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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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OP-ED Earth Day

Earth Day:  Climate Change Calls For All of Us To Act Now  By Judith Garber U.S. Ambassador  On my very first walk around Nicosia two years ago, I passed a group young Cypriots creating posters calling on their fellow citizens to take bold action on climate change.  Their enthusiasm inspired me.  In my past diplomatic roles, I have seen first-hand the concern and passion of youth for ...
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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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