AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING CYPRUS
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Cyprus starting from 2021.
A valid passport is required to enter Cyprus. All tourists entering Cypriot territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Cypriot authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.
Cypriot custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Cypriot territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:
If arriving from a non-EU country:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
- Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
- Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)
If arriving from an EU Member State:
- Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
- Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Cyprus with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.
List of American diplomatic offices in Cyprus
Embassy of the United States in Nicosia, Cyprus
Address: Metochiou & Ploutarchou Street, 2407, Engomi, Nicosia, Cyprus
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm (except for U.S. and Cypriot holidays)
Details: The American Embassy in Nicosia has about a hundred American employees and one hundred Cypriot employees dedicated to promoting U.S. interests in Cyprus and in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Embassy activities range from the traditional, such as issuing visas and assisting American citizens residing in and visiting Cyprus, to new tasks taken on in reaction to today's emerging challenges. These include working with local law enforcement operations to counter narcotics trade, to protect intellectual property rights, and to combat the proliferation of counterfeit currency.
List of Cypriot diplomatic offices in United States of America
Embassy of the Republic Cyprus in Washington D.C., United States
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Georgia, USA
Address: 4393 Bridgehaven Drive, Smyrna, Georgia 30080, USA
Phone: 0016788031623 (off.), 0017704328443 (Res.), 001404 7020508 (Mob.)
Fax: 001678 3365009
Office Hours: 09:00 - 16:00 (Mon. - Fr.)
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Texas, USA
Address: 1128 River Glyn Drive, Houston, Texas 77063, USA
Phone: (001713) 4652091
Fax: (001713) 4685695
Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 - by appointment
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in North Carolina, USA
Address: Crist Clinic for Women, 250 Memorial Drive, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546, USA
Phone: (001910) 3532115 (clinic), 3531389 (private)
Fax: (001910) 3530126, 4551008 (Res.)
Office Hours: By appointment
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Arizona, USA
Address: 1277, East Missouri Avenue, Suite 214, Phoenix, Arizona 85014, USA
Phone: (001602) 2649701, 5222261 (Res.)
Fax: (001602) 2748373
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Louisiana, USA
Address: One Canal Place, Suite 2720 365 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: (001504) 5689300, 4550085 (Res.)
Fax: (001504) 5680056
Office Hours: 08:30 - 16:00
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Illinois, USA
Address: 1875 Dempster Str., Suite 555 Park Ridge, IL 60068, Illinois, USA
Phone: (001847) 6985500, 7237363
Fax: (001847) 6985517, 6851182
Office Hours: 8:30 - 18:00
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Oregon, USA
Address: Mayer Building, Suite 510, 1130 S. W. Morrison Str., Portland, Oregon 97205, USA
Phone: (001503) 2480500, 6368326 (Res.)
Fax: (001503) 2272086
Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 (Mon. - Fr.)
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Massachussets, USA
Address: 70-7, Kirkland Str., Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Phone: (001617) 4970219, 8760982 (Res.)
Fax: (001617) 4970219, 7894355
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in San Francisco, USA
Address: 75 Silverwood Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549, San Francisco, USA
Phone: (001925) 2841060, 2849768 (Res.), 787-2158 (mob.)
Fax: (001925) 2849745
Office Hours: 08:30 - 17:30
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Los Angeles, USA
Address: 4219, Coolidge Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066, USA
Phone: (001310) 3970771
Fax: (001310) 3986775
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Washington, USA
Address: 5555 Lakeview Drive, Suite 200, Kirkland, WA 98033, USA
Phone: (001425) 8271700
Fax: (001425) 8890308
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in Michigan, USA
Address: 15706, Michigan Ave., Dearborn MI 48126, USA
Phone: (001313) 5821411
Fax: (001313) 5826791
Consulate General of the Republic of Cyprus in New York, United States
Address: 13, East 40th Street, 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016, U.S.A.
Phone: + 1 212 6866016/17 ext. 41 or 43
Fax: + 1 212 6863660
Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00
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- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Greek 80.9%;
- Turkish 0.2%;
- English 4.1%;
- Romanian 2.9%;
- Russian 2.5%;
- Bulgarian 2.2%;
- Arabic 1.2%;
- Filippino 1.1%;
- Other 4.3%;
- Unspecified 0.6%;
Area: 9,250 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +357