Travel Information

Airport and Transportation options


There are two international airports in the Republic of Cyprus: Larnaca and Paphos International airports. The Larnaca international airport is 50 km (31 miles) from Nicosia, while the airport in Paphos is 142k (88 miles) from Nicosia.

Passports and Visas

A valid passport is required to enter the territory of the Republic of Cyprus.
Citizens of the European Union countries, as well as of Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway may enter Cyprus with their valid national identity card provided there is a photograph.

The Republic of Cyprus is not a member state of the Schengen Area.

For visas and other traveling-related information please contact:

Consular Department

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus
Presidential Palace Avenue, 1447, Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: +357 22651000, +357 22651113 / Email: