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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING CYPRUS


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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in Cyprus starting from 2021.

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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.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia 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 Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
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).


Currency Restriction
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 Australian diplomatic offices in Cyprus


Australian High Commission in Nicosia, Cyprus

Address: 7th Floor, Block A, Alpha Business Centre, 27 Pindarou Street, PO Box 21331, 1060 Nicosia, CyprusCheck on map


Phone: +357 22 753 001, +357 22 756 002, +357 22 753 003


Fax: +357 22 766 486


Email: nicosia.ahc@dfat.gov.au


Website: http://www.cyprus.embassy.gov.au/ncos/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00


Details: Mr Trevor Peacock - High Commissioner


List of Cypriot diplomatic offices in Australia


High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Australia

Address: 30 Beale Crescent, Deakin ACT 2600, Canberra, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: + 612 62810832


Fax: + 612 62810860


Email: info@cyprus.org.au


Website: http://www.cyprus.org.au


Office Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 (Mon. - Fr.)



Medical Information

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About Cyprus

Capital: Nicosia
Languages:
  • 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
Population: 1,102,677
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +357

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