COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 7/28/2021  ***  All airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.   Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions

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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event:   U.S. citizens are advised that ongoing demonstrations are expected the weekend of July 24-25.  Large crowds and a strong police presence in the vicinity of the demonstrations is expected.   On Saturday, July 24th at 6:00pm, a demonstration is expected in the vicinity of the the Presidential Palace. The demonstration will be …

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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia Event:   U.S. citizens are advised that a demonstration is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 21 at 07:30pm at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia.  The demonstration is expected to last an hour and be peaceful.  A strong police presence, including riot police, is also expected.  All citizens should avoid the area around the …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – Demonstrations taking place July 15 through July 20

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Events:   U.S. citizens are advised of possible demonstrations taking place July 15 through July 20.  A strong police presence is expected. All citizens should avoid or use extra caution around the following areas: Downtown Nicosia: Ledra Street crossing at Eleftherias Square. Agios Dometios Checkpoint. Deryneia area and Deryneia crossing in Famagusta. Presidential Palace: On July …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – UN Buffer Zone crossings have resumed

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: UN Buffer Zone crossings have resumed On June 4, the United Nations Buffer Zone reopened for crossings between the Republic of Cyprus (ROC) and “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” (“TRNC”). U.S. citizens are advised of the following: U.S. citizens residing in “TRNC” may enter the Republic of Cyprus provided they show a …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – Direct Return to the United States with Certain Expired U.S. Passports

Location: Republic of Cyprus Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Important information regarding appointments at the U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Important information regarding appointments at the U.S. Embassy:  Embassy Nicosia is no longer able to provide routine passport, CRBA, and federal benefit document pickup at the Embassy.  We will be returning all documents via Cyprus Post in a self-addressed registered envelope provided by the applicant. U.S. citizens attending passport and CRBA appointments at …

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Travel Advisory: Cyprus – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Travel Advisory: Cyprus – Level 4: Do Not Travel 4/22/2021 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Cyprus due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Cyprus.  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. Read the Cyprus  country information page

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Demonstration Alert

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus  Events:  A large demonstration is expected beginning at 5:00pm on Saturday, March 27 in Nicosia.  Protestors are expected to march from the Ministry of Interior towards Eleftherias Square.  Cyprus National Police officers will be present.    U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area on Saturday afternoon.  All citizens should exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings, particularly around large crowds or gatherings.  Even demonstrations intended to be …

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Demonstration Alert: Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus  Event: A demonstration is expected on Saturday, February 20, at Kolokasi Park in Nicosia.  Several organizations are coordinating and supporting the demonstration to protest government issued COVID-19 lockdown measures and police brutality.  The demonstration is scheduled to start at 16:00 and is expected to draw between 1,000 and 3,000 demonstrators.  Police will be present and monitoring the event.  All U.S. citizens are advised …

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Health Alert: Cyprus – Resumption of Limited Consular Operations

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: Health Alert  Resumption of limited consular operations:  The U.S. Embassy in Nicosia has resumed limited services to U.S. citizens.  Appointments are available on our website.  If you require urgent CRBA, passport, or notarial services please email  ACSNicosia@state.gov .  If you need immediate assistance related to an emergency, such as a death, hospitalization, or you have …

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Health Alert: Cyprus

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert On January 28-29, 2021, the area administered by Turkish Cypriots (“Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”) announced further measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  Beginning on Friday, January 29:  All districts will enter a 24/7 curfew until at least February 3.   Travel between districts is restricted.   Approval must be obtained online in order to leave one’s residence or travel to another …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)    Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.        Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must …

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Health Alert: Cyprus

On January 8, 2021 the Republic of Cyprus announced further measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The announcement is available in English here:  https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/uploads/8012021_diloseisYPygeiasEN.pdf   Beginning at 5:00 am on Sunday, January 10 until at least January 31:   Approval by sending an SMS to 8998 is required to leave one’s residence (people over 65 can use a printed form.)  Each resident is permitted two permissions per day. Exceptions …

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Health Alert

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: Health Alert On November 27, the Republic of Cyprus announced further measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The entire statement by the Minister of Health outlining the measures is available in English at:  https://www.pio.gov.cy/en/press-releases-article.html?id=17077#flat . Beginning Monday, November 30 until at least December 13: The prohibition on movement from Limassol and Paphos is …

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Health Alert: New Measures for COVID-19

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: Health Alert On November 11, the Republic of Cyprus announced further measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The entire statement by the Minister of Health outlining the measures is available in English at:  https://www.pio.gov.cy/en/press-releases-article.html?id=16775#flat Until at least November 30:  A strict curfew for Limassol and Paphos districts is in effect between the hours …

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Health Alert: Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: Health Alert Last updated: 11/5/2020 The Republic of Cyprus has announced extraordinary measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  The entire statement by the Minister of Health outlining the measures is available in English at:   https://www.pio.gov.cy/en/press-releases-article.html?id=16647#flat Until at least November 30, a strict curfew is in effect between the hours of 11:00pm and 5:00am.  Exceptions exist for movement for emergency medical reasons and …

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Subject: Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus Event: Several demonstrations are expected in and around Nicosia this weekend (October 24-25).  The Cyprus police are aware of the events and will have officers present at each of the demonstrations. A demonstration is scheduled to take place tomorrow (Saturday), October 24th, around 8:00 am at “Freedom Square” in the center of Nicosia.  Other demonstrations are expected in the …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus

Location: Dherynia (aka Deryneia) Crossing Point, Famagusta, Cyprus  Event: A demonstration is expected Saturday, October 17, at the Dherynia Crossing Point at 7:30 pm local time.  Demonstrators are expected to gather in Dherynia and march toward the crossing point.  Cyprus National Police officers will be present.    U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the area during the late afternoon and evening hours on October 17.  All citizens should exercise caution and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Time is Running Out to Cast Your Ballot

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 elections, it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. The Department of State is committed to assisting overseas voters in casting their ballots.  A ballot drop box will …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia on Metochiou and Ploutarchou Street, Nicosia. Event: A demonstration is expected Saturday, October 10, at the U.S. Embassy Nicosia at 4:30 p.m.  There are expected to be 50-100 protestors that will gather outside the Ministry of Interior and walk towards the Embassy.  The demonstration is expected to be peaceful and last no longer than an hour.  Cyprus …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  October 2 deadline one week away

If you have already completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020 and requested electronic delivery of your ballot, you should have received your blank ballot or instructions for how to access it.  States are required to send out ballots 45 days before an election for federal office (President, U.S. Senate, or U.S. House of Representatives) to any overseas …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Steps to Vote in 2020 U.S. Elections

In some states voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 election are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, we recommend that you complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) each year to ensure you are able to participate in elections as …

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Travel Advisory: Cyprus Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Cyprus due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Cyprus due to COVID-19. Cyprus has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have been reported within Cyprus. Visit …

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U.S. Citizens:  August 1 deadline to register and request absentee ballots.

In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter.  Registering and …

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Health Alert: Cyprus

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert   The U.S. Department of State has issued a global  Level 4 Travel Advisory: Do Not Travel .   For the latest information for U.S. citizen travelers in Europe  visit travel.state.gov .   Previous Health Alerts from the U.S. Embassy Nicosia, including information on flights departing Cyprus, are always available at the link below:     https://cy.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/   Limited Passport Operations:  Because of public health measures to prevent …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (July 17, 2020) Facebook Live with U.S. Consul Kevin J. Ogley

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert— Facebook Live with United States Consul Kevin J. Ogley  The U.S. Embassy will hold a Facebook Live chat with Consul Kevin J. Ogley on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 14:00 Cyprus time.  Please visit the  U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook page  for further details.    The U.S. Department of State has issued a global  Level 4 Travel Advisory: Do Not Travel .   For the latest information for U.S. citizen travelers in Europe  visit travel.state.gov .   …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (June 17) Available Flights from “TRNC”

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert— Available Flights from “TRNC” For U.S. citizens located in the area administered by Turkish Cypriots (“Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”):  Turkish Airlines has announced a series of five flights departing Ercan Airport for Istanbul beginning on Sunday, June 21.  These flights are available for non-Turkish citizens.  The flights depart Ercan at 05:35 …

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Health Alert— Resumption of commercial flights and emergency passport appointments

Location: Cyprus As of June 9, regularly-scheduled commercial flights to and from the Republic of Cyprus (ROC) have resumed.  U.S. citizens are advised to work with airlines and travel operators to find available flights.  All travelers are advised to visit the COVID-19 webpages of the U.S. embassies of the countries they transit as travel restrictions vary …

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Health Alert— Resumption of commercial flights and emergency passports

Location: Cyprus As of June 9, regularly-scheduled commercial flights to and from the Republic of Cyprus have resumed.  U.S. citizens are advised to work with airlines and travel operators to find available flights. The U.S. Embassy is aware that Lufthansa is offering weekly commercial flights to Frankfurt and Munich beginning June 20th.  It is possible to …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus (June 5, 2020) 

