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Travel to Cyprus during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

Temperature checks may be in operation at all local airports upon arrival to screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

You are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of your second dose of the vaccine to enter Cyprus.  However it is advised to allow 2 weeks (14 days) before you travel.  You will be unable to download your certificate from the NHS app before this time.  The certificate must include your name, type of vaccine given and the dates the vaccine was given. 

Children who are under the age of 12 are exempt from testing before travel.  Anyone aged 12 to 17 who is not fully vaccinated, will need to follow the unvaccinated guidance.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/cyprus
Local regulations:

There are no restrictions on movement within Cyprus.  You should however continue to social distance where possible and wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces. 

You do not need to wear your mask when on the beach, or swimming in the sea, or swimming pool.

Restaurants, bars and shops are all open as normal, however there may be limits on numbers of persons allowed inside therefore please be prepared to queue.  It is recommended to book tables in restaurants.

People aged 6 and over require a SafePass to enter venues including malls, catering establishments and some sport facilities.  You can get a SAfePass if you can provide proof of either being fully vaccinated or having contracted COVID in the past 6 months.

Your Cyprus FlightPass with your vaccination confirmation will become your SafePass and you do not need to do anything further.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR or Antigen
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You will need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before travel or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours prior to departure.   This result will need to be uploaded into your Cyprus Flight pass.

Children under the age of 12 are exempt from the testing requirements.

On arrival:

You may need to show proof of your negative test result on arrival.  You can either download or print a copy of your results.  if you show them digitally this will need to show the date the test was taken.

Temperature checks may be in operation at all local airports upon arrival to screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/cyprus
Local regulations:

There are no restrictions on movement within Cyprus.  You should however continue to social distance where possible and wear a face mask in all indoor public spaces. 

You do not need to wear your mask when on the beach, or swimming in the sea, or swimming pool.

Restaurants, bars and shops are all open as normal, however there may be limits on numbers of persons allowed inside therefore please be prepared to queue.  It is recommended to book tables in restaurants.

People aged 6 and over require a SafePass to enter venues including malls, catering establishments and some sport facilities.  You can get a SAfePass if you can provide proof of either being fully vaccinated or having contracted COVID in the past 6 months.

Your Cyprus FlightPass with your vaccination confirmation will become your SafePass and you do not need to do anything further.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 20.04.2022 at 11:32