Information will be updated constantly within any changes.
According to the law, a non-resident of Cyprus, who owns property in Cyprus has the right to receive the residence permit.
There are no restrictions for the EU citizens. In order to obtain a residence permit, they should only fill out an application form at the Immigration Service.
The non-EU citizens, should comply with the following procedure:
Temporary residence permit is issued for a period of 1 to 4 years. Its term may be extended upon request.
It is important to take care of the permit extension when there is one month left until the expiry of a temporary residence permit. To obtain a temporary residence permit, you can contact the local Immigration Office and submit
- a copy of your bank statement
- any other document showing income sources
- passport-type photos
- a copy of the property purchase contract
- medical insurance.
- Bank deposit.
Permanent residence permit can be also obtained by non-residents.
With any resident permit application or renewal, the applicant has to prove that he/she has a place to live and having a title deed is better than a rental agreement.
Applications are looked upon more favorably, if the applicant is an owner of property: proof of stability and long term intentions in Cyprus with a strong financial status will help.
Tourist Visas will also be issued without complications as a consulate cannot refuse an owner to visit their personal property.