Location:  U.S. Embassy Nicosia on Metochiou and Ploutarchou Street, Nicosia. Event:  The United Democratic Youth Organization (EDON) has planned a demonstration today, June 5, at the U.S. Embassy Chancery Building at 7:00 p.m. to protest civil rights issues in the United States.  There are expected to be approximately 40 protesters near the Embassy’s North Gate, and the protest is expected to conclude after …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (June 3) Easing of Airport Restrictions and Available Departing Flight

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert— Easing of airport restrictions and departing flights. The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following flight departing Cyprus: Cyprus Airways June 6:  Larnaca to Frankfurt (departs LCA 14:00, arrives FRA 17:10). Tickets may be purchased directly from Cyprus Airways:   https://www.cyprusairways.com Transit through Frankfurt is possible for U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.  Please …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (May 22) U.S. Embassy closed on May 25

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Embassy closed for Memorial Day  The U.S. Embassy in Nicosia will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25.  For emergency assistance, dial: +357 22-39-3939 (after hours; wait for recorded message, then press 0) or email:  ACSNicosia@state.gov   For information regarding the Republic of Cyprus’ policies toward mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and …

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Health Alert – Flights available from Cyprus and Virtual Town Hall

The U.S. Embassy is aware of the following flights departing Cyprus.  We strongly advise U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents temporarily in the Republic of Cyprus who want to return to the United States to consider these options unless they are prepared to remain in Cyprus for an indefinite period: Cyprus Airways May 23:  Larnaca …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The U.S. Embassy will hold a Facebook Live Virtual Consular Town Hall chat with Chief Consul Kevin J. Ogley tomorrow, May 19, 2020 at 15:30 Cyprus time.  He will discuss consular services for U.S. citizens, travel to the United States, and U.S. visas. Please visit the  U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook page for further …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt The U.S. Embassy is aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt on Sunday, May 17.  The flight is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 14:00 and arrive in Frankfurt at 17:10 Frankfurt time.  Interested travelers may book at https://www.cyprusairways.com . These are commercially-operated flights and NOT …

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Health Alert – Additional flight from Larnaca to Stockholm

The U.S. Embassy has learned of an additional flight from Larnaca to Stockholm via Cyprus Airways.  The flight departs on Wednesday, May 13th at 10:30am and the fare is approximately 230 euro.  Interested travelers may book on https://www.cyprusairways.com .  (Note: This is a different flight than the previously-announced May 14 flight to Oslo and Stockholm via Atlantic Travel.) This opportunity …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Oslo and Stockholm

The previously announced Atlantic Travel flight from Larnaca to Oslo and Stockholm has been moved to Thursday, May 14.  The flight will depart Larnaca at 09:00 and arrive in Oslo at 13:10 and Stockholm at 15:25.  Anyone interested in this flight should register immediately on Atlantic Travel’s website .  Travelers are advised not to purchase their onward ticket …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (May 7) Flight from Larnaca to Stockholm and Oslo

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Stockholm and Oslo The U.S. Embassy is aware of a possible flight on Friday, May 15 from Larnaca to Stockholm, Sweden with a final destination of Oslo, Norway arranged by Atlantic Travel. The price of the flight is approximately 450 euro and Atlantic Travel reportedly will allow passengers …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (May 5) Flights to Amsterdam and London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flights to Amsterdam and London The U.S. Embassy is aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Amsterdam on Wednesday, May 6.  The price of the flight is approximately 226 euro.  It is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 13:20 local time and arrive 17:00 (Amsterdam time).  Tickets may be purchased directly from …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London 

Location: Cyprus  Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of an Aegean Airways flight from Larnaca to London Heathrow on Friday, May 8.  The price of the flight is approximately 340 euro.  It is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 10:40am and arrive in London at 13:40 GMT (London time).  If you are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident interested in these flights, please …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Amsterdam

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Amsterdam  The U.S. Embassy is aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Amsterdam on Wednesday, May 6.  The price of the flight is approximately 226 euro.  It is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 13:20 local time and arrive 17:00 (Amsterdam time).  Tickets may be purchased directly from Cyprus Airways:   https://www.cyprusairways.com You …

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Health Alert – Updates to Measures to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Updates to Measures to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 Both the Republic of Cyprus and the area administered by Turkish Cypriots (“Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”) have implemented measures to address the continued outbreak of COVID-19. Republic of Cyprus The government announced that on May 4 it will begin Phase 1 of the easing of restrictions that …

