An application for the change of name and/ or surname can be submitted by individuals, who are Cypriot citizens. In order to apply the following documents need to be submitted:
· Letter requesting the change and explaining the reasons for the requested change
· Affidavit before a Registrar of a Cypriot Court on a designated form.
If the requested name and/ or surname change is for a minor the Affidavit needs to be signed by both parents, unless the sole parental care was granted to one parent by a court order. In this case a photocopy of the relevant court order should be attached
· Original Certificate of Cypriot nationality or original Consular Birth Certificate
· Photocopy of receipt for the amount of 80 euros paid as fees
For more information contact the Civil Registry and Migration Department, 1457 Nicosia.