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Entry requirements for Cyprus

Passports and Visas Admission and Transit Restrictions Entry regulations apply only to the areas controlled by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus. A passport is required by all travellers, except for holders of: - Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations. - Document issued to stateless persons and recognised refugees. Further to the above, citizens of the European Union (EU) countries, as well as of Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway may enter Cyprus with their national identity card, provided there is a photograph. The Government of the Republic of Cyprus refuses admission to: Holders of ‘passports’ issued illegally by the secessionist entity, the so-called ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ (TRNC). Visas A list of countries requiring a Visa to enter Cyprus can be found on the webpage: Work Visas For those intending to be employed in Cyprus, the issue of an employment permit by the Civil Archiv

Accessible Cyprus

A number of facilities are available to visitors with special access needs who wish to visit Cyprus, and a brief overview is provided below. For further information, you can click here to download the guide ‘Accessible Cyprus’, or contact the Cyprus Paraplegic Organisation on: (+357) 22 496 494, or visit their website . Airports Both Larnaka a nd Pafos international airports are fully accessible for disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility (PRM). Facilities include: - Accessible washrooms. - Charging stations for electric wheelchairs at departure gates. - Ramps to allow wheelchair users to enter or exit buses. - Additional assistive services. For additional information on the facilities and services available for disabled persons and PRM, visit the relevant page for each of the island’s two airports: - Larnaka International Airport:

Knowledge About Cyprus

Situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin, Cyprus is the third largest island in the region, with an area of 9,251 square kilometres (3,572 square miles). The latitude of Cyprus is 34° 33’-35° 34’ North, and its longitude is 32° 16’ - 34° 37’ East. Demography Population (de jure): 946,000 (End 2013) 72%: Greek Cypriots (690,900) 17.6%: Foreign residents (167,100) 9.6%: Turkish Cypriots (91,000) Note : Prior to the Turkish invasion (July-August 1974), the two communities lived together in roughly the same proportions (4 Greek Cypriots: 1 Turkish Cypriot), in all six administrative districts of the island. Since the invasion, more than 58,000 Turkish Cypriots living in the occupied area have emigrated, with the result that today they constitute less than 10% of the population of Cyprus compared to 18% before July 1974. Population of Main Towns As of end of 2013, the population of the island’s main towns is as follows

Explore The World - With - MKS Travels And Tours Ltd.

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