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Health Alert: Cyprus
July 26, 2020

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:    


Limited Passport Operations:  Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have limited routine passport and citizenship services.  Please consider waiting to apply if your passport is valid and you have no immediate need to travel.  If you have previously applied for a passport or record of birth abroad and have not yet received it, you should expect delays. If you have an emergency travel need, we can print emergency passports.  Please contact us for an appointment at ACSNicosia@state.gov. 

Actions to Take: 

 Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on latest conditions in Cyprus. 

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security updates. 

Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19. 

Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information. 

Work with your airline, travel provider, or hotel/lodging directly regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. 

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S. 


+357 2239-3939 (after hours; wait for recorded message, then press 0) 

Email: ACSNicosia@state.gov 

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 

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