The main international gateway in Cyprus is Larnaca International Airport located 50 km east of Limassol. The second airport is Paphos International Airport on the island’s southwestern coast and 60 km from Limassol.
The capital city of Cyprus Nicosia is also just half an hour drive away from Larnaca Airport with distance of 60 km.
Every year both of the airports welcome around 10 million travelers excited to discover the beauties of the island of Cyprus.
In addition to the daily flights from/to many European cities, there are many low-cost flight carriers such as Ryanair, Wizzair, Easy Jet, Blue Air and now newly established Cypriot airlines Cyprus Airways and Cobalt. All these low-cost airlines may offer the tickets for less than EUR 100 per flight. Some other popular flight carriers can be found here: http://www.hermesairports.com/easyconsole.cfm/id/286/lang/en/
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Travelling to Cyprus
Travelers entering the Republic of Cyprus must do so via the legal ports of entry, so as to avoid the consequences of the law (provided that a Visa has been granted to you). The legal ports of entry into the Republic of Cyprus are the airports of Larnaca and Paphos and the ports of Larnaca, Limassol, Latsi and Paphos, which are situated in the area under the effective control of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus.
Do I need Visa to enter Cyprus?
There are several countries of origin for which a Visa is required to enter Cyprus. A full list of those countries can be found in the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (please see below).
Is Cyprus an EU Member State?
Cyprus is a Member-State of the European Union. Citizens traveling inside the E.U. just need to display their I.D. card bearing a photo of themselves without the need of a passport.
Is Cyprus part of the Schengen Area?
Cyprus is not part of the Schengen Area therefore if you have a Schengen Visa you will be required to apply for a new Visa to be allowed to enter Cyprus.
Is the Visa fee included in the price of the package?
No, the Visa fee is not included in the package. Only accommodation, parties, transportation and some extras are included in the packages.
Where can I find out if I need a Visa?
EU Member States, Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
No Visa is required. You can travel with your Identity Card or Passport, provided it bears a photo of yourself and it has not expired during your travel.
Bona Fide Visitors
Visitors from certain countries do not need a Visa for a stay up to 90 days, provided they are bona fide visitors. List of these countries is provided at this link:
A Visa is required. We have liaised with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enable a procedure for REM participants from Turkey to avoid the extra costs of staying over an extra night in Athens on the way to Cyprus. We note that the usual Visa application procedure will still be followed. Please consult with your VDRR.
Third country nationals
Third country nationals must apply and obtain a Visa for admission to the Republic of Cyprus, for 90 days or less, as visitors for business or pleasure.
What is the process for issuing a Visa?
If as part of the Visa application you require proof of the reason for your visit to Cyprus (i.e. REM Cyprus) the first step is to ensure that you have filled your registration form with the correct personal details, as they appear on your passport. Please then book and pay for a package. It is necessary for your package to be fully paid for in order for us to issue proof or confirmation for your visit to Cyprus to participate in REM Cyprus.
Please note that passports must be valid for at least 3 months from the intended date of departure from Cyprus.
The Visa application procedure and requirements may be found on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website at this link:
Visa Application Forms may be found here: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/All/A801BE81198FD289C225802E0040DA7B?OpenDocument
If you are unsure as to any of the above we advise that you consult with the Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in your home country. Please try to arrange for a Visa application in advance as the time for issuing a Visa may vary from country to country.