COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 9/2/2021  ***  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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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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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: 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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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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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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