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Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London 

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London  The U.S. Embassy is aware of Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to London Heathrow on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2.  The flights are scheduled to depart Larnaca at 07:40am.  If you are interested in these flights, please click on the link below to provide your information: Aegean flights for Heathrow .      By completing the form you grant permission for your information to be passed to the airline which will contact you directly to arrange tickets.  If …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a potential Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Frankfort on Saturday, May 2, at 14:00.  The flight is approximately 230 EUR and can be booked at  https://www.cyprusairways.com .       These are commercially-operated flights and NOT U.S. government-operated flights.  U.S. citizens are responsible for arranging and purchasing follow-on tickets from Frankfurt …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (April 27) Flight from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London The U.S. Embassy is aware of an Aegean Airways flight from Larnaca to London Heathrow tomorrow (Tuesday), April 28. The flight is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 10:40am and arrive in London at 13:40 GMT.  If you are interested in this flight, please click on the link …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (April 26) Flight from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London  The U.S. Embassy is aware of an Aegean Airways flight from Larnaca to London Heathrow on April 28 (Tuesday).  The flight is scheduled to depart Larnaca at 10:40am and arrive in London at 13:40 GMT.  If you are interested in this flight, please click on the link below to provide your information:  …

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Health Alert: Cyprus (April 25) Flights from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London  The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to London Heathrow April 26 (tomorrow) and April 28 (Tuesday).  The flights are scheduled to depart Larnaca at 10:40am and arrive in London at 13:40 GMT.  If you are interested in these flights, please click on the link below to provide your information:  Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to Heathrow       By completing the form you grant permission for your information …

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Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London Republic of Cyprus The Republic of Cyprus has announced an extension of the suspension of regular, incoming commercial flights to the Republic of Cyprus until at least May 17.  This has resulted in an almost complete cancelation of departure flights. The U.S. Embassy has been made aware …

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Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flights from Larnaca to London The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to London Heathrow April 25 (tomorrow), April 26, and April 28. If you are interested in these flights, please click on the link below to provide your information: Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to Heathrow By completing the form you grant …

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Health Alert: Cyprus

April 23, 2020 Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert Area Administered by Turkish Cypriots (“Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”) On April 22, the “Council of Ministers” announced that beginning Friday, April 24, masks will be required to be worn by anyone outside during the month of Ramadan. Group worship during Ramadan is forbidden. English language text of the …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to London Heathrow tomorrow (Thursday), April 23 at 10:00am.  If you are interested in this flight, please click on the link below to provide your information: Information for Aegean Airlines .    By completing the form you grant …

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Health Alert

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The Embassy has been made aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Frankfurt on April 22, 11.50 a.m. The price of the ticket will be 198.73 euros including taxes. The flight can be booked at www.cyprusairways.com or via the telephone number 80008111. Travelers are responsible for booking onward travel …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of Aegean Airways flights from Larnaca to London Heathrow, on Saturday, April 18.  Details are currently unconfirmed.  If you are interested in this flight, please email CyprusUSCitizen@state.gov immediately.  With your permission, we will pass your information to the airline to contact …

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Health Alert

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus Friday, April 17 and Monday, April 20 are Republic of Cyprus holidays and U.S. Embassy Nicosia will be closed on those dates.  Grocery stores and other services will also be widely closed or unavailable.  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the availability of flights from Cyprus.  If you are urgently …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 15, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus Note:  April 17 and 20 are Republic of Cyprus holidays and U.S. Embassy Nicosia will be closed on those dates. The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the availability of flights from Cyprus.  If you are urgently trying to return to the United …

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Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Flight from Larnaca to London The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Heathrow, London on Wednesday 15 April at 10.20am (Flight: CY602). There are limited tickets available and we strongly advise interested travelers purchase as soon as possible.  The flight costs approximately 120 euros …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

April 13,2020 Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of possible Cyprus Airways flights from Larnaca to Athens, Greece on April 14, 15, and 16. There are limited tickets available and we strongly advise interested travelers to purchase them as soon as possible.  The flight costs approximately 130 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Location: Cyprus  Event: Health Alert – Cyprus   The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of possible Cyprus Airways flights from Larnaca to Athens, Greece on April 14, 15, and 16.  There are limited tickets available and we strongly advise interested travelers to purchase them as soon as possible.  The flight costs approximately 130 euros, including luggage.  Travelers can book a flight by contacting Papadopolous Travel by phone at +357 22-283-747.  Tickets are on sale to the public but Greek nationals will be given first priority.  U.S. citizens are responsible for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 10, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of possible Cyprus Airways flights from Larnaca to Athens, Greece on April 14, 15, and 16.  There are limited tickets available and we strongly advise interested travelers to purchase them as soon as possible.  The flight costs approximately 130 euros, including luggage.  Travelers can book a flight by contacting Papadopolous Travel by phone at +357 22-283-747.  Tickets are on sale to the public but Greek nationals will …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

