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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Cyrpus website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/nicosia.

New to the Republic of Cyprus?

Are you an Irish Citizen who has recently moved to Cyprus, or is planning to? Then the following information may be of use to you.‌

Nicosia, Cyprus

Travel Advice for Cyprus

If you are travelling to Cyprus, our travel advice and updates give you practical tips and useful information.

Residency and Entry Requirements

EU citizens are allowed to enter the Republic of Cyprus with a valid EU passport or identification card without having to register on arrival. A Registration Certificate is required If there is an intention to stay and work in Cyprus. Please check latest information and requirements with Cyprus Civil Registration and Migration Department.


For practical information on living and working in Cyprus, you can consult the non-exhaustive list of sites below:

Cyprus Government Web Portal

Churches in Cyprus: