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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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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Christodoulides

For Immediate Release Readout June 1, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Republic of Cyprus (ROC) Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Christodoulides reaffirmed their mutual commitment to deepening the strong U.S.-ROC bilateral relationship.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister ...
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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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