April 9, 2020 Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a Cyprus Airways flight from Larnaca to Heathrow, London at 10:20 AM tomorrow (Thursday), April 9. (Flight: CY 1601) There are limited tickets available and we strongly advise interested travelers purchase as soon as possible.  The flight costs approximately …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 8, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a possible flight from Cyprus to London on Thursday, April 9, 2020.   The flight will cost approximately 120 euros per ticket.  U.S. citizens are responsible for purchasing follow-on tickets from …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 7, 2020)

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Potential Flight from Cyprus to Sweden If you are trying to return to the U.S. this week but your passport has expired, please contact  ACSNicosia@state.gov  to schedule an appointment for an emergency passport.  Contact  ACSNicosia@state.gov  if you are a U.S. citizen in Cyprus experiencing extreme financial difficulties and/or unable to afford to fly home if …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 5, 2020)

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Potential Flight from Cyprus to Sweden The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a possible flight from Larnaca to Stockholm/Arlanda, Sweden at noon on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The cost of the ticket is 2,500 SEK (approximately $250 USD) and is non-refundable.  The booking is available on the airline’s website …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the availability of flights from Cyprus.  If you are urgently trying to return to the United States, please contact  CyprusUSCitizen@state.gov  (further instructions below). Republic of Cyprus The latest guidelines on movement restrictions and exemptions in the Republic of Cyprus can be downloaded here:  https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/en/pdf/formsms.pdf Official English language text of the instructions regarding travel permission paperwork and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 3, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  Republic of Cyprus On Tuesday, April 2, the Republic of Cyprus announced an extension of the two week ban on incoming passenger flights.  Until April 18, all incoming passenger flights to the Republic of Cyprus (Larnaca and Paphos airports) …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 2, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  The U.S. Embassy held a Facebook Live event today (Thursday), April 2.  Please visit the  U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook page to watch Ambassador Judith G. Garber and Consular Chief Kevin Ogley answer viewer questions related to Cyprus, COVID-19, and travel.  Republic of Cyprus On …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 1, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  The U.S. Embassy will hold a Facebook Live event with Ambassador Judith G. Garber tomorrow (Thursday), April 2, 2020 at 13:30.  Please visit the  U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook page for further details.  Republic of Cyprus On Monday, March 30, the Republic of Cyprus announced …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (April 1, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  For U.S. citizens currently in the Area Administered by Turkish Cypriots (“Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”):  The U.S. Embassy has been made aware of a possible flight from Ercan airport to Stuttgart in the early morning of April 2, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (March 31, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Health Alert – Cyprus  The U.S. Embassy will hold a Facebook Live chat with Ambassador Judith G. Garber on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 13:30.  Please visit the  U.S. Embassy Nicosia’s Facebook page for further details.  Republic of Cyprus On Monday, March 30, the Republic of Cyprus announced …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (March 26, 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: Update on Potential Flights Departing Cyprus The United States Embassy is working with airlines to potentially return U.S. citizens to the United States this weekend.   Planning is in the early stages, nothing has yet been organized, and our ability to arrange a …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (March 16. 2020) Location: Cyprus Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high. As of March 16, 2020, U.S. Embassy Nicosia has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services.  U.S. citizens in Cyprus who require assistance …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus

Location: Republic of Cyprus On March 10, 2020, the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Health announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Republic of Cyprus. The area administered by Turkish Cypriots has one confirmed case of COVID-19. The government of the Republic of Cyprus has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Nicosia (January 7, 2020)

Location: Republic of Cyprus Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus

Location:  at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus Event:  A demonstration is expected to take place at approximately 11:30 a.m on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia.  The Cyprus National Police estimates there will be approximately 500 demonstrators. At approximately 11:00 a.m., the police will close off Metochiou Street, from Agiou Prokopiou to Ploutarchou Street.  The demonstration is …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus

Location:  at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus Event:  A demonstration in opposition of events in Syria is scheduled to take place at approximately 11:30 a.m. on October 10, 2019.  There will be at least 100 protestors marching from the Ministry of Interior to Metochiou Street in front of the North Gate and then to …

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