Flight Passes to Cyprus - FAQs
For EU Passport holders, a Cyprus Flight Pass is required to enter Cyprus. Visit our site if you have another Passport type. You do not need to submit a negative PCR (Certificates Of Registration) check result. Your Passport may be canceled if you fail to receive a positive result. The time to apply for a Cyprus Pass will depend on the time of year you apply. There are many options available to applicants. We recommend that you shop around to find the best deal.
Citizens of the United Kingdom are not required to obtain a Cyprus Pass before entering the country if they hold a valid passport that was issued by the United Kingdom. Citizens of some countries must also present an equivalent visa to reach Cyprus. A one- or two-year visa for citizens of certain other countries is required to enter Cyprus. This applies regardless of whether they have a Passport. Applying for a Cyprus flight pass requires that you apply for your visa well in advance of your planned entry to the country.
There are several ways to acquire a Cyprus Pass. The most popular method is to use a travel agent to arrange a Pass for you. Travel agents can often get discounts on flights to Cyprus for Passes booked up to 70 days in advance. It is worth enquiring with a number of travel agents to find out whether this possibility exists for the flights you want to book. It is also important that you inquire whether the Cyprus Passes they offer are still valid at the time you depart.
If the above methods of obtaining a Cyprus Pass do not work for you, there are other means of procuring one, which does involve waiting a couple of hours prior to boarding the airplane and submitting an application process. It may be worth contacting the airline you fly for to see if they can help. Most of the time, it is as simple as providing contact details like email address and phone numbers. The application process for a Cyprus flight ticket pass will not be any more complicated than for a normal passport.
When applying for a Cyprus Pass, it is necessary to ensure that you fulfill all the criteria set out by the Pass regulation. These include meeting the age requirements, proving that you are a resident of the Republic of Cyprus, satisfying the language requirements, satisfying the health test requirement and that you are not a danger to the security of the flight. You will also need to provide negative covid-19 results (see section relating adverse travel). This information must not be disclosed to any agency that assists you in obtaining a Cyprus flight pass. This applies to any agent at the Pass office or any agent or representative from an airport who assists you in your travel.
The above mentioned information covers the general criteria for those that are applying for a Cyprus Pass. There are other detailed criteria relating to the age requirements, health test requirements, the currency requirement and so on. If you are eligible for a Cyprus flight pass but do not travel within the area covered by the pass, you may be able to upgrade to a normal (without covid-19) pass. After you have received your pass, you may be able to upgrade to a business (without covid-19).