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Checklist Before Moving To Cyprus

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Information on requirements before and after arriving in Cyprus

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Checklist for before and after you arrive in Cyprus

In order to obtain the right of permanent residence in Cyprus, both European citizens and members of their families who are not EU Member State nationals must produce evidence that they will not be a burden on the state.

To this end, an application must be submitted to the Census Records and Migration Department (Tel. +357 22867800) and those entitled shall be given a ‘permanent residence permit’.
     
Obtaining and submitting applications:    

a)  For EU Member State citizens:   

All the application forms can be obtained from and submitted to:

The district office of the Census Records and Migration Department for the District of Nicosia and

The district branches of the Aliens and Migration Service (Police) for other districts.

Certificates/authentications will be issued in the places where the application was submitted.
     
b)  For members of the family of an EU Member State citizen who are not EU Member State nationals and who accompany the citizen or arrive in Cyprus to meet the citizen:

All the application forms can be obtained from and submitted to:

The district office of the Census Records and Migration Department for the District of Nicosia and

The district branches of the Aliens and Migration Service (Police) for other districts.

For Nicosia, permits will be issued in the district office of the Census Records and Migration Department and, for all other districts, in the central offices of the Census Records and Migration Department in Nicosia.
     
All the forms are available in electronic form on the website of the Ministry of the Interior: www.moi.gov.cy

Source European Union

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