1. Summary (this page)
  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
  5. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard

Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

In addition to this travel advice, view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Around a million British nationals visit Cyprus every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you’re living in or moving to Cyprus, visit our Living in Cyprus guide in addition to this travel advice.

If you’re travelling to Cyprus to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Cyprus after EU Exit.

Terrorist attacks in Cyprus can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

There have been reports of an increase in holidaymakers being encouraged to submit a claim for personal injury if they have experienced gastric illness during their stay. You can find more information about the action you can take if you have suffered a personal injury on the Citizens Advice website. You should only consider pursuing a complaint or claim if you have genuinely suffered from injury or illness; if you make a false or fraudulent claim, you may face legal proceedings in the UK or Cyprus.

You can use ATMs, debit and credit cards as normal.

If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

Cyprus has a strict zero tolerance towards drugs. See Local laws and customs

Driving standards are poor. You should drive with great care. See Road travel

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Cyprus
Currency: Euro (EUR)
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Dialling Code: 357
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 2,392,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Greek (official language) 75%
Turkish (official language) 23%


Capital City(s):
Nicosia
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Population: 310,355
Latitude: 35.1667 Longitude: 33.35



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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