Legislation and Policy
The main competencies of the Immigration Sector are:
(a) Managing applications and issuing Certificates of Registration to Union citizens and Residence Cards to members of their family who are third party nationals.
(b) Managing applications and issuing entry and residence permits to third-country nationals who wish to enter or are in Cyprus.
(c) Managing the various requests related to points (a) and (b) above, etc.
(d) Other general issues concerning immigration (illegal migration, sham marriages, solidarity funds, borders, judicial applications, etc.).
Τhe Sector is divided into different Sections, each one being responsible for a number of the above competencies.
For more information on the current policies on specific matters please click the relevant link of our website below, depending on the topic that interests you.
GENERAL GUIDELINES ON THE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS AND GENERAL FORMS
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMITS FOR THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS
LONG TERM RESIDENCE AND IMMIGRATION PERMITS
FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS
EUROPEAN UNION CITIZEN AND FAMILY MEMBER
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Ministry of Interior
Civil Registry and Migration Department