Cyprus Residential and Working Permits

While Cyprus is a European Union member Country, this results in citizens of other European Union Countries to be able to reside and work in Cyprus without any limitations. On the contrary, citizens of non EU Countries need residential and working permits.

There are different categories of residential permits, which you may find below:

  1. Permanent Residence Permit as defined in the Alien Immigration Regulations, is granted to citizens of third world countries who have acquired by means of purchase a private home for their own use in Cyprus, valued over € 300,000 plus VAT and have at their disposal a guaranteed annual income of an appropriate sum to support themselves, which is not derived from employment or self employment in Cyprus but comes from overseas.

  2. Working Permit for Non EU Employment Supervisor

For a non EU supervisor to work in Cyprus it is important to have an employment contract with a yearly salary of at least €22,000 per annum.

List of Requirements

From the Employee:

  1. 2 recent passport photos
  2. Passport copy with all details (all the pages)
    The passport must be valid at least 3 years from today
  3. Original Police report and Clearance translated in English from his/her country
    This certificate must be APOSTILE
  4. Original Medical report (Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B & C, HIV/AIDS, and Syphilis) translated in English from her/his country. This certificate must be APOSTILE
  5. If she/he was before in Cyprus the copy of previous entrances permit
  6. Original and Certified Certificates from Registrar of Companies

From the company:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Registered Office
  • Certificate of Directors
  • Certificate of Shareholders
  • Memorandum
  1. Job descriptions and procedures of the company and information about her activities
  2. List with the names of full address, passport numbers and nationality of the initial shareholders of the company
  3. Authorized list of the old and new applied personnel of the company
  4. Bank statement with minimum balance of €41,006
  5. Credit advice €171,000 that proves direct foreign investment of Capital in a Cyprus Bank. We want the detailed name of the foreign bank that send the money to Cyprus
  6. Agreement document that proves the purchase or rent of proper office in Cyprus
  7. Bank guarantee for the employee (amount €855) for at least three years duration
  8. We must make a contract of Employment that will declare a Yearly Gross salary at least €22,000 and declare it to Social Insurances and Labor Office.

After the employee will come in Cyprus

  1. Appointments to the Authorities of Immigration and Migration
  2. Medical analysis and examinations from Cyprus Government Institution
  3. Health Certificate

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