signature are captures from persons that have completed the 6 years of age at the date of the submission of the application) – Presenting an original travel document is necessary.

IF THE THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL IS ALREADY LEGALLY IN CYPRUS (ISSUE, RENEWAL, CHANGE OF EMPLOYER)

THE PRESENCE OF THE THIRD COUNTRY NATIONAL IS NECESSARY!

Step 1:
Submission of the application at the submission points, depending on the residence category. In order to avoid possible inconvenience, please ensure that you have collected all the necessary accompanying documents, depending on the purpose of residence. Furthermore, please ensure that the application is duly completed and signed.

Step 2:
Payment of the applicable fees.

Step 3:
Capturing of the biometric data (fingerprints and photograph) and the signature of the of the third country national (fingerprints and signature are captures from persons that have completed the 6 years of age at the date of the submission of the application) – Presenting an original travel document is necessary.

NOTE: No application is received from any person other than the employer or the third country national or the sponsor, depending on the case, without presenting a duly certified authorization.



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