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Do I need Cyprus visa?
If you are not holding a passport from one of the subsequent countries which are visa free to Cyprus then you must apply for a visa.

Here is a list of visa free countries to Cyprus:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine (only if holding a biometric passport; a visa is required for holders of non-biometric passports).

*** Additionally passports with a valid multiple entry Schengen visa or Bulgarian, Croatian and Romanian passports.
How long does Cyprus visa take?
The processing time for the application at the Embassy of Cyprus is approximately 1 week.
When can I apply for my Cyprus visa?
You need to apply 15 days before the date of arrival in Cyprus on a period of 180 days. (to be checked)
Do I need to bring my children with me to the visa application centre?
You do not need to bring your children as long as they are less than 18 years.
However, the embassy has the right to request a birth certificate.
Where can I apply for my Cyprus visa?
You can apply in Abu Dhabi or in Dubai depending on your residence issuance authority, please find the addresses below:

Cyprus Visa Application Centre – Abu Dhabi
Level B2 (Lower Ground), The Mall, World Trade Centre, Khalifa Bin Zayed The 1st Street (Airport Road).

Cyprus Visa Application Centre – Dubai
Wafi Mall, Level 3, Falcon Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2
What are the timings of the application center?
Submission timings: 09:00 to 15:00
Passport retrieval timings Dubai: 09:00 to 17:00
Passport retrieval timings Abu Dhabi: 09:00 to 17:00
Helpline timings: 09:00 to 17:00
Do I need to have a medical insurance?
Medical insurance is not a compulsory requirement for Cyprus visa application.
When can I apply again if my visa gets rejected?
In case of visa rejection, you may re-apply only after six months from the date of your visa refusal stamped on your passport.
What are the fees for Cyprus visa?
Single entry embassy fee is around 200 AED, while multiple entries embassy fee is around 350 AED.
What are the requirements of a Cyprus visa for UAE residents?
•Application form completed
•recent passport size color photograph in white background
•Original Passport validly of 6 months from the intended date of entry to Cyprus.
•UAE residence visa copy (applicant must be resident in UAE for at least 6 months and visa must be valid for at least 3 months from the intended date of departure from Cyprus.
•NOC/No objection certificate or salary certificate, addressed to the Embassy, including the employer’s full name, complete address and telephone number, regarding the applicant’s position, income, date of recruitment ( trade license required for business owner)
•original personal bank statements for the past 3 months, stamped by the Bank
•Flight booking (round-trip).
•Hotel reservation or proof of other accommodation
Is Cyprus a Schengen visa country?
Cyprus is part of the European Union, which means that nations of all other EU Member States can freely enter Cyprus without a visa.
Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (who form the European Free Trade Association (EFTA)) are also allowed to enter Cyprus visa-free.
How long does a Cyprus visa take?
The processing time for a Cyprus tourist visa depends on several factors, including the country you are applying from, the time of year, as well as your specific situation. Expect to wait at least 15 working days for a visa, and maybe even longer.
As such, you should apply for your visa as early as you can from the time you intend to travel to Cyprus, but no earlier than three months.
Is it easy to get a Cyprus visa?
Yes, A Cyprus visa is easy to get in comparison with other EU countries.
Does Cyprus need a Schengen visa?
You can enter Cyprus either with a Cyprus visa or with a valid Schengen visa.
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