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Health Alert: Cyprus (May 22) U.S. Embassy closed on May 25
May 22, 2020

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 the recent lifting of various restrictions, please visit our webpage:  https://cy.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ 

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 to Frankfurt (departs LCA 14:00, arrives FRA 17:10). 

May 27:  Larnaca to Amsterdam (departs LCA 13:20 , arrives AMS 17:00). 

Tickets may be purchased directly from Cyprus Airways:  https://www.cyprusairways.com   

These are commercially-operated flights and NOT U.S. government-operated flights.  These flights are only available for those residing in the Republic of Cyprus.  U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are responsible for arranging and purchasing follow-on tickets to the United States and must have follow-on tickets to board these flights All travelers are advised to visit the COVID-19 webpages of the U.S. embassies in the respective countries of transit for information on travel restrictions, airport operations, and available hotels.   

This information is being provided for your consideration.  Please email CyprusUSCitizen@state.gov if you book tickets on these flights.  On May 11, the Republic of Cyprus announced the suspension of regular, incoming commercial flights is extended until at least May 28.    

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