Cyprus, Nicosia

What do you need to extend a tourist visa?

Updated: 3 months ago

In most cases, a 30-day tourist visa is issued upon entry to Northern Cyprus. But it can be extended in some cases.

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How to extend a tourist visa in Cyprus

If you came to Northern Cyprus on a tourist visa and want to extend your stay, you need to go to the police station, which is located at: Turkish Cypriot Police Headquarters. The visa is extended every weekday from 09:00 to 12:30.

Documents for visa extension

To extend your visa, you need to have at least one of the following documents:

  • Original taxed and sealed home sale agreement. (can benefit from mother, father, husband-wife, or children).
  • Original house deed (property document).
  • If staying in the hotel, the invoice is received from the hotel.

Situations when the visa is not extended

The visa is not extended in the following cases:

  • Extensions cannot be made to people who stay in the rented house.
  • Reservations and invoices in the electronic environment are not accepted (for example: air bnb, booking etc.).
  • People who stay with a friend, sister, brother, or other relatives cannot make an extension.
  • Houses rented with a holiday concept cannot be used for a visa extension. (SHOULD BE HOTEL.)

Contacts for consultation

If you need a consultation on how to extend a tourist visa or obtain a residence permit, contact the manager of Cyprus-FAQ for consultation:



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