Republic of Cyprus
Civil Registry and Migration Department

Civil Registry Section


ISSUE OF VOTING BOOKLET

For registration in the Electoral List and issue of a Voting Card the applicant has to be a Cypriot citizen who has attained the age of 18 and a permanent resident of Cyprus in the last six months before the submission of the application. Regarding Cypriots by origin who acquire the Cypriot citizenship no six-month period is required for the submission of an application.
The electoral list is drawn up every three months, on January 2nd, April 2nd, July 2nd and October 2nd.


Issue of Voting Cards


Voting Cards are issued both by the Civil Registry and Migration Department and by the local Offices of the District Administrations.


The Voting Cards of new voters, whose names are included in the supplementary Electoral List from time to time which is drawn up every three months, are issued directly by the Offices of the District Administrations after the Electoral List has been displayed and inspected for possible objections by every interested person.


In case of loss or wear and tear, Voting Cards are issued immediately either by the Civil Registry and Migration Department or by the Local Offices of the District Administrations.


Required Documents


a) For registration in the Electoral List and issue of Voting Card
  • A completed application form for registration in the Electoral List.
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photographed free of charge without having to produce a photograph).
  • Certification from the President of the Community of the area where the voter resides. In case he presents himself personally no certification is needed.
  • For a person to be regarded as member of a religious group (Latin Maronite, Armenian) and the Electoral List to be brought up to date accordingly a certificate from his Church is required.

b) For change of voter’s residence address
  • A completed application form for change of address.
  • Voting Card
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photograph free of charge without having to produce a photograph).
  • Certification from the President of the Community where the voter has moved his residence.



c) For change of voter’s name and other particulars
  • A completed relevant application form.
  • Voting Card.
  • A marriage or divorce certificate in the cases of women.
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photographed free of charge without having to produce a photograph). For any change of particulars the necessary corresponding certificates should be produced such as:
  • For change of religious group, a certificate from the Church.
  • For change of place of displacement or addition of the place of displacement, a copy of the Refugee Identity Card with check date 1/01/1983 and afterwards.
  • For change of birth date, a Birth Certificate.

Note: The issue of a voting card and the amendments are free of charge.

d) For issue of a Voting Card due to loss
  • A completed application form for issue of a Voting Card due to loss.
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photographed free of charge without having to produce a photograph)
  • Issue fee: €8.54.

e) For replacement of Voting Card due to wear and tear
  • A completed application form for issue of voting card due to wear and tear
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photographed free of charge without having to produce a photograph)
  • Issue fee: €8.54.

f) For replacement of Voting Card due to filling of the pages
  • A completed relevant application form
  • A photograph (if the applicant presents himself personally, he may be photographed free of charge without having to produce a photograph)
  • The Voting Card

The new Voting Card in this case is issued without the payment of fee.

d) Addition of pages
  • Pages are added to the Voting Card free of charge in all the District Administrations and at the Civil Registry and Migration Department after the Voting Cards have been produce.

Note: relevant application forms may be supplied at the District Administrations and at the Civil Registry and Migration Department, Ministry of the Interior.



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