Cyprus Digital Nomad Visa – How to apply?

Digital Nomad Visa in Cyprus

If you are thinking of spending a season working remotely enjoying one of the most touristic islands in Europe, with an excellent climate and surrounded by the best beaches. Cyprus and its visa for Digital Nomads can be an excellent opportunity.

From January 2022, the program for digital nomads who are looking to work remotely from Cyprus will start. In this way, they join European countries such as Romania, Estonia, and Malta among others that offer this type of visa for digital nomads.

How to apply for the digital nomad residence permit in Cyprus?

What is the digital nomad visa for Cyprus?

It is a permit that allows the applicant to reside in the territory of Cyprus for one year while working remotely for a foreign company. It is possible to apply for the extension of this permit for an additional year.


Who can apply for the Digital Nomad Visa in Cyprus?

  • Non EU-EEA passport holders.
  • Work for a non – cypriot company
  • Monthly income of at least 3.500 EUR.


What are the requirements to apply?

The requirements to apply for the visa in Cyprus are:

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You can work remotely using digital media.
  • Valid passport.
  • Proof that you work for a company from a country outside Cyprus and you can work regardless of location, or you are self-employed and work for clients outside the territory of Cyprus.
  • Income of more than 3,500 euros net.
  • No criminal record.
  • Have medical insurance that covers the entire stay in Cyprus.


How to apply for the visa in Cyprus?

To apply for a visa for digital nomads in Cyprus it is necessary to follow the following steps:

  • Gather all the documentation required by the authorities as a requirement.
  • Within 3 months after arrival, it is necessary to obtain an appointment to obtain an official residence through the online platform.
  • On the day of the appointment, the applicant must submit the corresponding application together with the required documents at the Department’s Offices in Nicosia. All documents accompanying the application forms must be officially translated and duly certified.
  • Submit the documentation together with the payment of 70 Euros for the issuance of the residence permit and 70 Euros for the registration with the Aliens Department.
  • Wait for the approval which should take between 5 and 7 weeks from the submission of the documentation.


How long does the visa for digital nomads in Cyprus last?

The visa for digital nomads in Cyprus has a duration of 12 months and can be extended for an equal period of 12 months if the initial requirements are still met.


How long does the application process take?

According to the regulations, the application process for the digital nomad visa in Cyprus should not exceed 7 weeks from the submission of the documentation.


What is the cost of the visa?

The visa has a cost of:

70 euros for the issuance of the temporary residence permit.
70 euros for registration in the Foreigners’ Register (not to be paid in case of renewal).


What are the benefits of the Digital Nomad Visa in Cyprus?

  • Right to reside legally in Cyprus for the duration of the visa.
  • Right to reside with your spouse and dependent children for the duration of the visa.
  • You will be able to enjoy a country full of beautiful beaches and incredible landscapes.
  • Cyprus is a country with a cheap cost of living compared to other European countries, in case you meet the income requirement you can live very well.
  • In case of residing for more than 183 days within the same fiscal year, you will become a tax resident of the country.


Where do digital nomads live in Cyprus?

  • Nicosia
  • Larnaca
  • Limassol
  • Paphos
  • Famagusta