Duration of residence permit
The duration of the permit depends on the residence status of the family member of the Cypriot citizen.  Each application is examined on its own merits. In case of employment the maximum duration of residence permit is five years.

Maximum duration of residence
The family members of the Cypriot citizens may reside in the Republic without a time limit, provided that their residence conditions continue to be met and that they are holders of a valid residence permit.