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: 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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